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The Motivate Challenge 2011


The Motivate Challenge is back and it’s BIGGER and BETTER than ever… The 2011 event will take place on the 24th September 2011 in Punchestown Racecourse, in conjunction with the Avon Ri Lakeshore Resort. The Motivate Challenge is an adventure race consisting of 3 disciplines – Walking/Running, Kayaking and Cycling. The beauty of the Motivate Challenge is that it appeals to both novice and elite participants alike as the course is set out in two formats which make it achievable yet challenging to all. Whether you’re an experienced adventure race enthusiast or you’re a complete beginner looking for a fun, healthy and exciting challenge then the Motivate Challenge is for you. Both courses will begin at the state of the art Punchestown Racecourse Facility that is host to Ireland’s leading event centre. From here, competitors will run through the Kildare countryside to the Avon Ri Lakeshore Resort in Blessington, Co. Wicklow where they will kayak across the Blessington Lakes. They will then take in the breath taking Wicklow landscape as they cycle through the Wicklow hills where the Motivate 65 ° competitors will have to overcome the challenge of the infamous ‘Black Hill’. On their return to Punchestown participants will complete where they will complete the 2011 Motivate Challenge by running a lap of the world famous Punchestown racetrack, finishing on the home straight in front of the 10,000 capacity grandstands where many a champion has passed before! Even if you don’t think you have what it takes to conquer the Motivate Challenge 2010 that doesn’t mean that you can’t be involved in this exciting new event! One of the key benefits of Adventure Racing is that it’s also a brilliant spectacle and with many different activities & events planned throughout the race day as well as the Motivate weekend you’re sure to have a great time! This is also a brilliant opportunity to find out more about adventure racing and why this sport has become one of the most rapidly increasing phenomena’s in the world, while also supporting the brave participants in their quest to gain Motivate status !! For further information and online entry check out www.motivatechallenge.com