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