The Buzzards Roost

Saturday, 29 September 2018

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Race 9 in the NIMRA Championship
Category: Medium
Distance: 7.4 miles
Climbing: 3000 feet

Online Race entry is open until September 26th. Please register in advance.

Fee: £10 (online, in advance) or £12 (on the day)



registrations are not available

There are currently no entry options available for this event.


The Mourne Runners club was born in the South East of the Mournes in the shadow of Binnian. This year we invite you to visit our homeland for a race over two of the granite monuments: Lamagan and Binnian.

The Route

Start: Black Gate on Carrick Lane (344 228)

Checkpoint 1: Lower Cove Gap (334 261).

Checkpoint 2: Lamagan Cove Track Junction (331 267)

Checkpoint 3: Lamagan Summit (328 260).

Checkpoint 4: Binnian Summit (321 235)

Finish: Black Gate on Carrick Lane (344 228)

There is a trail that runs around most of this race, but it is up to runners whether they follow it, or not. There is no prescribed route but participants must visit all of the checkpoints.

Race Details

Race HQ will be based at the campsite at the top of Carrick Little lane. There are toilets and limited parking. Please car share when possible.

As always the Mourne Runners will be providing refreshments after the race. Once again this is a BRING YOUR OWN CUP event. Disposable cups will available at a charge of £2; saving the planet one cup at a time.

All runners must carry;
a) Whistle
b) Compass
c) Map of the entire course (Mournes Outdoor Pursuits Map) Black & White photocopy not acceptable.
d) Waterproof garments affording complete body protection.
3) Hat and gloves

Please bring the listed kit with you; runners will be advised of any adjustments to the kit list at registration. Runners will have their kit checked prior to the start.

This race will use a combination of checkpoint dibbers and marshals.