What does the entry fee include?
- Event technical T-shirt
- A fully marked route
- Full safety cover
- One-off access to this stunning route
- Use of electronic timing devises
- Post-event food
Please note t-shirts are ordered 4 weeks in advance of the race. Entries after this may have to have t-shirt posted out.
What are the locations of registration, the start line and finish line?
All three are located at Killary Adventure Centre, Leenane, Co Galway
Do I need to be able to navigate to enter the Gaelforce Sky Run?
No, you do not need to be able to navigate as there will be markings to follow, however please read our Entry Requirements for each of the events before entering
What facilities are at the finish line?
Finish line food will be provided – including homemade cake, water, fruit, tea & coffee. John West will be giving out complementary Natural Protein products to refuel after the race.
Will there be accommodation and dining options available in the area?
As it is early in the tourist season many accommodation providers and restaurants will not yet be open in the local areas. If you are traveling a long distance or arriving late you may need to eat along the way.
Will there be showering and changing facilities available at the finish line?
Changing rooms with limited shower facilities will be available at the finish line at Killary Adventure Centre
How does the points system work for the UTMB?
You get 1 UTMB point for completing the 22KM Expert Event (provided the full route takes place)
If you collect 12 UTMB points you can enter the lottery to enter UTMB. Youi must also set up an ITRA account to register your points
What is the Skyrunner ® UK & IRELAND series?
UK & IRELAND Series 2020
The Skyrunner ® UK & IRELAND series has been set up in 2019.
The Skyrunner ® UK & IRELAND series is combined of six races in 202, of which the Gaelforce Sky Run will be the first. To be the best-of-the-best, runners must take part in at least three races. Points are awarded based on results and the male and female runner with the most points will be crowned as the Skyrunner ® UK & IRELAND male and female champion of 2020.