Lilliput Legend Adventure Race | Kayathlon
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Lilliput Adventure Race

  • Kayak across peaceful & tranquil Lough Ennell.
  • Cycle through the splendour of the Esker Riada & The Bog of Allen.
  • Run, jog, walk, climb, over the extinct volcano that is Croghan Hill to one of Ireland’s greatest view points

Kayak though the crannogs of King Malachy on Lough Ennell, Cycle through the splendor of the bog of Allen and run, stumble, hike, climb, over the extinct volcano that is Croghan Hill to one of Ireland’s greatest view points. The whole event is based from Lilliput Adventure Centre where there will be Free Camping Facilities, Free Parking Facilities, Free Showering Facilities and Dining Facilities.

Lilliput Legend will take place on Saturday 18th July starting at 10 a.m.

This course is ideal for 1st time adventure racers as, while it is demanding & challenging the bike section is relatively flat.

The race will have wave starts approx every 30 minutes rated on ability & numbers.

Kayak 1.5 km*
Run  2.5 km*
Cycle 21 km*
TOTAL: (*Approx) 25 km*

Run 5 km*
Bike 38 km*
Kayak 2 km*
Climb 770 ft*
TOTAL: (*Approx) 45 km*


Kayak 2 km on Lough Ennell
Cycle 19 km to Croghan
**Run 5 km over Croghan Hill with 770 ft climb
Cycle 19 km to Lilliput Adventure Centre

 There will be some obstacles along the Croghan Hill leg of the race.  These will require you to climb over them.

Kayak 2 km*
Cycle 53 km*
Run 10 km*
Climb 770 ft*
TOTAL: (*Approx) 65 km*

Kayak 2 km on Lough Ennell
Cycle 34 km to Croghan
**Run 10 km over Croghan Hill with 770 ft climb
Cycle 19 km to Lilliput Adventure Centre


Entry Fee
Entry Fee: € 50.00.(TBC) Online entries close @ 6 p.m. on Friday 17th July.

Entry Fee includes:

  • Lilliput Legend T-Shirt ( you will really want to wear this one)
  • Goody Bag
  • Course Map, Race Number, Hot meal
  • Drink & Food stations (recommended that you are self sufficient)
  • Complimentary Camping and Showers
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Fully Supervised Transition Areas
  • Fully marshaled routes for your safety along with the backup of The Order of Malta & The Civil Defence on the more remote sections of the Legend
  • Free post event massage for those weary limbs

Upcoming Events

  1. Quest – Betws Y Coed – Wales

    June 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  2. Race 2 Glory

    July 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  3. Lilliput Legend Adventure Race

    July 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  4. Irish Adventure races

    The Cavan Kayakarun

    August 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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