Choose your event and register!

Enter an event, or come along on the day to support the competitors and enjoy the festival like atmosphere at Victoria Park, Waimate.

It's the perfect way to kick off 2019 after the silly season!  Start training now if you're entering a challenging event.  Alternatively, enter the 5km walk or run and use it as the starting point for your year of fitness ahead.  

It's a great day out, the atmosphere is amazing and the whole family can take part.  Funds raised go to selected charitable causes and to further develop the amazing tracks in the District.

Make a weekend of it, for accommodation options, where to eat and what to do in Waimate click here.

Event Options

Individual bike categories - 13km, 20km, 27km
Individual walk or run categories - 18km, 12km, 5km
1.5km run or bike course for younger kids
Team event called the ‘Whitehorse Challenge’

Register

Scroll down to register for an event, you can do it online or download a PDF and send back.

Late Entries

Register before Tuesday 19 February 2019 to receive a custom printed race bib.  Entries after the 19th will incur a late payment fee of $15.

2019 MTB courses

We like to mix our tracks up every year to keep it fun.  We're constantly building new tracks and improving the existing ones.  This year we have three MTB events to choose from, the 20km and 27km courses take in our newest track - The Wriggly Beast.

Family Fun 13km MTB Ride

Victoria Park (TBC) to the start of the Whitehorse Big Easy trail via Garlands Track and Road. Part way up the Whitehorse Big Easy exit onto private land and ride down 75% of Mad Max following farm tracks back to Garlands Road and returning to Victoria Park.

ENTRY FEE

Open $40
Under 18 at Jan 1st 2019 $20

To the Top 20km MTB Ride

Victoria Park to the start of the Whitehorse Big Easy trail via Garlands Track and Road. Ride all the way to the Whitehorse and then turn for home coming back via Wriggly Beast, Rosewood Loop, Filthy Animal (top section) onto private land, down air strip, full length of Mad Max down, following farm tracks back to Garlands Road and returning to Victoria Park.

ENTRY FEE

$50 open
Under 18 Jan 1st 2019 $30

Real Deal 27km MTB Ride

Victoria Park to the start of the Whitehorse Big Easy trail via Garlands Track and road. Ride up and past the Whitehorse, down Link track to DOC land returning passed the whitehorse to the, Wriggly Beast, Rosewood Loop, Filthy Animal (top section) onto private land, down Grassy Ridge, up Brave Heart, up Winstons through Big Dip, up Dairy Lane, down air strip, full length of Mad Max down, following farm tracks back to Garlands Road and returning to Victoria Park.

ENTRY FEE

Open $55
Under 18 at Jan 1st 2019 $35

Teams Challenge

Grab a mate, one of you does the 27km MTB course, and the other the 18km run.  It's always an exciting event as teams compete for the glory of winning the coveted Whitehorse Challenge Trophy

2019 Run and walk courses

Our run and walk courses are the same as last year, apart from the kids 1.5km.  The 18km run takes you all the way to the top of the White Horse Hill, with stunning views.  The popular 5km run or walk course that's achievable for all ages and abilities, and the 12km course which is somewhere in between.

18km Run

Similar to the open bike, the run offers some testing hills, private farm tracks and a great view from the top of the Whitehorse Hill. 

ENTRY FEE

$45 - minimum age 16 at Jan 1 2019

12km Run or Walk

Still a challenging course, but accessible to everyone.

ENTRY FEE

$30 for adults
Under 16 at Jan 1 2019 $10 
Minimum age limit 12 years old

5km Run or Walk

It starts flat and meanders under trees along Naylors and Garlands Track, then a gradual uphill and easy descent to make your way back to the finish line! It's all on public land so you can start training at anytime. A really scenic course and achievable, low cost entry, no excuse not to join in! Child friendly.

ENTRY FEE

$10 all ages

1.5km Run or Bike

This event is for the younger members of the family, winding their way around the venue.  It's a great way to get them involved.

ENTRY FEE

$5 all ages

 

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