Irish Mountain
Running Association

WMRA Youths Trial Howth

Saturday 10th April, 2010
Climb (m):
Distance (km):
Event Difficulty:
3 (1,1,1) - Easy Terrain, <200M ascent, <6Km
Race Marking:
Route fully marked - Route fully marked
GPS Allowed:
Route Description:
Boys: 6,350m with 248m climb (3 laps)
Girls: 4,500m with 174m climb (2 laps)

Run in to start of lap is around 400m and lap is 1,850 metres.

Getting There:
See maps link for location of GAA club on Howth Hill. Please car pool.
Organisers Instructions:
Start of girls race is 1 pm with boys starting 5 minutes later.

Trial to select teams for the WMRA Youths International Challenge in Italy on 27th June ( runners born in 1993 or 1994 ).

International selection criteria: First two in trial races with one other based on trial race and mountain running and cross-country/road performances in 2009/2010. All selection is subject to the athlete being capable of finishing within 10% of the trial winners time and 20% of the international race winners time. Only athletes who meet the criteria will be selected this means that full teams may not be sent.

All competitors must get a parent or guardian to sign the IMRA 2010 Membership Form

The trial courses are longer but less steep than the international Youths races.

Prizegiving Location:
GAA club
Course photos

Race starts and finishes where a small path leaves GAA pitches towards golf course. Athletes should not warm up on the GAA pitches and muddy sho


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