Spelga Skyline (c)

Race 7 in the NIMRA Championship
Category: Long

Spelga Skyline Fell Race
NIMRA championship
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The first Spelga Skyline race was held in May 1981 and was won by the late Denis Rankin. For the fourth year in succession, the winner of this race will receive the Denis Rankin Memorial Trophy.
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Online Entry = £10 (attached) / £12 (Unattached)
LIMITED On-the-day entry = £15 (attached) / £17 (Unattached)
Over 65 – Free entry (Refund given on the day)
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Parking: Runners should park below the dam in the ‘runners only’ car park. Please do not use the public car park, as this has been reported as an issue in previous years.
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Registration: 9.30 – 10.30am (Water commissioners car park – beside public car park)
Start time: 11am
Race Director: Mark Hopkins
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Category: Long
Distance: 13 miles (21 Km)
Elevation Gain: 1500 m
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This race is being run under FRA Rules
Cut-off time 2pm at Deers Meadow
Minimum Age 18
Withdrawals – none after Entries Close
Entries Close – Midnight Thursday 27th June

***Full route details here: http://barfni.co.uk/events/spelga-skyline/
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*Equipment*
All runners must carry:
– Whistle
– Compass
– Foil Blanket
– Map of the entire course (Mournes OS or Harveys)
– Emergency rations equivalent to one mars bar (minimum)
– Waterproof garments affording complete body protection.
– 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 when collecting your number on race morning.

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

Retirements
All retiring runners should report to the nearest marshal’s post (if possible), return by the safest, direct route and must report to the race organisers at the finish.

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