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Entry Fees


First 40 for 40 (Expires when we have 40 entrants)


Early entries to 31 July 2021


Standard entries 1 August to 13 October 2021



Late entries 14 October to 7 November 2021 (Tee not included)


Entry Includes

  • An epic experience

  • Event tee

  • Finishers mug

  • Buffet meal at Roosters Brew House

  • Pint of Roosters beer or ginger beer in your commemorative finishers mug

  • Hot showers at Roosters Brew House

  • Online entry

  • Online results

  • Regular email updates

  • Drop bag service

  • Bike mechanical support around the course

  • First aid cover from an ambulance

  • Water and hydration stations on the course

Transport Gentle Annie


Pre-ride. Roosters Brew House to Taihape on the morning of the ride, includes bike transport 



Post-ride. Return transport to Taihape, leaves Roosters Brew House approximately 5.00pm, includes bike transport



Online Entries


Close midnight Sunday 7 November 2020


Group Start ... whether you will finish in four hours or in seven hours

E Bike ... for those who have enough battery power

Grupetto ... a group of riders that will look after each other and stop and wait on the climbs, this will be lead by, former race director, Brett Hooker. We’ll have a special Grupetto wheel wagon with your bunch, for spares, mechanicals, food and water during the ride. Aiming to complete in under five and a half hours

Withdraw Policy


If you need to withdraw you may transfer your entry to another person, or to next year's event, term and conditions do apply. All requests MUST be received before 7 November 2021 and will be charged a $20 transfer fee. After this time no refunds or transfers are able to be processed. If you need to withdraw contact us