St Johns

Ratch-slieau Valley Keeill Eoin

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Distance - 5km

Ascent - 275m

Category - A/Short

Start - St Johns Football Club (GR 277 817)

The organisers reserve the right to change any part of the course and their decision on any matter concerning the race is final. Minimum age of entry is 18 years on day of race. Held under FRA rules, waterproof whole body cover, map and compass, whistle and emergency food are required


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Race Route

Start and finish at St. John’s football club GR. 277817

Starting at the far side of the football pitch run along the outside of the pitch, turn left along the road for 20yd, turn right along lane, through the stream, ascend the steep track, cross the road and enter the plantation GR. 277814.

Follow the flagged route to the top of the plantation and proceed along the ridge to Slieu Whallian summit GR. 265805.

Descend to the finish taking the same route as the ascent.

 


Course Records

20.36 - Lloyd Taggart 2008

Vet, 21.12 - Lloyd Taggart 2011

Vet 50, 26.15 - Dave Young 2000

Vet 55, 26.20 - Dave Young 2004

Vet 60, 32.37 - Dave Corrin 2005

Vet 65, 33.02 - Dave Corrin 2010

Vet 70, 52.30 - Robert Baxter 2002

 

Lady 27.17 - Jackie Lee 2008

Lady Vet, 29.26 - Brenda Walker 2001

Lady Vet 50, 30.02 - Rose Hooton 2004

Lady Vet 55, 31.56 - Rose Hooton 2009

Lady Vet 60, 43.29 - Moira Hall 2011