Connacht XC Creagh Ballinasloe course details

Published in Club News on 31st October 2013

Details of distances and course to be run next Sunday are given in the attachment below.

Best of luck to the 25 Athenry athletes making the trip to Ballinasloe, representing Athenty and Galway in the Connaght XC Championship. Three chances to win a medal in the one race - individual, club and county!


Course Details: ( see map in attachment)

Course has a main Lap ( A ) which must be completed in all races

Lap B and C is inclusive of A

Lap D   IS ONLY LAP THAT TURNS AT GATE 1 AND  is completed first before the main lap and is the big loop in reverse


Start :  182m from Start  line to the start of the “ A “  lap.

            176m from start line to the start of the right turn to lap D 


Finish : From Gate 1 to Finish line is 192m with a 70m straight finish to the finish line.

AGE          DISTANCE        COURSE                          Actual Course 

Under 11       1500m            1 lap of “  B”                      1520m – Do small loop.

Under 13       2500m           “ D” and 2 laps of  “ A”      2566m- Do big loop first

Under 15        3500m          “D” and 2 laps of “ C “     3566M – Do big loop first

Under 17 Girls – 4500        “ D” “ B” and 3 “A”         4558m – Do  big loop first