Tackle West Cork’s terrain
at the Bantry Bay Adventure Race
Congratulations to everyone who immersed themselves in the Wild Atlantic Way at the second Bantry Bay Adventure Race.
You took on he challenge of West Cork’s islands, bays, and peninsulas tackled West Cork’s terrain!
This was a chip-timed event, co-ordinated and timed by our expert team, supported by Cork Sports Partnership. It was a test of teamwork too, with competitors pairing up after the run to bring double kayaks across Bantry Bay and back to the Abbey Pier.
Competitors cycled out from Bantry onto the renowned Sheep’s Head peninsula, skirting the bay with views back across Whiddy Island and Bantry town. After racing down the coastal road to Gearhies, our adventure racers doubled back towards Bantry for the final stretch of an invigorating contest.
Individual and Team Challenges
If you’re thinking of joining us in 2018, you can opt to take on the challenge alone, or join with friends to compete in the team event. Your team runner will join up with your team’s kayaker in the changeover zone on Whiddy Island. Battle your way across the Bantry Blueway to hand over responsibility to the team’s cyclist on the Bantry side. It’ll be up to the cyclist to complete the Sheep’s Head leg (if you see what we mean)!
It’s an amazing event, raising funds for some very deserving West Cork charities.
Why not pre-register for 2018 to help make a difference!