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May
24
Wed
Scarr – IMRA
May 24 @ 7:30 pm
Scarr - IMRA

County: Wicklow

Date: Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Time: 19:30

Climb (m): 383

Distance (km): 8.25

Race Marking: Route fully marked

Route Description: 2016 route = 2015 route = 2014 route

The route is being changed to a circuit at the behest of the NPWS. The ascent follows the perimeter of the forest to the right of the stile on the WW and then follows a wall to the ridge over open mountain. A right turn leads to the summit. The descent is unchanged.

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May
26
Fri
Ridge Ultra
May 26 all-day

RAW ULTRA & ATLAS RUNNING have joined forces to bring you the Ridge Challenge and Ridge Ultra.

Irelands toughest and longest foot race follows the Irish Chapter of the International Appalachian Trail

Ridge Challenge  (48 HOUR CUT OFF) Starting at Gortin, the route runs East to West following rural roads and open hillsides. Then crossing the Sperrin Mountains before crossing the Blue Stacks and finishing along the Atlantic Coast at Bunglas 112 miles away.

The Ridge Ultra Starting in Larne the race starts East to West along the Moyle Way Featuring expansive panoramas and challenging climbs, this route traverses cliffs, moorland and country tracks.

 The Ridge then continues to join the spectacular Causeway Coast Way, an exhilarating route along the most celebrated stretch of coastline in Northern Ireland before joining up with the Ridge Challenge Route at Gortin.

A total Distance of 269 miles.

Both races are self sufficient.

More Info at:  https://www.ridgeultra.com/

May
27
Sat
Wicklow Way Relay – IMRA
May 27 @ 9:31 pm – 10:31 pm
Wicklow Way Relay - IMRA

A relay race from Kilmashogue to Shillelagh along the Wicklow Way

County: Wicklow

Date: Saturday 27 May, 2017

Time: 07:00

Climb (m): 3200

Distance (km): 127.00

Race Marking: Only major junctions marked – Only major junctions marked

Route Description:
The Wicklow Way must be followed as signposted, unless specifically listed below. Leg Descriptions are available but they are a little out of date so use as a guide only. When in doubt, look around you! Or post here. Also, no shortcuts are allowed and teams risk being disqualified if reported. Taking the shortcuts on the road on leg 3 and leg 6 will result in 2 minute time penalties.

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May
31
Wed
Trooperstown Hill – IMRA
May 31 @ 7:30 pm
Trooperstown Hill - IMRA

Description: Trooperstown Summer route

County: Wicklow

Date: Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Time: 19:30

Climb (m): 430

Distance (km): 9.00

Race Marking: Route fully marked – Route fully marked

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Jun
3
Sat
Carrountoohil – IMRA
Jun 3 @ 1:00 pm
Carrountoohil - IMRA

County: Kerry

Time: 13:00

Climb (m): 1137

Distance (km): 12.50

Event Difficulty: 10 (Extreme) – Extreme, >1,000M ascent or > 30Km

Race Marking: Route not marked

Leagues: Irish Championship

Route Description:
The route this year is the same as last year. It will start and finish on the Kerry Way in the Brida Valley. A map of the route is on the events page. The start point is at the gate on the Kerry Way just up from the road.

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Jun
7
Wed
Sorrell Hill – IMRA
Jun 7 @ 7:30 pm
Sorrell Hill - IMRA

Description: Race to the top of Sorrell and back, starting on good forest trail but moving quickly on to slippery trial and finish on open mountain

County: Wicklow

Date: Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Time: 19:30

Climb (m): 392

Distance (km): 9.45

Race Marking: Route fully marked

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Jun
10
Sat
Wicklow Way Race – IMRA
Jun 10 all-day
Wicklow Way Race - IMRA

Wicklow Way Race

County: Wicklow

Date: Saturday 10 June, 2017

Time: 00:00

Climb (m): 3000

Distance (km): 127.00

Race Marking: Route fully marked – Route fully marked

Leagues: Long Distance Championship

Organisers Instructions:
A race over the Wicklow Way from Marlay Park to Clonegal with a maximum allowed time of 21 hours. The race will start at the plaque marking the start of the Wicklow Way in Marlay Park. It is anticipated that registration will be from 22:00 to 23:30 with the race starting at midnight. Runners must follow the Wicklow Way route as it is on the day of the race. This means that any diversions signposted on the day must be followed.

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Jun
14
Wed
Djouce from Djouce Woods – IMRA
Jun 14 @ 7:30 pm
Djouce from Djouce Woods - IMRA

Description: Djouce woods car park to Djouce

County: Wicklow

Date: Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Time: 19:30

Climb (m): 580

Distance (km): 9.80

Race Marking: Route fully marked – Route fully marked

Route Description:
Same route as 2015. Follow a clockwise loop within Djouce Woods. The route features steep climbing and even steeper descending. The out-and-back section along the Wicklow Way and on Djouce Mountain will not have marking tape, but does have Wicklow Way markers and marshals. The rest of the course will be marked with the usual red & yellow tape. Start and finish is at the big junction approx 1 km down the fire road from the car park.

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Jun
17
Sat
Mount Leinster – IMRA
Jun 17 @ 12:00 pm
Mount Leinster - IMRA

County: Wexford

Date: Saturday 17 June, 2017

Time:  12:00

Climb (m): 635

Distance (km): 13.80

Race Marking: Only major junctions marked

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Jun
21
Wed
Brockagh – IMRA
Jun 21 @ 7:30 pm
Brockagh - IMRA

County: Wicklow

Date: Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Time: 19:30

Climb (m): 443

Distance (km): 11.00

Race Marking:  Route fully marked

Route Description:  The route is clockwise, i.e. up via the open mountain and down via the trail as per the ‘Maps’ tab. The junior course is out and back and follow the main route and turns around after c.3k at ‘Elbow’, where a marshal will be placed.

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