International Selection Criteria 2020

Anyone interested in being selected must be a NIMRA member

Inter-Counties 2020

This event is on Saturday 23rd May, Llanberis Ridge, from Llanberis, North Wales. The event will take place from Llanberis. Race HQ: Padarn Hotel. LL54 4SU. (Limited Car Parking)

START: Snowdonia Nursing Home. (NO PARKING)

The courses will be marked and marshaled. 12:00pm: Senior Men & Senior Women’s Race. 12.5km/710ascent/descent.Under 23 Women/Men (age at 31/December), individuals only (no team prize).Senior Women/Men, individual and teams.

Age limits: A competitor counts as under 23 if they have not reached their 23rd birthday on the last day of the race year.

The minimum age for Senior competitors is 19 on 31st December of the previous year. Thus, for the 2020 event Senior competitors must have been born in 2001 or earlier.

Senior teams can comprise up to four competitors per UKCAU county or region, except that a fifth runner may be included if at least one of the team is under 23. The first three from each team will count.

There is no Under 23 team competition (but a team composed solely of under-23 runners will count in the Senior team category).

Only one team per UKCAU county or region is eligible to run in each category.

Medals for the Senior events are presented by the UKCAU for the first three teams, the first three individuals, and the first three Under 23 individuals. If an Under 23 runner comes in the first three places overall, they will receive both the Senior medal and the Under 23 medal.

For both Junior and Senior events medals are presented to all team members, including non-counters.

Selection criteria: Teams will be selected on current form normally based on at least one of the following: Slieve Gullion 7th March,  Glenariff on 14th March, Fallows 4th April.  Comparable races will also be considered to show current form but reason must be given for not competing in selection criteria races. Teams will be selected on 4th April (after The Fallows race) and successful athletes contacted shortly after that.  Must register interest in selection before 4th April by emailing Anne Sandford at annerunning@hotmail.co.uk.

SENIOR HOME INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

  • DATE: Sunday 7th June
  • VENUE: Sedbergh, Cumbria
  • TEAMS: 4 senior men, 4 senior women, 2 U23 men, and 2 U23 women (born within the years 1998-2000 inclusive). 
  • DISTANCE/HEIGHT: Senior Men & Senior Women: approx. 10km
  • Course as yet to be decided but will be and up and down course.
  • WEBSITE: www.uka.org.uk/competitions/mountain-running/

Teams will be selected on current form normally based on at least three of the following:  Glenariff 14th March, The Fallows 4th April, one or two Hill & Dale Races being Castlewellan, Tullymore or Slieve Martin. Comparable races will also be considered to show current form but reason must be given for not competing in selection criteria races. Teams will be selected on 25th April and successful athletes contacted shortly after that. You must register interest in selection before Saturday 25th April by emailing Anne Sandford at annerunning@hotmail.co.uk

44th INTERNATIONAL SNOWDON RACE

  • DATE: Saturday 18th July.

Teams will be selected on current form normally based on at least three of the following: 4th April The Fallows, 16th May Slieve Donard, 23rd May Inter-Counties or Carncastle Classic 30th May.  Teams will be selected on 6th June and successful athletes contacted shortly after that. Comparable races will also be considered to show current form but reason must be given for not competing in selection criteria races.You must register interest in selection before 6th June by emailing Anne Sandford at annerunning@hotmail.co.uk.