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Thursday 19th August 2021

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Andrew Wallace

NIMRA Championship – Short distance race

Registration: 17:45 – 18:45 Scrabo Country Park, Upper car park, BHAC Gazebo

Race start:   19:00

Distance:   6.4km / 4.0miles

Ascent:   365m / 1200ft

Race Director:   Andrew Wallace

Parking: Scrabo Country Park, Upper car park adjacent to Scrabo Golf Club. Overflow available at lower car park (Killynether Wood)

Route Description:

Race will start in field adjacent to lower car park and follow forest trails / singletrack around a figure of eight course for a total of 2 laps. Finish will be at Scrabo Tower. Course consists of short steep ascents, narrow paths, steps and a lot of tree roots/rocks. Course will be fully way-marked with sawdust & tape. There will be a ‘dibber’ point at start & finish.

Race Start: Briefing will be held at start area at 6:55pm - all runners must attend. Runners will start in waves of 15, with 1 minute interval between waves.

Equipment: there will be no mandatory kit for this race but a rain jacket is recommended in the event of bad weather.

Marshalls: Marshalls will be located at major junctions and at crossing points. Runners must comply with instructions from marshalls.

Retirements: All retiring runners should report to the nearest marshall’s post (if possible), return by the safest, direct route and must report to the race organisers at the finish.

Please Note: This race will be run under Athletics NI rules. All Participants will abide by the Athletics NI Back to Road Running Guidance (17th May) and in particular the section that says:

  • Participants must refrain from handshakes, hugs and high fives. Cover their coughs and sneezes. No spitting.
  • Try not touch any surfaces at the event.
  • All participants should leave as soon as they finish.
  • While running participants should always maintain a safe distance from others and should allow a safe distance while overtaking.
  • Participants must also wear a face covering for Registration which must be carried throughout the race. Buffs are acceptable.
  • NO headphones or ear pieces of any description are allowed for safety reasons.
  • Reasonable fitness levels needed – this is not an easy ‘trail’ race.
  • Do not take part if you have any Covid symptoms as per Government advice.
  • Please bring own pins
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