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    • 75% Refundable of Full Payments if you choose to cancel your registration by Dec 1, 2023

    • $300 Refunded if you have only paid $1000 deposit by Dec 1, 2023

    • 60% Refundable if you choose to cancel your registration by Jan 1, 2024

    • 40% Refundable to Feb 1, 2024  

    • Non Refundable after Feb 1, 2024




  1. We Highly recommended you purchase trip cancellation with a travel insurance company to cover your entry if you get injured or sick and can no longer make it. If you injure yourself or are sick and have to pull out, then you can make a claim to get your entire entry fee back. Its only around $45 too! 

  2. 20% of you WILL cancel (this is track record from the past 8 years) - so don't think it won't happen to you! Here is a link to a domestic travel insurance company for NZ for those that live in NZ, we have nothing to do with this company, its purely a suggestions - but do your own research for companies in your own country!  - Search Trip Cancellation Insurance for the country you live in to find out your options

  3. If you choose not to find and purchase trip cancellation then you are agree to take on the risk of not getting your entry refunded or part of your entry refunded based on the date you drop out as per the cancellation policy above. Please do not ask for a refund or a transfer


Risk Disclosure

I declare that:

  1. I acknowledge that the race will take place on grade 4 (A mixture of long, steep climbs, narrow track, poor traction and obstacles that are difficult to avoid or jump over. Generally exposed at the track’s outside edge) and Grade 5 (Technically challenging. Giant climbs, narrow track and numerous hazards including dangerous drop-offs, sharp corners and difficult obstacles.) designated trails and that I have the required skill level to ride these trails. 

  2. I will wear a helmet and carry all the necessary equipment and clothing to allow me to ride in all weather conditions.

  3. In the event of any ‘act of God’ conditions causing a cancellation of the Event, I agree that my total entry fee is not transferable or refundable.

  4. I am in an appropriate physical condition to participate in the Event, given the known parameters of the Event (up to7 hours of riding per day, with technical climbing in all weather conditions).

  5. I have taken medical advice on any pre-existing medical conditions, and confirm that it is medically safe for me to participate in the Event.

  6. There are inherent risks, hazards and damages associated with these Activities which can cause injury, damage, death or other loss to you and others. These risks include (but are not limited to) those usually associated with competitive or athletic activities, the need for extreme fitness and endurance, outdoor environments. 

  7. You acknowledge that You are voluntarily participating with knowledge of the risks. You assume and accept full responsibility for Yourself, for the risks of the activities, and for any injury, damage, death or other loss you may suffer as a result of these risks, including but not limited to, the risk of Your co-participant, a spectator, a volunteer, a third party, or a Released Party’s passive or active negligence or misconduct

  8. I understand and acknowledge that the Event organisers (including all officials and event volunteers) provide no warranties, regarding my wellbeing and safety.

  9. I understand and agree that situations may arise during the Event, which may be beyond the immediate control of the Event organisers (including all officials and event volunteers).

  10. I will participate in the Event, in a manner that does not endanger either me or others.

  11. I agree that to the extent permissible by law, the Event organisers (including all officials and event volunteers), the sponsors and other parties associated with the Event, have no liability to me whatsoever for any direct or indirect loss, (including, but not limited to injury or death) sustained by me during or in any way related to my participation in the Event.

  12. I authorise the use of my name, voice, picture and information on this entry form in any broadcast, telecast, promotion, advertising, and in any other way, without payment to me or any other form of compensation.

  13. I agree to comply with the rules, and regulations pertaining to the Event.

  14. I agree to follow all reasonable safety instructions provided to me by the Event organisers, (including all officials and event volunteers) before, during and after the Event.

  15. I consent to receiving medical treatment in the event of illness or injuries suffered during or immediately after the Event.

Race Rules

  • Each rider must attend rider briefings each night that is the next days details

  • Each rider must clear their timing card before they start the course each day

  • Each rider must scan their timing card immediately after they have finished each day

  • Each rider must wear an appropriate bike helmet at all times while riding their bike

  • Knee pads are recommended but not mandatory

  • Each rider must be suitably clothed to participate (sufficient clothing coverage on hot days to avoid sunburn and sufficient warm clothes and rain jacket for colder wet days)

  • Each rider must follow full road rules if the transfer section is ever on a public road

  • Each rider must be courteous to any public users out on trail

  • Each rider must ride within their ability and are responsible for their own decisions out on course

  • Each rider must ride a bike that is capable for this event and that has been recently serviced and in full working order

  • Each rider must not be on course if they have taken any kind of illegal drug or have any alcohol in their system. If suspected of either, then course marshals, and/or first aid and /or Event Manager have the right to disqualify that rider and ask them to remove themselves from the course and get picked up by the event van

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