THE CRADLE CRACKER
5KM - 10KM - 15KM - 28.7KM - 42.2KM
The Cradle Cracker is a 4 Race Series that takes place in the Cradle of Humankind and starts and finishes at the Bothongo Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve. With 5 options to choose from, the Cradle Cracker has something to test all road fitness levels. Whether you completing your first 5KM or going for a personal best marathon time, the Cradle Cracker is for you.
Enjoy a challenging yet scenic road run in a safe environment.
07H00 - 08H00
Sunrise - 06H05
06H30 - 07H30
Sunrise - 06H18
05H30 - 06H30
Sunrise - 05H09
Bothongo Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve
5KM (R100) | 10KM (R130) | 15KM (R150) | 28KM (R200) | 42KM (R250)
12 years and younger (Free)
RUNNING CLUB / GROUP SPECIALS
R120 each for group entries of 10 or more irrespective of distance.
ENTRY FEE INCLUDES:
Finishers Coffee OR Beer | Magnetic Medal | Water Points | Marked Route | Free Parking
Early registration will take place at Decathlon in Bryanston between 09H00 and 10H00 on the Saturday before the race.
Participants who register early will receive a discount voucher to use in the store.
On-the-Day registration will take place at the Bothongo Rhino and Lion Park on race day between 05H00 and 07H00.
5KM | 10KM | 15KM | 28KM
Start anytime between 06H00 - 07H00
Start anytime between 06H00 - 06H30
Cut-Off for the race is 11H00
There are several water points on route.
The number of water points and distance between each water point are dependent on your chosen race.
Each water point will have containers with water and 32Gi hydrate.
Ensure you plan your nutritional needs accordingly.
The 28K and 42K route will be reversed for each race.
Click for the ROUTE DETAILS
NB - LITTER FREE RACE - NB
The Cradle Cracker is a LITTER FREE RACE!
This means that there will be no water sachets or cups available at the water points.
Runners are required to bring their own hydration packs, water bladders, containers and water bottles.
Water containers will be available at all water points where you can fill up.
If you do not have a water bottle, you can purchase one during registration or at the venue.
WHAT ELSE IS THERE
32Gi - FINISHERS - RESULTS - PRIZES
32Gi will be looking after you at the finish line.
Decathlon will have a stand there for any race items, water bottles, socks.
Puma will have their range of shoes for you to view and try on for the race.
Each finisher will receive a magnetic Cradle Cracker puzzle medal.
Don't forget to collect your coffee voucher
The results will be announced 2 days after the race.
The female and make winners of each distance will receive a Takealot.com voucher.
5KM / 10KM / 15KM - R500 voucher
28KM / 42KM - R750 voucher
FOOD | DRINKS
The Neck n Deck and Chobe Cafe will be serving a variety of food after the race.
Check out their menu HERE
REFUNDS - T&C's - DISCLAIMER
For information on Refunds / Waivers / T'C, click on the 'Terms and Conditions' Link at the bottom of the page.
Participants enter the Cradle Cracker at their own risk.