Denis Rankin Round – Completion Report, July 2018

For umpteen reasons, we decided the weekend of 21st/22nd July had to be the one when we would give the Denis Rankin Round a go. Off the back of a number of recent hill race events, we were hoping our knowledge of the Mournes and the sheer pedigree of the team (terrier, greyhound, red setter and family labrador) would see us over the route.

At 2am, the first challenge was getting through the arch without getting knocked down by an irate taxi driver. We took off across the car park, and proceeded to head in four different directions, looking like a scene from Monty Python’s Silly Olympics. A super start.

What else would you be doing at 2am?

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BARF 2016 Group Round

In 2015 a group of 4 BARF runners made a group attempt at completing the DRR with two of them successfully completing it. Other club members and friends helped may this possible.This was the success round for Dave Evans and Joanne Curran.

Sofa time during the 2015 completion!On 21st/22nd May BARF will again set off on another attempt, but this time it is being arranged for all NIMRA members. Continue reading