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Saturday 25th August 2018

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Thursday 8th March 2018
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Thursday 23rd August 2018
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Solo (per person)   €55.00   
Team Relay (per team)   €65.00   
Bantry Bay Adventure Race
086 303 0991

The Bantry Bay Adventure Race is back for 2018!

Join us on Saturday August 25th 2018 in Bantry, Co. Cork, to tackle Ireland's stunning coastal terrain.

The event will bring participants from West Cork's Whiddy Island across Bantry Bay to the Sheep's Head peninsula in a 3-leg event that will include a run (5k), kayak (1500m approx.), and cycle (22.8k approx.). 

Test yourself against West Cork's landscapes and this world-famous bay as an individual participant, or join with friends to form a relay team. This is an exciting challenge for anyone who wants to get active on Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way.

The double kayak section of the course means that this is a test of teamwork as well as of individual ability.

The Adventure Race makes the most of the Bantry Bay Blueway adventure route and the Sheep's Head's walking and cycling trails. BBAR 2018 is an amazing opportunity for you to experience some of the most scenic places in West Cork. Don't miss out on the limited places on offer.

Solo competitors can choose between 8.20am and 9.20am start waves. All relay teams must start at 8.20am. 

Run on Whiddy Island, kayak Bantry's famous bay, and cycle out along the Sheep’s head peninsula before returning to Bantry for a hero's welcome!

Bantry Bay Adventure Race is a unique challenge and a great way of raising funds for three important local organisations: CoAction, Bantry Inshore Rescue Association, and Whiddy Island Development Association.

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