Irish Mountain
Running Association

Nav Challenge 1

Description:
First race of the annual nav challenge league
County:
Wicklow
Date:
Saturday 28 August, 2021
Time:
10:30
Climb (m):
600
Distance (km):
17.00
Event Difficulty:
8 (2,3,3) - Moderate Terrain, >500M ascent, >10Km
Race Marking:
Route not marked - Route not marked
GPS Allowed:
No
Leagues:
 
Entry details:
No entry details have been entered for this event yet. Entries for league events usually open a couple of weeks before the event
Vouchers Allowed:
No. Online entry only for this race.
Route Description:
TBC
Getting There:
TBC
Organisers Instructions:
The Nav Challenge is an navigation race where competitors use a map to find checkpoints. NC1, navigational race limited to 50 runner with navigational experience. Long and short course available of roughly 17km and 10km. Runners must supply their own map. The map for NC1 is East/West map Lugnaquilla & Glendalough. Start /Finish at O 034020 <

A list of six figure grid references and control site descriptions will be given out at the start of the race. To make the race as inclusive as possible 5 minutes later a master map may be inspected for those wanting to ensure they have transcribed the grid references correctly. You will not be allowed to take a photo on your phone of the master map! You will also be given a card to punch at each control found at the allocated grid reference points. <

Mandetory Kit: Running Jacket with a hood, whistle, compass, relevant map for the area, mobile phone (for safety). You will also need to bring a pen/pencil/marker to mark your grid references on your map. (If you have the laminated version, a white board pen can be used and simply wiped off afterwards). Runners doing the long course should consider bringing some food and water. < <

Prizegiving Location:
At race finish
 

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..