Date(s) - 24/06/2017 - 25/06/2017
Entry fee per person remains same as last year
24hr €35 (€45 after 31st May)
6hr €25 (€32 after 31st May)
Entries before 10th June include a 20th commemorative l/s technical top.
The base location for Rogaine Ireland 2017 is adjacent to ESB service road 100m east of Wicklow Gap
Grid Reference O077001
Entries after 10th June may get tops for as long as as stocks last so Enter Now
Enter your size during the entry process (Tops are tight fitting so size up if you prefer loose fit).
This will be the 20th running of the event and will be run in the southern Wicklow Mountains
We will be using the East-West Mapping companies Map of Lugnaquilla & Glendalough – You must have a copy of this map to compete in event.
The map is on sale in Dublin at various stockists like Great Outdoors, Outdoor Adventure Store, Basecamp, 53Degrees and locally in Laragh at McCoys, Glendalough Green, National Park Info Centre at Upper Lake etc.
24hr will commence at 2pm Sat 24th June
6hr will commence at 8am Sun 25th June.
Both finish at 2pm Sunday 25th June.
The control grid reference & description (In plain english) will be given out at the start of the event
An example of control descriptions would be GR 076 002 for Car Park at Wicklow Gap
You must plot and plan your course within the time allocated from the grid references and control descriptions given for both 6 & 24 hour events
It is envisaged that there will 8-12 controls for the 6 hour event and 40-46 controls for the 24 hour events
Late arrival at the finish will be severely penalised so it is certainly best to get back before 2pm
24hr winner for past 4 years Paul Mahon is jointly planning with Jim Mulrooney so we will have a great experienced team and it leaves the competition open for others to get their names on the trophy in this 20th Anniversary Year.
Past winners have included international teams form South Africa and UK and already this year we have had several overseas entrants
Further details will be published in the weeks prior to event.
And here is a Brief History of Rogaining
Prizes for male / female / mixed & open / vet classes will be personally crafted in Glenmalure by Setanta club member Hilary Jenkinson of Crannmor Pottery
Overall winners additionally will get awarded this perpetual trophy