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19-01-2014, 19:07   #1
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2014 Beast of Ballyhoura - Ireland's longest AR

The Beast is back for 2014. Experience this uniquely Irish 40 hour non-stop adventure race set in the ancient and magical surroundings of counties Cork, Limerick and Tipperary. The Beast will start on Saturday morning August 2nd and finish on Sunday August 3rd. The race is designed for mixed teams of four. Teams will mountain run, bike, kayak, abseil, orienteer and shoot, navigating the best route to win. Prepare to meet your demons during this event designed exclusively to push each team to their limits.
Start: 1st - 4th August 2014 Race for: Mixed Teams of Four (All male teams can enter but will be considered non-competitive)
Beast entry fee: 800 Euro (Team of 4)
All Ireland Inter Services Challenge
The Inter Services Challenge is a race within a race. Your team will race over the same route as the Beast and rank in the results of the Beast but will also be in the running for the All Ireland Inter Services Challenge title. You'll need a 4 person team with at least 1 female and your team must consist of at least 3 team members from the same service.
Start: 1st - 4th August 2014
Race for: Mixed Teams of Four Only (at least 3 from the same service)
Inter Services Challenge entry fee: 800 Euro (Team of 4)
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20-01-2014, 12:54   #2
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Stick it in your calendar folks. Last years course was pretty epic. I would encourage anyone to give it a go. Get on a team first... ask questions later You might love it, you might say never again but you'll always have the memories.
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Stuck Now to find a team...
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Somebody recruit this man fast!
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Somebody recruit this man fast!
Thought you would have been planning to do just that.
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22-01-2014, 23:28   #6
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Make you're own team up.

Link to your race report from 2012.
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i'd seen you mention it before, but not read your race report. holy %h&t. i'm not sure whether i'm scared off it for life or mad to give it a go.
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Must resist messing about.
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I'd love to try something like this at some stage. That and UTMB even if UTMB isn't messing
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i'd seen you mention it before, but not read your race report. holy %h&t. i'm not sure whether i'm scared off it for life or mad to give it a go.
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There you go MCOS, 3 left in the line up while the rest of us took a step backwards
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So teams consist of 3 lads and one hoochie. If not Oryx who is wearing the wig?!

A boards team would be cool alright. Anyone seriously up for it? Who can read a map? €200 entry per person may seem like a lot but it is totally worth it
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If you all do put a team together I'll help you out with anything I can.
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So teams consist of 3 lads and one hoochie. If not Oryx who is wearing the wig?!

A boards team would be cool alright. Anyone seriously up for it? Who can read a map? €200 entry per person may seem like a lot but it is totally worth it
honestly, if i wasn't targeting lost sheep i might consider it. plus i can read a map, kind of, was in top 3 individual and on the winning team for the scouts national orienteering in my youth. not sure it is up the responsibility of navigating a team around though, the pressure!!!

as i said though, LS is a focus of mine this summer so not sure this would fit.
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Pending faster choices stepping up, you can pencil me in for a Boards team. I can read a map and navigate, and in the likely event of my dying during it, my carcass would feed an army.
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Pending faster choices stepping up, you can pencil me in for a Boards team. I can read a map and navigate, and in the likely event of my dying during it, my carcass would feed an army.
You could use tows on all stages to even the speed across the team
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