About Us

Race Directors - Richard Mills and Emma Buttle

Richard and Emma are members of the Bennelong Mountain Bike Club, based in Havelock North.

Richard in a nutshell 

Keen mountain biker, dabbles in a spot of cyclocross, loves long runs, loves short runs. Occasionally spotted in lycra on a road bike, competed in all sorts of races, a qualified MTB commissaire, often seen volunteering up Te Mata Peak or at Parkrun.  A very happy (young) Grandad to Matilda, Theo and Genevieve.

Emma in a nutshell 

Event & marketing manager from way back. Often seen mountain biking or hiking up Te Mata Peak.  Loves mini-adventures with her kiddies - 2 yr old George and 5 yr old Caitlin.  Enjoys adventure races & events, and generally just a bit of an outdoors nut.

We welcome your feedback and ideas. Please don't hesitate to get in touch with us should you have any questions.

Contact us directly on:

Richard 021 632 559 Connect with Richard on Facebook

Emma 0279 456 970 Connect with Emma on Facebook