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Cederberg Traverse 2019

October 5, 2019 - October 6, 2019

The Cederberg 100km

Email your running CV to apply for the 100km

Entries by invitation only. Apply with your recent running CV to info@energyevents.co.za

You will run, stumble and crawl through all the iconic Cederberg highlights and visit remote valleys and kloofs that few have ever seen.

You need to be able to look after yourself – Bear Grylls gnawing on scorpions!

Training Tips and Hints

1) Train like you mean it. The racing will be fun, if the training is hard.

2) Train with a pack. Cederberg Traverse is not about speed work, but diesel engine power.

3) Train in your race gear with full kit, to get used to it and iron out any issues.

4) Run in the dark, on technical tracks (not the road) using head lamp.

Price Includes:
Camping at Sanddrif
Registration / briefing dinner
Finishers potjie
Sunday brunch feast
Nature conservation fees
Race Garments
Race snacks and water at CPs

Prices: (prices change at 11am on proposed date)
(01 December – 30 April)

R3500

(01 May – 30 June)
R3750

(01 July – Race Day)
R4000

Race Registration: 

All runners are highly advised to arrive at Sanddrift after lunchtime on Friday 4th. Registration at Sanddrift will be at 5pm, the briefing and a light meal will follow at 6pm and 7pm respectively.

Race Info:
There are no refunds. If you cannot take part you must find a substitute for your entry. Roll-overs are valid for 1 year ONLY and substitutions do not apply.

– En route cut-offs and 7pm at Algeria.

– Fully self-sufficient

– Mapped route, not race marked

– Pairs are encouraged for safety.

Accommodation: 
Camping: Camping is included in your entry fee. If your family and friends wish to join you for the weekend we are selling campsites at R200 per night. 4 pax per campsite.
Sanddrif Cottages:
TBC

Race Rules: 

1. Follow the designated route only. This route is ONLY for experienced trail runners. Sorry, no juniors U21.

2. Obey all instructions from marshals. Failing to listen to instructions, may award you a disqualification.

3. You are required to be self-sufficient with water and nutrition – do not rely on water tables, there are none, this is mountain running. There is fresh water in the streams which is pleasant and safe to drink.

4. Equipment – you will need the appropriate gear for the weather on the day. This may be a windbreaker, or a full – blown raincoat and thermal under garments. Headlamp. Be prepared!

5. It is compulsory to take a space blanket, basic first aid kit, and a cell phone (although reception is sketchy).

6. Keep in mind that you are responsible for your own well – being on the trail. Be mindful of your condition and only do what your body allows. If you have a heart condition or other medical issue on race day, YOU MAY NOT START THE EVENT.

7. Absolutely no litter will be tolerated. You can help by picking up any dropped items.

8. Respect Animals – Do not disturb or harass wildlife. Animals scared by your sudden approach may be dangerous.

9. Be friendly to other trail runners, if you see any.

10. Please do not pick wild flowers, chip rocks or gather any other artefacts or trophies. Take photos, leave footprints.

11. Participants indicate acceptance of the rules of The Cederberg Traverse 2019 – (100km Trail Run) by their signature / click on the entry form, with this signature / click on the entry form, participants agree to only start this event if they are fit and healthy.

12. Note – Cut off times to be advised.

13. There are no refunds. Roll-overs are valid for 1 year ONLY and substitutions do not apply.

14. You must have a GPS device and the knowledge on how to use it, it is recommended that you train with this device, get to know it.

15. Route maps are compulsory and you are required to carry it with you for the duration of the race.

Compulsory Kit:
Trail pack with sufficient capacity for all race kit.
Waterproof jacket
Hydration – 2 litres capacity. This is a make or break item.
Food = nutrition for 12 hours
Base Layer (preferably thermal)
Space blanket
Whistle
Buff
Headlamp with extra batteries.
Personal GPS
Charged Cellphone
Algeria Re-Supply: You may hand us a re-supply bag at registration for Algeria stop with fresh socks, special food items, notes of encouragements.Suggested Kit:
Spare pair of shoes for Algeria transition
Fresh running gear for Algeria
Suncream
Hat
Rehydrate
Emergency food supply
Sun glasses
Compass#cederberg100

The Cederberg Night Marathon

This route takes from Algeria to Sanddrift via the Sneeuberg hut.

The valleys and kloofs of the iconic Cederberg will be revealed to you at night through a completely new angle – beware of the creatures that may come out at dusk!

You need to be able to look after yourself.

Training Tips and Hints:

1) Train like you mean it. The racing will be fun, if the training is hard.

2) Train with a pack. Cederberg Night Marathon is not about speed work, but diesel engine power.

3) Train in your race gear with full kit, to get used to it and iron out any issues.

4) Run in the dark, on technical tracks (not the road) using head lamp.

Prices: (prices change at 11am on proposed date)
(01 December – 30 April)

R2000

(01 May – 30 June)
R2250

(01 July – Race Day)
R2500

Price Includes:

Camping at Sanddrif
Sunday brunch feast
Nature conservation fees
Race Garments
Race snacks and water at CP, Sneeuberg Hut.

Race Info:

There are no refunds. Roll-overs are valid for 1 year ONLY. Substitutions do not apply.

Race cut off time, 14 hours to complete the full 44km.
Fully self-sufficient
Mapped route, marked
Pairs are encouraged for safety.

44km:(14 hours to complete)

  • Start: Algeria
  • Time: 6pm 
  • Date: 05 October 2018
  • NB: All Cp’s will have EMERGENCY Food and Water
  • Finish: Sanddrif
  • Time: 8am
  • Date: 06 October 2018

Cederberg Night Marathon Profile

Cederberg Night Marathon Route

Accommodation: 

Camping: Camping is included in your entry fee. If your family and friends wish to join you for the weekend we are selling campsites at R200 per night. 4 pax per campsite.

Sanddrif Cottages: Prices TBC.

Race Rules:

1. Follow the designated route only. This route is ONLY for experienced trail runners. (Sorry, no juniors U21).
2. Obey all instructions from marshals. Failing to listen to instructions, may award you a disqualification.
3. You are required to be self sufficient with water and nutrition – do not rely on water tables, there are none, this is mountain running. There is fresh water in the streams which is pleasant and safe to drink.
4. Equipment – All compulsory gears are required regardless of the weather of the day – Be prepared!
5. All runners should take a space blanket, basic first aid kit, and a cell phone (although reception is sketchy).
6. Keep in mind that you are responsible for your own well – being on the trail. Be mindful of your
condition and only do what your body allows. If you have a heart condition or other medical issue, let us know in advance.
7. Absolutely no litter will be tolerated. You can help by picking up any dropped items.
8. Respect Animals – Do not disturb or harass wildlife. Animals scared by your sudden approach may be dangerous.
9. Be friendly to other trail runners, if you see any.
10. Please do not pick wild flowers, chip rocks or gather any other artefacts or trophies. Take photos, leave footprints.
11. Participants indicate acceptance of the rules of The Cederberg Night Marathon – (44km Night Trail Run) by their signature / click on the entry form.
12. Note – Cut off time for the whole race is 14hours. Last participant should arrive at Sanddrift at 8am on Sunday the 15th.
13. There are no refunds. Roll-overs are valid for 1 year ONLY.
14. Substitutions do not apply for roll over.

Compulsory Kit:

1. Trail pack with sufficient capacity for all race kit.
2. Waterproof jacket
3. Hydration – 2 litres capacity. This is a make or break item.
4. Food = nutrition for 12 hours
5. Base Layer (preferably thermal)
6. Space blanket
7. Whistle
8. Buff
9. Headlamp with extra batteries.
10. Personal GPS
11. 6 AA spare batteries if renting a GPS from us.
12. Charged Cellphone

Suggested Kit:

Rehydrate
Emergency food supply
Compass

Accommodation @ Sanddrif:

Cottages get booked up very quickly, email Caeli for availability.

Directions to Finish venue Sanddrif:            

From Cape Town, take the N7 turn-off on the N1 and, 28 km after Citrusdal, turn right at the Algeria/Cederberg sign. Continue past Algeria and over the Uitkyk Pass (second pass) – about 46 km of gravel road – until you reach Dwarsrivier, home of Cederberg Wines. Total distance from Cape Town: ±250 km; ±3 hours’ drive.

#cederbergnightmarathon2019

Details

Start:
October 5, 2019
End:
October 6, 2019
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