Creg ny Baa

Distance - 16km

Ascent - 823m

Category - A/Medium

Start - The Bungalow, TT Course (GR396 867)

The organisers reserve the right to change any part of the course and their decision on any matter concerning the race is final. Minimum age of entry is 18 years on day of race. Held under FRA rules, waterproof whole body cover, map and compass, whistle and emergency food are required


Download Route Map (Anti-Clockwise, Snaefell First)

Download Route Map (Clockwise, Snaefell Last)

 

Race Route (Anti Clockwise)

(This is the original route and will be the direction for 2015)

  • Start and finish at the Bungalow GR. 396867
  • Ascend to Snaefell Summit unmanned control (1) GR 398881
  • Cross Tholt y Will Rd at marshalls position GR 387875
  • Continue on Millenium Way to unmanned control (2) at Millenium Bridge GR 384874
  • Ascend northerly on Millenium Way crossing the Brandywell Road at the manned safety control at GR 376865
  • Traverse southerly to Carraghan summit, unmanned control (3) GR 368848
  • Turn and head northerly to Beinn y Phott summit, manned safety control GR 381861
  • Descend southerly into East Baldwin Valley to the north of Dhoon Farm. Unmanned control (4) is at the bottom of the wall GR 384852
  • Ascend in an easterly direction to Windy Corner, crossing road at marshalls position. Continue to unmanned control (5)  at Slieau Lhost summit GR 393841
  • Descend back to Windy Corner and cross wall. Traverse northerly to Mullagh Ouyr, unmanned control (6) GR 398862
  • Descend to finish at Bungalow (cross via footbridge)

Race Route (Clockwise)

  • Start and finish at the Bungalow GR. 396867
  • Ascend to unmanned control (1) Mullagh Ouyr GR. 398862.
  • Follow path to Windy Corner. Ascend to unmanned control (2) Slieau Lhost GR. 393841
  • Retrace to Windy Corner. Cross road at marshals position and descend into the East Baldwin Valley to the north of Dhoon Farm. Unmanned control (3) is at the bottom of the wall GR. 384852.
  • Ascend to manned safety control  at Beinn Y Phott GR. 381861.
  • Head in a southerly direction to unmanned control (4) at Carraghan GR. 368848.
  • Retrace in a northerly direction joining on to the Millenium Way. Follow the Millenium Way, crossing the Brandywell Road at the manned safety control at GR. 376865.
  • Continue on the Millenium Way to unmanned control (5) at Millenium Bridge GR. 384874
  • Cross Tholt Y Will Rd. at marshals position GR.387875
  • Ascend in south westerly direction to unmanned control (6) at Snaefell summit GR. 398881.
  • Descend back to the Bungalow finish.

 


Course Records

 1.12.29 - Lloyd Taggart 2013

Vet 40 -1.12.29 Lloyd Taggart 2013

Vet 50 1.30.08 - Dave Young 2005

Vet 55 1.31.33 - Rob Webb 2006

Vet 60 1.43.29 - Rob Webb 2013

Lady - 1.28.30 - Jackie Lee 2013