Queenstown: New Zealand Mountain Running Champs
14 May 2016 - Queenstown
Event date: 14/05/2016 Export event
Open Men; 13.93km, 880m climb, 850m descent, 2 Laps
Same as for the 2 lap course below, but repeating the Kahikatea Track circuit (Laps 2&3)
Open Women, Junior Men, Masters Men, Masters Women: 9.3km, 595m climb, 565m descent, 2 Laps
Same as the JW course to start with, but then continuing for a second lap, turning right at the end of lap 1, then proceeding up the Kahikatea Track. This is with an ascent on well-graded bush track. A left turn near the top of this track exits to a right turn point well up the firebreak run up on Lap1, to continue thereafter as per lap 1.
Junior Women: 4.77m, 280m climb, 250m descent, 1 Lap
The start is on Market Rd s and commences with a straight uphill section of sealed road approx 230m long. Turn left into the quarry and continue left onto a 4WD gravel road onto a gravel and eventually grassy/tracked 4WD firebreak to a saddle below the Grampians tower and top of the first climb (300climb). A turn circle takes runners back down the same firebreak for 300m before turning left onto bush track and firebreak to a second saddle, and then turns right to connect with a quarry access road (half seal) that returns runners to the bottom of the hill and the finish on level, sealed road.
Course Map - Leg 1
Course Map - Leg 2 & 3