With trail running and mountain running taking the world by storm the Gaelforce Sky Run in Leenane, Co. Galway promises a tailored race to fit a wide audience from novice mountain runner to experts with many competitors coming over from Europe and the United Kingdom. This run taking place on March 7th, offers spectacular views of Connemara and gives runners unique access to some of the most stunning peaks in the region.
For anyone new to mountain running, the 12km Introductory Mountain/Trail Run is the best place to start. This is the perfect event for anyone wanting to bring a new dimension to their running. Next up is the 13km Intermediate which offers stunning views from various peeks varying from 320 to 562 meters in elevation.
The 22km Expert route follows another ascent and a steep descent to keep it interesting. This distance is part of the Skyrunner UK & Ireland Series 2020 alongside races in England, Scotland and Wales and an UTMB qualifying race – The UTMB is Europe’s most prestigious trail running event through the Alps.
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