Posted by: CLEC | July 4, 2014

CLEC Route Amendments

CLEC Mt. Bike 2014

CLEC Mt. Bike 2014

EM Tarmac clec

Posted by: CLEC | June 29, 2014

CLEC – Final Brief 2014

Just a short few words before the final briefing of the 14th CLEC on Saturday July 5th at 10am

Proceeds from this years event is supporting ‘On your Bike – Cancer’ & Louth Hospice.

We hope that as many participants can register on Friday night at the Foy Center. (7pm til 8.00pm) Please arrive early on Saturday to register and we should have no delay to the start. Could all three & two person teams sign on together. Thanks

Event Website: https://clec1.wordpress.com/

Online Registration: HERE

Maps will be issued at registration, but can be viewed on website below.

 MTB CLEC  2 & 3 person teams (Red Arrows)

Approx. 4 hours to 6 hours to complete.
Approx. winning arrival 1:55pm
Start- 10.05am
1st run back to T1-10:50am
Bike to T2 at Windy gap- 11:30am
Fox’s Rock Run 11:50am
Bike to T3 for forest run-12:10pm
Forest run back to T3 12:35pm
Bike to Windy Gap T2 1:10pm
Bike to T1 Foy Centre 1:55pm
Kayak 2:20pm
Castle Run to finish 2:30pm @ Foy Centre

One goodie bag will be issued per team,  (could all members please report together)   containing  Number with  pins
Event CLEC Buff, food ticket (don’t loose them, you’ll need them)
Water and snacks at transitions. Refill water only…..no take aways !!
One laminated map of course, to be carried with you during full duration of race.
Start time will be 5 minutes approx. after Sports ‘ Tarmac’ CLEC
Teams should stay together at all times, A team is not allowed leave transition until all members have arrived in or back.
(3 person team) Two will kayak to the Marina (check point), back along the coast by the Castle and into the harbour to the grassy patch with anchor thereon. There, one kayak member will change with third team member who ran around to meet them.
(2 person team) Two stay in kayak for complete kayak leg. To the Marine, back along the coast by the Castle and into the harbour to the grassy patch with anchor thereon, Anchor check point and back.  7 Check points in all to visit, White/Orange kite clicker.

Please follow course markings:-
ON ROAD – traffic cones with RED arrow, Yellow spray paint.
ON MOUNTAIN – Black arrow on yellow card, yellow spray paint , red and white tape

There are short cuts, but we’ll not say what will happen to you if you take one, Ha !!!
Please impute mobile number of Race Dir. 087-8105919  ; Red Cross 086-8189986

Showers after race available at Foy Centre
Food from when you finish start approx 2pm
Prize giving approx. 1 hour after first finisher.
Then chill time !!

Sports ‘Tarmac’ CLEC

One goodie bag will be issued containing number, pins, CLEC Event Buff, food ticket (don’t loose them, you’ll need them)
Water and snacks at transitions. Refill water only…..no take always !!
One  map of course, to be carried with you during full duration of race.
Start time will be 10am approx. before Mtb. CLEC
2 Check points in all to visit, White/Orange kite clicker.
Please follow course markings:-
ON ROAD – traffic cones with BLUE arrow, WHITE spray paint.
ON MOUNTAIN – Black arrow on yellow card, white spray paint, red and white tape

Bring rain gear just in case !!!
Runners to be carried with you on bike for runs.

Two person kayaks, you will ‘buddie up’ as a pair for the kayak leg from the Castle steeps to the Anchor in harbour and back.
Please impute mobile number of Race Dir.  087-8105919 ; Red Cross 086-8189986
Showers after race available at Foy Centre
Food available when you finish from approx. 12.30pm
Prize giving 1.00pm approx.
Then chill time !! 

Weather forecast will be posted here two days before the event.

 

Posted by: CLEC | June 18, 2014

CLEC Routes – Mtb & Tarmac now updated

Posted by: CLEC | May 16, 2014

Online entry is now open

Online entry is now open for the 2014 Carlingford Lough Endurance Challenge on Irish Triathlon, taking place 5th July  HERE

Posted by: CLEC | December 28, 2013

14th CLEC – 5th July 2014

The 14th Carlingford Lough Endurance Challenge aka ‘CLEC’ is Ireland’s longest running multi-sport event. The 14th CLEC will take place on Saturday, 5th July, 2014

The event is open to two or three person teams, male, female and mixed. Competitors must leave each transition as a complete team. Final time taken on last member to cross the finish line. The two person team category. This is for those who would like to try this type of challenge but unable to secure  a full team of three. Also, is the Sports or ‘ Tarmac ‘ CLEC . This challenge will be an individual event and shorter in distance, using a road bike instead of a mountain bike, used in the team event. The Mt. Bike CLEC traverses the local Cooley Mountains and navigates Carlingford Lough in Co. Louth. Competitors mountain bike 31km (three stages of 18km, 5 km and 8km), run 14km (including two peak runs) and kayak 2km.

Top competitors take four and half hours to cover the 51kms, while the final finishers are expected in 6.30 hours. The Sports ‘ Tarmac ‘ CLEC should take participants between two and a half, and four hours to complete. Depending on levels of fitness and experience. It is the perfect introduction to adventure racing of this kind.

Posted by: CLEC | July 9, 2013

Prizes have arrived

Galíbíer

Posted by: CLEC | July 8, 2013

Results 2013 CLEC

Results now on Chipit.ie right  HERE

Report to follow

Hope ye had a good day !!

Photos
HERE First Run.
HERE Bike.
HERE Finish.
HERE Fox’s Rock Run

Posted by: CLEC | June 27, 2013

Ready for the taking !!

Ready for the taking

Ready for the taking

Posted by: CLEC | June 18, 2013

2013 CLEC routes

Both the Mtb CLEC and Sports CLEC routes can now be viewed

Check Routes for details

Posted by: CLEC | June 15, 2013

Pre-final brief, CLEC 6th July

Just a short few words before the final briefing of the 13th CLEC on Saturday July 6th at 10am

We hope that as many participants can register on Friday night. (7pm til 8.30pm) Please arrive early on Saturday to register and we should have no delay to the start. Could all three & two person teams sign on together. Thanks

 Event Website: https://clec1.wordpress.com/

Online Registration: http://www.activeglobal.com/

Maps will be issued at registration, but can be viewed on website.

 MTB CLEC 2 & 3 person teams

Approx. 4 ½ hours to 6 ½ hours to complete.
Approx. arrival
Start- 10am
 1st run back to T1-10:55am
Bike to T2 at Windy gap- 11:30am
Fox’s Rock Run 11:50am
Bike to T3 for lake run-12:10pm
Lake run back to T3 12:35pm
Bike to Windy Gap T2 1:10pm
Bike to T1 sailing Club 1:55pm
Kayak 2:20pm
Castle Run to finish 2:30pm 

One goodie bag will be issued per team,  (could all members please report together)   containing one timing chip, no event bibs this year, Number with 4 pins
Event CLEC Buff, BBQ tickets (don’t loose them, you’ll need them)
Water and snacks at transitions. Refill water only…..no take aways !!
One laminated map of course, to be carried with you during full duration of race.
Start time will be 5 minutes approx. after Sports ‘ Tarmac’ CLEC
Teams should stay together at all times, A team is not allowed leave transition until all members have arrived in or back.
(3 person team)Two will kayak to the Marina (check point), back along the coast to the Castle. There, one kayak member will change with third team member who ran around to meet them.
(2 person team) Two stay in kayak for complete kayak leg. To the Marine & Castle check points and back.  7 Check points in all to visit, White/Orange kite clicker.

 Please follow course markings:-
ON ROAD – traffic cones with RED arrow, yellow spray paint.
ON MOUNTAIN – Black arrow on yellow card, yellow spray paint , red and white tape 

There are short cuts, but we’ll not say what will happen to you if you take one, Ha !!!
Please impute mobile number of Race Dir. 087-8105919  ; Red Cross 086-8189986

Showers after race available
BBQ start approx 5pm
Prize giving 6.30 approx. to last (approx. 1 hour)
Then chill time !! 

Sports ‘Tarmac’ CLEC

One goodie bag will be issued containing one timing chip, number, pins, CLEC Event Buff, BBQ ticket (don’t loose them, you’ll need them)
Water and snacks at transitions. Refill water only…..no take always !!
One  map of course, to be carried with you during full duration of race.
Start time will be 10am approx. before Mtb. CLEC
2 Check points in all to visit, White/Orange kite clicker.
Please follow course markings:-
ON ROAD – traffic cones with BLUE arrow, WHITE spray paint.    
ON MOUNTAIN – Black arrow on yellow card, white spray paint, red and white tape 

Bring rain gear just in case !!!
Runners to be carried with you on bike for runs. 

Two person kayaks, you will ‘buddie up’ as a pair for the kayak leg to the Castle steeps and back.
Please impute mobile number of Race Dir.  087-8105919 ; Red Cross 086-8189986
Showers after race available
BBQ start approx 5pm
Prize giving 6.30 approx. to last (aprox. 1 hour)
Then chill time !! 

Weather forecast will be forwarded with final briefing one week before the event.

 

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