Date: 21st August 2021
Venue: Mondello Park, Naas, Co. Kildare
Age Group: Senior (18 or over)
Northern Ireland Team: Up to 5 men and 5 Women (100K). Possibility of ‘B’ teams added if standard met.
Northern Ireland Ultra Running Association (NIURA) will be taking a self-funded team (Entry will be paid and kit provided) to the Anglo Celtic Plate 100K Home International in Dublin.
This is seen as the continuing development of ultra running in the Province following on from the two bronze medals achieved in Perth, Scotland at the Anglo-Celt in 2019.
The aim of selection is to target a team medal and provide an opportunity for ultra-distance athletes on the development pathway to prepare for future competition at European and World level.
Ultra runners must email Cara Jeffrey (NIURA Secretary) for an application representation pack which must be returned expressing interest by Tues, 1st June 2021.
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
The date of selection will be the week beginning June 1st, 2021.
NIURA Committee Members (Voting)
Ed Smith (Chair), Justin Maxwell (NIURA Development Team Coach), Cara Jeffrey (Secretary), Andrea Green (Treasurer), John Rogan, Susan McCartney, Gary Connolly, Sammy Daye, Adrian Daye.
The chair may also (at his/her discretion) seek assistance (in a non-voting capacity) from anyone else whom it is felt may be of help.
Any voting member shall declare any conflict of interest in respect of any selection issue and shall not be entitled to vote on that issue.
In the event of injury or illness, the Committee will also select a men’s and women’s ranked Reserve list.
NIURA Consideration Standards
Performances must have been achieved at a labelled or sanctioned event or have held an ANI Permit in the three years prior to the selection date (extended by one year because of the pandemic).
Consideration will be given to the number of performances above or close to the Consideration Standard. However, achieving the consideration standard does not guarantee selection.
Other considerations will be: Consistency of performance and performance history, current form
The following may also be taken into consideration: