Clara Mountain Race – Easter Sunday

2012-04-15 Clara Mountain Run - Tim O'Donoghue - the eventual winner reaches the top of Clara before heading back down
About to round the Cross on top of Clara – Millstreet is in the background (photo from 2012)

This Sunday (April 20th) sees the return of Irish Mountain Running Association run up (and down) Clara.

The race begins at 7pm at the Presbytery on the Clara Rd. Meeting beforehand for entry and registration at 6:30 in the GAA Hall.

The race begins on Claragh Rd (just opposite the carpark) heading south. After about 800m, take a sharp left (around the grotto) onto a narrow road, and after another 600m, take a right turn onto a path going through the forest. This path zig-zags up through the forest, until you go over a stile on your left that exits the forest. You now follow the path keeping the forest to your right, until you go through a gate on to the open mountain. You are now on a narrow path that [read more …] “Clara Mountain Race – Easter Sunday”