Reeks Skyline

Reeks Skyline
Kerry
Saturday 7 September, 2019
08:30
3000
30.00
10 (Extreme) - Extreme, >1,000M ascent or > 30Km
Route not marked - Route not marked
Yes

Touch the door of Kate Kearney’s Cottage in the Gap of Dunloe to start, and touch the door of Cronins Yard Tea Room to finish. The route will hit all the high peaks including.. Strickeen 440m, Cnoc an Bhraca 731m, Cruach Mor 932m, Big Gun 939m, Cnoc na Peiste 988m, Maolan Bui 973m, Cnoic an Cuillinn 958m, Cnoic na Toinne 845m, Carrauntohill 1039m, Beenkearagh 1010m, Skregmore 848m, Loch Iochtair 438m, Caher West Top 975m, Caher 1001m, Carrauntohill 1039m, Cnoc na Toinne 845m, Return via Zig Zags to Cronins Yard 120m. ********************************************************************************************** There will be marshals along the route and the top of Zig Zags and top of Carrauntohill will have cut offs in terms of times ans also if a summit marshal deems a runner unfit to carry on for his/her own safety.
Race numbers will be limited for safety reasons. Runners should have suitable experience over such terrain. Interested runners should send an email with suitable race history in high level technical terrain events to: robbie.williams at imra dot ie Entrants will be invited from this list only, will not be advertised on general forum. Race Directors decision is final. Route involves exposure to high altitude with disappearing paths, narrow ledges and sudden drops. Runners will have to have history in same. The route consists of Grade 1 & 2 scrambles. Carrauntohill Irish Championship would act as an entry level qualifier, but it will still be more technical than this. Runners will be picked with the most technical races being priority. Trail runs regardless of distance would not. It is strongly advised to recce the route.!!!! Mandatory Kit: Full waterproofs jacket & pants waterproof & taped seams. Mobile phone charged Foil blanket Whistle Map & Compass (GPS ALLOWED) Food & Drink Gloves Race Trackers will be provided and will be live.
Food & prizes at Cronins Yard & Tea Rooms
 

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HelperBarry HartnettYes

 

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