Categories and Courses

The following competition categories and courses will be offered at championship and national league meets during the 2016-2017 season.

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Israel competitions are usually run on classic format courses, as indicated in this table. Some competitions are sprint or middle distance format; distance, climb and winning time will be adjusted accordingly for those events.

Age categories for the 2016-2017 season is determined by the following years of birth:

D/H -12 2005 and later
D/H -14 2003-2004
D/H -16 2001-2002
D/H -18 1999-2000
(Note: women D-18 run D21A or D21B course)
D/H 21+ 1982-1998
D/H 35+ 1977-1981
D/H 40+ 1972-1976
D/H 45+ 1967-1971
D/H 50+ 1962-1966
D/H 55+ 1957-1961
D/H 60+ 1952-1956
D/H 65+ 1947-1951
D/H 70+ 1942-1946
D/H 75+ 1937-1941
(Note: all women aged 75 and above)
H 80+ 1932-1936
H 85+ 1927-1931