UNTIL THE MOONSHINE TRAIL

Saturday 11th February 2017

Frequently Asked Questions

Last updated: 31/10/2016

1.       What date is the event on?

Saturday 11th February 2017.

2.       How do we get to Dolamore Park?

The recommended routes to Dolamore Park from Invercargill, Queenstown and Dunedin are outlined below:

From Invercargill: we suggest turning left onto Charlton Road. Travel along Charlton Road which turns into Waimumu Road. Turn right onto Lady Charlton Road and carry on. Turn left onto Reaby Road and turn right onto Dolamore Park Road. Dolamore Park will be on your right.
From Queenstown: we suggest turning right onto Kingdon Road approximately 5km before Gore. Travel along Kingdon Road which turns into Reaby Road. Carry on along Reaby Road and turn right onto Dolamore Park Road. Dolamore Park will be on your right.
From Dunedin: we suggest turning right at the big roundabout onto Waimea Highway (sign posted SH94 to Lumsden/Te Anua). It is approximately 5km along SH94 you turn left onto Kingdon Road. Travel along Kingdon Road which turns into Reaby Road. Carry on along Reaby Road and turn right onto Dolamore Park Road. Dolamore Park will be on your right.
If in doubt – look out for the MLT Moonshine Trail arrows.

3.       Where do we collect the Race Packs from?

Race packs are only available for collection on the day of the event (Saturday 11th February) from the registration marquee at Dolamore Park.

4.       When can we collect our Race Packs?

Event

Registration Time

Crossroad Cycles 50km MTB

TBC

Southland Isuzu 39km MTB

TBC

Ewan Allan Honda 30km MTB

TBC

Macpac Duathlon

TBC

Allan White Sports 15km Run

TBC

MLT 5km Run/Walk

TBC

5.       Where do the events start from?

All the events start on Dolamore Park Road outside the main entrance to Dolamore Park.

6.       Where are the Race Briefings held?

The race briefings for all of the events will be held at the finish line at Dolamore Park. The briefing contains important safety information that you need to know to complete the trail. The event organisers have the right to withdraw anyone from the race who doesn't attend their briefing.  

7.       When are the Race Briefings?

Event

Time

Crossroad Cycles 50km MTB

TBC

Southland Isuzu 39km MTB

TBC

Ewan Allan Honda 30km MTB

TBC

Macpac Duathlon

TBC

Allan White Sports 15km Run

TBC

MLT 5km Run/Walk

TBC

 

8.    What time do the events start?

Event

Start Time

Crossroad Cycles 42km MTB

TBC

Southland Isuzu 39km MTB

TBC

Ewan Allan Honda 30km MTB

TBC

Macpac Duathlon

TBC

Allan White Sports 15km Run

TBC

MLT 5km Run/Walk

TBC

9.    Are Transponders and Timing being used?

Yes, each competitor will be issued with a transponder that corresponds to their race number and an electronic time automatically produced. The transponder is a type of velcro 'bracelet' that you strap around your ankle and wear for the entire race (please make sure it is strapped securely around your ankle). If the transponder is not on your ankle you may not receive an official time.

10.   Do our Transponders need to be returned?

Yes, once you have crossed the finish line, please return your transponder to one of the marshals.
If you do not finish the event, please ensure you return your transponder to one of the marshals at the finish line.
If your transponder is not returned, you will incur a $50.00 replacement fee.

11.   Can I wear an i-pod or other music player?

No, these are not permitted in the Event for safety and out of consideration to fellow competitors and the hazard they present in hearing traffic and marshal instructions.

12.   What services will be available on the course?

Aid Stations: water and supplementary drinks will be available at strategic locations on the course as well as at the finish line.
First Aid: will be available at strategic locations on the course and at the finish line.
Toilets: toilets / portaloos will be available at Dolamore Park

13.   Are there any cut-off times on the course?

Cut off times will be advised soon. 

14.   Are there any Road Closures?

No, all roads including farm tracks are OPEN to two way traffic. Marshals are there for your guidance only and have no authority to stop traffic. You must obey all traffic rules and signs. 

15.   What services will be available at the Finish Area?

There will be a range of post-race services available at Dolamore Park including:

  • First Aid
  • A delicious light post-race meal (onsite) is included in your entry fee and a range of food and beverages is also available to purchase thanks to the Heartland Hotel Croydon
  • Massage Services

16.   Where can I find out about Results?

Preliminary results will be on the event website (www.moonshinetrail.co.nz) within 24 hours after the completion of the event.

17.   Is there a Prizegiving for the Event?

The prizegiving will be held at Dolamore Park finish area (weather permitting) at 2.30pm; or as soon as the last competitor crosses the finish line.

All competitors will be eligible to win spot prizes but they must be in attendance at the prizegiving.

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The event is owned by the Southland community and proudly brought to you by Sport Southland and our headline sponsor Mataura Licensing Trust.
   
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