DINGLE WAY CHALLENGE
On Sunday June 1st 2014 the second Dingle Way Challenge will take place as we welcome you to West Kerry to take on the 54km challenge and take in some of the best scenery in Ireland.Description This promises to be an exceptional day in the mountains and on the beaches, with the banter of a walking group, taking in the surroundings and the history of West Kerry. You will walk along Ireland's longest beach and along the foothills of the Sliabh Mish Moutains which overlook the stunning Dingle Peninsula.
The Challenge is ideal for groups, friends, teams and solo hikers alike (minimum age 18). The trek is broken into 3 stages with refreshments at the end of every stage:
Cloghane to Castlegregory
Castlegregory to Camp
Camp to Blennerville Each participant will receive:
Bus from Blennerville, Tralee to the starting point in Cloghane and bus back to Blennerville at the end of each stage if only completing some of the sections.
Hot drinks, Hot breakfast, lunch, light refreshments, First Aid support at the end of the stages.
Hot showers are available on completion of the event. Certificate for completing the event.
Free burger, drink voucher (beer, wine or soft drink) and free entry to our night of music and fun.
Essential gear for participants:
Be prepared for the cold, rain or strong sun.
Warm clothes, comfortable walking boots and socks are essential.
A water and wind-proof jacket and some light layers for undergarments are recommended.
In a light backpack, bring water, snacks, sun cream and a mobile phone.
The Dingle Way Challenge is a walk and not a race
Each walker must hold a level of health & fitness appropriate to the event
All walkers are participating at their own risk
Event schedule and times
Leaving Blennerville, Tralee at 5am for bus to start of stage 1.
All times are approximate and based on an average level of fitness.
Cloghane - Maherees, Castlegregory (16km) - 6am to 9:30am approx
Castlegregory to Camp (21km)- 10am to 2pm
Camp to Blennerville, Tralee (18km) - 2:30pm to 6:30pm