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14-01-2019, 22:00   #16
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There will be volunteers at the start/finish line. Could probably leave the bike within eyesight of them?
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Howth will see a similar amount. Races close to the m50 tend to see bigger turnouts, weather is a big factor too. For howth it’s a long way to drive for a 6k race but I’ll see.
Not the easiest to get to and trying to fit in Maurice Mullins training around it....
Dont fancy running out
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Looks like it will be calm and crisp tomorrow in Howth!! Little to no chance of rain, no real wind and nice and low temperatures for racing :-) Should be fast
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Well that was tough! Very enjoyable at the same time and im chuffed with myself for putting in the effort. Will have a go a trooperstown but will need to put in some serious training first.

Is it discouraged to do a Sprint finish? I was going for it but the officials were like 'take it easy'. I just like to empty the tank but in fairness there was a big crowd and no gap between them.
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Well that was tough! Very enjoyable at the same time and im chuffed with myself for putting in the effort. Will have a go a trooperstown but will need to put in some serious training first.

Is it discouraged to do a Sprint finish? I was going for it but the officials were like 'take it easy'. I just like to empty the tank but in fairness there was a big crowd and no gap between them.
Sprint finishes are encouraged!

May have been the case that the finish was the start of cones/finish funnel and you were still sprinting after finish line.

But it’s always a race to the line!
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Is it discouraged to do a Sprint finish? I was going for it but the officials were like 'take it easy'. I just like to empty the tank but in fairness there was a big crowd and no gap between them.
It's a tight turn towards the end, so not worth getting injured over it. My wife did her ankle badly there last year.
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Has anyone a Strava file for the Maurice Mullins Ultra they could send me please?
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29-01-2019, 21:00   #25
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Has anyone a Strava file for the Maurice Mullins Ultra they could send me please?
https://www.strava.com/activities/914099361

Not mine, but found it on Strava when looking for the route.

Any idea when entry opens?
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Not mine, but found it on Strava when looking for the route.

Any idea when entry opens?
Im told Friday 1st Feb...
Keep an eye in here...

https://www.imra.ie/events/forum/id/1674/

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GLENCULLEN / TICKNOCK POSTPONED

https://www.imra.ie/forum/topic/id/5092

Looks like snow and ice has made the route to dangerous for racing so just postponed.

Best call in fairness.
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Ah was looking forward to racing it in those conditions.

The mtns at the moment are a joy to run in.

I’d say it was more down to roads than actual course.
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Ah was looking forward to racing it in those conditions.

The mtns at the moment are a joy to run in.

I’d say it was more down to roads than actual course.
id agree, id say they are as concerned about those getting to and from the event as much as anything. Bar the last downhill it would be pretty straight forward. Anyway happy to respect the call.

I'm heading to trooperstown as an alternative as i want to take advantage of the conditions
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Was somewhat lookkkng forward to it but the roads that way have been pretty bad this week. Definitely the right decision for the people getting there. mountain rescue have been clear this week about people not driving up the mountains this week unnecessarily
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