Irish Mountain
Running Association

Carrick Mountain

Similar race to Carrick Trail but taking in the main mountain itself
Wednesday 3 May, 2017
Climb (m):
Distance (km):
Event Difficulty:
6 (2,2,2) - Moderate Terrain, 200M - 500M ascent, 6Km - 10Km
Race Marking:
Route fully marked - Route fully marked
GPS Allowed:
Leinster League 
Entry opens:
2017-04-23 16:01:00
Entry closes:
2017-05-02 18:01:00
Entry limit:
None set
Entry cost:
€7 for seniors, €5 for over 65s and under 18s
Route Description:
Same as 2014 & 2015. Juniors (16-19) can run the full route
Getting There:
Take the N11 to Wicklow and follow the road signs towards Rathnew/Wicklow. Take the Rathdrum/Glenealy road at the roundabout in Rathnew.

As you enter Glenealy you will see the Catholic church on the left hand side. Parking in the carpark beside the church and on the road behind the church - just over the rail tracks. Some parking also available opposite the pub and up the main street.

Registration is in the pub in the village. It is a 10 min walk from registration to the start.

Organisers Instructions:
Start is a 10 minute walk from the village of Glenealy, Co. Wicklow.

PARKING: Parking is in Glenealy village. Please park in the church car park on the way into the village and on the road up behind the church (over the rail way tracks. There is also some parking opposite the pub and along the main street. Please be considerate to the locals.

Do not attempt to drive up the small road to the race start - there is absolutely no parking available on the road. Glenealy is a small village so please car pool to minimise impact and to ensure there is enough parking for all. REGISTRATION: In the pub in Glenealy. Please arrive early as registration closes at 7;15 sharp and there is a 10 minute walk up to the start from registration.

All competitors, and particularly those who have not competed this year already, should READ the NEW REGISTRATION GUIDELINES.

We are NO longer accepting MONEY at races.

Unless you intend using a race voucher to pay for the race, you will need to REGISTER ON-LINE for the event and for the year if this is your first race this year.

If you have bought vouchers on line and are collecting them please bring confirmation of payment.

Registration will close at 6PM the evening before the race to allow us print off the list of runners. If you want to run and have missed this you can use your or someone else voucher if they are willing. However you will need to be registered for the year( €10 paid on-line).

On the night you will be directed either to the 'Registered on-line' table to sign in or to the 'pay with voucher' table to have your card punched AND SIGN IN.

If this is your first race this year, you will collect your number which you KEEP for the year. Please bring confirmation of number and registration.

If you have already run this year you will or should have your number with you. Its quite a headache for the organisers if you forget your number so PLEASE bring it.

Notice regarding early starts As the race is under 8k there is strictly no early starts, the race starts for everyone at 19:30.

Notice regarding mandatory kit requirements Jacket and official IMRA race number.

Prizegiving Location:
The Pub in Glenealy

Volunteers (Non-Running)

You need to have done 2 non-running volunteer roles in a calendar year to qualify for end of year prize

Current Volunteers

Volunteers (Running)

Check with race director if they have a need for people volunteering and running. Race directors need a minimum number of people available throughout the race to make the race work so non-running volunteers are preferable. While it can be helpful, volunteering in a volunteer and race capacity does not count towards qualifying for end of year prize

Current Volunteers


Driver NameLocationPassing ThroughDepartureSeats AvailableSeats Accepted
Andreas KuschCastleknockM 5017:40:0040
Mick StuartEden Pub, Rathfarnham18:00:0040
Gill McLoughlinPortmarnock train stationM5017:00:0030
Paul GonnellyPrussia St StoneybatterStoneybatter area17:00:0020
James H CahillDelganyDelgany - Rathnew18:15:0020
Stuart ScottKilmacud LuasN11, leaving 1730ish17:30:0031
Paul WhyteHeuston South Quarter eir HQHeading out to M50 via N4.17:00:0021
Alistair HodgettMonkstownDun Laoghaire17:45:0044
Kevin O'RiordanBallsbridgeN1117:15:0055
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