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Race Info / Eolas Faoi Rás

What is WAAR

WAAR - Wild Atlantic Adventure Race, is for both the seasoned and experienced participant, to compete and challenge their own times and targets. 

With the aim of the event being; we should all try get involved in some physical activity which encourages more positive mental health,

and to bring an early boost to the local economy by attracting people to the area over the weekend.  

WAAR offers four different categories;
- Full WAAR Route, 
- Team (4 person or 2 person
- Sprint 

- Duathlon

- WAAR Beag

Randox Teoranta

A cutting-edge science and engineering facility may not be what you would expect to find situated in the rugged Donegal landscape, but this unique landscape is the location of Randox Teoranta, a global leader in healthcare diagnostics, since 2008. Utilising the talented skill set of Donegal people and newcomers alike, whilst actively attracting the Donegal Diaspora back to the area. 

Randox Teoranta has established effective partnerships across the county, which has enabled the company to support a variety of charitable events and cultural activities, such as the Wild Atlantic Adventure Race, and are delighted to back as main sponsors in 2018.

Caisleáin Óir Hotel

Set In the heart of the Donegal Gaeltacht Caisleáin Óir Hotel has established itself as a vibrant family run Donegal Hotel, with an emphasis on good quality food and a Comfortable Guest Environment.

Located one mile from Donegal Airport and a short drive from Clg Naomh Muire, Caisleain Oir Hotel are delighted to be involved once again as Entertainment HQ for WAAR.


Their modern function room will host the much anticipated WAAR prize giving evening with music and disco afterwards.

Caisleáin Óir offer an early breakfast, available on the morning of WAAR, contact the hotel for details, booking is required.  

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