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Saturday 7th September 2019

Entries Open
Sunday 5th May 2019
Entries Close
Sunday 1st September 2019
Entries so Far
172 Entries
Entry Fees
Challenge Race 70k
Up to 30th June €55
Up to 31st July €60
From 1st August  €70

Sprint Race 43k
Up to 30th June €45
Up to 31st July €50
From 1st August €60

Altán Duathlon
€90 per team of 2

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Event Organiser
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+353863112197

ALTÁN ADVENTURE RACE

Have you got what it takes to walk in the footsteps of the Tuatha de Danann who went to battle against Balor?  Are you physically and mentally strong enough? Would you like to join the history makers in becoming one of the first ever to take part in the Inaugural Áltan Adventure Race?

An Adventure Race like no other, this promises to be one of a kind. Taking part in the coastal area of Cloughaneely and on the Wild Atlantic Way, you’re sure to be mesmerised as you experience the raw and natural beauty of this spectacular route which is steeped in history and mythology and scenery that will literally take your breath away!!  From start to finish competitors will be immersed in the ruggedness of Cloughaneely from its winding roads, to rugged mountains and crystal clear lakes.

Áltan Adventure Race is a multi-sport competition consisting of three sporting disciplines cycling, trail running and kayaking: There will be two route options in the Altán Adventure Race

CHALLENGE - 70K APPROX

  • RUN 1 – PCC TO BACKSTRAND (8.8K)
  • BIKE 1 – FALCARRAGH – MEENLARAGH (11.4K)
  • HILL – CNOC NA NAOMH (1.4K)
  • BIKE 2 – MEENLARAGH – MÍN A LEA (13.2K)
  • KAYAK - LAKE MÍN A LEA (0.7K)
  • BIKE 3 – MÍN A LEA – MUCKISH (21.5K)
  • HILL 2 – MUCKISH (2.2K)
  • BIKE 4 – MUCKISH – FALCARRAGH (10.5K)
  • RUN 2 – BALLYCONNELL (1K)

The Elites from the challenge race will set off at 9.10am, followed by the second wave at 9.30am. When registering please choose which wave you would like to set off on.


SPRINT - 43K APPROX

  • RUN 1 – PARKRUN BALLYCONNELL (4.8K)
  • BIKE 1 – FALCARRAGH – MEENLARAGH (11.4K)
  • HILL 1 – CNOC NA NAOMH (1.4K)
  • BIKE 2 – MEENLARAGH – MÍN A LEA (13.2K)
  • KAYAK – LAKE MÍN A LEA (0.7K)
  • BIKE 3 - MÍN A LEA - FALCARRAGH (10.3K)
  • RUN 2 – BALLYCONNELL PARKRUN (1K)

The sprint wave leaves at 10am.

Important information:
**Sign on for race and collection of race pack will be held on Friday September 6th at PCC, Pobalscoil Chloich Cheannfhaola, F92 KR25 between 6pm – 9pm.** 


**Bikes will be dropped off on race day and no later than 8.15am as first race sets off at 9.10am.** 

 

What is included in entry fee:

  • Event day T-shirt
  • Race medal upon completion
  • Goody Bag
  • Use of kayaks
  • Safety cover throughout the route
  • Use of electronic timing chips
  • Post-event food 
  • After party 

Please note t-shirts and medals are ordered 6 weeks in advance of the race, so entry after this date does not guarantee you a t-shirt or a medal.

There will be NO on the day race entries accepted.


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