Swift Return of the Summer/Autumn Trail League

July 05, 2024

This Sunday, July 7th, trail runners will gather for the Curragh Woods race, marking the return of the Summer Autumn Trail League. Situated not far from Midleton and Carrigtwohill, Curragh Woods offers an 8km course with a challenging 240m elevation gain, promising a thrilling experience on single woodland trails.

The Curragh Woods race is the sixth installment in the Summer/Autumn IMRA Munster Trail League, following the successful Warrenscourt Forest race held this past Wednesday. Known for its scenic beauty and varied terrain, Curragh Woods provides a perfect backdrop for both seasoned trail runners and newcomers looking to dip their toes into the sport.

Michael Hallahan will serve as the Race Director for this event, ensuring a well-organised and enjoyable race for all participants. The effort he has poured into this event is sure to provide huge success on the day.

With its mix of challenging ascents and exhilarating descents, the Curragh Woods race is ideal for individuals interested in trail running to experience the sport in a supportive and scenic environment.

Trail running has seen a surge in popularity due to its combination of physical challenge and the opportunity to connect with nature. Events like the Curragh Woods race highlight the appeal of this growing sport, drawing runners of all levels to explore the trails and push their limits.

Whether you're a veteran runner or a beginner, the Curragh Woods race promises to be an exciting and rewarding experience.

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