seven sevens mountain running race

On Saturday the 6th august one Larne AC member Sinead-Marie McAllister took on the gruelling Seven Sevens Mountain Running Race part of the Nimra Championship the race hosted by Barf in conjunction with Lagan Valley Orienteers 73 runners took to the start line.

A non marked course along with very technical terrain this years course was done anti clockwise making for a lot of climbing ascent and scramble decents rather than fast runnable downs.

The course takes in the seven highest peaks of the Mourne Mountains. Donard, Commedagh, Bernagh, Meelmore, Meelbeg, Binnian, Lamagan

A total of 19 miles and over 8500ft/2600m elevation.

Sinead used this as a training race within a plan rather than running fast and finished in a time of 7 hours 20 minutes coming in 54th out of 61 and 11th female.