On Saturday 25th May the Mourne Runners club trio of; Ciaran McAleenan, Stephen Bickerstaff and Ricky Cowan completed a clockwise Denis Rankin Round to become members 42, 43 and 44 of the club.
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The “Denis Rankin” spirit lives on!
At midnight on Friday 5th October, “Newcastle AC” runners, Mark King, Stephen Wallace & Dominic McInerney, along with a team of assisting runners left Donard Car Park at the start of their attempt of “The Denis Rankin Round”.
The Denis Rankin Round (or “DRR”) is a circuit of all the major peaks in the Mourne Mountains over 400m in height, covering 90km and 6500m in ascent. The challenge is to complete this within a 24 hour period, however, in this instance, the trio were aiming for a completion time of 22 hours 42 minutes.