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The BlackStairs Adventure race is a race you don’t want to miss with something for everyone including the family. We promise you a value for money event at a high standard in a beautiful location spanning the Carlow, Wexford and Kilkenny borders.

The BlackStairs Adventure Race takes place on Sun 5th May 2019(final details to be confirmed) it is an adventure race with a difference in that we aim to cater for the athlete and their family. We want to ensure all our competitors enjoy the challenge at an affordable price without all the hidden extras, if you’re fed up of forking out for expensive entry fees then this is the race for you as we will provide a high standard race that should attract elite to beginner adventure racers at a very affordable cost.

This is the most challenging series of stages or steps as we like to call them. See details of route below

BlackStairs Adventure Race

  1. Bohereen Run, Wood Trail and Mountain Run 10.5km
  2. Short Cycle to Kayak area 9km
  3. 3km Kayak on the Barrow River
  4. 25km Cycle with some tough climbs and sharp bends
  5. Blackstairs Mountain Run 6km
  6. Sprint cycle mainly flat 11 km
  7. Run to finish line 1km

 

This is the easier course yet quite challenging in every respect.

BlackStairs Adventure Race

  1.  Bohereen Run, Wood Trail and Mountain Run 10.5km
  2. Short Cycle to Kayak area 9km
  3. 3km Kayak on the Barrow River
  4. 23km Cycle with some tough climbs and sharp bends
  5. Run to finish line 1km

This is the easiest course which does not include a kayak but yet a great introduction to an adventure race.
Please note the exact course length may vary slightly.

  1. Bohereen Run, Wood Trail and Mountain Run 11km
  2. 15km Cycle – relatively flat
  3. Run to finish line 0.5km

Registration / Start Times / Directions

Start Times

7 Steps – 10am

5 Steps – 11am

3 Steps – 12pm

1 Step – 12pm

Registration

Saturday 6-8pm & Sunday 7-11am

Bike Details

Bike Drop on Sunday only – 5 & 7 Steps 7-9am & 3 Steps 9-11am

Kayaking Details

Single sit on top Kayaks are provided.

If bringing your own Kayaks, please only drop from 8.30am onward.

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