Sunday 24th January 2021
08:30am - Registration Opens
09:50am - Brent Boddy Prestige 35 km Race Briefing
10:00am - Brent Boddy Prestige 35 km Race Starts
10:15 am - Torpedo 7 25 km Briefing
10:30 am - Torpedo 7 25 km Race Start
11:05 am - Steve's Wholefoods 13 km Race Briefing
11:15 am - Steve's Wholefoods 13 km Race Start
This year we are offering our reduced entry fee to members of any MTBNZ affiliated club. If you are not a member of the Manawatu MTB Club or your local club please join now and enjoy the reduced entry fee.
Early Bird Fees (Until 6th December 2021)
Members of any MTBNZ Affiliated Club: Under 19 - $15, Adult - $30, Families - $80
Non-Members: Under 19 - $20, Adult - $40, Families - $80
Standard Fees (7th December to 17th January 2021)
Members of any MTBNZ Affiliated Club: Under 19 - $25, Adult - $40, Families - $100
Non-Members: Under 19 - $30, Adult - $50, Families - $100
Late Fees (18th January to 23rd January)
Members of any MTBNZ Affiliated Club: Under 19 - $35, Adult - $50, Families - $120
Non-Members: Under 19 - $40, Adult - $60, Families - $120
Special Offer for Anyone Riding the Slicks and Stones
Arapuke Classic Entry Fee: Under 19 $10, Adult $20
For those at the pointy end of the race we have $250 and a trophy for the King and the Queen of Arapuke. And for the first time this year $250 for the first EBike, provided you can beat all of the pedal only riders.
For the rest of us there is a great range of spot prizes to be drawn at the conclusion of the race.
Arapuke Forest Park, Kahuterawa Rd Carpark, Kahuterawa Road, Palmerston North
Brent Boddy Prestige 35 km Course U19, Senior, Vet 1, Vet 2, Vet 3
Torpedo 7 25 km Course U17, U19, Senior, Vet 1, Vet 2, Vet 3, Vet 4
Steve’s Wholefoods 13 km Course U15 , U17, U19, Senior, Vet 1, Vet 2, Vet 3, Vet 4
Grades are determined by age on December 31st 2021.
Riders younger than Under 19 or older than Vet 3 may enter the 35 km Course by entering U19 or Vet 3 grades.
The series will generally be run under the rules of the UCI and MTBNZ.
Specific rules that apply include;
* All riders must wear a correctly fitting helmet.
* All repairs must be made by the rider.
* Bike changes are not permitted.
* No headphones to be worn while racing.
* E-Bikes in E-Bike race only.
* Passing Etiquette;
Please use common sense and courtesy when passing and being passed.
We are all sharing the same track with a wide range of speed and skills.
Front rider has right of way but must not unnecessarily impede a faster rider.
Passing rider should call clearly when a passing opportunity arises and it is safe to pass.
When being lapped please move aside for faster riders as soon as possible.