Stage Four

Wednesday 25 January 2017

Wairarapa Five Towns
Distance 143km

Start time: 10.00am
Finish time: 1.30pm (approximately)
Start: Copthorne Solway Park Hotel & Resort
Finish: Martinborough Square

Best place to view

Be in Carterton, Greytown (for the sprint stage) or Featherston and then head across to Martinborough for the exciting finish.

Stage Route

Riders race from Masterton towards Featherston on SH2 passing Carterton, Greytown and Featherston.

At Featherston riders Turn Left onto Western Lake Rd, along the East West Access Rd to the Martinborough-Lake Ferry Road where they Turn Left towards Martinborough.

Riders pass through Martinborough Square and complete one lap of the Millar’s Road circuit before heading to the finish in Martinborough.

Stage Map


Stage Profile


10.00hrs Neutralised Start from Solway Hotel
Riders start from Solway Hotel, heading South towards Carterton via SH2

10.05hrs 0.0km Race Start - 500 meters after the Waingawa Bridge
8.1 km Enter Carterton SH2 become High St
8.9km Roundabout
9.5km Go pass Main St Carterton
10.20hrs 13.1km High St becomes SH2
16.9 km Enter Greytown
19.0 km Sprint
10.30hrs 22.0 km Continue on SH2 towards Featherston
10.45hrs 29.8 km Enter Featherston
31.5 km Turn Left onto Moore St (signs for Western Lake Road/Ocean Beach)
32.9 km Railway Lines
11.05hrs 40.3 km Continue on Western Lake Rd for another 20km
59.7 km Left Turn onto E W Access Rd
11.30hrs 60.0 km Continue on E W Access Rd toward Kumenga Rd
66.2 km Go past Kumenga Road on the left
72.1 km Right Turn onto Kahutara Rd
75.9 km Left Turn onto Lake Ferry Rd
12.05hrs 80.7 km East Head east on Lake Ferry Rd toward Martinborough
92.0 km Enter Martinborough – Jellicoe St
12.20hrs 93.7 km Left Turn onto Memorial Square – Go around the Square
93.9 km Left Turn onto Oxford St
95.1 km Left Turn onto Todds Rd
95.7 km Right Turn onto Hinakura Rd/Martinborough Masterton Rd
Go pass Golf Course on right
12.35hrs 104.6 km Left Turn onto Longbush Rd
117. km Continue on Longbush Rd toward Millars Rd
118.9 km Left Turn onto Millars Rd – Start KOM
13.05hrs 120.3 km Top of hill - KOM
121.0 km Continue on Millars Rd downhill towards Ponatahi Rd
124.7 km Left Turn to stay on Ponatahi Rd
13.30hrs 140.6 km One Line Bridge entering Martinborough
141.0 km Continue on Ponatahi Rd toward Huangarua Rd
141.3 km Left Turn left onto Huangarua Rd
141.7 km Right Turn right onto Cambridge Rd
13.40hrs 142.5 km Finish