Ballyhoura Trail Ultra Marathon
Saturday 29 April, 2017
10 (Extreme) - Extreme, >1,000M ascent or > 30Km
- Route fully marked
All routes are marked and are on a mixture of hiking trails, forest roads and quiet country roads.
The Marathon and Ultra routes start and end at Scoil Pól in Kilfinane, and the Half starts at Ballyorgan (buses will bring competitors to the start) and ends at Scoil Pól.
The MAPS tab on this page contains a map of the route and elevation profile.
Scoil Pól, Kilfinane, Co. Limerick
Car parking is available at the GAA club next door.
Registration Instructions: Available in IMRA PURCHASES
Race Number: You must have a race number or know your race number to collect your race pack on the morning. We will not be able to look for your race number online! If you do not have a physical number with you on the day, please bring the print out of membership confirmation and we will write you one.
Sign In: From 5:30am to 6:10am strictly. Briefing at 6:15am in Hall
Safety Kit: There is a mandatory safety kit for all competitors, consisting of a rain jacket, a mobile phone, and a water bottle (with 250ml capacity). Any competitor seen not carrying these items at any stage in the race will be disqualified. There are no exceptions to this rule!
Drop Bags: For the Ultra, 2 drop bags can be given for Kilfinnane at 21km and Ballyorgan at 42km. For the Marathon 1 drop bag can be given for Ballyorgan at 21km. Bags should be labelled. No responsibility is taken for the contents of the bags.Bags should be placed at appropriate points in hall before 6:15am
Aid stations: There will be a number of aid stations on route with water and snacks. Note that there will be no cups available, and all competitors must carry a bottle for this reason.
Cut off times: Kilfinnane 21km 9:15am, Ballyorgan 42km 12:30.