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 28 April, 2019.
The first ride will start at 8:30 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 8:30 am with an event briefing at 8:15 am.
16 km ride: This demanding and quite hilly course is great for intermediatelevel riders.Starts at 9:20 am for runners and 9:40 am for riders with an event briefing for all at 9:10 am.
8 km ride, run or walk: This family-friendly ride is ideal for getting out with the kids in the countryside, or as a personal challenge for less-experienced riders.Starts at 9:50 am with an event briefing at 9:45 am.
3 km ride: A flat beginner's course to introduce children eight years of ageand under to the world of mountain biking. Starts at 10:00 am with an event briefing at 9:55 am.
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 local teenagers with life and study skills that
help to develop responsibility, confidence and self-esteem.