Trooperstown Hill

Long loop over unnamed "Boots" mountain and Trooperstown Hill itself
Wicklow
Wednesday 4 July, 2012
7:30 PM
380
10.60
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)
Leinster 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. Grid ref for parking: T 158 969. CARPOOL: Carpooling from Roundwood is mandatory, there is on-road parking as you enter the village and some at the prize-giving location 'The Coach House'. There will be a car pool marshall in high viz vest from 6:20pm - 7:05pm WARNING: Single occupancy cars will be directed to park in Laragh and jog to the registration / start (1.6km). Follow Marshall's directions at all times or you will be reported as a DNF.
There will be a short (junior) route: 4.5 km, ~ 150 m climb.
The Coach House Roundwood. Reserved section
This Leinster League race 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
Paul KevilleCrumlinM5017:1530Book
Ronan FleetwoodMilltown Luas StopDundrum18:0031Book
Jeff SwordsBallycoolin/Blanch areaM5017:3020Book
Stephen DoorlyMilltown Luas StationDundrum18:1533
 
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