DAR Sport Course Info

Now on it's 5th year. DAR Sport takes a spectacular route around the western point of the Dingle Peninsula. DAR Sport starts with short run to kayak, where you will kayak 1km in single sea kayaks around Dingle Harbour. On your bike heading West passing Ventry and around the stunning Slea head, at Dunquin you cycle up the steep Mam Clasack, then run up the Mountain track to the summit of Mt Eagle and back. Bike back to Dingle with 1km run to finish.

Route description

1. Run to Kayak: Dingle to Kayak    Distance 1km / 0.7 mls   Height Gain 0m  Height Loss 0m

2. Kayak. Milltown.  Distance 1km / 0.7 mls  Height Loss or Gain 0 & 400m run to bike transition

3. Cycle: Dingle to Mt Eagle via Slea head.    Distance 20km / 12.5 mls   Height Gain 310m  Height Loss 140m

All of cycle is on surfaced roads.

4. 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.

5. 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.

6. Run to Finish. Bike transition to Finish line  Dingle.    Distance 1km / 0.7mls    Height Gain 0m  Height Loss 10m

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

DAR Sport Route Map

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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