Wild Wicklow Adventure Challenge

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23rd July 2022

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Wild Wicklow Adventure Challenge, 23rd July 2022

Event Overview

The Wild Wicklow Adventure Challenge (Sprint and Endurance Races) will include kayaking, trekking, cycling and orienteering. Some special tasks may also be included. Both racers must be over 18 to register.

What to expect

Sprint Race

Designed for first-time team adventure racers

Navigation – easy

Distances – Bike 22km, run 7.3km, kayak 2km (Distances are approximate, bonus controls increase the distance)

Any type of bike is allowed

Endurance Race

Experienced racers

Navigation – plan your own route

Distances – Bike 51km, run 11.4km, kayak 2km (Distances are approximate, bonus controls increase the distance)

MTB only

Course maps for both races will be provided to each team on race morning, with all race controls marked on the map.

Start Location: Baltinglass Outdoor Education & Training Centre

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Race details:

Sprint registration from 11am and race starts at 12:30

Endurance registration from 7:45am and race starts at 9am

Kit Required:

Bike: Sprint teams can use any bike including road bikes, hybrids, or mountain bikes.

Endurance race a mountain bike is mandatory.

Footwear: Trail running shoes are strongly recommended

Mandatory Race Kit :

Quality Waterproof Jacket and Overpants

Space blanket

First Aid Kit (one per team) includes antiseptic wipes, plasters, triangular and Crepe bandage with fasteners)


Bike Map Holder (one per team)

Mobile Phone in a waterproof case (one per team)

Bike Helmet

Spare Tube, pump & tyre levers

Bike lights mounted on the front and back of the bike

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Endurance Race: €95 per person (€190 per team)

Sprint Race: €80 per person ( €160 per team)

Register as a member of Adventure Racing Ireland for 2022 here

Please note that capacity is restricted on both the Sprint and Endurance race so please get your team entry in as early as you can!

Adventure Racing Ireland – Team Adventure Series 2022

The Wild Wicklow Adventure Challenge is the 3rd race in the Team Adventure Series 2022. Team results from three races will score towards overall placement in the Team Adventure Series 2022

Are you up for the Challenge? Registration open