Irish Mountain
Running Association

European Championship

Description:
Trials for European Championships
County:
Wicklow
Date:
Saturday 8 July, 2017
Time:
10:00
Climb (m):
1
Distance (km):
1.00
Event Difficulty:
10 (Extreme) - Extreme, >1,000M ascent or > 30Km
Race Marking:
Only major junctions marked - Only major junctions marked
GPS Allowed:
Yes
Leagues:
 
Vouchers Allowed:
No. Online entry only for this race.
Route Description:
Junior Women
Race starts at 10:00, athletes to call room 9:30 to 9:50. 4.5km distance with 430m ascent, race starts at Kisovec at 1240m and finishes at Gradisce at 1660m. The exected winning time is 24 minutes.
Junior Men
Race starts at 10:00, athletes to call room 9:30 to 9:50. 8.5km distance with 1035m ascent, race starts at Primoz at 700m and finishes at Gradisce at 1660m. The expected winning time is 44 minutes.
Senior Women
Race starts at 10:45, athletes to call room 10:15 to 10:35. 8.5km distance with 1035m ascent, race starts at Primoz at 700m and finishes at Gradisce at 1660m. The expected winning time is 50 minutes.
Senior Men
Race starts at 11:15, athletes to call room 10:45 to 11:05. 12km distance with 1295m ascent, race starts at Stranje at 440m and finishes at Gradisce at 1660m. The expected winning time is 56 minutes.
Getting There:
Kamnik, Slovenia
Organisers Instructions:
The Slieve Donard Race on Saturday May 20th will be the trial race. As the championships are uphill only in 2017 the position of athletes at the summit of Slieve Donard will be the position used for the purposes of this trial. Categories: Senior men/women, Junior men/women Teams: 4 run / 3 score except senior men 6 run and 4 score and junior women 3 run and 2 score. Selection basis: First two in trial races with other positions based on trial race and mountain running and cross-country/road performances in 2016/2017. All selection is subject to the athlete being at least capable of finishing within 5% of the trial winners time and 10% 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.