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Event 2 2013 -2014 PDF Print E-mail

Event No 2 – Mt Olympus & Sun Valley – 25 Sep 13

Location: Registration will take place at the Mt Olympus Ski Resort, in the Sun Valley Restaurant.

Travel:  From Troodos Square, head NW along the E910 toward Mt Olympus.  Follow this road for approx 1.9km, until you reach a junction with Olympus sign posted left (A kite will be placed at this junction).  Turn left and continue up the hill for a further 800m until you reach the Ski Resort Car Park.


Timings: Registration will be available from 0900hrs and the course will be open from 0915hrs. Last start will be at 1130hrs and the course will close at 1230hrs.


Blue Course (A) - A technically difficult course (TD5) of approximately 5.3 kms

Red Course (B) - A less difficult course (TD3) of approximately 4.3 kms.

Terrain: Rocky and rough wooded area with steep slopes.  Plenty of features and contour lines to navigate by.  There is an OOB area to the north, covering an area of 500m of the NG Site.

Map: 1:10,000. Mt Olympus & Troodos, updated Apr 2013.  Maps will be pre-marked and control descriptions provided.  Units with a large number of participants are requested to contact the event planner at least 48hrs prior to the event so that sufficient maps can be printed.

Equipment: Runners are to provide their own compass and whistle.  Full leg coverage is recommended.

Facilities: Toilets are available at the Ski Resort, but are basic.   Water will be available at the registration area and the cafeteria will also be open for hot beverages at personal cost.

Important information: There is a Risk of Thunder Storms at Troodos and Olympus
and if a Warning is in place the event will be postponed.

Please ring 25967106 or 25967163 before you leave your location to ensure the event is still running.


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