FINAL BRIEFING NOTES Please check on 5th June for updates
Hope you are looking forward to Dingle Adventure Race on Saturday 7th June. Forecast
Race number at Registration.
No numbers are sent out prior to registration, at registration you will check you name in alphabetical order and your Race number will be next to it.
No litter on course, all energy bar and gel wrappers to be put away in your pockets/ bag. After water stations you may drop plastic cups with 10-20 meters. Water at all transitions and 1 water stop half way on road run between Baile Breac to Dingle.
Bike stickers in your registration packs, make sure on bike so it is in the right place when you come back to Dingle. Nobody can collect bike unless you have race number, tickets available at registration if you plan on getting someone to collect your bike. Enter the start area between 08.30 and 08.50 where mandatory kit will be checked. Race leaves at 9.00 from Marina, but Racing is not allowed until Garda escort is finished by end of Dingle town, where you start to climb the Conor Pass hill, YOU WILL HEAR THE AIR HORN.
Competitors must register on Friday evening or very early between 07.00-07.45 Sat morning registration.
Registration is at the Marina in Dingle, white building where all sail boats are; follow signs.
Registration is open Friday from 5.00 to 10.30 / 11.00pm
Registration is open Sat morning from 7.00 till 08.00, competitors who have arranged for Sat morning should be there 07.00 to 07.30 at the latest, race will start at 9 weather you have checkin or not, so be there EARLY, No registration for DAR after 08.00 on Sat.
At registration you collect: DAR cycling top, Race number, safety pins x4, Map, Timing Chip.
There is no goodies bag, but plenty of extras soup, fruit,(at end of race, music and food (Danno's Pub, opposite tourist office) All Welcome, was great crowd last year, band.
Race safety briefing notes only for 2014, please read fully
Car Parking is free along streets in Dingle, advise is to park anywhere along streets and cycle to Start, the only Pay and display car parks are the 2 large Car parks near start/finish and the one near the back of Super value
There are no drop offs of equipment to transition areas, all equipment must be carried with you for the entire race (only exception while kayaking)
This compulsory kit will be checked going into start and at finish, anyone without any part will be given a standing 1min penalty for each item missing, even at start line.
Small backpack / bumbag/ or kept securely in cycle top.
Wind-proof / waterproof top
Small first Aid kit
Hat or Buff
Race number, (to be worn on the front) & Map
Requirements for each section of Race
Cycle: Bike (any type), Helmet, pump & repair kit (bike shoes can be left attached to bike clips, and mountain shoes carried for cycle) Organiser will transport bikes back to bike rack at Start/ Finish, no one can collect from Cloghan unless they get ticket at registration.
Mountain: mountain running shoes, equipment list above
Run: Suitable footwear & clothing
Kayak: Buoyancy Aids, Kayaks and paddles (Single Sea Kayaks 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)
08.40 Bus to Cloghan for Mountain runners/ walkers/ hikers,
10.30 First Bus to Baile Braic for road runners
11.30 Second Bus to Baile Braic for road runners
12.00 Bus to Baile Braic for road runners
1.15 ish Bus to Baile Braic for road runners
Organiser will transport bikes back to bike rack at Start/ Finish
Watch cycle from top of Conor Pass,
Mountain Brandon, no cars to drive past Cloghan.
Kayak: Best to Watch from marina Wall near marina (finish line)
People not competing are asked to limit the driving on the course.
After Party Danno's Bar (opposite the tourist office), Dingle
20.45 Prize giving and presentations
21.15 + into the night after-party in Dannos Bar near the marina, live music and light food, Dingle
Kayaking training on the following dates:
Sat 24th May5.30-7.30 Dingle
Wed 28th May 6.30-8.30pm Killarney
Thurs 29th May 6.30-8.30pm Fenit
Fri 30th May 6.30-8.30pm Dingle
To book call or text Noel on 0874190318, cost €25 each limited palces, min 4 people per session