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Gaelforce – Connemara Adventure Challenge
May 6| €55.00
SPRINT DISTANCE ADVENTURE RACE IN A STUNNING LOCATION
The perfect training race for the more experienced. The ideal introduction to adventure racing for the first timer
STAND-ALONE SPRINT RACE
Unique event with only one distance for all competitors.
ADVENTURE DUATHLON – 29KM
Stay on dry land – same superb course just no kayaking.
TRAIL AND MOUNTAIN RUNNING OR WALKING; CYCLING AND KAYAKING (OPTIONAL)
Magnificent natural and varied terrain through unspoiled, dramatic valleys, forests and rugged harbours.
THE BREAKDOWN OF DISCIPLINE DISTANCES WITHIN THE 32.5KM TOTAL COURSE
1. Running/walking: 14.5km approx 2. Cycling: 17km approx 3. Kayaking: 1km max
THE DETAILED BREAKDOWN:
STAGE 1 RUN/WALK (10KM)
10km run from Killary Adventure Centre starting on the road and then along a rough, rocky trail section of the Western Way.
STAGE 2 MOUNTAIN CLIMB (2KM)
The climb is up one of the foothills of the Maam Turks to an elevation of 342m and the reward of stunning views. This is bog land with soft ground and long grass.
STAGE 3 CYCLING (17KM)
The first 8km 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.
PRICING & INFO
ENTRY IS ONLINE ONLY AND IS NOW OPEN
€55.00pp Until 17:00 31 January 2017
€65.00pp Until 17:00 29 April 2017
€75.00pp Until online entry closes & on the day
All online prices shown exclude €4.50 booking fee.
Online registration closes at 15:00 on Friday 5 May 2016.
You must be over 18 years of age on the day of the race to enter.
BIKE TRANSFER (OPTIONAL)
€10.00per bike* Until registration closes
*Bike transfer from registration at Killary to the bike transition
RETURN CUSTOMERS DISCOUNT:
To get your 10% discount email us at email@example.com with the year and your finishing time and we will give you a discount code to use during entry. This discount is not available to use with any other discounts or promotions.
GROUP BOOKINGS DISCOUNT:
Book 10 competitors and get the 11th person free – email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to organize your discount.
Please note: This discount is only available after the early bird discount ends (Jan 31st 2017).
ENTRY FEE INCLUDES:
- Event technical T-shirt
- Race medal upon completion
- Use of kayaks, paddles and buoyancy aids
- Use of individual electronic timing chips
- Post-event food from John West!
- Free cool, fun and happening after-party!
Please note t-shirts are ordered 4 weeks in advance of the race. Entries after this may have to have t-shirt posted out.
Registration takes place at Killary Adventure Centre from 08:00 – 10:00 on 6th May 2017
RACE START TIME:
11:30am 6th May 2017
Sign up for event photography during registration to avail of a special discounted price of €4.95 for 2 photos (normal price €8.60)
BOOK YOUR ACCOMMODATION PACKAGE WHEN YOU ENTER ONLINE AND YOUR WEEKEND IS SORTED!
Stay at Killary Adventure Centre with 2 nights B&B and 1 dinner for only €70.00pps in an en-suite dorm room
A double/twin room must be booked directly by contacting Reservations on 095 43411 or emailing email@example.com.