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WHATThe Cavan Kayakarun Adventure Race 2023 is celebrating its 14th year, as one of the first Adventure Races held in Ireland it is now established as one of the best. A community run non-profit event organized by Adventure racers and sports people you are sure of a great experience where all abilities and categories are catered for with something for Adventure race beginners wanting to give it a try while meeting all the challenges required by Experienced racers Cycle through the Drumlins of east Cavan, kayak around the stunning crannogs of Barnagrow lake and enjoy the scenic views of Lough Sillan and Lough Tacker as you run or hike along the quiet trails and laneways.  See below for details:
WHEREGallonray House, Maudabawn, Cootehill, Co. Cavan. GPS co-ordinates:54° 01 8395 W 007° 01 3362
WHENSaturday 12th August @ 12noon
WHYExcellent organisation, warm local welcome, fantastic location and a great value for money event for all. Brilliant after event party, prize giving & family fun day . Hot food available for purchase.


Open                             Male/Female

Veteran (Over 40’s)     Male/Female

Masters (Over 50’s)     Male/Female

Relay                             Any combination

Race Details:  

1) Run 4k

The Cavan Kayakarun Challenge starts at Gallonray House with a 4k run (on tarmac).

2) Bike 16k

On completing the 4k run you get on your bike at the bike Transition at Gallonray house and cycle 16k to the beautiful Lough Barnagrow.

3) Kayak 1.5k

Rack your bike at Lough Barnagrow where you get on a sit on or sit in Kayak and kayak around the Two Crannogs taking in the stunning scenery and return to the bike Transition at the lake shore.

4) Bike 18k

On completing the kayak section you return to your bike and cycle 18k to Race HQ at Gallonray House.

5) Run 4k

The final leg of the The Cavan Kayakarun Adventure Race is the same 4k run as completed at the start racking your bike at Gallonray House and completing the last challenge before crossing the finish line.