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08-16-2010, 05:50 PM
Hi All,
The fourth and final round of the Kippure Challenge XC MTB Development Summer Race Series is fast approaching
Round 4 will be held on Sunday the 22nd August, and we hope you’ll come join for what is set to be another excellent days racing.
Online sign-on has opened, so get your entries in fast.
http://bit.ly/cEEEON
The format for round 4 will remain the same as the previous rounds.
regards,
Development Race Team
Race Information
After the success of the XC Championships in 2008 and K-Capital Challenge Race Series final stage in 2009, Kippure Estate has entered into talks with Coillte, Wicklow County Tourism and Wicklow Rural Partnership to develop permanent mountain bike trails in the Athdown woods opposite the entrance to the estate. Coillte are very open to the idea and in conjunction with all parties a feasibility study is to be commissioned to look into the routes available, costing, etc.
The course for the first round is approx. 3km loop within the grounds of Kippure Estate, loads of singletrack and one nice fireroad climb and will include some interesting features along the way. The climbs aren’t too hard, everything is rideable for beginners.
The relatively short loop will make it great for the spectators.
There is ample parking, acommadation & coffee shop on the grounds of the estate.
Race Categories
There will be an A and B category for Sports:
A for riders who have reasonable experience on a bike
B for complete beginners
Other categories will be:
Women
Under 16
Under 14
Under 12
Under 10
Under 8.
Schedule
Sign On will be open from 10am. Make sure to get signed on as early as possible
11:00 Under 8/10/12
12:00 Under 14/16, Sports B & Women
13:00 Sports A
Race Entry
Entry fee will be minimal (all underage will be free entry) but one day licences will be compulsory.
Race Entry fee for the underage is free.
Race Entry fee for the sports A & B Women is 10
Day licences will be available on the day priced at 5 for underage, 10 for 16-18 year olds, 20 for adults
More information is available here:
http://www.irishxcmtb.com/Ref_docs/Irish_Offroad_Race_Licence_information.pdf
Online registration
We would really appreciate if you could take the time to fill in the online registration form. Firstly, this gives us an idea of who will be attending so that we can cater for everyone.
Secondly (and more importantly), We can put your details into the computer timing system in advance of the race to speed up the sign on process.
http://bit.ly/cEEEON (http://bit.ly/cEEEON)
Directions
http://www.kippure.com/travel-directions.htm
Google Map – http://bit.ly/9WfkPX
More Info
Kippure Website
http://www.kippure.com
The Flyer
http://www.adventurewicklow.com/Summer_Series_Beginner_Mountain_Bike_Race.pdf
IMBRC - Post on the forum and we can answer any questions
http://imbrc.com/forum
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