Participants need to be double vaccinated to participate in all BCBR events including the Gravel Explorer.

This plan is based on British Columbia’s (BC) current Provincial Health Orders (PHO). These are being monitored and will be updated with any changes.


Crew are the frontline workers in events; they are in contact with customers, suppliers, and each other regularly. This information provides guidelines in accordance with the BC Centre for Disease Control (CDC) Guidelines that we will be adhering to in addition to our general Health & Safety measures to ensure the wellbeing of our crew and attendees, as we resume event operations during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. These health measures are essential to the success of all event operations.

We require that anyone who is a part of the BC Bike Race to follow these general guiding principles:

  • Be Kind
  • Stay Calm
  • Be Safe
  • Complete the Daily COVID-19 Self Assessment each morning before you arrive at the start line
  • Practice hand hygiene and avoid touching your face

Screening (Racers & Crew)

  • All participants, crew and volunteers are asked to Complete the Daily COVID-19 Self Assessment each morning before you arrive at the race.
  • Crew and participants who are required to self isolate will be excluded from the event and are required to follow all Provincial Health Orders.

Aid Stations

  • Hand sanitizer will be provided and required when entering and exiting area.
  • Aid station items will be a selection of pre-packaged items or safely prepared portions.


  • Racers and Course team members are required to sanitize their hands prior to assistance.
  • Course team members will have the appropriate PPE supplies on hand.

Start/Finish Area:

  • Event crew will monitor the start/finish area to follow PHO guidelines that must be maintained.