Magalies Rocks the Cradle

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Welcome to the 2023 Magalies Rocks the Cradle Gravel/ MTB & Trail Meander.

It’s taking place on Saturday, the 26th of August at Die Krip, as part of the 2023 Landboufees, just outside of Magaliesburg.

CLICK HERE for directions

Race Number Pickup

Wednesday the 23rd of August from 12.30 to 17.00 – Venue: JoziGin, Bryanston, cnr Post House & Main

Alternatively, if you can’t make it on Wednesday, Saturday the 26th at Die Krip from 06.30 to 07.30.

Start Times

70km MTB – 07.30

45km MTB – 08.15

16km Trail – 08.00

25km MTB – 07.45

6km & 11km Trail – 08.30


PLEASE NOTE: The 70km will be GPS marking only
The 45km and the 25km Gravel/ MTB route will be clearly marked with Green Arrows on a white A4 perspex board, and the route will also have pink stickers showing you the way.

Trail Runners will follow ORANGE STICKERS


Route Profiles: Gravel/ MTB

70km Route Profile: Elevation - 868m

45km Route Profile: Elevation - 428m

25km Route Profile: Elevation - 235m

Water Tables
Gravel/ MTB
70km – 3 water tables: 8km, 21km & 55km
45km – 2 water tables: 27km & 40km 
25km – 2 water tables: 8km & 21km

Trail Run/ Walk
6km – no water table, but bottled water will be provided for each participant
11km – 1 water table – details to be shared at race briefing
17km – 2 water tables – details to be shared at race briefing

Rules of the Road
Please obey all instructions and please remember that if you are riding on a dirt or tar road, you need to obey the rules of the road. We do not have road closure, you DO NOT have right of way.

Please always obey their instructions. Failure to do so will result in your immediate disqualification. This is important for your safety and that of others.


T-ShirtsThese will be provided to the first 150 paid participants – we will have a list with your details. 

Prize Giving

This will take place at 11.00.

There are no prizes for the overall winners, but rather lucky draw prizes. Remember that this is a Gravel Cruise and it’s more about the fun and “Gees” than the race.

There will be drinks and snacks available for purchase as well as some awesome Craft Beer, courtesy of Roeks Beer – aka Mogallywood


There will be live entertainment for the day – check out their Facebook Page –

Late Entries
We will be accepting entries on the day, but no T-shirts will be available for late entries. We don’t accept Credit Cards, so please bring cash.

If you have any questions, feel free to mail us on