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Competitors will be bused down from The Avon to the race start at Russelstown’s Bay.

Stage 1. RUN 5Km
Run on Blessington Greenway

Stage 2. CYCLE 28km
Sealed roads all the way. You will see beautiful views overlooking the Blessington lakes on your left-hand side,

Stage 3. KAYAK 1Km
It’s onto the historically steeped Blessington Lakes (famous for its story telling of big fish and bigger ghosts) Just a short paddle triangular to the shore before heading to the finish line at the Avon. If you are new to kayaking, perhaps our “Toe in The Water” special, closer the day will help you get a feel for kayak paddling. Please keep your eyes peeled on our Facebook social media page for dates.


Enter the course which best describes your fitness level:

Joggers: Enter this course if you are entering an adventure race for the first time, are involved in a sports club and you have a reasonable level of fitness.
Runners: Enter this course if you have some experience in adventure racing, triathlons and have a good overall level of fitness.

Age categories:

  • Junior: 15-18
  • Senior: under 40
  • Senior: over 40
  • Senior: over 50

There is a Moxie t-shirt with every entry and will be a donation to Barretstown from every entry.