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Harlequin Adventure Race 2013


Are you tough enough ? The Harlequin Adventure Race will be held on Saturday 23th of March 2013 with a start time of 9am. This race is a mix of running, cycling and mountain running, very much like the famous Gael force event which has proven to be a big hit in the Leenane / Westport area, Now Castlebar can boast about an event of its own with equally as stunning and challenge terrain.

We reduced the entry price to €45 this year that’s 10% cheaper, to thank you for taking part last year.

First 100 Entries also get a discount of 20% but you only have a limited tiem to avail this. You also will get a free Technical Tshirt this year.

The event is using the picturesque Lough Lannagh for the first run section, the undulating/hilly roads of Rathbawn for the 2nd cycling section and the tortuous hill run up to the booster station (Glenisland) that overlooks Castlebar, the views up at the booster station are spectacular, Clew Bay, Croagh Patrick, Clare island, Castlebar town and Lough Mask are only some of the views, as these can all be seen on the downward descent to collect the bike for the final 15k cycle back to Castlebar via Glenisland, to finish of the race competitors have a final 3k dash back to the line outside the Days hotel for a total distance of 36 kilometres. This event is open to all abilities with the fastest expected to cross the finish line at around 11am in a time under 2hours.

This event is being supported by the Local Gardai, Civil Defence, Mayo County Council and Town Council. Numbers are filling fast with a limit of 250 entries only allowed. Early Bird offer €40 entry fee .For more information on Registration go to www.runireland.com or email [email protected]

Distances :

Full Adventure Duathlon: 3k run, 6.5k cycle, 8.5k Mountain run, 14k cycle, 3k run (Total distance 34.5kms)

Mini Duathlon : 3k run, 10km cycling, 3km walk/run
(Total distance 11kms)
Location: Harlequin Hotel Lannagh Rd Castlebar

 Pictures from last year can be found HERE

Visit sportsireland.ie for more details