Tag: “Mountain Running”

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 [...]

Achill ROAR Adventure Race – Sat 8th September

The Achill ROAR Adventure Race returns to Achill on 8th September. This event offers entrants the choice of beginner friendly Mini course (18km), intermediate friendly Sport (31km) or Expert (65km) challenges. All events offer a choice of a short swim or longer kayak or standup paddle board (all equipment supplied) water based section to start in Keel Lough. This will then be followed by a beach and mountain (beach only for Mini) run and a scenic cycle to the finish at Keel Beach. The Read more [...]