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Due to  COVID-19 the event has been postponed. We will be in touch in the next couple of days with people re refunds.

Welcome to Pedal 4 Pleasure

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The Marton Rotary's Pedal 4 Pleasure is returning to Marton this March. The event is now becoming an iconic event and what started out as a fun day out for a few friends has developed into a fantastic day for all. Last year the event was a great success with more than 180 participants cycling the beautiful Rangitīkei country roads. The funds raised from this event help Marton Rotary support local youth initiatives. "The event is an awesome opportunity for families, novice riders and competitive people to take part in a wonderful bike ride around the scenic Rangitīkei." After the cycle events why not spend a few hours at Marton's annual Harvest Festival.

There are rides for all abilities from the challenging 80 km with a 1000 metres of climbing, the 38 km scenic ride and the 17 km fun ride with a country morning tea stop on the way which is perfect for all ages.  E-bikes are welcome on all rides.
All prizes are by draw. Every entrant is eligible for the major spot prize of a leather Lazy Boy chair donated by Wards Furniture.  And due to our generous community there are heaps of other spot prizes too!!!

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Courses

BJW Motors - Marton Challenger

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McVerry Crawford -  Rangitīkei Gold

Starting at 10.30am - this 17 km easy ride takes you from Marton following the Tutaenui and around the picturesque farms located on Fern Flats. All types of bikes are welcome, and children can ride with parental supervision. Midway around the course is a refreshing morning tea for drinks, fruit and delicious muffins.
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Downs Group - Tutaenui Gentle Pace

 
Starting at 9.30am – this 38km ride is ideal for riders who want to challenge themselves a bit more, you’ll meander along the Tutaenui Rd, past the town reservoir and into the Turakina Valley, past historical farms, and between the beautiful hill country of the Rangitīkei.
Starting at 8.30am - this 80km course is for the serious riders who want a combined distance and hill climbing challenge. You will head through the Tutaenui area into Leedstown, returning through the Turakina Valley
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“Nature loves bicycles because no harm to nature comes from the bicycle!”

Mehmet Murat ildan
This year the three courses take you from the center of the historic town of Marton into the beautiful Rangitīkei countryside and around the spectacular hill country, which is ideal for sheep and cattle farming.  There is are three courses to choose from catering cyclists of all abilities, giving everyone a chance to participate whether a family, novice or seasoned veteran.

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Heart of the Rangitikei

A Great day Out For All The family!
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Our Sponsors

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McVerry Crawford
Motor Group
Marton Rotary
Club
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Property Brokers Reality
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Rangitikei District Council
Wards Furniture
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The Downs Group
Electrical & Mechanical Contractors
 
BJW Motors Ltd
“A bicycle ride around the world begins with a single pedal stroke”