Irish Mountain
Running Association

World Championships

Sunday 11 September, 2011
Climb (m):
Distance (km):
Event Difficulty:
9 (3,3,3) - Difficult Terrain, >500M ascent, >10Km
Race Marking:
Route fully marked - Route fully marked
GPS Allowed:
Vouchers Allowed:
No. Online entry only for this race.
Route Description:
Rough lap profile
900m at 4% climb
600m at 14%
50m descent at 20%
250m at 34%
250m on top quite flat
2050m descent at average 8% (includes some short steeper and some flatter sections)

Lap: The lap is around 4,100 metres with 250 metres climb per lap, and an 195 metres run in.

Getting There:
Tirana, Albania

Flights (Malev via Budapest)
9/9 at 07:45 Depart Dublin, arrive Tirana 14:40
12/9 at 15:15 Depart Tirana, arrive Dublin 20:55

Organisers Instructions:
Course map and Profile

Junior women: 4490m with 250m climb
Junior men/women (born 1992-1995): 8590m with 500m climb
Senior men: 12700m with 750m climb
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 2010/2011. 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.

Managers: Gerry Brady, Leo Mahon, Evelyn O Reilly

Trial race details

Irish World Results 1986-2010 %

Race video courtesy of Italy