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Stevenson Mining Source to Sea Cycle Challenge
Saturday November 7th, 2015
Nelson Lakes to Westport
10% off entry when you pop into Habitat Sports to enter!!
The Worlds Fastest 100-miler
If you have a PB for this classic distance, chances are it’s on the S2C, the 620-metre elevation drop from the start to the finish means gravity will be helping you achieve your record time.
“Something For Everyone!”
Events for 2015
- 160km Solo ride (Nelson Lakes to Westport)
- 160km 2-Ride Relay Team (Nelson Lakes - Murchison - Wesport)
- 160km 3-Rider Relay Team (Nelson Lakes - Murchison - Inangahua - Westport)
- 100km Solo ride (Murchison - Westport)
- 50km Solo ride (Inangahua - Westport)
Held in February each year, this is a big event in Westport. People come from all over the country, even other parts of the world to take part in this challenge.
Teams of four run 10km each or for the more fit 21km (half marathon) and for the super fit or determined the full 42km. This starts in the scenic Buller Gorge and heads in to town. Every one gets involved, school and youth teams get out and help with set up, drinks, and clean up and the local businesses including Habitat Sports donate spot prizes.
Tube Race down the Buller River
Look out for this great little even The Buller Gorge Tube Race. Tube with a friend down the beautiful river from Jackson's Beach to Berlins Beach SH6 Buller Gorge. Find a friend and join the fun. Must be over 12 years old, wear a life jacket on and a whistle. Single ended paddles are used with a ply or solid base on the tube. Biscuits are welcome.
The Westcoast Challange
This cycle race involves 109km of hills along the best coast of New Zealand. It can be wild, with hills, wind and rain all on the cards.
The race starts in Westport and finishes in Greymouth. The fastest riders do this one in about 2 hours 45 minutes! For those like who just want to complete this event, about 5 hours would be a great effort.
Buller Cycle Club
During the summer months, join our club nights. We strive to ensure 'safety first' - our dedicated team set up road markers, time-keep, take photos and make sure everyone gets home safely. For more information contact Denna or Adrian here at Habitat Sports.