Lums­den gears up for Cy­cle and Cel­e­brate

Newslink - - YOUR LOCAL NEWS - JENNY CAMP­BELL

The North­ern South­land Com­mu­nity Re­source Cen­tre Char­i­ta­ble Trust is up to the chal­lenge of mak­ing Cy­cle and Cel­e­brate even big­ger and bet­ter this Satur­day.

The com­mu­nity day out in­volves a 15km bike ride on the Around the Moun­tains Cy­cle Trail from Five Rivers back to Lums­den, where there will be stalls and en­ter­tain­ment in the town cen­tre.

Cy­clists of all abil­i­ties can take part.

‘‘For those out for fast and com­pet­i­tive cy­cle races there is the op­tion of times be­ing recorded for speed, with prizes for both men and women,’’ NSCRCCT com­mu­nity co-or­di­na­tor Spencer-McDon­ald said

‘‘Those rid­ing as a fam­ily or a group of friends for leisure can set their own pace. With an 11am start, it is ex­pected all rid­ers will be back to town by 1pm in time to en­joy lunch and par­tic­i­pate in ac­tiv­i­ties.’’

Cars will be avail­able from 2pm to take peo­ple back to pick up Kim their ve­hi­cles at Five Rivers.

Spencer-McDon­ald said Cy­cle and Cel­e­brate will be a cel­e­bra­tion of North­ern South­land and hope­fully will be­come es­tab­lished as an an­nual event. ❚ Rid­ers can reg­is­ter and more in­for­ma­tion about the day is avail­able on­line at www.cy­cle­and­cel­e­brate.co.nz. Or phone Kim on 248 7885.

The Rodgers-Fo­ran fam­ily, from left, Sa­muel, Ben­jamin, Cas­san­dra and Char­lotte at last year’s Cy­cle and Cel­e­brate.

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