Mandatory Gear Checks:

Due to the isolated nature of the Shotover Moonlight course you are required to carry a range of mandatory gear when competing in the Moonlight Ultra, Mountain Marathon and 30km Adventure Race.

A compulsory check will of your gear will be completed at race registration between 2:00pm – 8:00pm at Outside Sports, 9 Shotover Street, Queenstown on Friday 16th February 2024. 

No gear checks are available on Saturday morning.

Compulsory gear for the Moonlight Ultra, Mountain Marathon and 30km Adventure Run

  • Short Sleeve Thermal Top e.g merino or polyproplene
  • Long Sleeve Thermal Top e.g merino or polyproplene
  • Full length thermal tights e.g merino or polyproplene (or alternatively a pair of waterproof over-trousers)
  • Seam Sealed Waterproof Jacket with hood
  • Thermal beanie & Gloves e.g merino, fleece or polyproplene (a thermal Buff is accepted, if you know how to tie it as a beanie)
  • A survival bag - A bag not blanket - you must be able to get inside the bag. see example
  • Whistle
  • First Aid Kit - this must include crepe bandages, strapping tape, band aids and any personal medication required. 
  • A minimum carrying capacity of 1L of water - this can be bottles, soft flasks or a hydration pack. 

The compulsory garments/items and First Aid Kit must be worn or carried for the duration of the race. Spot checks may take place.

Vertical Kilometre Gear Requirements - We ask that all entrants in the Ben Lomond Vertical Kilometre carry a spare thermal top, waterproof jacket, survival bag and whistle as compulsory gear.

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Accommodation Packages

Are you entering the Shotover Moonlight Mountain Marathon, 30km, Half Marathon or the 10km? 

Would you like to helicopter to the start?

You could stay at either Ben Lomond Lodge or Moonlight Lodge the night before the race.

Leave your car at the finish line at Moke Lake and we'll take you into our lodges for a fantastic meal and great company. 


Self Catered Accommodation Packages (from $440pp)
Packages include 4wd transport to Ben Lomond Lodge, 1 night pre-race accommodation at Ben Lomond Lodge, and a stunning helicopter flight to the start of your race on Saturday morning.

For more information contact bookings@benlomond.co.nz

Dinner, Bed and Breakfast Accommodation Packages (from $740pp)
Packages include heli-flight to Moonlight Lodge on Friday evening, 1 night pre-race accommodation at Moonlight Lodge, dinner & breakfast,  and a stunning helicopter flight to the start of the race on Saturday morning.

For more information contact bookings@benlomond.co.nz 

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