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Rás na Ríochta

Total route distance: 47km
Total height gain: 1800m
Map of Rás na Ríochta

Stage 1 - Mountain Biking: 23 km
Start at via duct in Kells follow access road to forest then follow fire roads to Kerry way follow Kerry way all the way to the N70, turn right to Letter East head for Ballynakilly Lower from here head for Glenbeigh. Before Glenbeigh turn right following signs for Kerry Way follow this up to Windy Gap, through the gates and around the Kerry Way to the bike/run transition 1 at Treanmanagh.

Stage 2 - Hillrunning: 17 km
From start head to Seefin (CP 1) then to the Windy Gap head for spot height 414 (CP2), down to the col (CP3) then head accross the ridge to Beenreagh (CP4) head down to spot height 408 (CP5) then continue down to valley floor at Creeveen follow out this track to the road turn Left and continue on this road to the run/canoe transition 2 at Caragh Lake.

Stage 3 - Kayaking: 3.5 km
You will be using single sea kayaks for this stage. Head across the lake towards Sugarloaf Island, pass this island and continue along the shoreline transition 3. 

Stage 4 - Run to Finish: 0.5 km
Leaving your canoes you must follow the path up the short steep track up to the finish at Cappanalea Outdoor Education Centre.
 
 
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