Friday, March 11, 2016

Notice...MMRA Trail race in Glenanaar, Ballyhouras, Co.Cork - Sun 13th Mar 2016

From the Munster Mountain Running Association.......NEW to the race calendar for 2016 is the 3rd round of our Munster Sunday League on Sunday the 13th of March 2016. The trail race is in Glenanaar where the route will follow the Canon Sheehan Loop around this forested area in North County Cork.

The route is approximately 10km in length, taking in around 200m of climb to reveal some wonderful views of the Ballyhouras. The adult race starts at 12pm and there will be a juniors race before this at 11:45am.

Route Description: The route will follow the marked Canon Sheehan Loop with a short detour to take in some fine views over the Ballyhoura Mountains.

Getting There: Glenanaar Woods, Ballyhoura

Parking is limited, please make every effort to carpool!

From Cork direction, on the N73 between Mallow and Mitchelstown, take the left turn immediately after the turn to Doneraile on the R522. The correct turn is signposted Ardpatrick. Glenanaar is on the left after 5km
From Limerick direction, head to Ardpatrick on the R512 from Kilmallock. From Ardpatrick, follow signs for the mountain bike trail centre. Continue past this (following signs for Canon Sheehan Loop) and Glenanaar is on the right after 6km

Organisers Instructions: Race registration will open from 11:00 to 11:45.
3.2km Junior and 1km accompanied kids races start at 11:45 sharp.

This race is open to all and the cost is €10. There is no pre-registration for this race.
If you have already run an IMRA race this year, please bring the race number given to you at that race as it is valid for the full year.

However, if this is your first IMRA race this year, you must purchase yearly IMRA membership for €10 per person. Please download the membership form, and fill it out beforehand to speed up registration (they will be available on the day too). You will then be given a race number that is used for other IMRA races this year.

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!

Info on IMRA website


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