Galty 7 7's
Saturday 20 July, 2019
10 (Extreme) - Extreme, >1,000M ascent or > 30Km
- Route not marked
Munster Long Distance Championship
The race starts in Kings Yard and after some forest trail goes up on to the open mountain where runners will follow the Black Rd and head for and tag Galtemor, then Galteebeg and (via the Borhee loch trail) Cush . After the descent off Cush to the Glencush car park runners then will follow the Loch Curra trail, once at the lake you must go on the right hand side of the shore and ascend the gully at the rear of the lake (keep to the left on this ascent). At the top of the gully you will then turn right and follow the Galtee wall all the way to Lyranagappul (tagging Slievecushnabinnia and Carrignabinnia on route) & from there down across the valley (west) for an out and back to Temple hill. On the return you will then rejoin the marked half marathon route & traverse the south valleys back to the finish in Kings Yard.
This race is open to all IMRA members and cost TBD. There will online pre-registration available closer to the event
Under IMRA rules for competitor's 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!
IMRA MEMBERSHIP PROCEDURE FOR 2019!
All competitors must be IMRA members. IMRA membership costs €10 for a calendar year. It is unrelated to membership of other athletic clubs. IMRA membership cannot be purchased at the race, you must follow these steps beforehand:
- Login to your "myimra" account on www.imra.ie. If you don't have an account, create one using the REGISTER FOR MYIMRA link, and follow the instructions carefully.
- Go to the PURCHASE IMRA PRODUCTS page and purchase 2019 membership using a credit/debit card.
- Bring the membership confirmation email containing your race number for the year with you to your first race
- Get a bib number at your first race, and hold on to it, as it's valid for the full year.
Note: If you are not a 2019 IMRA member or don't know your race number, it will not be possible to enter the race
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