Mt Helena 40 Miler - Relay Team of 4 - 8
The course is two laps on the Historic Railway Heritage Trail adjacent to the Mt Helena Tavern with the finish located at the entrance to the beer garden. Course description: Start on trail adjacent to Mt Helena Tavern car park. A short loop then proceed west down the trail to Seaborne Road. Turn back up the path, past the start, cross Sawyers Road, then up to turn prior to Ash Road. Return on the same route to the start area. 1. A cut off time of 5 hours at point 6 (start line- approx. 46 km) shall apply. 2. A cut off time of 6hrs 20 shall apply at point 7 (top turn approx. 55.1km). Note runners must have passed this point and be proceeding. This is a trail run and there are no official water stations. Runners are advised to carry water or make their own arrangements for on course hydration and nutrition. However, marked drinks will be accepted at the start area for transport to the 2 relay change points FOR FULL DISTANCE RUNNERS ONLY UP UNTIL 6.15 A.M. All runners will be timed at Relay Points. IF YOUR RACE NUMBER IS NOT DISPLAYED, NO TIME WILL BE RECORDED.
This event is not timed by Bluechip, members & non members will be given a race bib on the morning of the race, Times will be recorded for both events at multiple points during the event. Results will be recorded and published on the website.
LEG 1 SHORT LOOP THEN DOWN TO SEABORNE ST. Length 7.15km, total 7.15km. LEG 2 SEABORNE ST. BACK TO START AREA Length 6.75km, total 13.90km. LEG 3 START AREA EAST ALONG TRAIL TO ASH RD. Length 9.15km, total 23.05km. LEG 4 ASH RD. BACK ALONG TRACK TO START AREA Length 9.15km, total 32.20km LEG 5 START AREA DOWN TO SEABORNE ST. Length 7.15km, total 39.35km. LEG 6 SEABORNE ST. BACK TO START AREA Length 6.75km, total 46.10km. LEG 7 START AREA EAST ALONG TRAIL TO ASH RD. Length 9.15km, total 55.25km. LEG 8 ASH RD. BACK TO START / FINISH AREA Length 9.154km, total 64.40km. Relay Categories: A Team of two B Team of four to eight runners.