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Norn Iron 100

04 Jun 2022 (Sat)

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Ultra marathon - 161km

Norn Iron 100

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Join Norn Iron 100

Run with us on a point to point 100 mile Ultra, starting in Ballycastle and running along the iconic Causeway Coast and the Giants Causeway. You will follow the waymarked Ulster Way as you travel through Portrush, Portstewart, Ballycastle, Castlerock and across the Sperrin's, the Glenshane Pass and on to the finishing line in Gortin, County Tyrone.

This spectacular route will give you unrivalled views across the North Coast. This will be a challenging run involving a mix of terrain - bogland, trail, forestry, road and beach. You will even run along the famous Giants Causeway on this epic journey.

You will run this event following the way marked Ulster Way. We will also supply a full GPX of the route. There will be no additional signage or marshals on the route, in keeping with our ethos of taking running back to nature.
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Course details

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ultra
scenic
Coastal
Beach
trail

Start address: Ballycastle BT54, UK

Finish address: Gortin, Omagh BT79, UK

Included in the fee

  • A unique 100mile event with amazing scenery.
  • Transport to the start location.
  • Fully tracked by professional GPS trackers.
  • Checkpoints - 18mile, 55mile and 88mile: snacks / water
  • Checkpoints - at mile 40 and 73, hot soup, sandwiches, tea/coffee, snacks and water
  • Drop bags will be transported to 2 checkpoints – 40 and 73 miles
  • Fully insured event.
  • Medical cover throughout.
  • Route instructions on waterproof paper where required.
  • Event specific wicking T-shirt.
  • Unique 100mile Belt Buckle.
  • Event specific Bandanna.
  • Shower and changing facilities at the finish.
  • Post race refreshments. 

Practicalities

Aid Stations

Checkpoints at approximately 18, 40, 55, 73, 88 miles. You will need to be confident that you can run for the distance between these stations un-aided. You will be self-sufficient and required to carry enough food, water and mandatory kit to get you to each checkpoint

Equipment Storage

Drop bags can be given to the RD at registration and will be transported to 40 miles and 73 miles checkpoints 

Maximum Time

50miles - 16 hours, ​100miles - 34 hours

Refreshments

Each checkpoint will have water to refill your water containers and plenty of snacks. The 40 and 73mile checkpoints will have soup, sandwiches, tea and coffee to fuel the rest of your journey.

Timing

You will be fully tracked on your journey so we will know exactly where you are every minute of the race - family/friends can also track you

Transport

On the day registration and pack collection will be at Gortin. We will arrange transport from Gortin (the Finish Line), to the Start line (Ballycastle). 

Refund Policy

Non-refundable. Possibility to defer your entry to 2023 until the 30th of April.

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Frequently asked questions

Mandatory kit

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GPS tracker compulsory supplied and attached to your pack at registration. Quality waterproof jacket (taped/sealed seams. Minimum 10k HH waterproofing). Quality waterproof trousers (taped/sealed seams). Long tights / leg cover (if wearing you must carry a spare pair). Warm hat. Water resistant peak cap (only needed if no peak on waterproof jacket). Bandana. Emergency survival bag (suitable to provide full body cover). 2 x base layer long sleeve (one can be worn). Whistle.

Mandatory kit (part 2)

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Mobile phone (fully charged and in a waterproof case). Head torch with spare batteries and/or spare charged battery pack (min 100 lumens). Red tail light (to be switched on and worn on back of pack at all times when dark). 2x pairs of gloves. (1x Liner and 1x Waterproof). Capacity to carry minimum 1.5 litres of water. Emergency Food / Nutrition and adequate food to move between checkpoints. Rucksack. Foldable reusable drinks cup (no disposable cups will be provided).

Norn Iron 100

schedule 24h ticket cancellation

local_activity Deals & Discounts

verified_user Refundable Booking

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.