News Archive for 2018
The Interceltic Trail Race
Monday December 10 - Jeff Fitzsimons
The Interceltic trail race takes place in Guerladan Brittany on Saturday 8th June 2019 and IMRA will be sending a team. The Maurice Mullins Trail will be the trial race on 23rd March 2019.
The first 3 men and women will be considered for selection provided that they will have competed in 6 IMRA r... read more
Vouchers carry-over policy
Tuesday December 4 - Kevin O'Riordan
As we get close to the end of the year, want to clarify the policy on race vouchers carry-over.
If you have a voucher card from 2018 with unused race entries on it, this voucher card can be used in 2019.
If you've purchased 2018 vouchers online, but have not yet collected your voucher c... read more
ITRA World Trail Championships 2019
Sunday November 25 - Jeff Fitzsimons
The Maurice Mullen Ultra on Saturday 23rd March 2019 is the official trial race for the ITRA World Trail championships in Mirandha do Corvo Portugal on 8th June 2019. Guideline times for qualification are men 4hrs 15mins and women 5hrs 15mins. Further details will be published on the Maurice Mullins... read more
McCormack and Hanna Performing on the World Stage
Monday October 29 - Jeff Fitzsimons
Sarah McCormack sits in 3rd place in the WMRA Mountain Running World Rankings after an outstanding 2018 season. With podium finishes, 3rd at both Smarna Gora and Adelholzen Hochfelln Mountain Race, to her name in world cup races in 2018. Sarah is flying the Irish flag at the highest level for female... read more
2019 Race Calendar
Friday September 14 - Laura Flynn
The committee plan to put next year’s calendar together in October. We would welcome your comments and suggestions on last year‘s calendar and any races which you might like to see on next year’s calendar. If there are new races or routes proposed we would ask that the proposer agrees to take ... read more
Saturday September 1 - Laura Flynn
I have the following items left behind after various races. Post here or email if their yours and Iâ€™ll arrange to get them to you:
A pair of Bluetooth wireless earphones.
A black Inov8 rain jacket medium.
A black OR rain jacket, large.
A pair of Inov8 x talons size 47
A... read more
Volunteer prize requirements 2018
Monday June 11 - Kevin O'Riordan
You will most likely have noticed the recent problems with getting volunteers for races resulting in the cancellation of one race last week. It is with great regret that this had to happen but possibly long overdue in many ways. Should the need arise again we will have no hesitation in cancelling ot... read more
Tuesday May 22 - Kevin O'Riordan
To all members: In anticipation of implementation of GDPR directive on May 25th, please find attached a copy of IMRA's GDPR policy: GDPR Policy
Glasnamullen race entries limit
Thursday May 17 - Kevin O'Riordan
Please note due to restrictions when racing in Wicklow Mountains National Park land, there will be a limit of 200 runners for Glasnamullen and Djouce race, Wednesday 23rd of May.
To manage this limit, there will be a limit of 125 runners pre-entered before Wednesday and a limit of 75 runners sign... read more
Change of dates - Glasnamullen and Howth
Tuesday May 1 - Kevin O'Riordan
Due to permit and parking issues, we have had to swap the dates of the Howth and Glasnamullen Leinster League races. Glasnamullen will now take place Wed May 23rd and Howth will take place Wed Jun 20th.
European Sr. & Jr. And World U18 Cup Trial Races
Sunday February 4 - Jeff Fitzsimons
On Saturday 16th June, the WMRA International U18 Cup(Formerly Known as Youth Cup) takes place in Lanzada, Italy. This race will be open to those runners born in 2001 and 2002.
The championship course will be approximately 4.5km long for boys and girls. These course details will be confirmed when... read more
WMRA 2018 Newsletter
Tuesday January 2 - Kevin O'Riordan
For anyone interested in latest happenings from the WMRA (World Mountain Running Assocation), here is a link to their latest newsletter: WMRA newsletter