World Senior Trial
Saturday 13 August, 2011
6 (1,3,2) - Easy Terrain, >500M ascent, 6Km - 10Km
- Route fully marked
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Senior men (3 laps): 9480m / 621m climb Senior women & Junior men (2 laps): 6480m / 428m climb Junior women (1 lap): 3480m / 235m climb
The run in to the start of the lap is 480m with 42m climb. The lap is 3,000m with 193m climb (the track up the gully is 520m with 134m climb).
All races will start just above the car park and finish where the lap ends (not at the start).
Crone Wood Car Park, Glencree/Enniskerry, Co Wicklow Grid O 192 142. Leave the motorway at Kilmacanogue on the Wexford road to take the road towards Roundwood; turn right towards Enniskerry around 800m from Wexford motorway; follow the signs towards the Waterfall. The start is around 1200m beyond the entrance to Powerscourt waterfall.
Race Information Sheet
The junior courses will be used, along with other criteria, to select the under 16 and under 18 teams for the British and Irish Junior Championships. Under 18 boys two laps (= Junior men course) Under 18 girls and under 16 boys and girls have one lap (= Junior women course).
Registration opens at 10:40 and closes at 11:45 (can volunteers arrive at 10:30).
Juniors and senior women start at 12:00. Senior men start at 12:10
Start is at junction above car park. Run towards waterfall. Around 100m after first left turn, turn right onto a narrow trail along the left bank of a gully. Go straight aross first forest road then cross gully as you approach the end of forest on the right side of gully (just before second track). Cut through trees onto grass path which initially climbs then long descent on forest roads back to start of lap.