6 HR Midwinter Breakout 2017

ENTRIES ARE NOW CLOSED - See you on Sunday!


Rabbit Island is the place to be on Sunday 18 June.  Get a team of 2, 3 or 4 riders together and join the hundreds of riders who take part in Nelson's biggest bike race every year. Everyone has a blast, from novices, corporate teams and schools through to the fast racers in search of glory.

Costumes encouraged - but not compulsory!

If you're aged 10yrs+ then this is the most fun you'll have on a bike. Thousands of $ in spot prizes, plus $500 to go to the school with the MOST teams entered!

Categories include:

  1. Women's Solo
  2. Men's Solo
  3. Women's Team (max 4)
  4. Men's Team (max 4)
  5. Mixed Team (min 1 woman, max 4)
  6. Junior Team (max 4) + one non-participating Team Captain (must be over 18yrs)
  7. Parent & Child (1 parent, 1 child)
  8. Couples (max 2)
  9. Corporate (max 4)
  10. Lucky Dip - We'll put you in a team!

Stuff you should know BEFORE you enter:

Entries Close: 9pm, Sunday 11th June.  NO LATE ENTRIES ACCEPTED

Age Limit: 13 years minimum age (or 10 years if riding in a team with an adult)

Team Limit: Four (4) people maximum.  To add an additional Team Member to your registration, click on "Add Another Registration" on the Review and Check Out page.

Need a Team?: Check the Lucky Dip option on the online reg form and we will find you a team.

Event Timing: Check in onsite between 8.00am - 9.30am.  Start: 10am, with the last rider cut-off for starting last lap at 3.40pm.

Bring: Team tent, BBQ, Brazier (must bring own wood and must have extinguisher), warm clothing, cash for coffee/food.

WIN: Spot prizes throughout the day.

Course Map: Click Here to view the Course Map

Cancellation: Check this page and our Facebook page if the weather isn't looking so good.  Notices will also run on More FM radio station, five minutes to the hour, every hour.

Refund Policy: 

  1. Team withdrawal by June 11th : 50% entry fee refunded
  2. No refunds after June 11th
  3. If the event is postponed to July 2nd due to unrideable conditions and the team cannot attend: 50% entry fee refund
  4. If event cannot be held due to unrideable conditions on June 18th or the backup date of July 2nd: 75% entry fee refund.

Race Rules

Click here to read the race rules.


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