Come and have a go if you think you’re hard enough seems to be the order of the day when it comes to the Beast of Ballyhoura Adventure Race. This grueling 36 hour event certainly isn’t for the faint hearted, its name “The Beast” originates from past competitors seeing little beasts and goblins in the mountains and forests of Ballyhoura Country as tiredness and low blood sugar levels kick in on night two of Irelands toughest non-stop race.
The Beast of Ballyhoura Adventure Weekend takes place over the August Bank Holiday Weekend, Jul 30th–Aug 1st 2010.
The event features the Beast of Ballyhoura Adventure Race, a uniquely Irish 36 hour non-stop race across the ancient & magical surroundings of counties Cork, Limerick & Tipperary. Mixed teams of four mountain run, bike, kayak, abseil, orienteer & shoot, navigating the best route to win. Prepare to meet your demons during this event designed to push each team to their limits. The Beast of Ballyhoura also incorporates the 6th All Ireland Inter Services Challenge to unearth Irelands toughest service men and women. Are you tough enough?
The Ballyhoura Blitz takes place on Sunday August 1st. The race is designed for individuals looking for the experience of adventure racing. The race will cover a distance of 30 Km consisting of a 10km hill run followed by 20km of mountain biking on the world class Ballyhoura Mountain Bike Trails. The race will involve some adventure terrain, a little orienteering & competitors should be prepared to get wet.
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