Where mud, fun and families come together

Children depart from Waiora Scout Camp for the Cyclocross series. PHOTO: JEMMA WELLS
Children depart from Waiora Scout Camp for the Cyclocross series. PHOTO: JEMMA WELLS
A series of cross-country events for biking has been a fun way to get people out and about, says organisers Cycle World and Mountain Bike Otago.

Cycle World community marketing manager Katy Roberts said the 2022 Dunedin Cyclocross Series was like cross-country running but for biking.

"It is fun and muddy with fun obstacles and people in fancy dress."

A series of races have been taking place during June and July.

"It is quite a community thing that happens in Dunedin. It's been going on for years and a fab way to get people out and about in winter."

Proceeds from the races have gone to local community groups.

Race one was at Waiora, race two was at Tomahawk Beach, and race three was at Waiora Scout Camp.

The final race will take place this Saturday at the Seddon Park Velodrome in Mosgiel.

The social and family-friendly event will involve riding a bicycle in fancy dress along a 2-3km loop for about an hour.

There will be a separate children’s race as well as the main race.

simon.henderson@thestar.co.nz

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