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2014 NSW Mountain Running Championships

Sunday 30th March 2014

Author: Athletics NSW Administrator/Thursday, 6 February 2014/Categories: Events, ANSW Events

Event date: 30/03/2014 Export event

The Great Volcanic Mountain Challenge is a 'fun run' style event incorporating the NSW Mountain Running Championships.To be officially recognised as a Mountain Running Championships contestant you must be a fully registered member of Athletics NSW.

There is only one course of 11km, with a massed start at 9am.  As you might expect, the course is mostly uphill but only a couple of sections are steep. The overall climb is 520m.  We provide three drink stations (water only) along the course, and a bus to take you back to the start area where you can buy food and drinks.This is our eighth year and the entry numbers are growing.  Last year we had 388 starters across all ages ranging from 8 to 80!  The top runners can do it in under an hour but most contestants finish in the 1.5hrs to 2.5 hrs range. Great Volcanic is rightly called a 'Challenge' and requires a serious effort to complete.

Start Time

9am

Entries

Click here to enter online.

Click here for a manual entry form.

You can enter as an individual or a team (4-6 members).

Individiual Senior $30, Team Senior $90

Individual Junior $20 (under 18), Team Junior $60 (under 18)

Family: $80 (max 2 adults)

Entries close 26th March 2014 and all entries include a free event tshirt.

Rules

Click here for the 2014 Draft Winter Handbook. Note that all NSW registered athletes will be considered open athletes. The Mountain Running Championships is included in the point scores for the Winter Premiership, Winter Trophy, and Winter Runner of the Year.

All runners contesting the NSW Mountain Running Championships are to be registered with Athletics NSW for the 2013-14 season and wear their club uniform with their bib on the back. A race bib will be provided on the day to be worn on the front.

Teams

Teams will consist of 3 athletes at the NSW Mountain Running Championships. Team results will be calculated by the cumulative total of finishing positions in the particular age/gender, of all athletes comprising the team, where the team with the lowest cumulative total of finishing positions of winning the team event.

An athlete wishing to be classified in a different gender event for team purposes must fill out and submit a ‘Change of Division/Gender’ form at least 30 minutes prior to the commencement of the event. To download the form click here.

Venue

Mt Canobolas, Orange NSW

Click here to enter and for more information.


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