• THE RACE: 250 KILOMETERS 24 HOURS.

    2-4 MARCH 2018

    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.

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

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Martin Kirwan

Martin Kirwan

Name

Martin Kirwan

Nationality

Irish

Background (Reasons for attempting The Race)

I started into racing in 2004 after never taking part in any activity most of my adult life. I entered the Dublin marathon and started training weighting 19 stone. I competed the marathon in 4.35 and moved on from there. After that I got into triathlon got myself a lot fitter and it was life changing. I went on to be a fitness instructor and run a small gym/studio and love every min of it. The reason I entered the Race I competed a few Ironman races over the past few years and looking for a new challenge.

Experience

Duathlons/Triathlons, I compete duathlons every year in Ireland. 6-7 Half marathon best 79 min. 8 Marathons best 2.50. 5 Half Ironman distance. 6 Ironman distance races best 9.47. But no Ultra marathon or adventure races.. yet.

 

 
 

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The 2017 edition of The Race drew to a close on Sunday March 12th.

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