Opunake Lions MTB Downhill

The Opunake Lions Mountain to Sea Bike Ride starts at the top of the Arawhata Road Opunake and finishes at the Opunake Beach on Sunday 11th March.

11 Mar

About

The Opunake Lions Mountain to Sea Bike Ride starts at the top of the Arawhata Road Opunake and finishes at the Opunake Beach on Taranaki Anniversary Weekend Sunday March 11th. It is a mainly a fun ride with a race option for those more serious or competitive. The ride is approximately 35 km long predominantly down hill. For younger or less fit participants there are a number of places where riders can enter or exit adjacent to roads. Approximately 80% of the ride is on farm tracks, 10% on road and the balance on paddocks. The ride traverses 11 privately owned farms which are not open for riders at any other time of the year. being organised by the Opunake Lions Club all profits are given to worthwhile causes:

2018:  funding the development of a cycle path around Opunake

2017:   the Opunake Surf Life Saving Club

2015:    Opunake Fire Brigade, to help them purchase a Thermal Imaging Camera

Previous to this profits have been given to the Opunake High School Hillary Challenge Team and a number of other groups.

NEWEntries can now be made online through EventPlus (top of this page, to the right!).  If you are also riding in the Surf Highway 100 km ride, you can enter for both rides at the same time.

 


Programme

Mountain to Sea Cross Country Bike Ride Taranaki Anniversary Weekend Sunday 11th March 2018.

Approximately 35 km

Family Fun Ride, predominantly Off Road and down hill.

Sponsored by Energy City Motors.

Start: Top of Arawhata Road Opunake. Finish Opunake Beach.

Free shuttle to collect vehicles after ride.

BBQ at Beach and great spot prizes.

Briefing 9:30am at top of Arawhata Road.


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Contact Information

Name Ian Armstrong Email ijarmstrong@ame.net.nz Phone 06 761 8052
Name Nigel Robinson Email nigelrobin@gmail.com Phone 06 761 7220

Event Categories

Prior to March 9: Adults $25, under 15 $10, Family $40
Late Entries up until 9:30 on day of ride. Adults $35, Under 15 $10 and Family $60