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Murray wins Sea2Summit

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Over 1,000 athletes took up the challenge of the Westport Sea2Summit last Saturday. The Westport based competition has become on of the top adventure racing events in the country and Westport’s Anthony Murray was the first person home over the finishing line. Anthony finished in a time of 3:00.39 over the tough 56.5km course, which took in road running, cycling, a run up Croagh Patrick, sea dash and an obstacle course before finishing with a tough run to the finish line at The Mall in the town. Murray, who won the sprint competition last year, can now add the title of supreme champion for 2011.

Padraig Marrey wins adventure race title

A win in the Conquest Connemara adventure race was the only result that would guarantee Mayo’s Padraig Marrey the overall adventure racing league winner’s title. With 10 rounds held all over the country and the who’s who of adventure racing the start line such as Peter O’Farrell, Noel Kavanagh and Adrian Hennessy on the start line, and added to the mix World Champion mountain biker Niall Davies and Irish international mountain runner James McFadden, Marrey’s chances looked very tough.

Podium finish for Kilkenny woman in Dingle

Kilkenny woman Roisin Hickey claimed second place and a much deserved podium finish at the weekend when she took part in one of the toughest adventure races on the calendar; the Dingle Adventure Race.

Race2Glory officially launched by running legend Catherina McKiernan

The Race2Glory was recently launched by Irish running legend and Olympian Catherina McKiernan in the Park Hotel, Kiltimagh. The inaugural 40 kilometre multi-sport adventure race takes place in Kiltimagh on Saturday July 16, incorporating a 10 kilometre mountain run, 23 kilometre cycle, and a seven kilometre river run. Kiltimagh provides an ideal setting for such an event, with the capabilities of its natural amenities to facilitate a multi-sport adventure race and a history of athletic success; as it was home to 1924 Olympian runner Sean Lavan. 

Three hundred participants to race on Castlebar streets

The Harlequin Adventure Duathlon on March 26 is set to attract a bumper field of more than 300 competitors with some of the best adventure/duathlon racers in the country taking part in the run/bike/run event.

Running legend McKiernan to launch Race2Glory

Irish running legend Catherina McKiernan is coming to Kiltimagh to launch the inaugural Race2Glory Kiltimagh competition, which is taking place on Saturday July 16. Members of the public are invited to attend a question and answers session with Catherina McKiernan on Monday February 21 at 4pm at the Park Hotel Kiltimagh. Also in attendance will be Padraig Marrey, Race2Glory race co-ordinator and winner of Gael Force West 2010. This is a perfect opportunity for anyone who is intending to sign up for Race2Glory to receive the top level advice on preparing for adventure racing.

Colm Staunton wins Sea2Summit, finishing in just over three hours

Under challenging November weather conditions the Westport Sea2Summit pushed the country’s leading adventure runners through their limits for the top sporting challenge. Taking in an intense 56.5km over a series of road running, mountain cycling, and running up the challenging terrain of Croagh Patrick with the backdrop of Clew Bay, the summit included a sea dash in Clew Bay and intricate obstacle challenge before finishing in the Fairgreen Westport

World champion to compete at Westport Sea 2 Summit

The cream of Irish adventure racers and athletes is set to descend on Westport this weekend for the inaugural Westport Sea 2 Summit Adventure Race. The event, which is only in its first year, has attracted more than 600 entries from all over Ireland and across the water.

Entries closing for Sea2Summit race

The inaugural Westport Sea2Summit adventure race is designed to suit all levels of fitness and interests with a mix of road running, cycling, and a mountain hike, including the challenging terrain of Croagh Patrick with the backdrop of Clew Bay. It will finish with a short sea run and small obstacle challenge before arriving at the Fairgreen. This challenge offers participants a choice of two routes; the supreme event which offers all of the intensity of the ultimate adventure race, or the spirit event which will certainly appeal to those of relative fitness yet wanting to challenge themselves and push their personal fitness levels. The supreme relay event will take place over the same route and at the same time as the solo supreme race. Teams will be of three people and they will share the disciplines in whatever way they wish.

Test yourself at Westport Sea2Summit

The inaugural Westport Sea2Summit adventure race is designed to suit all levels of fitness and interests with a mix of road running, cycling, and a mountain hike including the challenging terrain of Croagh Patrick with the backdrop of Clew Bay. It will finish with a short sea run and small obstacle challenge before finishing at the Fairgreen. This challenge offers participants a choice of two routes; the supreme event which offers all of the intensity of the ultimate adventure race, or the spirit event which will certainly appeal to those of relative fitness yet wanting to challenge themselves and push their personal fitness levels. The supreme relay event will take place over the same route and at the same time as the solo supreme race. Teams will be of three people and they will share the disciplines in whatever way they wish.

 

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