ORGANISER'S DETAILS

Rob Barber

Email: race@jumbo-holdsworth.co.nz

Phone: 0274822971

Jumbo Holdsworth Trail Race

 

Jumbo Holdsworth Trail Race on Saturday 27th January 2018

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

1. The Jumbo-Holdsworth Trail Race is a mountain endurance running event of some 24km over tracks and hills in the Tararua Forest Park. Competitors need to be long distance runners with appropriate mountain and trail experience, be self sufficient and familiar with the course or a comprehensive map of the area.

Though the tracks are well graded please note this event is NO DODDLE, the terrain is hilly, steep and tough and the distance does not truly indicate the degree of challenge before you. A high level of fitness is essential ... Still tempted? ... Great ... read on!!

Course Description: The Jumbo-Holdsworth Trail Race starts at 8am from the Mt Holdsworth H.Q. car park, Tararua Forest Park. The race proceeds through Donnelly Flat to join the undulating Atiwhakatu track to Atiwhakatu Hut (7.5km) From here a steep ascent commences via the Rain Gauge track to reach Jumbo Hut – (10km) 1105m before continuing on to reach the Jumbo Summit - 1405m. At the summit runners make a left turn at the marshalled sign to head south along the undulating main range to Mt Holdsworth Trig – (14km) 1470m. From the trig runners turn left turn again to commence the descent via Powell Hut (15.7km) 1160m to Holdsworth Lodge and finish line via the well graded Gentle Annie track. The Holdsworth Jumbo Trail race is the exact opposite direction.

2. The Hooper Loop Trail Race is a short distance (12km) mountain endurance running event, which has been designed for those runners with a reasonable level of fitness. This circuit encompasses graded tracks with a reasonably steep hill climb during the middle section of the race. This trail will suit the novice through to the elite!

Course Description: The Hooper Loop Trail Race starts at 8.30am from the Mt Holdsworth Headquarters car park. This race proceeds through Donnelly Flat - along the Atiwhakatu track for 4km and then, a left turn onto the River Ridge track to ascend to the Gentle Annie track junction 650m. Runners then descend to the Holdsworth Lodge and finish line via the Gentle Annie track.

 

 


 
Jumbo Holdsworth Direction 24KM 27/01/18 SELECT ONE
Individual $NZD60.00
Holdsworth Jumbo Direction 24KM 27/01/18 SELECT ONE
Individual $NZD60.00
Hooper Loop 12KM 27/01/18 SELECT ONE
Individual $NZD50.00
     
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Rob Barber

Email: race@jumbo-holdsworth.co.nz

Phone: 0274822971