Galtymore (National Inter-Counties)
Sunday 17 August, 2008
7 (2,3,2) - Moderate Terrain, >500M ascent, 6Km - 10Km
- Route fully marked
Irish Championship, King/Queen of the Mountains, Inter-County Championships
Junior women's race finishes at monument on west side of Knockeenatoung. All other races finish at cross on Galtymore summit.
Start is in Skeheenarinky on Mitchelstown to Cahir road. Road junction has a signpost for Galtymore and actual start is on new M8 bridge.
Race information, please READ
This race is also the trial for the World Trophy. It is uphill only and predominantly on road and track (see course photos). Be very careful of car traffic from locals and walkers on road stretch. Junior women have 5.2 km and 420m climb, all on road or path.
Kilcoran lodge hotel
First 2 miles are uphill on road. Race continues on a track (black road) to the foot of Galtybeg. Turn left at cairn and head for saddle between Galtybeg and Galtymore. Be VERY AWARE of steep cliffs on your right at the start of the climb up Galtymore.