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CRADLE MOON DUEL

The Cradle Moon Duel is a Day / Night Duel challenge between Mountain Bikers and Trail Runners at the Cradle Moon Conservancy. The Duels will alternate between a Day and Night duel each month.

While we all need to be responsible and honour health and safety practices like social distancing, we also believe in the health benefits of maintaining a level of fitness and physical activity. 

 

Therefore. the Cradle Moon Duel is a timed exercise opportunities where runners / cyclists can have a friendly challenge to see ''who is the quickest' by choosing a flexible start time to minimise crowds and run along on a specific route.

Trail Runners and Mountain Bikers will Start and Finish at the same area but will compete on separate routes around Cradle Moon. 

Cyclists / Runners are required to book their preferred time slot (limited places per slot).

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

All COVID-19 protocols will be followed and you are required to do your bit as well.

​​​Do not attend if you are sick or have been in the last 14 days

Do not attend if you have been near anyone with COVID-19 symptoms

WHO IS QUICKER?

RACE INFO

MOUNTAIN BIKE

Distances and Prices:

*Entry fee includes R50 Conservancy Fee 

10 km (R120)

17 km (R140)

25 km (R170)

TRAIL RUN

Distances and Prices:

*Entry fee includes R50 Conservancy Fee 

 5 km (R120)

10 km (R140)

15 km (R170)

Limited Entries Available

Limited batches are available per discipline.

participants per batch.

Batches will be released in 5 minute intervals.

2020 DATES

Day Duel

Saturday

15th August

Night Duel

Friday

11th September

Day Duel

Saturday

10th October

Night Duel

Friday

6th November

DAY DUELS

START Time from 07h00 on wards

Last batch will leave at 09h00

No cut-off time

NIGHT DUELS

START Time at 19h00

Participants will leave at the same time

No cut-off time

TIMING

Participants are required to record their time and distance using their own devices.

To avoid gatherings, please arrive 15 minutes prior to your start time and inform us that you have arrived.

When you have finished your run, please submit your time with us.

Location:

Cradle Moon, Muldersdrift

https://www.cradlemoon.co.za

THE ROUTES

MOUNTAIN BIKE MAPS

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10 km

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17 km

25 km

TRAIL RUN MAPS

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5 km

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10 km

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15 km

THE RULES and REGULATIONS

No helmet, no ride!

Headlights are mandatory for Night Duels.

There are no water points, bring your own bottles or water bladder.

Cradle Moon is a nature/game reserve with various animals on the property.

Some of these animals become more active at night and may end up along various routes. Precautions are in place to ensure the safety of participants and the animals but please look out for any animals at all times.

Social Distancing

  • Your temperature will be tested before collecting your timing wristband.

  • Please don't gather before and after your run / cycle.

  • Masks are to be worn on arrival, during timing wristband collection and at the start/finish area.

  • Ensure that a gap of 1.5 m is maintained at the start.

  • Hand sanitiser will be provided.

  • Strictly no spectators allowed.

Results

  • Fastest Cyclists / Runners will be notified once everybody has finished.

  • Organisers decision are final.

Disclaimer

  • If you are uncomfortable with any gathering of any kind, please rather stay away and keep safe in your own environment.

  • Participants enter the Cradle Moon Duel at their own risk.

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