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A unique, free festival takes place throughout Westport next week as everyone is encouraged to ‘Get Out There’ and try a different sport or activity in a series of adventure points which will be scattered throughout the town from August 19 to 22.
Gaelforce Events, the organisers of the extremely popular Gaelforce West adventure race, are running a cycle challenge outside of Newport on June 19 and 20. The event includes a 24 hour and eight hour challenge open to soloists and teams of up to 10.
Gael Force 2008, the largest multi-discipline adventure event in the country will take place in Westport this month on August 23 and 24 and is open to all levels of competitor.
Galway will play host to a new concept in adventure racing next month when the city hosts the first Galway City Rat Race.
Peter Jordan from Castlebar, Cormac MacDonnell, Ronan Ryan and Patrick O’Hora, all from Ballina, have been selected to compete in the national selections of the Land Rover G4 Challenge, one of the world’s most gruelling 4x4 driving and adventure events. The national selections are taking place on Sunday November 30 and Monday December 1 at Eastnor Castle, Ledbury in the UK.
Galway is preparing to be infested with adventure racers as the Rat Race returns. The team-based event will see the city transformed into an urban sports playground as racers are challenged to take part in a range of physical and mental activities including running, mountain biking, abseiling, climbing, and kayaking.
Adventure races are fast growing in Ireland. The west of Ireland has been leading the way with major events in the last few years using the fantastic rugged scenery of County Mayo. A new annual adventure race will be held on March 27 2010 which fits perfectly with any athletes who run, cycle, and train for adventure races around the country. The perfect event for the people looking for real adventure!