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Geraldine Multi Challenge

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Geraldine Lions Club and Bike Geraldine proudly present the


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 Geraldine LIons, Bike Geraldine and local community groups

Event Options


52 km 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 riding.

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

18 km 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.

32 km Ebike -  just the one distance available, charge the battery and give it a crack ! Male and female category, min age 18years and over.

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  the Orari River trails - a flat sheltered and picturesque 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

All entries are online only  until lunchtime (12.00pm) Saturday (The day before raceday) Early Bird pricing for entries received up until midnight on 13th Mar 2024..Entries  after this date will be $10 extra (children under18 years exempt)

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: There are no late entries, you are able to enter online up until lunchtime  on the day before the race. All entries are online only.



There will be Geraldine Multi Challenge Medals for 1st - 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.