MMRA (the Munster branch of IMRA the Irish mountain running association) are happy to present the inaugural Glen of Aherlow Ultra Trail Run on September 20th 2014.This is the first event of its kind in Munster and its taking place in one of the most scenic locations in Ireland.
Geologically a fragment of the Galtee mountains,Slievenamuck,or hill of the pig,derives its name from the feats of Finn MacCumhall who in days of yore speared the vicious sow ,Beo thus liberating the good people of the Glen of Aherlow.
The Glen is a picturesque valley nestling between Slievenamuck and the Galtee mountains in Co Tipperary and it is within this breathtaking beauty of nature that the race takes place.
The 13.1 mile Loop De Loop trail course offers three different distances on the day to suit all runners looking for a new and challenging off road running experience.As well as the three single events there is also a three member team option.
Each team member is to complete one 13.1 mile loop at the same time as the half marathon start. Each of their times are combined at the end of the run to get an overall team time.
Prices for each event are as follows -
Hare 13.1 – 35 euro – Half Marathon
Fox 26.2 – 40 euro – Marathon
Stag 39.3 – 45 euro – Ultra Marathon
Team event – 90 euro per team
Limited edition medals only available to the first 100 runners to sign up.
***T-shirt cut off September 1st.
This is due to pre-ordering for the event we cannot guarantee a medal or a t shirt after this.
Race day registration and prizegiving will be at the Aherlow House hotel.
|Glen of Aherlow Loop De Loop Ultra Trail Run||08:00||39.300 mi|
|Glen of Aherlow Loop De Loop Marathon||10:00||42.195 km|
|Glen of Aherlow Loop De Loop Ultra Trail Run Half Marathon||12:00||21.097 km|
Information available in English