Spring Cup 3 – Slieve Croob

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Sat, 14th May 16
11:00 - 14:00

Slieve Croob – Transmitter Car Park
Dree Hill
Dromore
BT25 2EF

Download the iCal file for this fixture here: iCal.

Information

Parking

Parking will be in the Slieve Croob car park. Over spill parking will be on the Finnis Rd.
Directions: Approach from Ballynahinch then Dromara and follow the Rathfriland Rd until the junction with Finnis Rd. From here there will be ‘O’ signs.

Registration

Registration will be open from 11.00am at the White Campervan in the carpark
First start from 11.30am
Last start at 1pm
Courses close at 2pm

Courses:

  • GREEN 5.0km, 16 controls, 195m climb
  • ORANGE 3.5km, 14 controls, 135m climb
  • YELLOW 1.9km, 11 controls, 75m climb

Terrain Notes

The terrain is open hillside with many rock features, few paths and some marshy ground, but fast runnability. Take care crossing fences as some have barbed wire. There is one dangerous cliff to be avoided near the finish. It will be marked with yellow/black tape.

The safety bearing is W to the Dree Hill Road which leads to the car park.

As the area is very exposed be prepared for poor weather by dressing appropriately. It may be necessary to enforce a mandatory cagoule ruling.

This is a sheep farming area so dogs are NOT allowed on the hillside but can be on a lead in the car park or on the roads.

Due to a late request from the landowner, there will be stiles / gates which MUST be used as crossing points over some fences. These will be shown on maps at registration and in the start lane but may not be marked on competitor maps which have already been printed. (good map-memory practise!) These crossing points will be well-marked with red/white tape. This does not apply to the Yellow course.

Entry Fees:

Members:

  • Senior £7.00
  • UW/Student £5.00
  • Junior £3.00
  • Family £17.00

Non-members:

  • Senior £9.00

Looking forward to seeing you all there, hopefully in the sunshine!

Volunteers

To volunteer at this event please email volunteer@lvo.org.uk. You can find information on each role here as well as the current list of volunteers.

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