DAR Sport Course Info

DAR Sport takes a spectacular route around the western point of the Dingle Peninsula and Ireland. DAR Sport, 08.30 Start; Total Distance 43km with 800m total ascent. Competitors will start on their bikes at Dingle Marina. It will be a rolling start for the first 1km cycle before cycling (21km) around Slea Head> hike or run (7.5km) Mt Eagle and cycle (11.5km) back to Dingle via Ventry, rack bikes at transition at Milltown before (0.7km) run to kayak. Kayak 1km in double sit-on-tops before final run 1km to Finish line in Dingle Marina.

Route description

1. Cycle: Dingle to Mt Eagle via Slea head.    Distance 21km / 13 mls   Height Gain 310m  Height Loss 140m

2. Hike / Mountain Run. Mt Eagle.  Distance 7.5km / 4.5mls  Height Gain 390m  Height Loss 390m

All of Mountain Hike Run is on rough trails.

3. Cycle: Mt Eagle to Dingle via Ventry.    Distance 11.5km / 7 mls   Height Gain 100m  Height Loss 270m

All of cycle is on surfaced roads.

4. Run to Kayak. Rack bike at transition at Milltown, Run .7km to kayak and kayak 1km.  Distance 1.7km / 1 mls  Height Loss or Gain 0

5 Run 1km to finish at Dingle Marina. Distance 1km / 0.6 mls  Height Loss or Gain 0

DAR Sport  Total Distance 43km  /  27 mls   Height Gain 800m / 2,640ft  Height Loss 800m / 2,640ft

DAR Sport Route Map

Dingle map

Dar Sport



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Dingle Adventure Race


  • When should I register?

    Closing date for Registration is 23.59pm 3 days before the race. Race limited to max of 950 competitors.
  • What Equipment do I need?

    Equipment list: For DAR and DAR Sport
    • Small backpack / bumbag
    • Wind-proof / waterproof top
    • Light mid fleece (spare)
    • Small first Aid kit
    • Drink bottle
    • Energy Bars
    • Hat and Gloves
    • Whistle

    Requirements for each section of Race

    Cycle: Bike (any type), Helmet, pump & repair kit
    Mountain: mountain running shoes, equipment list above
    Run: Suitable footwear & clothing
    Kayak: Buoyancy Aids, Cagoules, Single Sea Kayaks and paddles (supplied by race organisers, unless you bring your own, any kayaks or kayaking equipment must be brought to registration area before 8.20am on race morning)
    Race numbers will be given at registration
  • How fit do I have to be?

    Individual - good level of fitness required
  • Is there an after party?

    It's Dingle of course there is? Danno's Bar, Dingle 20.15 Prize giving and presentations 20.45 + into the night after-party in Dannos Bar near the marina, live music and light food, Dingle
  • When is Registration / Check-in time ?

    Registration opens Friday at 5pm at Dingle Marina, white building by sail boats (car park opposite Oceanworld).
  • What are the prizes for the race?

    To be announced...
  • What happens my Bike after stage 1, Dingle to Cloghane?

    Your bike will be transported back to Dingle (start/finish point Dingle marina) by organisers with great care, so you can collect after finishing the race.

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Irish Adventures, Burnham, Dingle, Kerry

Phone: Tel: 00353-87-4190318

Email: dingleadventurerace@gmail.com