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 Sunday 15 April, 2018.
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 a mountainbikechallenge.Starts at 9:00 am with an event briefing at 8:55 am.
16 km ride: This demanding and quite hilly course is great for intermediatelevel riders.Starts at 9:10 am for riders and 9:20 am for runners with an event briefing at 8:55 am.
8 km ride: This family-friendly ride is ideal for getting out with the kids in thecountryside, or as a personal challenge for less-experienced riders.Starts at 9:30 am with an event briefing at 9:25 am.
8 km run or walk: The 8km course will also be open to runners and walkers.Starts at 9:40 am with an event briefing at 9:25am.
3 km ride: A flat beginner's course to introduce children eight years of ageand under to the world of mountainbiking. Starts at 10:00 am with an event briefing at 9:55 am.
This year also open for e-mountain bikes!
This is a community fundraising event for The Martinborough Lions.
This year's event is dedicated to the memory of Ric Geisler.
All proceeds from the event will go to The Wairarapa Whānau Trust.
This charity provides local youth with opportunities that encourage