Mt Somers Mountain Bike Race
Sat, 25 Feb 2017
Event InformationThe ride is broken down into three individual events, depending on the skill level and competitiveness of each rider, making it a day the whole family can enjoy.
Mt Somers Domain
Hoods Rd RD1
Mt Somers, Canterbury
Under 18yrs $35, Adult $55, Family $100
Established by the Mayfield Lions in 2006, the Mt. Somers MTB Classic Bike Race is an event for all ages and all capabilities. Bellbirds and fantails accompany riders on their journey through this rugged, captivating landscape that weaves through tussock and flax, shady forests and the flourishing native bush of the historic Mt. Somers Station. With all proceeds going directly to charity, this invigorating ride is broken down into three individual events, depending on the skill level and competitiveness of each rider, making it a day the whole family can enjoy
This year our major sponsor is Property Brokers. We look forward to having this great group of poeple supporting the MTB event.
The Hokonui Challenge
For 35km competitive racers will fly down invigorating descents and grind up steep inclines as this demanding course winds it way through the beautiful Mt Somers Station. Not for the faint hearted, this is a course that’s sure to provide a memorable experience for even the most seasoned riders.
RDR Foothills Race
Blending the captivating landscape of the Acland family’s working farm with a challenging, yet immensely rewarding ride, the RDR Foothills event is ideal for those less experienced riders who still crave a tough workout. Rest assured, this 30km race is sure to get the heart racing and the adrenalin flowing!
The Skinners Cycles, Mowers and Saws Lowland Ride
The Mount Somers Mountain Bike Race is a family event, and the 20km Lowlands course is perfect for children and families looking to complete the ride together. Amongst stunning surrounds, riders will get to enjoy the relaxed, fun-loving nature of this special day whilst supporting an incredibly worthy cause.
Races start form the Mt Somers Domain at 10.30am, registration will begin at 8am