Sunday 25 June, 2017
7 (2,3,2) - Moderate Terrain, >500M ascent, 6Km - 10Km
- Only major junctions marked
Starting at Vee itself (and not the Grotto car park above the lake), the route immediately ascends the Sugarloaf. Once you summit the Sugarloaf follow the marked route along the wall all the way to the summit of Knockmealdown itself. There will be a summit marshal on top of the Knockmealdown, where you will turn around and descend along the same route you took on the way up. Caution is advised on the final descent of Sugarloaf to the finishing line at the bottom.
The Vee, Clogheen, Co. Tipperary
From Clogheen, head south on the R668 for 6km until you hit the Vee switchback on the road on the north side of the Sugarloaf. From Lismore head north on the R668 for just over 15km. You will pass the grotto and Bay Lough carpark on your left at 13km. Continue on until the Vee. There is plenty of roadside parking available at the Vee.
This race is open to all and the cost is €10. There is no online pre-registration available. Please arrive at least 30 mins before race start time to give time for race registration.
Reg from 11:45am-12:45pm at the Vee.
If you have already run an IMRA race this year, 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!
You need to have done 2 non-running volunteer roles in a calendar year to qualify for Leinster League finisher's prize
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 Leinster League finisher prize