Rail Trail Duathlon - Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th February.
The Otago Central Rail Trail Duathlon is the flagship multi-sport event on NZ's original great ride held every year in the last weekend of February...
You can go solo, or choose to share the load by teaming up with friends, family or colleagues to complete any of the events. Either way, it’s fun with as much challenge as you want! The trail is wide, all off road, and it’s gentle gradient makes participating perfect for school or sporting groups, corporate teams or newbies to the multi-sport scene.
Following a former railway line, the course traverses stunning Central Otago Landscapes, over bridges, through tunnels, across wide open spaces of the Ida Valley and the Maniototo Plains. The historic villages enroute offer a range of great refreshments and accommodation for refuelling for participants and crew!
You can compete as an individual or in a team in the the following events.
• Multi-day Duathlon
Day 1 start in Clyde finishes in Ranfurly (91km)
Day 2 starts in Ranfurly finishes in Middlemarch (59km)
• Single-day Duathlon
Participate in either Day 1 or Day 2 of the Multi-day Duathlon
• New for this year is the Mountain Bike Ride
Participate in Day 1 or 2 to ride 91km or 59km
More about the event: www.railtrailduathlon.com