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12 Aug 2022

Online registration for Shannon Blueway Adventure Race open

Online registration for Shannon Blueway Adventure Race open

Cresting Sheemore during last year's Shannon Blueway Adventure race.

Following the success of the last two years, a third edition of the Shannon Blueway Adventure Race is set for Saturday April 29.

The race is open to anyone with a reasonable level of fitness and is a great race for adventure race first timers. Participants can compete as individuals or as part of a relay team making it the perfect race for all levels of fitness to get involved.

A special early bird price is available until March 17, and teams add or amend members up until 48 hours prior to the race. Participants are encouraged to sign-up online.

The Race incorporates a 7km run along the Shannon Blueway, a 1km Kayak on The Shannon Erne Blueway, a 25k cycle through lovely Leitrim’s landscape, followed by a trail run up Sheemore hill with cycle and sprint to the finish line back in Leitrim Village.

This year's entry fee includes a special Shannon Blueway Adventure Race Tech T-Shirt and medal. Register online before midnight on St. Patrick’s Day to be guaranteed a T-Shirt.

Kayaks will be provided on the day and bikes can be rented if necessary. Refreshments are provided for all participants and prize-giving will take place at St. Joseph’s Centre Leitrim Village after the race.

Registration on the day is from 10am – 12am in St. Joseph’s Hall, Leitrim Village but race entry cannot be guaranteed for walk-ups.

The adventure race is part of a weekend full of activities planned under the guidance and support of the 2016 Waterways Ireland Sponsorship Programme. More info www.bluewayadventure.ie.

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