It’s time for the biggest XC mtb series in Auckland, the ‘Endura MTB Series 2011’, round one at Woodhill bikepark this Sunday.
This year it is two exciting events in one, the Auckland Regional XC Champs for the trail blazers and the super fun, non competitive, Auckland 15/30km mtb Challenge especially for the ones who want to have a go with all the excitement of mtb race
HOW TO ENTER: With the entry fee as low as $25, you will be mad to miss out. Go to our online system and enter. ENTER HERE
HOW TO GET THERE : Red MTB RACE Signs will be placed on the main road by Woodhill, Follow the signs to the lower carpark. There will be a person directing parking at the event village, please respect where they direct you to park. MAP
ON THE DAY ENTRY: Entries on the day will be accepted from 830-945am. A $10 administration fee is payable in addition to the race entry fee. Please refer to the website for full entry costs HERE
- Registration: 830-945am
- Race Briefing: 10am
- Challenge Start:10.15am
- XC Champs Start:10:30am
- Prize Giving: Midday onwards (roughly 30 minutes after the first rider)
COURSE: There are two separate courses, one for the XC Champs and the other for the challenge riders. All riders start and finish in the same area, but will venture out on their own trails. See the course HERE
TIMING : We have enlisted Race Timing NZ to do the timing this year, they are the same guys that do the Total Sport & Clip on Challenge events. You will be issued a timing chip. Don’t forget to return it otherwise you will have to cough up some extra hard earned cash.
MECHANICAL : Our friends from R&R sport will be under the big red tent incase of any bike issues.
FIRST AID : St Johns ambulance team will be based in the event village. There will also be two basic first aid zones on the track at Old carpark and the other at the start of Spagetti.
RACE FEED ZONE: A feed zone will be available for the R&R Sport XC Champs riders only. Be sure to mark your bottles well. The Challenge riders should carry at least one or more bottles of water.
SAFETY: All riders must have a helmet, it is also recommended that you wear gloves and good eyewear to cheap the dust, branches from getting into your eyes. Riders on the Challenge trail will be far from the R&R sport mechanical help so we suggest you carry at least a spare tube and pump.
REFRESHMENTS: Horley’s will have a batch of Replace electrolyte drink available free of charge for all entrants.
The BBQ will be running from 11am with hot sausages on bread with onions and sauce for $2, there will a selection of ice cold drinks for $2.
Did someone say Coffee, The coffee guy will be on site from 9 till 1230.
ON THE DAY DEALS : Auckland mtb club branded riding short by Tineli are $30ea and tops for $30 , available from the rego tent. Strictly a first in first served basis.
Kel from Department of Adventure will be displaying all the latest gear from Nitelights, Bryton, panaracer tyres plus much more.
VOLUNTEERS:Volunteer a friend and get a half price entry into the next race at Hunua, But that’s not all, the volunteer will be supplied with lunch for the day and also get a Burgerfuel voucher and go into the draw for a spot prize. let us know by EMAIL. The Tasks are:
- Parking assistant
- Courses marshals
- BBQ & drinks
- Timing assistant
- Transponder & Number collector at end of the race
See you at the startline on Sunday !!