WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW?
We get some regular questions, and we try to address them as clearly as possible.
HOW IS THE EVENT BEING RUN?
The Event is being run from one location.
Registration Start, Finish, and parking are all located in one area.
The event is split into 2 distances 10k or 22K Half marathon
Both Events Start at 11 am
WHEN AND WHERE IS REGISTRATION?
Registration will open from 9.30am—10:30 am on the day of the event.
online entries can be picked up and any entrants on the day will be catered for then.
Registration is at the St Thomas hall castledaly on the R380 between gort and Loughrea.
WHAT TIMES DOES THE EVENT START?
Both Events will start at 11 am.
Walkers in the 10k only and these start at 11am.
WHEN DO I GET MY NUMBER
Numbers are available for collection at registrationon the day of the event from 9:30am -10.45am.
We will not be posting any number bibs prior to the event.
IF I ENTER BUT CANNOT TAKE PART ON THE DAY IS MY ENTRY FEE REFUNDABLE?
No unless you cancel 30 days prior to the event
CAN I TRANSFER TO ANOTHER EVENT, E.G. FROM 10K to 22K?
Yes, you can transfer to another event.
Please email [email protected] with any changes ASAP
CAN I GIVE MY NUMBER TO ANOTHER PARTICIPANT?
WHAT DOES MY ENTRY FEE INCLUDE?
The entry fee covers:
Entry to the Event
Parking, access to changing facilities and showers if needed
Water on the route
Refreshments and a meal post the event. Includes a finishers medal.
WILL I BE ABLE TO FOLLOW THE ROUTES?
All routes will be well marked and event stewards will be posted on all routes to ensure no
one gets lost.
Please obey the Marshals and take note of any warnings about the road surface or terrain.
ARE THERE KM MARKERS?
There will be markers at every KM.
WHERE ARE THE WATER AND FOOD STATIONS?
There are Water stops at various points. There is a food station at start/finish line.
WHAT FACILITIES ARE AVAILABLE AT THE FINISH?
There will be parking, changing facilities and showers available there.
The course is a challenging course with a mixture of different types of terrain.
The first 1.5k is uphill with a mix of road and track, this then opens into the mountain terrain of 1k.
The course then enters the forestry with some beautiful trails, combined with ascents and declines.
Depending on the 10k or half, you may have slightly different terrain.
The return then is back onto the mountain terrain again.
ARE HEADPHONES ALLOWED?
It is recommended not to use them, so marshals instructions can be heard
WHAT TYPE OF FOOTWEAR AND CLOTHING SHOULD I WEAR?
The course heads up into the mix of terrain above, so we’d the ground underfoot, being soft and it
wet and slippy in places.
Footwear we’d recommend runners or trail runners (if you have a pair).
Clothing a light running jacket and shorts will suffice.
CAN I ENTER ON THE DAY?
Yes you can enter on the day, however please get there early (before 10.15 am!)
WHAT PRIZES ARE ON THE DAY?
There will be prizes for males & females Winner in each event