Martinborough Skyline Mountain Bike Challenge
The Skyline Challenge on 24 April is a family-friendly event giving riders of all skill levels a chance to experience mountain biking around local Martinborough hills and farms. Register here.
Courses include a challenging 32km ride for experts, 16km for intermediate-level bikers, an 8km ride, run or walk for the whole family to take part in, and a 3km beginners course for kids under 8 years.
The main course takes in three historic sheep stations (Huangarua, Puruatanga and Oystershell Farms) not usually open to the public, and each ride promises stunning views of sweeping Martinborough farmland.
For details see www.skylinechallenge.co.nz