Irish Mountain
Running Association

Reeks Skyline (pre-entry approval required)

Description:
Reeks Skyline
County:
Kerry
Date:
Saturday 17 July, 2021
Time:
11:00
Climb (m):
2400
Distance (km):
24.00
Event Difficulty:
10 (Extreme) - Extreme, >1,000M ascent or > 30Km
Race Marking:
Route not marked - Route not marked
GPS Allowed:
Yes
Leagues:
 
Entry opens:
2021-06-05 17:00:00
Entry closes:
2021-06-25 17:00:00
Entry limit:
130
Entry cost:
€50
Entries sold:
56
Vouchers Allowed:
No. Online entry only for this race.
Route Description:
See map tab
Getting There:
Cronins Yard Beaufort Killarney Co. Kerry
Organisers Instructions:

Race numbers will be limited for safety reasons.

Runners should have suitable experience over such terrain.

Live Tracking will be used

Entry Closes 25th June 5pm

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING BEFORE ENTERING!!:

Interested runners NEED to send an email with suitable race history in high level technical terrain events to: imrareeksskyline@gmail.com Entrants will be invited from this list only, will not be advertised on general forum. Race Directors decision is final.

Route involves exposure to high altitude with disappearing paths, narrow ledges and sudden drops. Runners will have to have history in same. The route consists of Grade 1 & 2 scrambles. Carrauntohill Irish Championship would act as an entry level qualifier, but it will still be more technical than this. Runners will be picked with the most technical races being priority. Trail runs regardless of distance would not. It is strongly advised to recce the route.!!!!

Mandatory Kit:

  1. Full waterproofs jacket & pants waterproof & taped seams.
  2. Mobile phone charged
  3. Foil blanket
  4. Whistle
  5. Map & Compass (GPS ALLOWED)
  6. Food & Drink
  7. Gloves
  8. Face covering

*******New Kit Item****** All participants must have and wear a face covering/buff in the registration and for up to 200m mark.Once you pass the 200m marshal, you can choose to remove buff from face. Once you cross ye finish line please re-apply buff until you exit the race finish zone! Thank you for your compliance in this. It is a little awkward bit in fairness given that we can race it is a small price to pay to protect fellow runners and volunteers. Buffs will be available to purchase at registration if you do not have one.

Race Trackers will be provided and will be live.

Prizegiving Location:
Pre packed Refreshments will be give to each runner finishing All participants will receive a commemorative race singlet.
 

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

 

Please login to myIMRA to volunteer to help at this event. You should aim to volunteer at least once for every 10 events that you run.

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

 

Please login to myIMRA to volunteer to help at this event. You should aim to volunteer at least once for every 10 events that you run.
 

Carpool

Carpool option is not available at this time..