• THE RACE: 250 KILOMETERS 24 HOURS.

     

    The Race is a 250 km unsupported endurance event across the rugged landscape of North West Donegal. To finish competitors have to complete 15km of kayaking, 166km of cycling, 5km of mountain running and 64km of road and trail running. It is the ultimate 24 hour test of endurance. The Race takes place in Spring each year. The 2018 event took place on the weekend of 13th-15th April.

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250km of Donegal's spectacular coast, rugged wilderness, and highest peaks. 

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Brian Monaghan

BRIANMONAGHANName: Brian Monaghan

Nationality: Irish

Background

Working in IT, married to Maggie, with 3 beautiful kids and having been very active in sports from a young age (football, swimming, etc.) I had a goal of completing a marathon before my 40th  birthday. 5 or 6 years ago, I started training for my first marathon and it snowballed from there. I love a challenge, outside of work and family life and I believe “The Race” is the next one for me. I’ve just got to find a way to tell the wife and kidsJ!

Experience

Once I completed my first marathon back in 2007, I knew I wanted more. I took up running regularly and trained for the next Connemara half marathon which I completed, promising to be back to complete the full marathon the following year (2009), which I ran in 3h29m. Several half marathons and 2 more Dublin marathons later, I decided I needed something different – triathlon looked like it might do the trick. Since 2010 I have completed 2 x IRONMAN Lanzarote and 3 x half IRONMAN (Galway, Athlone, Kerry). This year I have signed up for my first adventure race in November in Westport (Sea to Summit).

During the past 2 winters I’ve been training on the bike with Paralympian and World Champion - Catherine Walsh. Catherine and I are regularly seen, on the tandem, around North County Dublin covering average training sessions of 90K plus most weekends and this contributed to my IRONMAN training no end. I have also completed several cycle races within Ireland – Tour of Meath (160k), Ring of Kerry (180k) and the Wicklow 200. The RACE - Bring it on!

 

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We are very happy to annouce the winners of the Race 2018! 

Men's first place:
Martin Lynch 13:32:26

Women's first place:
Julie McMullin 18:21:06

Team first place:
No.1 Fitness 13:19:39 

Congratulations to all the Race 2018 participants! 

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