9 (3,3,3) - Difficult Terrain, >500M ascent, >10Km
- Route fully marked
Rough lap profile 900m at 4% climb 600m at 14% 50m descent at 20% 250m at 34% 250m on top quite flat 2050m descent at average 8% (includes some short steeper and some flatter sections)
Lap: The lap is around 4,100 metres with 250 metres climb per lap, and an 195 metres run in.
Flights (Malev via Budapest) 9/9 at 07:45 Depart Dublin, arrive Tirana 14:40 12/9 at 15:15 Depart Tirana, arrive Dublin 20:55
Course map and Profile
Junior women: 4490m with 250m climb Junior men/women (born 1992-1995): 8590m with 500m climb Senior men: 12700m with 750m climb Teams: Men (6 to run / 4 to score), women & junior men (4/3), junior women (3/2)
Selection basis: First two (three in senior men) in trial races with other positions based on trial race and mountain running and cross-country/road performances in 2010/2011. All selection is subject to the athlete being capable of finishing within 5% of the trial winners time and 15% of the international race winners times. Only athletes who meet the criteria will be selected this means that full teams may not be sent. Selected athletes should be registered with Athletics Ireland.
Managers: Gerry Brady, Leo Mahon, Evelyn O Reilly
Race video courtesy of Italy