Race Day Info

G’day Adventurers !

Achill Back to Back July 2018

Number Collection at Micky Lavelle’s Seaside House, Dooega Achill will take place on Friday July 20th between 7pm and 9pm, alternatively on Race Mornings starting from 7:30am and up to 15 minutes before the race. There is no number collection Saturday evening.

Start Times:

21st/22nd July

Ultra: 8.00am
Full Walkers: 8:00am
Full Runners: 9:am
Half Runners 9:00am

Water Stations and Drop Bags
Filtered Spring Water and fresh Fruit will be available, please use the drop bag facility and label items if you want them transported out onto the 13 Mile course.

Items  can be handed in before 7:45am. The drop boxes are then positioned at  Mile 3, Mile 6, Johnny Pattens Bar  and Start Finish area.

Toilets will be located at the Boxing Club, Johnnie Pattens Bar and at the Start/Finish area.


Please lets keep in with the Faery people and place your empty bottles and gel wrappings at bins/mile markers (and not in ditches, bogs, or Ocean)

There is no cut off time for the day unless directed by medical personnel.
Please bring some insect repellant ! 2 times out of 5, the faery people have sent swarms of midges to keep athletes on their toes, and is also and indication of scorching weather, Salt tabs and Sunblock might be needed !
More updates to follow !