Route Information  - Saturday 5th Oct

27 km Challenge

Our 27km route is perfect for families or anyone looking for an introduction to adventure racing.

Enjoy a scenic 4km run around the grounds of Russborough House before you jump on your bike for a 19.5km cycle to the kayak transition at Russellstown Bay where you will take to the water in a double kayak for 500m and back on your bike for 2.5km to the finish back at Russborough.

Participants under 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times on the course.

 

RUN:  https://www.strava.com/routes/3147572504891881740

CYCLE: https://www.strava.com/routes/3187418719213743946

 


42KM Dual/ 43KM AdvENTURE

Looking for a challenge - our 42KM dual course and 43km Adventure Course offer a challenge with amazing views, The course Starts with a run around the grounds to the back of Russborough House to warm you up, you then jump on your bike for 9.5km before you come to the forest run which will test your muscles as you run a 8km lap of Lugnagun before jumping back on the bikes for 20km to Russelstown Bay,  where you will jump into a double kayak for a 1km paddle. Its then back on the bikes for the final 2.5km stretch back to the finish at Russborough House.

Participants on the 42km course should not stop at Russellstown Bay Kayak transition - they will continue onto Russborough House..

Familiarise your self with the courses, main junctions will be signed and all transitions marshalled - after that you must navigate your way to the finish - it is an adventure!

 

RUN 1: https://www.strava.com/routes/3230972078897574450

CYCLE: https://www.strava.com/routes/3230983238681915134

RUN 2: https://www.strava.com/routes/3230970857399950078


74KM Experience

Our biggest challenge yet!!

The course starts with a short 6km cycle to Burgage, where you will leave your bikes and kayak 2km to Russellstown Bay - you will then follow the Greenway for 4.5KM back to your bike - then you have a 30km cycle before you come to the forest run which will test your muscles as you run a 9.5km lap of Lugnagun before jumping back on the bikes for the final 10km stretch back to Russborough House.

Familiarise yourself with the courses, main junctions will be signed and all transitions marshalled - after that you must navigate your way to the finish - it is an adventure!

 

CYCLE 1: https://www.strava.com/routes/3230941947968211788

RUN 1: https://www.strava.com/routes/3230944509579281228

CYCLE : https://www.strava.com/routes/3230952417692174898

RUN 2: https://www.strava.com/routes/3187410712230408914


TEAM CHALLENGE - 34KM  (Teams of 4)

New to October 2024 is our team event - Teams of 4 will participate in this relay event with one person cycling, two team members kayaking, and one runner. Can your team tackle Splash N Dash?

Event Overview:
- Starting Point: Russborough
- Team Composition: 4 members
- Cyclist (first leg): 8 km
- Kayakers (two members): 1.5 km
- Runner: 10 km
- Cyclist (final leg): 13.5 km

 

CYCLE 1: https://www.strava.com/routes/3233116793318013452

RUN 1:  https://www.strava.com/routes/3233116793318013452

CYCLE 2: https://www.strava.com/routes/3230970271662839930