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Munster League #9: Kilworth Military Ranges, Kilworth SUNDAY DECEMBER 16TH Event Info

posted 5 Dec 2018, 04:23 by Elaine Sheridan   [ updated 5 Dec 2018, 12:49 ]
The 9th and final event in the 2018 Munster League will take place on Sunday December 16th at Kilworth Military Ranges


The terrain is made up of exposed open moorland surrounding Kilworth army camp, interspersed with many networks of earthwalls, gullies & depressions.  The terrain ranges from sheep cropped pasture, rough open fields, gorse & tussocky moorland.  There are some wet areas of bog on some of the longer courses but even after all the rain, the going is still fast with good visibility.  

COURSE INFORMATION
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Brown: 11 km, 21 controls;
Blue: 8.4km, 20 controls:
Green: 6.8km, 18 controls
Light Green: 4.9km, 14 controls,
Red: 4.4km, 12 controls,
Orange: 3.7km, 12 controls



START TIMES

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11am - 1pm
Courses will close at 2pm  


DIRECTIONS

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The event will be signposted from the Kilworth Military Camp on the R639.


Kilworth ("Lynch") army camp is adjacent to the M8 motorway. If travelling from the South, take the exit off the M8 at junction 14 and follow signs (R639) for Kilworth and Lynch army camp.


If travelling from the North, take the exit off the M8 at junction 13 and follow signs for Kilworth and Lynch army camp (R639). Parking approximately 6km from junction 13. 


The registration is at the Range area (Green shed) and there is ample parking and there will be toilet facilities.


ENTRY FEES

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Prices: Senior €7; Student, over-65 €5; Junior €4; Family €16; Groups by request. 


IMPORTANT NOTICE
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This event takes place on a military training facility. Along with all the normal safety precautions extra care is necessary in this area. If during the course of your run you encounter any suspicious item – please do not pick it up. Report the details back to the registration and it will be dealt with accordingly.

 

Hope you can join us on the day.