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IMRA Sorrell Hill


Race to the top of Sorrell, starting on good forest trail but moving quickly on to slippery trial and finish on open mountain

Climb (m):

Distance (km):

Event Difficulty:
8 (3,3,2) – Difficult Terrain, >500M ascent, 6Km – 10Km

Race Marking:
– Route fully marked

Course Record:
Men – 36:43 (John Lenihan, Riocht, 1987) Women – 49:55 (Vanessa Lawrenson)

Leinster League

Getting There:
Nearest major landmark is Blessington village which is on the N81 some 5/6 miles southwest of Tallaght. In Blessington turn left off the N81 at traffic lights in the centre of the village, taking the route signposted to Lackan. After travelling about a kilometre from Blessington, turn right across Blessington Bridge over the Phollaphuca reservoir, turning right at the end of the bridge. Approximately 1.4 miles from the bridge, a small lane on the left leads to the event parking and registration Start: G.R. O 003123