Juniors (2024) Info

 The NI & Ulster U18 Trial will take place on 16th March in Co. Down – exact course to be finalised – please see www.nimra.org.uk Junior menu for updates about events, trials and online entry once published. These will also be advertised on Athletics NI. These details will be released shortly.

 Athletes born in 2007 or 2008 are eligible for selection from this event. The selected athletes will compete at the U18 International Mountain Running Cup 21/22 JUNE 2024 MONTAÑA PALENTINA (SPAIN) – https://u18cup2024.com/race-or-circuit/

–            The Irish U20 Trials to select teams to compete at the European Mountain Running Championships in Annecy, France, 31 May – 02 Jun 2024 will be held in Ballyhoura, Limerick on the 12th April (Uphill ONLY) and the 14th April (Up & down)

Uphill only races provide a great opportunity for athletes inexperienced in the discipline of Mountain Running, to gain international experience.

Information regarding the Trial will be found on www.imra.ie once finalised. Details regarding the European competition can be found here – https://www.european-athletics.com/competitions/european-off-road-running-championships/overview

–            INFO SESSION (ZOOM) – An Introduction to Mountain Running session is being hosted by NIMRA (N.I. Mountain Running Association) in early March and will be advertised via the www.nimra.org.uk home page in the coming weeks.

This will be an excellent opportunity to learn all about mountain running, the competition opportunities, international representation and how to train for events.