10 (Extreme) - Extreme, >1,000M ascent or > 30Km
- Route fully marked
Video of 2000 Italian championships (on same course)
Vallecamonica, Temu - Ponte di Legno, Italy
Bergamo is nearest airport then Milan. Race is 220 km north-west of Milan Linate and 110 km NW of Bergamo Orio al Serio airports.
Flights (direct to Milan-Linate) 31/8 EI0432 at 07:10 Depart Dublin, Arrive 10:40 3/9 EI0433 at 11:20 Depart Milan, Arrive Dublin 12:50
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 2011/2012. 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.
Senior men start is at 1150m altitude. Finish for all races is around 1850m altitude.
Junior women (1993-1996): 3.9 km / 310m Women / Junior men: 8.8 km / 760m Men: 14.1 km / 1150m