Tibradden – IMRA
Jun 28 @ 7:30 pm
Tibradden - IMRA

County: Dublin

Date: Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Time: 19:30

Climb (m): 365

Distance (km): 11.23

Race Marking:  Route fully marked

Route Description:

The race will start along the forest road rather than up the way marked Dublin Way. You join the Dublin Mountains Way further up the hill, and follow new trail till you meet Wicklow Way, turn left here, then route is easy to find up to Fairy Castle.

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Fraughen Rock Glen, Laugnaquilla – IMRA
Jul 1 @ 12:00 pm
Fraughen Rock Glen, Laugnaquilla - IMRA

Race from Barravore carpark up through Fraughen Rock Glen

County: Wicklow

Date: Saturday 1 July, 2017

Time: 12:00

Climb (m): 770

Distance (km): 10.10

Event Difficulty: 9 (3,3,3) – Difficult Terrain, >500M ascent, >10Km

Race Marking: Only major junctions marked

Organisers Instructions: The Route will be from Barravore car park to the top of Lugnacoille through the Fraughen Rock Glen. The race will start on forest trails before moving on to open mountain.

Under IMRA rules for competitors safety, it is mandatory to bring and carry a jacket that is shower and wind proof for the entire race. Any competitor seen not carrying or wearing their jacket at any stage in the race will be disqualified. There are no exceptions to this rule!

Please also have a compass and a map of the race route.

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Ballinastoe – IMRA
Jul 5 @ 7:30 pm
Ballinastoe - IMRA

County: Wicklow

Date: Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Time: 19:30

Climb (m): 490

Distance (km): 12.00

Event Difficulty: 8 (3,2,3) – Difficult Terrain, 200M – 500M ascent, >10Km

Race Marking: Route fully marked

Route Description: New route as per map, Junior course marked on same map.

Organisers Instructions: As is often the case at IMRA races, car parking is limited for this event. Please car pool if possible either from town or from Roundwood. All competitors, and particularly those who have not competed this year already, should READ the NEW REGISTRATION GUIDELINES.

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Croach Patrick – IMRA
Jul 8 @ 12:00 pm
Croach Patrick - IMRA

County: Mayo

Date: Saturday 8 July, 2017

Time: 12:00

Climb (m): 826

Distance (km): 7.00

Event Difficulty: 8 (3,3,2) – Difficult Terrain, >500M ascent, 6Km – 10Km

Race Marking: Only major junctions marked

Leagues: Connaught Championship, Irish Championship

Route Description: This is a new route. A new descent is being used, so that the mountain is traversed. The route up to the church is the usual route up and will therefore NOT be marked. You then follow a faint trail down the northern scree slope until you reach open mountain as per map. The final decent towards the finish will be marked.

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Nephin – IMRA
Jul 9 @ 12:00 pm
Nephin - IMRA

County: Mayo

Date: Sunday 9 July, 2017

Time: 12:00

Climb (m): 736

Distance (km): 5.20

Event Difficulty: 6 (2,3,1) – Moderate Terrain, >500M ascent, <6Km

Race Marking: Route not marked

Leagues: Connaught Championship

Getting There: Start: North plantation 2km south of Lahardaun, between Crossmolina & Pontoon, Co. Mayo. G.R. G 109103 Leaving Lahardaun towards Crossmolina take first left (just past Spar) and drive down a very narrow road until you see other cars. It should be signposted at the left turn.

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Bray Head – IMRA
Jul 12 @ 7:30 pm
Bray Head - IMRA

Description:  The classical Bray Head route, straight up and down over the two summits of Bray Head

County: Wicklow

Date:   Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Time: 19:30

Climb (m):  290

Distance (km): 6.00

Route Description:

Start above 2nd barrier on hill climb at southern end of seafront. Follow Way markers towards Cross. Halfway up through trees the path forks: take the right fork to follow the Way marked path and approach cross from west. Climb through rocks to touch cross. Continue to southern summit and do a short loop before returning by the same route to cross. Do not go to cross on return, instead take a right turn around 20m beyond where you came out from cross on way up and then an almost immediate left turn (see small deviation on route map). Descend through trees by almost exactly the same route as ascent (see small deviation on route map) and finish at cul de sac sign before the promenade.

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Carlingford to Fox’s Rock and back – IMRA
Jul 15 @ 12:00 pm
Carlingford to Fox's Rock and back - IMRA

Carlingford to Fox’s Rock and back

County:  Louth

Date:  Saturday 15 July, 2017

Time:  12:00

Climb (m):  800

Distance (km):  16.00

Race Marking:  Route not marked

Organisers Instructions:

A new route from Carlingford to Fox’s Rock and back. Refer to the race map. There will be a short marked section for a few hundred metres up tarmac roads and a lane (purple line on map). The marking will end when you emerge from the lane through a little gate onto the open land. From here it’s free route choice to Slieve Foye (point A on the map), then to Fox’s Rock (point B). Return via Slieve Foye summit (mandatory to visit this summit on the way out and back), to pick up the marked section again and return to the finish.

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Kippure Handicap – IMRA
Jul 19 @ 7:00 pm
Kippure Handicap - IMRA

County:  Dublin

Date:  Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Time:  19:00

Climb (m):  305

Distance (km):  9.27

Race Marking:  Route fully marked

Junior course available, 5k distance

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Djouce (Earl’s Drive) Trail – IMRA
Jul 26 @ 7:30 pm
Djouce (Earl's Drive) Trail - IMRA

County:  Wicklow

Date:  Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Time:  19:30

Climb (m):  120

Distance (km):  8.00

Race Marking:  Route fully marked

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Log Na Coille – IMRA
Jul 29 @ 1:00 pm
Log Na Coille - IMRA

County: Wicklow

Date: Saturday 29 July, 2017

Time: 13:00

Climb (m): 718

Distance (km): 10.46

Race Marking: Only major junctions marked

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