Rangitumau - Mauriceville - Rangitumau (New circuit)
This week’s is race four, “The Queen Stage” of the series with a top of the mountain finish.
The race takes place on the north side of Masterton with the start and finish at Rangitumau Hill.
Signing on at the Rangitumau Hall from 8.30am. The hall is on Kaka Amu Road, approximate 15km from Masterton.
How to get there; Coming from the south, go pass Masterton on SH2, approximate 5km from Masterton turn right onto Opaki Kaiparoro Road, pass the bridge and turn right onto Bluff Rangitumau Road - follow the road to Kaka Amu Road.
Category One and Two - 110km (Complete circuit to be announced soon)
All other categories - 68km
Start / Finish Times (approximate)
0 km Start - Head north-west on Opaki Kaiparoro Rd towards Mauriceville
11.0 km Turn right to stay on Opaki Kaiparoro Rd towards Dreyers Rock Rd
26.2 km Turn right onto Falkner Rd
29.4 km U-TURN Head south on Falkner Rd towards Mauriceville Rd
32.5 km Turn left onto Mauriceville Rd/ Opaki Kaiparoro Rd
47.7 km Turn left onto Mauriceville Rd/ Opaki Kaiparoro Rd – By overbridge
53.7 km Head south on Opaki Kaiparoro Rd towards Harvey St
59.3 km Turn left onto Bluff Rangitumau Rd
60.6 km Turn left to stay on Bluff Rangitumau Rd
65.3 km Head north on Bluff Rangitumau Rd towards Kaka Amu Rd
65.5 km Slight right onto Kaka Amu Rd – Go pass the Hall
66.8 km Continue on Kaka Amu Rd towards the finish
67.3 km Finish