South Coast Adventure Race

Tighten your laces and put petrol in your car because it’s time for the South Coast Adventure Race in Skibbereen Co. Cork! We caught up with the race organiser to get a heads up on what competitors can expect on Race Day!

When is the South Coast Adventure Race taking place & how long has it been running

The South Coast Adventure Race takes place on October 22nd based around the town of Skibbereen Co.Cork. This year is our 2nd event following on from our very successful inaugural event last October where we had 238 racers take on the adventure of West Cork’s coastline.

Who is the South Coast Adventure Race event aimed at?

Every one with a bike and a heartbeat! There are 2 courses to choose from, The Pro Course (longer Course) and The Challenge Course (Shorter Course). There is plenty on offer in terms of challenge, endurance and fun for everyone from the beginner to the Elite.

What should those taking part in the South Coast Adventure Race expect on race day

The Southcoast Adventure Race course is set in the rugged terrain of the West Cork Coastline. Expect fast rolling hills, uninterrupted & unspoilt scenery, Ireland’s only inland Marine reservation and the much heralded local hospitality. Once you hit the finish line expect the best in terms of complimentary Physio treatments, hot showers and the finest fresh homemade food and the After Event Party which rocks till well after the midnight hour!

What’s unique about the South Coast Adventure Race?

The course is set along the unique West Cork coastline which in itself presents the racer the most in terms of natural adventure. The unspoilt landscape is the ideal playground for the challenge seeker. This year’s event finishes off with a circuit of our all new purpose built assault course which is guaranteed to put the fun into adventure racing

Would you describe the South Coast Adventure Race as suitable for beginner and amateur athletes?

Yes by comparison with other events we have less running which suits most people starting out in endurance sports, There is a perfect balance of all sports including natural transitions between each.

What are the contact details for those who wish to enter the South Coast Endurance Race

All race information and details can be found on

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