Irish Mountain
Running Association

Ticknock - Three Rock

The classical route taking in Three-Rock and a loop around Fairy Castle mountain
Wednesday 5 July, 2023
Climb (m):
Distance (km):
Event Difficulty:
7 (3,2,2) - Difficult Terrain, 200M - 500M ascent, 6Km - 10Km
Race Marking:
Route fully marked - Route fully marked
GPS Allowed:
Leinster League 
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:

Route map for Three Rock 2019 Summer Route by Warren Swords on

There WILL be a junior route 3.1km with 150m.

Route map for Alternative Ticknock Junior Route by Warren Swords on

Getting There:

Taylor's 3 rock pub is at the bottom of Kellystown Lane at the junction with College Road and Harold's Grange road. On the map page the position of the parking sign is where the race will start at Ticknock carpark.

Kellystown Lane is the first left turn (heading north-west towards the Marlay Park) after you leave Ticknock carpark. Sign on will be in Taylor's 3 Rock pub.

Organisers Instructions:

Race sign on will open at 6.00pm at TAYLORS 3 ROCK PUB (not ticknock).

Race sign on will close (no more entries taken at all) at 7.15pm to allow organisers time to get to the start for 7.30pm. We aim to start at 7.30pm.

You should aim to be at the start location at 7.20pm.

Please do not DO NOT PARK ON ROAD OUTSIDE TICKNOCK Forest Entrance - double yellow lines and GardaĆ­ are ticketing cars!

Please Car Pool from Lidl/ Centra at Grange Road just opposite Marley Park plus there are some spaces at Taylors Three Rock Pub. Only cars with a minimum of 4 on board will be allowed into the forest - please park in lay-by areas not on roads within the forest park.

From pub to race start is about 2km running and 150m vertical climb for warm up/cool down.

There will be an early start at 1900 EXACTLY.

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.

Mandatory Gear

Official IMRA race number

Under IMRA rules for competitors safety, it is MANDATORY to bring and carry a jacket that is shower and wind proof for the entire race. Any competitor seen not carrying or wearing their jacket at any stage in the race will be disqualified. There are no exceptions to this rule.WE WILL BE CHECKING FOR THIS!

Finishing without mandatory kit will result in disqualification.

Chip timing will be in use for this race. Please ensure that you have a chip coded to your current race number at registration before starting this race.

Early Start

There will be an early start at 19:00 EXACTLY.

Prizegiving Location:
Taylors 3 Rock Pub (lounge area to the right of the pub)

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
Race DirectorRachel CinnsealachNo


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.


Please login to avail of carpool option