Run / Walk / Bike

Geraldine Multi Challenge


Geraldine Lions Club and Bike Geraldine proudly present the

GERALDINE MULTI CHALLENGE 2020 Sunday 15th Mar 2020

Now a "must-do " annual fixture for recreational and competitive athletes alike, the Geraldine Multichallenge,organised by the Geraldine Lions and Bike Geraldine, takes in a purpose -built single track, Orari River trails, quiet back country roads and local farmland.

Offering mountain bike,run and walk events, there are options for all ages and abilities 


All proceeds from the event benefit local charities.


We have held entry fees at last years prices and introduced Geraldine Multi Challenge medals for place getters in 18 yrs and above categories, we will have modern RFID numbers this year and upgraded certificates.


Event Options

Mountain Bike ( E Bikes welcome in 18km and 32km races but not eligible for category prizes)


52km Geraldine MTB Challenge  - a challenging race for more competitive riders,this option has some hills and includes a combination of river and  farm tracks, back country roads and awesome single track

32 kms Intermediate Challenge  - still a good workout, this shorter race is alongside the Orari River on purpose-built tracks including some easy single track riding.

18KM Recreational Fun Ride - designed for family groups and those who want to enjoy their ride withouut the competitive element, this event utilises the 4WD tracks and easy single track alongside the Orari River.


Run/Walk Options

21km Half Marathon- mainly off road,a picturesque and predominantly flat route along the Orari River trails which will suit both competitive and social runners.

13.8km Run Challenge- again predominantly off road along  he Orari River trails - a flat sheltered and picturesesque route amonst the trees.

5.8km Fun Run/Walk- Perfect for first timers or those who just want to go out and have some fun. Give it a go we're sure you will be back for more next year!


Fees and Registration

Early Bird pricing for entries received on or before midnight on 3rd Mar 2020.

Your entry fee includes a delicious burger/sausage from the Lions BBQ and inclusion in the Spot Prize draws. MAJOR SPOT PRIZE is a new bike generously donated by THE CYCLERY Timaru.


Late entries: Entries received after 3rd Mar 2020 and up to midnight 13th Mar will incur a $10 per person late fee (children under 18 yrs exempt) Entries will be accepted on Race Day but a $20 Late Entry Fee will be charged. Only one late entry fee will be charged per family.

Prizes 1st place in all categories (apart from the 18KM MTB & 5.8KM Run/Walk) will receive $50 plus a Geraldine Multi Challenge medal, 2nd & 3rd also receive a medal..In the 18Km MTB 1st Place is $30 plus a Medal. There is no 2nd & 3rd Place Medal. In the 5.8Km Run/Walk 1st place receives $20 plus a Medal..There is no Medal for 2nd & 3rd placegetters 

Certificates will be awarded to all competitors 12 yrs and under in 18km Recreational Ride and in 5.8km Running & Walking who complete the course.