James Coulson Laxey

Ard Ratch-slieau Laksey

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Distance - 13km

Ascent - 650m

Category - A/Medium

Start - Glen Ruy Farm (GR 407 837)

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


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Race Route

  • UPPERCASE indicates compulsory section
  • Along farm track to reservoir and ascend to Johns Cairn Unmanned control (1) GR. 403827.
  • FOLLOW THE FLAGS TO THE MOUNTAIN WALL AND GO OVER STILE.
  • Head south to small cairn Unmanned control (2) GR. 394826
  • Ascend to summit of Slieau Lhost Unmanned control (3) GR. 394841.
  • Descend path to Windy Corner GR. 392844. Manned safety control (4) first aid. Use stiles to cross track.
  • Ascend northerly to summit of Mullagh Ouyr Unmanned control (5) GR. 398862.
  • Descend north easterly towards Snaefell Mines valley. Manned safety control (6) GR. 408873. The control is positioned on south side of stream just down from stream junction.
  • Ascend south easterly to summit of Cronk Y Vaare Unmanned control (7). GR. 412865.
  • KEEPING THE MOUNTAIN WALL TO YOUR LEFT CONTOUR BACK
    TOWARDS WINDY CORNER Manned control (8) first aid GR. 399854. will be on wall.
    (Any runner who crosses the wall before the checkpoint will be disqualified - Private Land)
  • GO OVER WALL AND FOLLOW FLAGGED ROUTE THROUGH FIELDS TO FINISH BACK AT GLEN RUY FARM

Course Records

1.05.08 - Lloyd Taggart 2003

Vet 1.09.54 - Nigel Armstrong 2010

Vet 50 1.19.39 - Dave Young 2006

Vet 55 1.19.39 - Dave Young 2006

Vet 60 1.25.11 - Dave Young 2008

 

 

Lady 1.22.34 - Kate Burge 2011

Local Lady 1.26.12 - Cal Partington 2004

Lady Vet 1.28.10 - Cal Partington 2006

Lady Vet 50 1.36.58 - Rose Hooton 2006

Lady Vet 55 1.51.13 - Rose Hooton 2011

Lady Vet 60 2.13.23 - Moira Hall 2011