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Saturday 24th / Sunday 25th June 2017

Race Instruction

RACE INSTRUCTION TO CHALLENGERS

VENUE

Race Head Quarters – Extreme North Marquee, Montgomery Terrace, Shorefront, Moville.

All walkers /runners will assemble here for race pack collection, briefing etc. and the shuttle bus to all starts will leave from race marquee at designated times below. This is also the finish line and post race hospitality will take place in the marquee.

The car park at end of Montgomery terrace is the most convenient parking and toilets are adjacent to that.

Race Pack Collection

There will be NO race pack collection on the evening before the race.

All race pack collections will be on Race Morning, see below for timeline guidelines

Runners will receive Race Number, timing chip, T Shirt and goody bag at pack collection.

IMPORTANT TIMES

RACE Race Start Time Shuttle bus leaves Moville Please collect race pack by
Ultra – Main start 07:00:00 n/a 06:30:00
Full Marathon – Walk (Shroove) 08:00:00 07:30:00 07:00:00
Full Marathon – Run 09:30:00 08:45:00 08:15:00
Half Marathon – Walk (Falmore) 10:45:00 10:15:00 09:30:00
Half Marathon – Run 11:45:00 11:15:00 10:30:00
7 miler Run /Walk  (Ballyrattan) 12:30:00 12:00:00 11:30:00
Runners must not go in walk starts as marshals will not be in place to direct you

RACE ASSEMBLY

ALL RACES will assembly at Race marquee on Shore front at Montgomery Terrace, Moville. Please see chart above for times or simply arrive 1.5 hours before race start to give yourself sufficient time. (Pack collection will open at 6:00am.)

KIT DROP

Ultra and Marathon runners can hand in kit at the start for collection along the course. Kit pick up points will be at mile 13 & 26mile for ultra runners and mile 13 for marathoners. Discarded items at these points can be collected at finish line.

WATER STATIONS

Ultra and Marathon runs are deemed to be self sufficient up to last half marathon stage, nevertheless we will have water available with marshalls at approx. 7 mile distances. Full water /fruit stations will be available at the kit stations at 13 and 26 mile points.

There will be water stations at 4 mile intervals on the Half Marathon Route.

SHUTTLE BUS TRANSPORT FOR RUNNERS;

Shuttle bus to all starts will leave from Race Marquee at Montgomery Terrace in accordance with the timetable above.

HOSPITALITY TENT / POST RACE SUPPORT

  • Race Pack collection on Race Morning
  • Collect Race medal on completion
  • Hot Food after race
  • Merchandise

MAPS

  • The course is very well marked and fully marshalled so no fears of getting lost. Map reading capability is not necessary. If you’d like to familiarise yourself with the route check out the course HERE

CHANGING FACILITIES

We have kindly been allowed the use of Moville Celtic change facilities for those who need a change after race. Premises is just 100m off the course at the 63k mark at the bridge at the bottom of the town..

PRIZE CATEGORY

Provisional – Finalised as entries increase 

Ultra B2B                             Male Winner / Female winner / Male runner up

Ultra Single                         Male Winner / Female winner / Male runner up

Marathon B2B                   Male Winner / Female winner / Male runner up / Female runner up

Marathon single               Male Winner / Female winner / Male runner up

Half B2B                               Male Winner / Female winner

Half Single                           Male Winner / Female winner / Male runner up

11k Run / Walk                  Male Winner / Female winner

 

Prize Category were subject to min. of 4 competitors having pre registered in any category.

RACE SUPPORT IN BRIEF

The following race support is intended to ease any concerns you may have about the challenge and to ensure that you maximize on your enjoyment by participating.

  • Stewarts along course to ensure your safety.
  • Course markings are clear and no worries about getting lost.
  • Mile markers for entire course.
  • Ultra and Marathon runs are deemed to be self sufficient up to last half marathon stage, nevertheless we will have water available with marshalls at approx. 7 mile distances and at the kit stations at 13 and 26 mile points.
  • Water stations will be positioned at 3-4 mile apart on the Half Marathon route.
  • Vehicular surveillance at random.
  • Toilets available at designated pubs or port a loos.
  • Mobile Medical support with qualified First Aider throughout the course.
  • Surveillance of all slower participants
  • Race cut off time is 8.00hrs.

RULES FOR ROCKS N ROLLIN CHALLENGE

  1. All competitors must complete a signed agreement that they are familiar with and in agreement with race rules and terms and conditions. Check www.extremenorthevents.com for full details.
  2. All competitors will be responsible for ensuring that they have all mandatory kit with them.
  3. Please remember the challenge is on open publics roads / spaces and rules of the road and common courtesy should apply at all times. Respect the environment and do not litter. Remember the presence of a Marshal does not give you right of way, be prepared to stop.

Contact me with any queries harold@extremenorth.ie / 0862374644

HAVE A FANTASTIC RACE AND ENJOY YOUR RECONNECTION WITH NATURE

 

Race Pack Collection

Race Pack Collection / Goody bag.

Venue – Event Marquee, Shore front, Moville

Collect Race Pack

  • Race Mornings (24th/25th) – 6.00am to 11.00am – Sat / Sun Race morning

At Race Pack collection you will;

  • Collect Race Number
  • Collect your Timing Chip – Same chip does both days.
  • Collect Goody Bag (less Tee Shirt)
  • Have opportunity to discuss routes
  • Have opportunity to purchase High 5 products / Extreme North Merchandize

*Single day participants can collect race pack on Friday evening (if open) or on chosen race morning – Please be there 1 hr in advance of start time

 

Course Markings

Each Route is thoroughly signed with directional signage etc as follows;

  • Participants will be provided with a map with final instruction.
  • Clear directional signage on route.
  • Mile markers at every mile
  • Marshals at all major junctions.

 

FINAL