Irish Mountain
Running Association

Three Rock Summer

Description:
The classical route taking in Three-Rock and a loop around Fairy Castle mountain
County:
Dublin
Date:
Wednesday 22 May, 2019
Time:
19:30
Climb (m):
344
Distance (km):
8.50
Event Difficulty:
7 (3,2,2) - Difficult Terrain, 200M - 500M ascent, 6Km - 10Km
Race Marking:
Route fully marked - Route fully marked
GPS Allowed:
Yes
Leagues:
Leinster League 
Route Description:

Route map for Three Rock 2019 Summer Route by Warren Swords on plotaroute.com

There WILL be a junior route 3.1km with 150m.

Route map for Alternative Ticknock Junior Route by Warren Swords on plotaroute.com

Getting There:

Taylor's 3 rock pub is at the bottom of Kellystown Lane at the junction with College Road and Harold's Grange road. On the map page the position of the parking sign is where the race will start at Ticknock carpark.

Kellystown Lane is the first left turn (heading north-west towards the Marlay Park) after you leave Ticknock carpark. Sign on will be in Taylor's 3 Rock pub.

Organisers Instructions:

Race sign on will open at 6.00pm at TAYLORS 3 ROCK PUB (not ticknock).

Race sign on will close (no more entries taken at all) at 7.15pm to allow organisers time to get to the start for 7.30pm. We aim to start at 7.30pm.

You should aim to be at the start location at 7.20pm.

Please do not DO NOT PARK ON ROAD OUTSIDE TICKNOCK Forest Entrance - double yellow lines and Gardaí are ticketing cars!

Please Car Pool from Lidl/ Centra at Grange Road just opposite Marley Park plus there are some spaces at Taylors Three Rock Pub. Only cars with a minimum of 4 on board will be allowed into the forest - please park in lay-by areas not on roads within the forest park.

From pub to race start is about 2km running and 150m vertical climb for warm up/cool down.

There will be an early start at 1900 EXACTLY.

All competitors, and particularly those who have not competed this year already, should READ the NEW REGISTRATION GUIDELINES.

We are NO longer accepting MONEY at races.

Mandatory Gear

Official IMRA race number

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.WE WILL BE CHECKING FOR THIS!

Finishing without mandatory kit will result in disqualification.

Chip timing will be in use for this race. Please ensure that you have a chip coded to your current race number at registration before starting this race.

Early Start

There will be an early start at 19:00 EXACTLY.

Prizegiving Location:
Taylors 3 Rock Pub (lounge area to the right of the pub)
 

Volunteers (Non-Running)

You need to have done 2 non-running volunteer roles in a calendar year to qualify for end of year prize

Current Volunteers

Volunteers (Running)

Check with race director if they have a need for people volunteering and running. Race directors need a minimum number of people available throughout the race to make the race work so non-running volunteers are preferable. While it can be helpful, volunteering in a volunteer and race capacity does not count towards qualifying for end of year prize

Current Volunteers
RoleVolunteersAcceptedRun
HelperMike JordanYes
HelperAoibheann GaughranYes
 

Carpool

Driver SurnameFirstnameLocationPassing ThroughDepartureSeats AvailableSeats Accepted
O'RiordanKevinPalmerstown, D2018:00:0040
HigginsJamesKnocklyon, Dublin 16Ballyboden, Grange Road18:00:0030
O'MalleyEoinDCUBallymun out the M5017:30:0030
ZimmermanJeskoAshtown -return to BalbrigganM5017:30:0031
KarnejevecAleksandrDublin13From Donahmede through reengsend, donybrook.16:30:0021
BoyleJosephStillorgan Luas StopOne spot left. Direct to sign-in as only a few minutes away.18:00:0010
BrennanStephenfrom Donabate via M5017:00:0033