Ireland Coast to Coast Multisport Race 2013
18 May 2013 - 19 May 2013
Traversing Ireland in a west to east format the route of the 26 Extreme Coast to Coast will pass through unspoilt rural locations, through quaint villages and along one of the most famous waterways in Ireland – The Shannon – Erne Waterway.
Over two days, the route will wind its way along 200 miles of the best cycling, paddling and running terrain Ireland has to offer. Competitors will be truly astounded at the scenery and challenge laid down before them in this fantastic event.
Day one will see you set off on a route which will encompass just over 100 miles. You will be running on sandy beaches, cycling along deserted roads and paddling along one of the longest sections of inland waterway in Ireland before finishing at the shores of Lough Erne, Co Fermanagh.
At the break of dawn on day two you will set off on a cycling and running challenge totalling just over 100 miles. Expect more great cycling trails before setting off on the final foot section across the famous Mourne Mountains. The sight of the sandy shores in Newry, Co Down will be a welcome sight to all and with it will come a realisation that you have taken part in one of the toughest multi-sport events in Europe
The day one breakdown of distances and disciplines will be as follows:
Beach Run 2.5km
Road Cycle 107km
Road Cycle 17km
Day one total distance 152km
The day two breakdown of distances and disciplines will be as follows:
Road Cycle 122km
Off Road Run 35km
Day two total distance 157km