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THE DETAILED BREAKDOWN 32KM SPRINT
THE DETAILED BREAKDOWN 27KM MINI
THE DETAILED BREAKDOWN 32KM SPRINT

THE DETAILED BREAKDOWN 32KM SPRINT

  1. Running/walking: 14.5km approx 
  2. Cycling: 17km approx  
  3. Kayaking: 1km max

Course Map 


STAGE 1 RUN/WALK (10KM)

10km run from Killary Adventure Centre on the road and then along a rough, rocky trail section of the Western Way

STAGE 2 MOUNTAIN CLIMB (2KM)

The climb is on a foothill of the Maamturk mountains to an elevation of 342m. This is bog land with soft ground and long grass.

STAGE 3 CYCLING (17KM)

The first 8km is over rough forestry tracks emerging into the Inagh valley. The next 9km is on sealed roads. For information on what bike to use read our FAQ section. 

STAGE 4 RUN/KAYAK/RUN (3.5KM)

1.5km run to the kayaking area across bog land and then on to a rough track to the water. The kayaks are two-person sit-on-tops. You and another competitor will kayak approx 1km around a looped course. The final run to the finish line at Killary Adventure Centre is approx. 1km.

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THE DETAILED BREAKDOWN 27KM MINI

THE DETAILED BREAKDOWN 27KM MINI

  1. Running/walking: 11km approx
  2. Cycling: 15km approx
  3. Kayaking: 1km max

Course Map


STAGE 1 RUN/WALK (8.5KM)

8.5km run from Killary Adventure Centre starting on the road and then along a rough, rocky trail section of the Western Way.

STAGE 2 CYCLING (15KM)

The first 6km is over rough forestry tracks coming out into the Inagh valley. The next 9km is on sealed roads, this is Connemara though so do not expect smooth, flat, pothole-free roads! For information on what bike to use read our FAQ section.

STAGE 3 RUN/KAYAK/RUN (3.5KM)

The run to the kayaking area is across bog land to begin with and then on to a rough track to the water (approximately 1.5km). The kayaks will be 2 person sit-on-tops. You will take to the Killary Fjord with another competitor and kayak approx 1km around a looped course. The final run to the finish line at Killary Adventure Centre is approx. 1km.

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