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Wild Atlantic Adventure Race (WAAR)

Naomh Muire GAA, The Banks, Mullaghdearg

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9th May 2020, Mullaghdearg, West Donegal

WAAR - Donegal’s biggest Adventure Race, is a fundraiser for CLG Naomh Muire. Enter as individual or as part of a team for the ultimate challenge.


WAAR comprises of four disciplines, Run, Bike, Hike and Kayak, making up a 55.5K(approx) route.


All individuals must complete all four disciplines. Run, Bike, Hike, Kayak (55.5k approx)


Must complete two disciplines; Run and Bike. (52.5k approx)

Teams (4)

Teams are made up of four people, with each person completing one of the tasks;

Person 1: Run, Person 2; Bike, Person 3 Hike, Person 4 Kayak.


This is an alternative WAAR Route which will comprise of three disciplines;

All individuals must complete all three disciplines, Run (5K), Bike (33K) & Kayak (1K). (39k approx)


Starts Saturday 09 May 2020
Ends Saturday 09 May 2020
Type Festival and Events


Early Bird Entries Now Open!
Anyone interested in taking part in the event can visit the websites at www.waar.ie for information and to register. The event is open to anyone who is 16 or over on the the day of the race. If you would like to help out on the day of the event and be part of it all then please send your name and contact number to info@waar.ie


Naomh Muire GAA, The Banks,

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