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It’s a simple formula… Ride as many complete laps of the Manfeild racing circuit as you can in 6 hours. 

Do it solo or get in a team and take turns out on the track.

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Due to the current govenment guidelines caused by COVID-19 we are sorry to advise we have had to postpone our event until a later date.

A unique event in the cycling calendar where teams of up to 4 or individuals cycle as many times as possible around the Manfeild Track, Feilding in the given 6 hour period. 

Each team sets their own ride strategy – only one person from each team is allowed on the track at a time. 
Timing transponder is passed from one team member to the next like a baton in a running relay.

Do it solo or get in a team and take turns out on the track.


Access to the venue will be via South Street entrance, 59 South Street Feilding. 
You will find our venue map here 
Parking is in the Stadium carpark D6- Click Here for a different view of the Manfeild Map


The event is open to roadworthy bikes only. NO aero bars permitted.

Tandem bikes can enter either in the individual event or as part of a team. If entering as part of a team although it is one bike it is counted as 2 riders.

Mountain bikes permitted (slicks suggested).


Catering on site will be available from Gala Caterers. They will be providing coffee and a selection of food items. You are also able to bring your own food. 

Event Schedule

The event will commence with a warm up on the track commencing at 8 am. Transponders will be checked at 8:30. The ride briefing will commence at 8:45 am. The ride will commence with a neutralised lap at 9 am sharp. The last lap will be called at approximately 2.55 pm. Prize giving will commence at 3:30 pm.


The equivalent of 4 large covered garage facilities are available for your team hospitality area. This area is available for teams on a first in first served basis however do respect others who require space.


All safety and security measures in place must be adhered to. Please comply with all Safety Marshal Instructions. Marshal’s decisions are final.

Pit Area

The pit area is for pedestrians and transition zone. The pit area is not a warm up area. (if you need to warm up then bring a wind-trainer).


Prizes and or Trophies or Certificates will be awarded for each category. Other spot prizes and merit prizes will also be drawn. 


An approved cycling helmet must be worn at all times while riding in the event. Only roadworthy bikes will be permitted onto the course. Age restriction for riders will apply this year. Only riders from Yr 7 and above will be allowed to participate. 


All teams must be comprised of a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 4 members. There will only be one (1) member from each participating team on the track at any one time. All riders must participate. School teams consist of students only from year 7 to year 13. 
*Schools Grades - Riders may ride up a grade if they wish.
**Schools Grades - Where there is not a mixed category available, female riders may ride with boys within the male category however no boys to race among the female schools categories.


This must go over the timing mat in order for the lap to be recorded. The transponder must be exchanged in the transition zone.  

Each team / Solo Rider will be provided with 2 transponders. 
Transponder #1 is just like previous years and will require a transponder holder to be attached to the RIGHT hand side of the fork – 4 fingers below the top of the spokes – The transponder must be exchanged in the transition zone from one team member to the other.

Transponder #2 will be a Helmet Transponder which is to be attached to the top / back of your helmet with the x2 cable ties provided. This transponder will be read by the overhead gantry.

We suggest for your team manager or yourself to bring along some snips to assist with cutting the cable ties to size.

If you already have a little black Transponder holder, please bring them along, as we can re-use these and issue you with more cable ties to swap them from left to RIGHT. (This can save you time before the event and help you be as organised as possible)

The transponder MUST be mounted on the RIGHT HAND SIDE of the fork and not removed until you come to a complete stop in the transition area.

The transponders are very expensive items and you will be accountable in the event of loss or damage

Please ensure ALL transponders are returned back to HQ after the event, and if you do not intend to re-use your holder, we would really appreciate these back also .Thank you

***On the day we will aim to post a live results link to our Facebook page for you all to be able to see how you are doing nice and easy from your device. ***

ONLINE ENTRIES for 2020 are now open

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Entry fee is $50 for an individual, $60 for a school team and $100 for all other teams (female, male and mixed).  

After the 11th of May, there is a $10 late entry fee.


Entries on the day are available at registration 
***On the day entries will incur a $10 LATE FEE***

Manual entry forms can be requested from the BikeManawatu Secretary (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Entry categories:   Late entry fee $10

Solo Male $50
Solo Female $50

E-Bike $15

Adult Mixed Team $100
Adult Male Team $100
Adult Female Team $100

Schools Teams $60

Year 8 & Below Male
Year 8 & Below Female
Year 8 & Below Mixed
Year 9 - 10 Male
Year 9 - 10 Female
Year 11 - 13 Male 
Year 11 - 12 Female

  On the day Fees
Solo Male $60
Solo Female $60

E-Bike $25

Adult Mixed Team $110
Adult Male Team $110
Adult Female Team $110

Schools Teams $70

Year 8 & Below Male
Year 8 & Below Female
Year 8 & Below Mixed
Year 9 - 10 Male
Year 9 - 10 Female
Year 11 - 13 Male 
Year 11 - 12 Female


The course includes the 3 km Manfeild track  and also takes in the pit area where transition will take place. Riders will circulate in an anticlockwise direction.


The Passing Rule

All riders are to keep on the inside line on all parts of the course. Faster riders are to pass on the outside line on all occasions.

Slower riders have the right of way and are not to deviate to make way for faster riders.

Faster riders are to clearly announce that they are coming up on slower riders.

Be aware of riders splitting away from a bunch to enter the transition area and of slower merging riders when leaving the transition area.


Riders will enter the transition zone through the Slow Down area and dismount on entry to the Transition Zone. Exchanging the transponder will take place in the transition zone and the new rider is to remount the bike only on exit from transition zone.

Entry onto the course proper will only occur when authorised to do so by the marshal. Failure to comply with this rule will see teams penalised.


Photos from 2019

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Photos from 2018

6Hour 2018

Photos from 2016


Photos from 2015

Manfeild 2015


Photos from 2014


Photos from 2013


Laskeys Manfeild 6Hr 2012


Photos thanks to Kirsty Kaihau (Kirsty says "I am sorry if I missed some people...")

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2019 results

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2018 results

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2017 results

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2016 results

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2015 results

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2014 results

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2013 results

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2012 Results

Overall Results For anybody who can remember their transponder number and if it was one of the transponders from Motorsport Manawatu you have the ability to login and see each actual laptime for your event. Use your transponder number as your login and use the same for your password. Please do not change these as it will mean that no one else will be able to use the system. Please remember to logout when you are finished.  eg team Hotel Coachman uses mm16 for login and password.

Best Lap Time

2011 Results

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Click here  for results by class