Slieve Bearnagh (c)

Slieve Bearnagh (c)

Race 7 in the NIMRA Championship
Category: Short
Distance: 3.9 miles
Climbing: 2680 feet

Online entry is available here.

Online race entry is open until July 25th. Please register in advance.

If available, on the day entries will cost £10.

Race Description

The classic hill race which takes in Meelbeg, Bearnagh and Meelmore in that order. The start and finish will be in the happy valley (top of the Trassey Road). The hosting club are Mourne Runners.

All runners must carry;
a) Whistle
b) Compass
c) Map of the entire course (Mournes Outdoor Pursuits Map) Black & White photocopy not acceptable.
d) Waterproof garments affording complete body protection.
3) Hat and gloves

Please bring the listed kit with you; runners will be advised of any adjustments to the kit list at registration. Runners will have their kit checked prior to the start.

This race will use a combination of checkpoint dibbers and marshals.

There will be refreshments afterwards.

In a bid to help the environment we ask everyone to bring their own mug for drinks. There will be a charge of two pounds for disposable cups.

Course Records

Male: Rob Hope 40:35 in 2009 (beating his previous record set in 2006)
Female: Angela Mudge 47:57 set in 2003.

Fastest locals
Male Robbie Bryson 42:55 in 2003
Female Charlene Haugh 52:29 in 2009, beating the previous record set by Fiona Maxwell of 53:51 set in 2007.

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