Irish Mountain
Running Association

Glanageenty Half Marathon

Description:
Glanageenty Half Marathon
County:
Kerry
Date:
Saturday 10 December, 2022
Time:
10:00
Climb (m):
650
Distance (km):
21.10
Event Difficulty:
7 (2,2,3) - Moderate Terrain, 200M - 500M ascent, >10Km
Race Marking:
Only major junctions marked - Only major junctions marked
GPS Allowed:
Yes
Leagues:
Munster Half-Marathon League 
Entry opens:
2022-11-01 00:00:00
Entry closes:
2022-12-03 23:59:00
Entry limit:
None set
Entry cost:
€35
Entries sold:
100
Vouchers Allowed:
No. Online entry only for this race.
Route Description:

See loop segment here.

Getting There:
Half-Marathon race day information: Registration: 1. Registration takes place at the Glanageenty Walkways Trailhead – Location/Address: - 7F94+P4 Glanagenty, County Kerry. 2. Registration for the Half-marathon opens at 8:30am and will close at 9:30am. 3. You will receive your bib number, and t-shirt at registration. 4. There are toilet facilities available at Race Registration. Race Start Time: 1. The half-marathon starts at 10am sharp on 10th December 2022. Car Parking: VERY IMPORTANT, PLEASE READ CAREFULLY 1. Car-parking will be available for half-marathon race participants approximately 2km from the race registration/trail-head area. Please allow yourselves enough time to get from the car-park to the trail-head. 2. There will be parking Marshalls directing you where to go. Please follow their instructions. Mandatory Kit: 1. Light running rain-jacket. This MUST be carried on the person at all times during the race. Anyone without a rain jacket will be disqualified from the race. 2. Appropriate Trail footwear/runners. 3. Fully charged mobile phone with the phone numbers of the Race Director, Assistant Race Director, and First Aid Officer inputted into your contacts. Race Director: Niamh Abeyta - 086 3144157 Assistant RD: Loretto O’Sullivan – 087 7730484 First Aid Officer: David Toomey - 087 7987239 4. This is a leave no trace event. You need to bring your own refillable water bottle/hydration pack which you can refill as needed at our aid stations. Drop Bags: 1. You can leave a drop bag with our Marshall at the Bag Drop area at the race start area. It will be there for you when you finish your race. 2. Please label your drop bag clearly with your name, phone number, and race distance. First Aid: 1. We will have three First Aid Officers on the course, and start/finish area at all times. 2. We will have a fully equipped First Aid Kit and Defibrillator at the start/finish area. Race Route: 1. The Half-marathon route consists of 1 round of the “green loop” and 2 rounds of the Brothers Bernard’s Loop (purple loop). 2. The route will be clearly marked. 3. There will be Marshalls at the road crossings. However, please adhere to the rules of the road at these points. 4. It is your responsibility to be aware of your surroundings at all times, and to follow the directions of the marked route. 5. This is a trail/mountain Marathon. You need to be aware of the ground conditions and your footing at all times. 6. Finally enjoy the race!! Aid Stations: 1. There will be two aid stations available with water available that you can use to refill your bottles/hydration packs yourselves. Jellies etc will also be available. One aid station will be located at the trail-head, and the other aid station will be located at the mid-point of the loop. Food/Refreshments: 1. There will be soup and refreshments in the Half-Way Bar (7C3C+WF Ballydwyer, County Kerry). This will be served in the marquee at the back of the pub. Additional Information: 1. All proceeds from this event will be donated to the Glanageenty Walkways Committee for ongoing trail improvements and maintenance. 2. Please take note of the co-ordinates provided above. You can use them to find the locations in google maps.
Organisers Instructions:
The half-marathon is a looped course. Race starts at 10am. Please allow enough time to get from your car to the registration/start line. The carpark will be 1 mile from the trailhead.
 

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

 

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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

 

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Carpool

Driver SurnameFirstnameLocationPassing ThroughDepartureSeats AvailableSeats Accepted
O sullivanMichaelBallincollig Cork CityMacroom & Killarney sorry for late notice- my plans changed06:30:0030
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