Tag: Hill Running

IMRA Winter/Spring League Fixtures Announced

The Irish Mountain Running Association have released details of their Winter/Spring League for 2020. The league consists of 5 events building in distance and difficulty each week. In order to qualify for a league position, participants need to complete 3 of the 5 scheduled events. All events are fully marked The league kicks off with ‘Brockagh Burst’, a 6km run with an elevation gain of 200 metres which takes place on Saturday 25th January. The second race of the league is ‘Ticknock Read more [...]

NIMRA – Slieve Gullion Hill Race Preview

The good people at the Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association have supplied us with a preview of their season-opener, a race on Slieve Gullion in County Armagh.

Kick Off
The season opener takes place on Slieve Gullion next Saturday (March 9th). The race is 6.9 Km long with 460 metres of climbing. It is an up and down affair and reasonably easy to navigate in all weather conditions.
The Parcours
The race starts from the forest park car park. As with most hill races you are climbing Read more [...]