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Kahuterawa Challenge


The Jeep Kahuterawa Challenge 2017 was blast!
Check out the results by clicking here.

Thanks to our sponsors - Jeep, Brent Boddy Prestige, 
Crank It Cycles and Steve's Wholefoods


Location
The 2017 Kahuterawa Challenges will be held at the Arapuke MTB Park from the bottom car park at the end of Kahuterawa Road.

Courses
Challenge Course Red Numbers U19, Senior, Vet 1, Vet 2, Vet 3

Arapuke Course Blue Numbers U17, U19, Senior, Vet 1, Vet 2, Vet 3, Vet 4
Pupu Rahi Course White Numbers U14, U17, U19, Senior, Vet 1, Vet 2, Vet 3, Vet 4, Teams

Courses
The courses are shown on the attached map. Start and finish at the bottom carpark at the end of Kahuterawa Road, they include the following trails;

Challenge Course
Back Track, Pupu Rahi, Road, Jack and the Beanstalk, Top Loop (Arapuke Road, Yeah Nah, Siberian Express, Arapuke Road, #8 Wire, About Time, Billy Goat, Rocky, Riff Raff, Jack Frost backwards, Swamp Monster backwards), Rhythm & Vines, Bottom of Kissing Rock to Sidetrack, Back Track to top, Arapuke Rd, Riff Raff, Jack be Nimble, Jack and the Beanstalk, Top Loop, Jumping Jack, Kissing Rock, Zig Zag Rd to bottom and finish in car park.

Arapuke Course
Back Track, Pupu Rahi, Road, Jack and the Beanstalk, Top Loop (Arapuke Road, Yeah Nah, Siberian Express, Arapuke Road, #8 Wire, About Time, Billy Goat, Rocky, Riff Raff, Jack Frost backwards, Swamp Monster backwards), Rhythm & Vines, Zig Zag Rd to bottom and finish in car park.

Pupu Rahi Course
Back Track, Pupu Rahi, Bottom of Rhythm & Vines, Zig Zag Rd to bridge for lap 2, Final lap across bridge to finish in car park.

Click below for a map of the three courses...

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B2-d6r0GjzW0UkpBTExrcnA5cGs

Grades – Grades are determined by age at the end of 2017 as per Cycling NZ. Riders younger than U19 grade or older than Vet 3 may enter Challenge Course by entering U19 or Vet 3 grade.

Timing
Registration         8:30 am
Briefing               9:45 am
Race Start         10:00 am

Entry Fees

Members of Manawatu MTB Club
U19 $15
Adult $25
Family $50

Non Members
U19 $20
Adult $30
Family $60

Members and Non-Members
Team (2, 3 or 4 riders) $50

Late Entry (After 15th March)
U19 $25
Adult $35
Family and Teams $70

Prize Money
$3000 prize money will be split between All Challenge course grades plus teams – Men and Women

Spot prizes for all courses.

King and Queen of Kahuterawa 1st $200, 2nd $100, 3rd $50
All Challenge Course Grades 1st $100, 2nd $60, 3rd $40
Teams 1st $150, 2nd $100, 3rd $50