Dirty Dozen Adventure Challenge

When:
May 12, 2012 – May 13, 2012 all-day
2012-05-12T04:00:00+00:00
2012-05-13T04:00:00+00:00

The inaugural ‘Dirty Dozen Adventure Challenge’, which is being held on the 12th May 2012, will be one of the toughest 12 mile (19.1 Km) challenges’ that you will face. Open to runners, joggers or walkers all levels are welcome to enter.

This is a 12 mile (19.1Km) Point-to-Point challenge. Starting on Bray Sea Front encompassing Bray Head, The Little Sugar & The Great Sugar Loaf. The course follows the esplanade towards the trail of Bray Head following a marked route to the top with an elevation of approx 206 meters. The route continues following Victoria’s trail through private land, crossing the R761 to enter Killruddery Farm through the Iron Gates at Windgates. Follow a marked course to the summit of the Little Sugar Loaf with an elevation of approx 342 metres. Road Section to start of Great Sugar Loaf. Descending Great Sugar Loaf with an elevation of approx 501 metres. Single track trail to access Quill Rd and follow this road to the Grounds of “The Glen View Hotel” to finish.

‘Adventure challenge’ surface types
Dirt Trails, Gravel roads, Open Field, Heather Paths, Shale Summits, Forest Fire Roads, Tarmac Roads

Adventure challenge’ Experiences
This is an Emotional Challenge with Amazing views. You will experience a wide range of emotions during this event but the sense of achievement upon finishing will be second to none. Individual Challenge “Did you run the complete Route?”

Adventure challenge’ Watch Out For!
Some of natures little creatures, squirrels, rabbits [hares] and a pheasant or two.
Views of Wicklow Mountains, Bray & Dublin City

So what is different?
This route is truly unique, with its mixture of sections from Road, Trail, Hill & Mountain, with a mix of steep inclines and daunting downhills that can be slippery in either direction. Single track sections, open track, and road sections.

This would be excellent training for those attempting the Gael Force, War and other such Adventure Races. Dirty Dozen Adventure Challenge is limited to 300 participants to ensure a unique event for those that cross the finish line at the GLENVIEW HOTEL. Earn the honour of being able to say that they completed “Dirty Dozen Adventure Challenge”.

There is cut off time of 3 Hours for the Great Sugar Loaf section.
(If you have not reached the Quill Road Extension (Kilmacanogue Flyover) within 3 Hours you will be directed to the alternative route along Quill Rd to the finish. Sweeper wagon available for those in need.

Prizes

Glenview Hotel
Mens Prizes
1st Prize 6 months Leisure Club Membership €295.00
2nd Prize 3 months Leisure Club Membership €150.00
3rd Prize Full Body Massage in the Haven €70.00
Ladies Prizes
1st Prize 6 months Leisure Club Membership €295.00
2nd Prize 3 months Leisure Club Membership €150.00
3rd Prize Full Body Massage in the Haven €70.00
NB: In addition, the Glenview Hotel would be delighted to offer a special membership rate for the Leisure Club for all participants of the Dirty Dozen 2011.

Martello Hotel
Spot Prizes of Meal vouchers from the Martello Hotel

AmphianKing
The Best of Running Gear from AmphianKing

Options

Option 1
€40.00 – T-shirt & “Pasta Party”
(This option Closes at 2 O’Clock 4 MAY)
Specifically designed T-shirt
Finish Line Pasta Party at the Glen View Hotel.
Transport back to Start (Bray) after finishing
3 Water stations, 1 Food station
Isotonic/water and well deserved Chocolate bar on passing the finish line
Bag Drop at start line to transport bags to the finish line for you to collect
Prizes for 123 Male & Female. Spot Prizes!
Race Insurance
Online booking fee included

Option 2
€32.50 – No T-shirt, No “Pasta Party”!
(This option Closes at 2 O’Clock 11 May)
Transport back to Start (Bray) after finishing
3 Water stations, 1 Food station
Isotonic/water and well deserved Chocolate bar on passing the finish line
Bag Drop at start line to transport bags to the finish line for you to collect
Prizes for 123 Male & Female. Spot Prizes!
Race Insurance
Online booking fee included

Option 3
€40.00 – On the Day Registeration
‘On the day’ registration will cost €40.00 (Will not included the T-shirt or the “Pasta Party”)
So don’t leave it until the last minute to register online and please remember that on-line registration will close on the Friday 11th of MAY at 2 O’clock.

Recommended Kit
Kit (Recommended)
Trail Runners or good pair of hill walking shoes
Light/small ruck sack
Bivvy Bag
First Aid Kit
Water/wind proof clothing, its Ireland.
Hat & Gloves the wind can cut through in parts
Whistle
Mobile phone
Food (Energy bars/gels) and hydration (Water/Carbohydrate drinks)

For more information, visit www.trailrunner.ie/events/dirty-dozen-adventure

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