6 HR Midwinter Breakout 2018

Sunday 24 June 2018


Rabbit Island is the place to be on Sunday 24 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. School Team (max 4) + one non-participating Team Captain (this is a parent/ guardian who is 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: 5pm, Friday 22nd June.  NO LATE ENTRIES ACCEPTED

Age Limit: 10 years minimum age

Teams: A maximum of four (4) people.

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: See the link below in "Documents"

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 17th : 50% entry fee refunded
  2. No refunds after June 17th
  3. If the event is postponed to July 1st 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 24th or the backup date of July 1st: 75% entry fee refund.

Race Rules

Click here to read the race rules.

The Course Map and Site Map can be found below.

Thanks for an awesome day.  Results can be found here