Donegal Atlantic Way Ultra Race

Date: 23 June 2017 - 25 June 2017
Where: Letterkenny
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Venue: Route details can be found on the website
Email: donegalultra555@yahoo.com
Tel: 00353 (0)87 4668398

The Donegal Atlantic Way Ultra Race is an ultra cycling event along 555km of rugged and beautiful Donegal coastline.

The Donegal Atlantic Way Ultra Race route follows the Wild Atlantic Way around the rugged and beautiful coastline of Donegal. Competitors will depart Letterkenny and take on some of the most scenic roadways to be found anywhere in the World. The route takes you past Malin head, Mamore Gap, Knockalla, Atlantic Drive, Horn Head, Carrickfin, Glengesh Pass, Sliabh League and Barnesmore Gap all within 40 hours.

The event is open to solo racers, 2-person, 3-4 person and 8-person teams. While the solo category is aimed at serious athletes, the team categories are very open to cyclists of all abilities. Racers in the team categories cycle in a relay format (not in a pair/team of four together, etc) with frequency of change over being at the discretion of the team and crew.

The event is open to solo racers, 2-person, 3/4 person and 6-8 person teams. While the solo category is aimed at serious athletes, the team categories are very open to cyclists of all abilities. Racers in the team categories cycle in a relay format (not in a pair/team of four together, etc) with frequency of change over being at the discretion of the team and crew.

Categories

  • Solo (Men, Women)
  • Two Person Team (Men, Women, Mixed)
  • Three/Four Person Team (Men, Women, Mixed)
  • Six – Eight Person Team (Men, Women, Mixed)

Race Program 2017

  • Thursday 22nd June: Sign on in Mount Errigal Hotel between 16:00-19:00, including safety check for racers and support crew. Race brief 19:00-20:00.
  • Friday 23rd June: Race start at 10:00. Competitors set of at 2 minute intervals.
  • Friday 23rd – Sunday 25th June: Race in Progress
  • Sunday 25th June 02:00: Race Concludes

All racers must finish within the allowed time to be considered an official Donegal Atlantic Way Ultra Race Finisher.