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CAR – Carlingford Team Challenge

This year the Carlingford Adventure Race will be running a 3 person team challenge. Pick two friends or colleagues and together sign up for the most fun you’ll have all year.

On the 28th of September Run, Kayak & Swim in breath-taking Carlingford. This is a challenging yet rewarding course.

Team Challenge Route 51.6Km:

  1. Run 1.8Km

  2. Kayak 1Km

  3. Run 10Km

  4. Cycle 37Km

  5. Run 1.8Km


​Start Run: 1.8Km

The race will start with a 1.8Km run. Beginning at Carlingford sailing club going straight down Ghan road, turning left on Greenore road, continuing as far as the next left turn onto Ghan road, then returning to transition area for Kayak start.

Kayak course: 1Km

The kayak will take place in the Sea starting from the slipway at Carlingford Sailing Club 

The kayak leg will consist of one loop on a triangular, anti-clockwise course for a total distance of 1,000 metres.

The Mountain Run route: 10Km

On completing the kayak section, competitors will begin the run, exiting the transition area via the entrance to Carlingford Sailing club, turning right onto Ghan Road and in to Carlingford village. Down Tholsel street, turning left onto River lane, then left at junction with Dundalk street, right off R173 onto Tain way for the mountain section of run (as per map). Then return route to sailing club.

Bike course: 37Km

Heading north from transition on R173 through Omeath as far as Davey’s pub. Turning Left then climbing as far as long woman’s grave. Then decending into Bush & returning to Carlingford sailing club.

Finishing Run: 1.8km

The last section is an all out sprint for the finish. A 1.8km loop ending at the waters edge. Give it your all as you and your team-mates cross the line to the cheers of supporters willing you to glory.

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