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The inaugural Connacht Cyclo-Cross Championships were held in the grounds of Westport House, the coastal seaside town was the perfect setting for such a championship with open green undulating fields surrounded by mature woodland.
Thirty-two years ago Westport CC claimed to have organised the first cyclo-cross All Ireland Championships. Like everywhere else in the country cyclo-cross is becoming popular, the stormy weather that has blasted the west coast the past few weeks has made off road biking a little more endearing. The Westport House venue has huge scope for cyclo-cross with adjacent woodland and lush green fields with plenty of hills.
It has been 12 years since Western Lakes CC last organised a Cyclo Cross event at the race course in Ballinrobe, and in that time the numbers that have taken up cycling has greatly increased.
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.
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
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.
Cycling night out