Race Pack Pick Up

Race Pack pick-up is Friday 21st March 2025, 11:00am - 6:00pm at Golden Homes, corner of St Asaph and Durham Streets. Parking available onsite and on street nearby.

NOTE: Out of town competitors can collect their race packs on race day. Please allow an extra 30 minutes for this.

We advise all competitors collecting their registration packs at race pack pick-up to plan ahead. 

Race Cancellation

Le Race may be cancelled in the case of extreme weather. If the event is cancelled there will be no reimbursement of entry fees.


Electronic timing will be used for Le Race. All competitors will be issued with a Timing Chip / Transponder at Race Pack Pick Up.


Drafting is permitted

Team Riders

Please note there is no transport provided for team riders. Team rider two (Little River to Akaroa) will need to supply their own transport to Little River Change Station and also from Akaroa.

Drink Stations

There will be drink stations situated at the change over station at Little River, Hill Top and Okains Bay Road – all self service - and at the finish area.

Hilltop Parking

Before reading the info below : Click Here  for important information and a map

If you are parking at the Hill Top Tavern please be very mindful this is private car park and for those who want to visit the Tavern not just for Le Race supporters – please do not use their toilets unless you are buying something, please be very mindful that we are allowed to use their car park for a short time – it'd be great if you would support them by buying coffee or food.

The Finish, Prizes and Prize-Giving

The finish line is in Akaroa and make sure you collect your Dole Bananas and Pure rehydration drink on finishing. You can relax in the Domain until the prize-giving at 1:30pm/2pm. Make sure you're there to be in to win one of our major spot prizes.

Massage Services

There will be a massage team down at Akaroa Domain after the event. Please make sure you wait for an hour after you have finished the event for maximum results.

Akaroa Accommodation & Activities

Just 75 kilometres from the city of Christchurch, New Zealand, Akaroa is a historic French and British settlement nestled in the heart of an ancient volcano. Explore the village with its colonial architecture, galleries, craft stores, and cafés. Relax or take part in the many activities that are on offer. Explore the dramatic outer bays and take your time to soak in the magic of this area. A wide range of accommodation is available and you will need more than a day to explore this little piece of paradise.

Check out the Akaroa web site for options