WAAR SPRINT ROUTE 39K approx*
*distance may change on the day due to circumstances outside of our control.
The WAAR Sprint route will comprise of three categories; RUN, CYCLE & KAYAK, which will cover parts of the main WAAR route.
RUN : 5K
The run route will leave Naomh Muire GAA club heading across the road toward Mullaghdearg beach, the route will comprise of a mixture of road, cross country and beach in a loop that leads back to the clubhouse.
BIKE : 33K
Competitors will arrive back from the run and mount their bikes at the clubhouse grounds at transition area 1 (T1). Leaving T1 the bike route leaves Mullaghdearg heading left along the Wild Atlantic Way towards Kincasslagh. The route will continue along the main road past Keadue, Burtonport and into Dungloe. The route leaves Dungloe heading towards Loughanure on the N56.
Once in Loughanure competitors will turn left down the Glen road towards Annagry, turning left at Annagry competitors will follow the road back to Naomh Muire clubhouse to transition area 3.
KAYAK : 1K
Back at the clubhouse competitors re-rack their bikes at T3 before heading the short distance to Mullaghdearg lake adjacent to the football pitch. Once at the lake all competitors will be given a buoyancy aid which must be worn. The 1k kayak route will be clearly marked along the lake.
After the kayak competitors will run along the football pitch to the finish line.