Kenmare town is fast gaining a reputation as Ireland’s fittest town. On the October weekend, Saturday Oct 25th Kenmare will host its 5th duathalon, a 40km Cycle and a 6km Run. It is open to everyone, individuals and relay teams. Funds raised from the event will be donated to Kenmare Athletic Club which supports juvenile athletics in the town.
Event details and schedule
The 40 km cycle will commence at 12 noon and follow the N71 to Moll’s Gap for 10k, turning left past Avoca Cafe and onto the Sneem road, turning left for Blackwater and returning to Kenmare on the relatively flat coast road. The 6km run will start at bike drop off and head out the Moll’s Gap road for 3km before turning right towards Kenmare Hospital/Dromneavane and finish at the local secondary school where hot food courtesy of some of Kenmare's finest chefs will be served.
Kenmare Athletic Club