Set on the private farmland of the historic Huangarua, Puruatanga and Oystershell farms, this family-friendly event is designed to give riders of varying abilities a chance to experience mountainbike riding around the local Martinborough hills and farms. There are even fabulous walking opportunities as well.
The Skyline Challenge is set to take
place on ANZAC Sunday 23 April 2017.
The first ride will start at 9:00 am. The rides
are designed to make the most of the
hilly terrain for the expert riders, provide
a challenge for weekend riders and have
an easier course for novices. There will
also be a kids 3k course over flat terrain for
riders 8 years of age and under. The 8k course is also suitable for walkers, who can enjoy stunning autumn views over Martinborough Wine Village.
32 km ride: This Grade 3 ride is perfect for those looking for amountainbike challenge. Starts at 9:00 am with an event briefing at 8:55 am.
16 km ride: This demanding and quite hilly course is great forintermediate level riders. Starts at 9:10 am with an event briefing at 9:05 am.
8 km ride: This family-friendly ride is ideal for getting out withthe kids in the countryside, or as a personal challenge for aless-experienced riders. Starts at 9:20 am with an event briefing at 9:15 am.
8 km ride: The 8km course will also be open to walkers.Starts at 9:30 am with an event briefing at 9:25am.
3 km ride: A flat beginner's course to introduce children eightyears of age and under to the world of mountainbiking. Entryfee includes tee shirt and goodie bag. Starts at 10:00 am with an event briefing at 9:50 am.
Family concessions: Family entry
(4 people, maximum 2 adults).
Enter as a family into the 8km
mountain biking event.
This is a community fundraising event for The Martinborough Lions
All proceeds from the event will go to The Martinborough Youth Trust.
This charity provides our local youth with opportunities that encourage