what you
need to know

All Mandator Kits will be checked prior to race, any participants without Mandatory Kit items will not be permitted to race on the day. 

  • First Aid Kit
  • Whistle
  • Emergency Blanket
  • Bike & Cycling gear: Lights, Pump, Helmet, Tool Kit, Spare Tube.
  • Course Map
  • Hat & Gloves
  • Waterproof Jacket/Coat
  • Appropriate Food & Liquids

All Kayaks and Life Jackets will be provided.

Why not save yourself some hassle and hire a bike for the Tuff-Inish Adventure Race? We in conjunction with Cycle Routes are offering €39.00 bike hire for this event. The bikes are Ridge-back Velocity hybrids available in a wide range of sizes. They are 24 speed with Shimano Acera gearing, aluminium frame and rigid forks. The tyres are fairly wide for the road but ideal for the trail. All bikes are well maintained by our on-site mechanic so you can be sure that a great bike awaits you for the day of the event. We can also fit your own accessories to the bikes such as pedals, saddles etc. You can collect your bike and get fitted at Race Pack collection Please allow an extra hour for collection and fitting.

BIKE CHOICE     – Hybrid / Mountain Bike/ Road bike (puncture proof tyres essential).

BIKE HIRE  If you have booked a hire bike with your registration then you will collect bike in the Car Park of the Sliabh Sneacht Centre on race morning – Please allow enough time to transport your bike to the transition. The Bike Transitions are 2k & 5k from registration.


Allow enough time to drop your bike at transition 1 (6k from start)

Only 1 bike allowed / person. Bike must be fitted with appropriate daytime lighting.

Breakdown / Puncture – Each participant will be responsible for bike / puncture repair, so ensure that you have puncture repair kit, pump etc. with you during cycle.

We will have a bike mechanic to assist on the off-road section – Any tube or tyre replacements en-route must be paid for at finish line later.

  • Event T Shirt
  • Special Race Medal
  • Timing Chip
  • Race Support
  • Goody’s & Hot food at Finish.