This old-fashioned country horse race meeting, established in 1887, is held annually at the historic Kumara Race track. The main race, the Kumara Gold Nuggets, boasts a real gold nugget as the prize. Come along with friends and family, enjoy the entertainment, food and a fun day out.
Hokitika Beachfront 24-29 January 2018 - Join the summer celebration of art and build a sculpture with anything you find on the beach and some imagination. https://www.facebook.com/Driftwood-Sand-Beach-Scul...
This annual triathlon highlights the scenery around Lake Kaniere. A fun event with lots of choices - duathlon, triathlon events with either swim or boat, individual and team events. More information at http://www.lakekanieretri.co.nz.
Enjoy exciting tasty wild treats, top entertainment and West Coast hospitality. www.wildfoods.co.nz
This event has a long and proud history spanning over 60 years and it will be held on the West Coast Wilderness Trail this year. Starting at Kumara, it follows the 25km section to Greymouth and takes in some awesome scenery. Why not give it a go and have a great weekend on the Coast. For more details go to https://www.dropbox.com/s/lk1s4gyaw5yw9oy/2017RelayEntryForm.pdf?dl=0
Note: The date and registration form for 2018 has not yet been confirmed.
2017 Race Highlights Video
Watch this space for details on the 2018 Ride the Wilderness event. Below are the details of the first event held on 18 November. There may be some chances to the proposed date and format but this is a guide.
Four magnificent ride options to choose from and the opportunity to see the West Coast beauty. Four events, lots of categories:
Ross to Greymouth - 132km Hokitika to Greymouth - 100km
Cowboy Paradise to Greymouth - 64km Kumara to Greymouth - 26km
For more info, and to enter visit: www.ridethewilderness.co.nz
If you are planning to ride the trail on this day but not as part of the event please check out the latest information on the timing of the race at the various locations here. We encourage all riders on the trail at the same time as the event to ride in the south to north direction.
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