The BlackStairs Adventure race is a race you don't want to miss with something for everyone including the family. We promise you a value for money event at a high standard in a beautiful location spanning the Carlow, Wexford and Kilkenny borders.
The BlackStairs Adventure Race takes place on Sun 1st May 2016 it is an adventure race with a difference in that we aim to cater for the athlete and their family. We want to ensure all our competitors enjoy the challenge at an affordable price without all the hidden extras, if you're fed up of forking out for expensive entry fees then this is the race for you as we will provide a high standard race that should attract elite to beginner adventure racers at a very affordable cost.
BlackStairs Adventure race as you the competitor in mind register now for the early bird. The Sunny South East is waiting for you.
Many thanks to Our Sponsors The Millrace Hotel Leisure Club and Spa in Bunclody Located only 5 minutes from the start / finish line the Millrace Hotel is the perfect base for participants of the events. The Millrace is delighted to offer shower facilities to all participants of the event, just bring your race number !!
Carvery lunch is being served from 12.30pm to 3pm and an Al a Carte menu is available for the rest of the day.
Check out some of the Millrace special offers
Only 55 Euro for early bird registration online. Top quality Running Tops for all entrants.
Professional race timing with a printout of splits for each Step at finish line on the day.
Each route will be marked out, measured and marshalled on the day.
We will do our upmost to ensure a safe and hassle free event for all participants.
The start for each event will take place in the village of Rathnure this is also the registration area. Rathnure is a small village in the foothills of the blackstairs mountains approx 8 miles from Enniscorthy, 9 miles from Bunclody and 10 miles from New Ross.
Stretching across the Carlow/Wexford borders with views down the South East coastline.
The Kilkenny village of Graiguenemanagh is the location for the Kayaking event.
This is not a corporate event. All proceeds from the event will go directly back into the local community and facilities.
On the day we will have kids mini adventure race, face painting and bouncy castles to entertain you and your family.
This is a professional event where we try to meet the same standards as other top class adventure races in Ireland today.