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Papakura 1,000

  • 2 Apr 2021
  • 6:00 AM
  • 5 Apr 2021
  • 9:00 AM
  • Papakura

This event is a self supporting event. There will not be a back up support vehicle running. Checkpoints will be based on either photos or sign ins at specific shops.

This event starts in the South Auckland suburb of Papakura. The first leg of 344kms runs out to Matamata, through Tahuna and Te Kauwhata.

The second leg of 333kms runs from Matamata out to Cambridge, Putaruru, and Te Awamutu, before ending up back in Matamata.

The final leg of 323kms runs from Matamata back to Papakura, through Morrinsville, and Ngaruawahia.

The route offers food and refreshment stops every 50 - 60 kms, with 24hr service stations and food outlets for the late night locations.

Apart form some sharper hills at the start and finish, and on the section between Matamata and Cambridge, most of the course is rolling hills.

Time limit for this event is 75 hours.

Maximum altitude on the graph below is 240m. 


Main service locations are:

Location Kms
Papakura 0
Kaiaua 59
Ngatea 91
Tahuna 136
Te Kauwhata 191
Huntly 212
Tahuna 279
Te Aroha 304
Matamata 344
Cambridge 402
Putaruru 456
Arapuni 502
Te Awamutu 553
Cambridge 620
Matamata 677
Morrinsville 741
Ngaruawahia 792
Morrinsville 854
Ngatea 913
Kaiaua 946
Papakura 1000

RidewithGPS route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/34811378


If you are interested, contact the organiser in the first instance.

Kelvin Spicer: 027-368-7266.



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