Summer Series 2023

The annual Summer Series caters for all levels of riders from beginners through to the experienced racer.

Registration will open 10 January 2023

PLEASE NOTE: To avoid congestion and delays to the race start, ALL ENTRIES  will need to be done ONLINE prior to the 5pm 31th January 2023

  • Dates: Every Thursday from Thursday 2nd February – 23 March 2023
  • Location: Craters MTB Park  (Old dirt carpark off Karapiti Road)
  • Pre Race Registration/Sign In: 5:15pm – 5:45pm;
  • E Bike Race Briefing:  5.40pm, Race Start 5.45pm (EBike minimum age 18yrs)
  • Main Race Briefing: 5.50pm.  Race Start 6.00pm

Race Options include:

  • Timed Courses – Long and Short Courses
  • Untimed Courses – Rockets and Sprockets (for the little ones)




Long Course:  Minimum Age 12 years.  Participants must be able to ride the course unaccompanied.  Max time to complete the course is 1 hour

Short Course:  Minimum Age 8 years.  Participants must be able to ride the course unaccompanied.  Max time to complete the course is 45 minutes.

  • Health & Safety Requirements Include:  All participants must have race plates and timing tags to participate in the Long and Short Course.
  • Age group categories will apply – by entering your date of birth in the registration field you will be entered into the correct class.
  • Suitable for all riders whether you are a seasoned racer, a weekend warrior, an up and coming youngster, or maybe you just enjoy a bit of banter between mates.
  • Online entries close 5pm Tuesday 31 January 2023


Rockets (untimed):  Approx 5km course

Sprockets (untimed):  Approx 3 km course

  • Registration/Sign in:  5.15pm-5.45pm
  • Race Start: 6.00pm

Choose from timed Long Course; Short Course; E Bike
(Long Course only); or for the young ones – Rockets or Sprockets untimed courses.

NOTE:  Entry fees are for the 2023 event has not been increased and are subject to change for the 2024 event.

Full Series Timed Courses (Long & Short Course):

  • Adult (18+yrs):  $55 club member  /  $85 non club member
  • Youth (10-17yrs):  $40 club member /  $60 non club member

Note: The Club recognises that some of our members may have an entire family that loves MTBing and entering the Series can be costly when you have 2 Adults and 2 Youth riding the timed courses, so if you are one of these awesome MTB crazy families and would like to split your entry cost into 2 payments please email the Club: [email protected] and we will organise to manually enter your family and do one payment at the start of the Series and one payment at the halfway mark in the Series.


Full Series Rockets and Sprockets Courses

  • 1 child:  $15 club member / $25 non club member
  • 2 children (same family):  $25 club member / $45 non club member
  • 3-4 children (same family):  $35 club member / $60 non club member



2021 Results Available Here


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