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FAQ

Do you provide live tracking facilities?

You can set up live tracking for yourself using the RaceONE app. Plese read this article for full details.

Note this does not provide a live leaderboard or give you any indication of your position. Not everyone in the race uses the tracker. It is for individual tracking only.

What are the prizes / what time is the prize-giving?

The top-3 men and women in each race and the 1st placed category* finishers from outside of the top-3 (men and women) will receive a trophy crafted by local mountain runner Richard Healy of Richard Healy Sculptures.  Prizes are given on the 'one person, one prize' principle so should an age category winner finish in the top-3, the second placed in the category will receive the category win.

Please note runners who change to shorter events due to missing cut-offs are not eligible for prizes.

 

*What are the categories?

Age categories are O40, O50, O60, and O70 (V1, V2, V3 and V4) for men and women. In order to qualify for a prize a category must have at least two finishers. Should there be less than two finishers in a category, the lone person in that category competes instead in the lower category (i.e. if there is only one person over-70 in a race, he competes in the over-60 category). The male and female winner of each category receives the prize.

Note there are no separate Senior (under-35), O35 or junior categories. Any juniors in the race compete in the overall (under-40s) category.

 

What time are the prize-givings?

The schedule is as follows:

  • 16:00: Prize-giving for the 18k, 28k and 45k events (in that order)
  • 18:00: Prize-giving for the 80 km event 

 

Where does prize-giving take place?

At the Band Stand next to the finish line or, in case of very adverse weather conditions, in the Martello Hotel.

Where can I park?

Official race parking will be available at Presentation College from 9:00 to 20:00. Entry fee will be €5 and all parking proceeds go directly to Presentation College. This car park will be marshalled. It's a 1.2 km (14 min walk) from parking to collection start. 

FREE parking option 

A free parking option is available at Greystones Park and Ride. From here you must walk 650 m (8 min) to Greystones Railway station and take the DART (a 9 minute train drive) to Bray (Daly) and then walk the final 600m (8 min) from Bray railway station to the Martello Hotel.

Leave 30 minutes from time you park to closure of your race's collection as a minimum to be on the safe side if you avail of this option. Greystones DART runs from 6:30 in the morning. Check the time table for best connection for you and book tickets online for fastest trip.

This option is recommended for participants travelling from the South.

Important note for 80 km runners

80 km runners should avail of the many public parking spots available along the seafront promenade including three designated car parks as the Presentation College car park will not be open ahead of race start. 

  • Bray Town Council Car Park (North part of promenade): 9 minute walk to collection / start
  • Clif Walk Car Park (south part of promenade): 13 min walk to collection / start
  • Bray (Daly) DART station (car park 1): 7 minute walk to collection / start

 

There's no parking in front of the Martello. Alternatively, park at Greystones Park and Ride (see above) but ensure you are on the 7:30 train.

Rates are generally 30 cent per hour or 3 euro for all day parking.

How can I use public transport to get to the start line?

The best option to get to Bray is to use the DART line.

DART (RAIL)

The Dublin Area Rapid Transit  (DART) system is an electrified commuter rail railway network serving the coastline and city centre of Dublin and the best and most eco-friendly way to get to the start of our race.

The nearest station to the start line is Bray (Daly) which is a 700m (8 min) walk from registration in the Martello and the start line. For full timetables access the Dublin Commuter timetable. The relevant time table is on page 22: Dublin - Bray / Gorey ( (Saturday). To book your ticket use this page.

Anyone travelling from the south can take the DART from Greystones starting from 6:30 in the morning. It is a 9 minute train journey from Greystones to Bray.

 

Important for 80 km runners only!

80 km runners should avail only of the following departure from Dublin:

  • 6:26 from Dublin Heuston
  • 6:55 from Dublin Connolly
  • 7:00 from Dublin Pearse

 

6:55 departure from Dublin Connolly (6:26 from Dublin Heuston) which arrives in Bray at 7:39. The next departure (7:10) arrives too late for you to collect before the 8:00 closing time. Only use this departure if you have registered Friday evening in Bray.

From the south, the following departures from Greystones will arrive in time for the 80 km collection. Factor in a 650m walk (8 min) from Greystones Park and Ride to the Greystones Railway station if you arrive by car.

  • 6:30
  • 7:30

 

Will there be drop-bags allowed on the course?

No, you are expected to carry everything you require for the duration of the race. Please do not leave bags on the route as this will be considered littering and could impose a fine.

Is there Hi-res maps of the route available for download so I can recce the route in advance?

East West Mapping have provided official maps for our four races:

 

The best printed map that may be used for reference is that for "Wicklow East" as supplied by East West Mapping

Please do not attempt to run the sections passing through private lands at any time unless they are on agreed public access routes  as this could lead to our race losing access to these sections.

Specifically, you must follow only the waymarked path through Kilruddery Estate / Belmont outside of race day and you must enter the Powerscourt Waterfall park only through the gate lodge (where you must pay admission fee). 

When in doubt, please stay out thanks!

 

What type of running shoes are recommended for the Eco Trail Wicklow event?

Trail shoes are strongly recommended for all distances in the Eco Trail Wicklow event

Regular road running shoes are not suitable for the mix of trail surfaces that are included in all distances.

These trails include significant sections of gravel, rocks, roots, grass and most likely mud.

There are some short sections of tarmac but thsese are pactically insignificant apart from in the 80km event

Do i need to have completed a qualifying event to participate in the 80km Eco Trail Wicklow event and are there event cut-offs?

We do not have any mandatory qualifying event for the 80km course.

However, we strongly recommend that you should have successfully completed at least one 50+km off road running event in preparation for this significantly challenging event.

There are very strict cutoffs for the event at the 24km, 39km, 65km and 73km points as shown below so a mimimum average pace of just over 9mins/km is needed to make these cutoffs.

If you do not make the cutoff at the 24km mark you will be directed to complete the 45km route - You will be given a finish time for that route but will not be considered for prizes

If failing to make any of the other cutoffs you will be removed from the course and transported back to the finish when our resources permit.

Your may arrange your own transport if dropping out of the race but the race organisation must be notified properly in this case and you must return you timing chip - No Exceptions!

Cut Offs for 80km event:

Start at 08:30

1st Cutoff at 24km - 3h 44mins

If reaching here after 12:45 hrs runners will be directed onto 45km course 

2nd Cutoff at 39km (Roundwood aid station): - 6 hours

If reaching here after 14:30 hrs runners must retire from race

3rd Cutoff at 65km  (Sugarloaf aid station):- 10 hours

If reaching here after 18:30 runners must retire from race

4th Cutoff at 73km ( Belmont water station) - 11 hrs 15mins

If reaching here after 19:45hrs runners must retire from race

Do these races offer ITRA points to qualify for other major international events?

Yes - The Eco Trail Wicklow event earn ITRA points as follows for successful completion within the cut-off times:-

18km - 1 Point

28km - 1 Point

45km - 2 Points

80km - 3 Points

Where and when is Race Sign On?

Our Race HQ is at The Martello Hotel on Bray seafront.

This is ~5 mins walk from the DART / Train Station

All participants must have registered online prior to entry closing - No On Day / Late Entry will be possible

All participants must sign on in order to collect their race bibs and timing chips on either Friday evening or Saturday morning

Participant Sign-on and collection of Race Bibs & Timing chips will be at the following times:

Friday 27th September - From 16:00 -> 20:00

Saturday 28th September - From 07:30 -> 12:00

Race sign on for each event will close 30 mins before race start time

i.e. 08:00 for 08:30 start of 80k event

10:00 for 10:30 start of 45k event

11:00 for 11:30 start of 28k event

12:00 for 12:30 start of 18k event

What will be supplied at aid stations and where will they be located?

We will have Aid Stations (AS) and Water Stations (WS) but in general all participants are advised to be self sufficient in term of race nutrition

At Aid Stations (AS) there will be water refill points and simple snacks like crisps, flapjack pieces, fruit cake and bananna segments - All will be unwrapped

At Water Stations (WS) there will be water refill points only

Locations of AS and WS are as follows:-

18km Event:- WS at 12km

28km Event:- AS at 14km, WS at 22km

45km Event:- AS at 14km, AS at 31km. WS at 39km

80km Event:- AS at 14km, WS at 31km, AS at 39km, AS at 44km, WS at 52km, AS at 65km, WS at 74km

Note: Between AS/ WS at 14km and 31km on 45km and 80km routes there are some naturally occuring water sources which participants may choose to use at their own risk

There will be No Drop Bag Facility for any of the events - You should carry all food you require

Participants are reminded of the need to carry liquid with them through the race and to have a water container for refill at our aid and water stations as no containers will be provided.

Please ensue any rubbish you wish to dispose of is disposed in an appropriate place at one of the Aid Stations or the finish

 

Can I run part / the entire route in advance of the race?

Most of the route is on national waymarked trails and can be run by the public any time you should wish to do so.

A few sections cross private land only opened specifically for EcoTrail Wicklow.

Please do not attempt to run these sections at any time as this could lead to our race losing access to these sections.

Specifically, you must follow only the waymarked path through Kilruddery Estate / Belmont outside of race day and you must enter the Powerscourt Waterfall park only through the gate lodge (where you must pay admission fee). 

When in doubt, please stay out thanks!

What's the start and finish line like?

The proposed start and finish line is at the Victorian band-stand on the sea promenade in Bray across from the Martello Hotel.

This scenic area is currently being fully refurbished.

You will run along the promenade for 800m as you begin and end your journey to Bray Head and beyond.

I want to book in a large group? How can I do this?

A group booking facility is currently in development and will be ready towards the beginning of May 2019 should you need it.

Groups can of course register individually at our registration link currently

Please email us if you need further asistance.

Will the routes be closed to the public?

No.

You can expect to encounter other trail and road users along your journey and show them the same courtesy you would like to receive under similar circumstances.

On all road sections stay aware of traffic and follow marshals instructions at all times particularly at road crossing points.

You may even be so lucky to encounter some of the Irish wildlife and livestock: fox, hare, rabbits, deer, badgers, squirrels, sheep, and wild goats all make their home in the National Park so share your journey and enjoy the experience. 

Who gives way on sections where the out and back route is the same?

The general rule in Irish trail and mountain races is that descending runners always have right of way as they are more at risk when changing direction or braking whilst descending. 

If you encounter runners ahead of you on a single-track section, it is considered courteous to make way. 

In practice there will be very little overlap of runners meeting on narrow trails but giving way is advised .

If faster runners from a longer event approach you from behind please also move to one side where possible and allow them to overtake safely.

Please do not attempt to overtake anyone on a narrow section of trail unless there is space to do so and / or the slower runner has indicated that you should pass.

Are walkers permitted?

Walkers can take part in the 18 km, 28km route if they are confident of completing the route before 17:30.

Walkers and runners need to be able to make the cutoffs for the 45km & 80km routes which are provisionally set at:

45km route:

Must pass Sugarloaf Aid Station (14km) within 3 hours (By 13:30 Latest) on out leg or else be directed to complete the 28km route back to Bray

Must Pass Sugarloaf Aid Station (31km) within 6 hours (16:30 Latest) on return leg or retire from race

80km route:

Must pass Sugarloaf Aid Station (14km) within 3 hours (By 11:30 Latest) on out leg or else be directed to complete the 28km route back to Bray

Must pass Wicklow Way Checkpoint (24km) within 3h 45' (12:15 Latest) on out leg or else be directed to complete the 45km route back to Bray

Must reach the Roundwood Aid Station (39km) within 6 hours (14:30 Latest) on outward leg or retire from race

Must leave the Roundwood Aid Station (44km) within 6 hours 45 mins (15:15 Latest) on return leg or retire from race

Must Pass Sugarloaf Aid Station (65km) within 10 hours (18:30 Latest) on return leg or retire from race

Must Pass Belmont Water Station (73km) within 11 hours 15 mins (19:45 Latest) on return leg or retire from race

Note for 80km participants:

If you feel you will be in danger of failing to meet any of the later cutoffs you may elect to complete the 45km route by notifying the marshals at the Wicklow Way Checkpoint (Km 24) and the timing officials at the finish line.

You will be given a finish time for the  45km event but will not be eligible for any prizes 

Anyone leaving Sugarloaf Aid Station on return leg of 80km route after 17:30 must have a working headtorch or will not be allowed to contine in the race

Are the time limits / cut-offs strict? Can I continue after the race has officially ended?

Cutoffs will be strictly enforced on each route to ensure all participants will complete courses in the time available.

Those not making cutoffs will be allowed to complete a shorter route if the course layout permits.

Continuing on your own after official retirement is not permitted. 

Participants need to be able to make the cutoffs for the 45km & 80km routes which are provisionally set at:

45km route:

Must pass Sugarloaf Aid Station (14km) within 3 hours (By 13:30 Latest) on out leg or else be directed to complete the 28km route back to Bray

Must Pass Sugarloaf Aid Station (30km) within 7 hours (17:30 Latest) on return leg or retire from race

80km route:

Must pass Sugarloaf Aid Station (14km) within 3 hours (By 11:30 Latest) on out leg or else be directed to complete the 28km route back to Bray

Must pass Wicklow Way Checkpoint (24km) within 3h 45' (12:15 Latest) on out leg or else be directed to complete the 45km route back to Bray

Must reach the Roundwood Aid Station (39km) within 6 hours (14:30 Latest) on outward leg or retire from race

Must leave the Roundwood Aid Station (44km) within 6 hours 45 mins (15:15 Latest) on return leg or retire from race

Must Pass Sugarloaf Aid Station (65km) within 10 hours (18:30 Latest) on return leg or retire from race

Must Pass Belmont Water Station (73km) within 11 hours 15 mins (19:45 Latest) on return leg or retire from race

Note for 80km participants:

If you feel you will be in danger of failing to meet any of the later cutoffs you may elect to complete the 45km route by notifying the marshals at the Wicklow Way Checkpoint (Km 24) and the timing officials at the finish line.

You will be given a finish time for the 45km event but will not be eligible for any prizes 

Anyone leaving Sugarloaf Aid Station on return leg of 80km route after 17:30 must have a working headtorch or will not be allowed to contine in the race

How much of the routes move through urban areas?

The routes start in the town of Bray and passes briefly through two other villages: Kilmacanogue (28, 45 and 80 km only) and Roundwood (80 km only). The rough proportion of the route that takes place running in urban areas are:

  • 18 km: 11%
  • 28 km: 17%
  • 45 km: 11%
  • 80 km: 7%

 

The urban sections are very scenic such as the Bray seafront promenade encapsulating the start and finishing stretch of each race.

What part of the route is on tarred roads?

The current estimated percentage of the routes on tarred roads: 

  • 18 km: 13%
  • 28 km: 23%
  • 45 km: 22%
  • 80 km: 21%

 

Much of these sections are parkland paths rather than actual roads and road sections are generally scenic country roads.

The longest single stretch of road is the 2.5 km leading into the midway stop at Roundwood on the 80 km.

For the shorter distances tarred sections are only 400m to 1 km in length.

Is there a finishers medal or tshirt for the event?

Yes

Event entrants in all four race distances will receive a tshirt as part of the entry fee.

All finishers will recieve a finishers medal

Details of the event tee-shirt and finishers medal will be published shortly

How accurate are the distances/how are they measured?

We aim to provide accurate distances for all event but being a trail event with significant off road and elevation gain and loss means that these distances cannot be guaranteed accurate to the nearest few meters.

Distance and elevation is first measured in a mapping software and then confirmed on the ground by a Stryd foot-pod - currently the gold standard in measuring trail races and significantly more accurate than GPS. 

In general most GPS watches will come close to the official measurements but it depends on your GPS software, the satelitte coverage in your area, the recording mode you have selected on your watch or phone, and how well you run the 'optimal line' on the trail. Our official course measurers put great care to run the optimal lines while measuring the routes with the foot-pod

The foot-pod contains an accelerometer which measures exactly how far the pod moves across space in three dimensions (forwards/backwards, side to side, and up and down) providing nearly 100% accurate readings even where there is poor satellite coverage. So should you find that your GPS recording is slightly different than official course distance and elevation it is likely a combination of GPS inaccuracy and not having run the optimal line on the trails (such as when you run the outside of bends instead of taking the straight line from the middle of each curve in the bend - not always an option when you are racing or tired).

Can I change my race distance after entering event?

 

It is possible to change to a shorter race distance up until 31st of August  as long as the shorter race you wish to join is not sold out.

Please note you will not be refunded the difference in price if you avail of this option. 

To change to a longer race, you need to cancel your existing order (A refund for this is only possible if you purchased cancellation insurance or you cancel within 14 days of purchase) and place a new order for the longer race.

Are the courses marked/how are the courses marked?

The courses are marked with a mixture a flags, tape, and biodegradable spray paint.

As a general rule the course will be marked at every junction or other area where you could be in doubt where to go.

Navigational skills are not necessary but it is vital that you remain aware of the need to foolloow the route marking and not assume that everyone that is ahead of you has done so.

If you reach a junction that has no race marking then you should retrace your steps until you find a junction with route marking and follow route from there 

Whilst we will have some marshals out on the course at critical points like road crossings points, most trail junction will not be marshaled so you are responsible for following  the marked route.

 

How much elevation/climb is there on each route?

The provisional measurements suggests the following climb (below).

Final measurements will be very similar.

  • 18 km: 680m
  • 28 km: 1105m
  • 45 km: 1685m
  • 80 km: 2650m

 

As the start and finish are in the same location, you will experience the same amount of descent in addition to this climb for all routes.

Basic maps of the route for each distance are provided on the individual race pages

Most of the route is on national waymarked trails and can be run by the public any time you should wish to do so.

A few sections cross private land only opened specifically for EcoTrail Wicklow.

Please do not attempt to run these sections at any time as this could lead to our race losing access to these sections.

Specifically, you must follow only the waymarked path through Kilruddery Estate / Belmont outside of race day and you must enter the Powerscourt Waterfall park only through the gate lodge (where you must pay admission fee). 

When in doubt, please stay out thanks!

I can't participate this year after all. Can I transfer my entry to next year?

Unfortunately transfer to future years is not possible.

We recommend purchasing cancellation insurance at time of registration if you believe there is a risk you cannot make the race start.

Can you recommend a hotel or do you have hotel discounts?

Please refer to the ‘Welcome to Wicklow’ page for general details.

Wicklow Tourism is working with local accomodation providers on packages for Eco Trail Wicklow participants and their supporters

How can I make sure that I am registered and/or that I entered all my information?

You can check your registration application at any time with the registration number indicated in the confirmation e-mail you received.

 

If you cannot find a confirmation mail please check all your e-mial folders

 

If you are sure you have entered and paid then drop a mail to info@ecotrailwicklow.com wiht all details you know of your entry including distance, date entered, etc and we will investigate

Can I give away or sell my bib?

You can transfer your bib to another competitor up until 31st August only.

 

You can do this name change yourself at your personal registration link - ths link is included in your entry confirmation e-mail

After this date no name transfers are permitted.

 

Anyone that allows their race bib to be used by another person without formal transfer will be banned from future events.

Anone that uses another person's bib without it's re-allocation being formally done will be marked as DNF and banned from future events 

Can I register on site or on the day of the race?

No

 

On-site registration will not allowed for any of the Eco Trail Wicklow events.

Ensure you register before online registration fills  or event registration closes on 20th September.

 

We never know when events are likely to fill but based on current entry level and number of spaces available we currently estimate that the 18km event will fill in May, the 28km race in June and the 45km race in July or August

 

Please secure your place by entering early

 

If you are worried about not being able to make the event then you can take out race insurance at a small additional cost that gives a full entry cost refund when requested up to 1 week before the event (21/09/19)

 

 

Is there a waiting list after registration has closed?

No

Once our maximum entry limits are reached and registration has closed, it is no longer possible to get a bib as maximum capacity has been reached.

We do not intend having a waiting list, even in case of cancellation of some other person's entry.

I have to cancel my participation to the EcoTrail Wicklow®. Can I get a refund?

Deferment of your entry to another Eco Trail event is not possible

 

Refunds in case of cancellation are available only under certain conditions:

1.    Take out a cancellation insurance upon registration.

 

"Entry Fee" Refund Insurance is available at extra cost when you enter.

Full refund of your entry fee will apply up to 15/9/19 and 50% entry fee refund will apply between 16/9/19 and 22/9/19

No refund will be possible after 22/9/19 even with cancellation insurance

2.    Without cancellation insurance if refund request is submitted before 1st of September AND request is also within 14 days of your registration

Refunds or transfers to other events is not possible under any other circumstances

Can I collect another person’s bib on morning of race?

No - All participants must collect their own race bib an timing chip in person and must provide proof of identity (copy or original)

 

You are not permitted to use another person's bib in the event without an official transfer being completed by 31st August 2019 at the latest 

Can I retrieve my bib at the race departure area?

Yes

 

Race Bibs will be available for collection at the Race Start Area between 90 and 30 mins before your scheduled race start time

 

Race Start times are:

 

80km - 08:30

45km - 10:30

28km - 11:30

18km - 12:30

 

 

Can I have my bib sent to me before the race?

No.

All bibs must be collected in person either the day before the race (Between 16:00 and 20:00) or on race morning.

Will my personal belongings be taken care of at the start of the race?

Yes.

Each runner can leave their personal belongings in their own bag (Maximum 20 liters capacity) at the race departure area.

The bag must have a sticker with your race number on it as provided with the race bib.

Where can I retrieve my personal belongings after the race?

Bags can be retrieved near the race departure / arrival area

This is the same place they you will deposit these bags prior to the event.

Will there be photos of the race?

Yes

Professional photographers will cover the general event and many photos will be posted online after the event.

 

We are also likely to have specific areas covered with photographers so that you can purchase photos for your use, etc

What’s included in my registration?

Your race bib with timing chip, finisher’s medal, t-shirt, and refreshments at the FULL aid stations and the finish line.

For 80 km competitors the after-race meal is also included in the price (shorter distance runners can purchase this as a registration add-on).

 

Please note there is no FULL aid station for the 18 km distance only a water station at 11 km.

When is cut off/what´s the time limit?

Time limits are listed on each respective race page.

 

Start and Finish Limits Summary is as below:

80km - 08:30 - 21:00 (12 1/2 hours)

45km - 10:30 - 18:30 (8 hours)

28km - 11:30 - 17:30 (6 hours)

 18km - 12:30 - 17:30 (5 hours)

 

 

Cutoffs will be strictly enforced on each route to ensure all participants will complete course in the available time.

Cutoffs may be changed by the Race Organisers due to changing weather conditions, etc

*The Race Organisers reserve the right to remove anyone from the event that they feel is unable to make cutoffs or on a health & safety basis

If you are unsure of your ability to complete your chosen event safely within your own ability & fitness and the time limits advertised please change to a shorter distance in advance of 15th Sept 2019

Those not making cutoffs will be allowed to complete a shorter route if the course layout and weather / time permits*

Continuing on your own after official retirement is not permitted

All Participants need to be able to make the cutoffs for the 45km & 80km routes which are provisionally set at:

45km route:

Must pass Sugarloaf Aid Station (14km) within 3 hours (By 13:30 Latest) on out leg or else be directed to complete the 28km route back to Bray

Must return past Sugarloaf Aid Station (31km) within 6 hours (16:30 Latest) on return leg or retire from race

80km route:

Must pass Sugarloaf Aid Station (14km) within 3 hours (By 11:30 Latest) on out leg or else be directed to complete the 28km route back to Bray

Must pass Wicklow Way Checkpoint (24km) within 3h 45' (By 12:15 Latest) on out leg or else be directed to complete the 45km route back to Bray

Must reach the Roundwood Aid Station (39km) within 6 hours (14:30 Latest) on outward leg or retire from race

Must leave the Roundwood Aid Station (44km) within 6 hours 45 mins (15:15 Latest) on return leg or retire from race

Must Pass Sugarloaf Aid Station (65km) within 10 hours (18:30 Latest) on return leg or retire from race

Must Pass Belmont Water Station (73km) within 11 hours 15 mins (19:45 Latest) on return leg or retire from race

Note for 80km participants:

If you feel you will be in danger of failing to meet any of the later cutoffs you may elect to complete the 45km route by notifying the marshals at the Wicklow Way Checkpoint (Km 24) and the timing officials at the finish line.

You will be given a finish time for the 45km event in the final results but will not be eligible for any prizes 

Anyone leaving Sugarloaf Aid Station (63km) on return leg of 80km route after 17:30 must have a working headtorch or will not be allowed to contine in the race

Can my friends and family assist me during the race?

No

Verbal support only at designated points (Locations of these will be confirmed shortly) is permitted but the EcoTrail® Wicklow rules requires runners to be semi-autonomous.

Assistance by the race organisers is only allowed at designated Aid Stations.

No external assistance at any point on the course or assistance at aid stations with food, drink, gear, pacing, etc is permitted.

Penalties will be imposed for breaches of these rules in order to have a fair competition for all.

How can my friends and family follow me on the course?

This article covers details of the best recommended spots to chere on runners: read article

 

Verbal support only at these designated points is permitted but the EcoTrail® Wicklow rules requires runners to be semi-autonomous.

Assistance by the race organisers is only allowed at designated Aid Stations.

No external assistance at any point on the course or assistance at aid stations with food, drink, gear, pacing, etc is permitted.

 

Penalties will be imposed for breaches of these rules in order to have a fair competition for all

Where can I retrieve my finisher certificate?

Your finisher certificate will be available on the results page of our website a few days after the race.