The Race is a solo 24-hour endurance race across Donegal which involves a half marathon followed by a 15km kayak, a 96km bike, 5km hill run, another 70km on the bike, topped off with an off-road marathon. When you say it quickly it doesn’t sound all that bad, but take my word for it, it is brutal. Of course I mean brutal in the most epic, thrilling and rewarding sense of the word.

The Race it’s has be named one of the worlds top ten toughest events. Mariusz Completed the course in an astonishing 15 hours.

This years winner of The Race. Polands Mariusz Olejniczak run’s through the castle Glenveagh National Park on stage 6 of The Race shot by Paul Doherty Photography

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