Trooperstown Hill

Long loop over unnamed "Boots" mountain and Trooperstown Hill itself
Sunday 20 February, 2011
11:00 AM
6 (1,2,3) - Easy Terrain, 200M - 500M ascent, >10Km
Route fully marked - Route fully marked
Men: 39:11 (Barry Minnock, Rathfarnham WSAF - 2008) Women: 50:29 (Aisling Coppinger, Clonliffe Harriers - 2008)
Winter League
Avg Ascent/Descent Grade: 7.1%/-7.4% (be warned that final descent has a -26% descent grade)
Take the M50 Southbound, get off at the Roundwood exit (Kilmacanogue) and follow the signs towards Laragh, drive through Annemoe and follow the bend left. 1.5km further down (keep the River Inchavore on your left), youll see a brown sign saying "Trooperstown", turn in here and follow the minor road to the car park at the river before the stone bridge. There is limited parking at the prize-giving venue so please carpool to this race. Grid ref for parking: T 158 969.
There will be a short (junior) route: 4.5 km, ~ 150 m climb.
The Coach House Roundwood. Reserved section
This is the longest of the Winter League races but takes place on very good trails. The course is boggy in a few places but otherwise very runnable and starts and finishes on fire road in Trooperstown Forest. One of the final descents is on scree.


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Driver NameLocationPassing ThroughDepartureSeats AvailableSeats AcceptedBook
Barry TennysonFoxrock Church//Luas C.MinesKilmacanogue09:3040Book
Turlough ConwayBallybough/FairviewLeeson Str/N1108:4530Book
Barry TennysonFoxrock Church/Luas C.MinesKilmacanogue10:3042Book
Stuart ScottUCDN1109:2022
Paul WhyteClontarfCity Centre, N1108:4533
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