Bradda


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Distance - 25km

Ascent - 1250m

Category - A/Long

Start - Grassed area above Bradda Glen Cafe (GR 190 699)

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.


Race Route

  • Start/Finish on grassed area above Bradda Glen.GR 190699.

  • Head to Bradda Tower, touch tower and then follow the Raad Ny Foillan coastal path towards Fleshwick.

  • Unmanned CP (1) Bradda Cairn is just off the coastal path GR 194713 (Punch).

  • Return to the coastal path and descend to Fleshwick. MANNED SAFETY CONTROL (2) GR 201713. Race numbers recorded.

  • Left toward shore and then cross stream following Raad Ny Foillan before branching off to the right at top of wall to follow the Carnanes track to the Sloc. MANNED SAFETY CONTROL (3) GR 215733. DRINKS. Race numbers recorded.

  • Rejoin the Raad Ny Foillan and ascend to summit of Cronk Ny Arrey Laa. UNMANNED CONTROL (4) GR 224746. (Punch).

  • Descend on easterly path and go through two kissing gates crossing the Easy Cushlin green lane (GR 233747) on to Cronk Fedjag, and follow path to the Round Table Cross Roads. MANNED SAFETY CONTROL (5) GR 246758. Race numbers recorded.

  • Ascend to the summit of South Barrule. UNMANNED CONTROL (6) GR 257759. (Punch).

  • Descend back to the Round Table cross roads MANNED SAFETY CONTROL (7) GR 246758. Race numbers recorded.

  • Traverse Cronk Fedjag and ascend to Cronk Ny Arrey Laa summit UNMANNED CONTROL (8) GR 224746 (Punch).

  • Descend back to Sloc picnic area MANNED SAFETY CONTROL (9). DRINKS. Race numbers recorded.

  • Continue on the Raad Ny Foillan ascending Lhiattee Ny Beinnee. UNMANNED CONTROL (10) GR 212727. (Punch).

  • Keep on the Raad Ny Foillan path back to the Fleshwick Valley. MANNED SAFETY CONTROL (11) GR 201713. Race numbers recorded.

  • Follow path back toward Bradda. Unmanned CP (12) Bradda Cairn is just off the coastal path GR 194713 (Punch).

  • Skirt Milners Tower before finishing in the grassed area above Bradda Glen.


Course Records

2.00.49 - Lloyd Taggart 2011

Vet 2.00.49 - Lloyd Taggart 2011

Vet 50 2.28.24 - Dave Young 1999

Vet 55 2.37.34 - Dave Young 2007

Vet 60 2.42.47 - Rob Webb 2011

Vet 65 4.40.00 - Robert Baxter 2000

 

 

Lady 2.26.59 - Brenda Walker 1997

Lady Vet 2.26.59 - Brenda Walker 1997

Lady Vet 50 3.02.38 - Rose Hooton 2004

Lady Vet 55 3.25.56 - Rose Hooton 2012

Lady Vet 60 4.34.56 - Moira Hall