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Club Champs

Brent Boddy Prestige MMBC Club Champs Update (12th November 7:42pm) - The weather forecast is predicting a fine day tomorrow and the tracks were drying nicely this afternoon, so we have set the course at Arapuke ready for the Club Champs tomorrow.

The slip on Kahuterawa Rd has been cleared so you can either drive up Scotts Rd or ride up from the Kahuterawa Rd carpark.

Brent Boddy Prestige Manawatu MTB Club Champs
Sunday 13th November 2016

This years' Manawatu MTB Club Championships will be held at the Arapuke MTB Park with the base at the car park at the top of Scott’s Road.  We're proud to have Brent Boddy Prestige on board as sponsor for the 2016 event!
This is a chance for all of our members to compete for the club championship in each grade or just come along to race on our new tracks.  There will be 5 courses to cater for all levels of skills and fitness.  A junior rec race will be run before the main races, so we can all get out and support the youngsters.


The Manawatu MTB Club Championships will be held at the Arapuke MTB Park with the base at the car park at the top of Scott’s Road.

Arapuke MTB Park


The courses are shown on the attached map. Start and finish at the carpark at the top of Scott’s Road, they include the following trails;

Red Course Road, Jack be Nimble (~1/2), Jack & the Beanstalk, road, #8 Wire, About Time, Billy Goat, Rocky, top of Jack Frost (backwards), Jack Frost to carpark

Yellow Course Road, top of Jack & the Beanstalk, About Time, Jack Frost to carpark

Blue Course Road, into About Time past container, Jack Frost to carpark

Green Course Bottom of Jack Frost

Course Map - Please note that the course map is for 2016.


Junior Rec will be run before the main races so we can get out and support our young riders.

Registration 11:30 – 1:00 pm

Junior Rec Briefing 12:20 pm

Junior Rec Start 12:30 pm

Main Races Briefing 1:15 pm

Race Start 1:30 pm



While trophies will only be awarded to club members entry is open to anyone wanting to ride.

Members of Manawatu MTB Clubs

$5 or $10 per family

Non Members

$10 or $20 per family


Club Champs Rules

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.
  • Repairs and wheel changes can be made at the start/finish area as long as competitors re-enter the course where they left it.
  • Bike changes are not permitted.
  • No headphones to be worn while racing.
  • 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 impede a faster rider.
* Passing rider should call clearly when a passing opportunity arises.
* When being lapped please move aside for faster riders as soon as possible.