Ride the Lake

If you fancy hitting the tarmac through some picturesque locations  in central Otago an in aid of a worthwhile charity you could do worse than this! More info:- http://www.ridethelake.co.nz/ Ride The Lake takes place during Mental Health Awareness Week 7th – 13th October 2013. Now in its 6th year, the aim of the ride is to have fun and encourage exercise for mental health & well-being. The course is approximately 90km of sealed, generally flat road that follows the shores of Lake Dunstan along State Highways 6, 8, 8A and 8B. The ride starts in Cromwell at McNulty Inlet and heads north passing through Northburn, Tarras, Luggate and then south back down the Wanaka Road to McNulty Inlet and the start/finish line. All proceeds from the event will go towards Mental Health Initiatives supported by the Organiser – The Rotary Club of Cromwell Inc. Get on’ya bike to support this great cause and CONNECT with others in the community! Contact For further details contact the Organiser info@ridethelake.co.nz Our Facebook page and MORE FM will carry all race announcements and any cancellations.   You Will Need A reliable bicycle (road or mountain bike), spare inner tubes in case of puncture and the necessary tools to keep yourself riding. The Organiser will not provide mechanical assistance during the ride. Appropriate safety equipment including a cycle helmet conforming to NZ safety standards. It is also recommended that high visibility clothing be worn. Appropriate clothing on the day to suit the conditions – the ride will only be cancelled in very adverse conditions. Adequate food and drink (water stations are present on route). Format This road cycling event is a non-competitive ride, it is not a race. The Grand Prize draw and Spot prizes will be presented at the prizegiving ceremony. Individuals or Teams of up to 4 members may enter. Team members may start at one of the various Legs.

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