The BlackStairs Adventure race is a race you don't want to miss with something for everyone including the family. We promise you a value for money event at a high standard in a beautiful location spanning the Carlow, Wexford and Kilkenny borders.

The BlackStairs Adventure Race takes place on Sun 30th April 2017 it is an adventure race with a difference in that we aim to cater for the athlete and their family. We want to ensure all our competitors enjoy the challenge at an affordable price without all the hidden extras, if you're fed up of forking out for expensive entry fees then this is the race for you as we will provide a high standard race that should attract elite to beginner adventure racers at a very affordable cost.

BlackStairs Adventure race as you the competitor in mind register now for the early bird. The Sunny South East is waiting for you.

Read Julie Conran's Nutrional Advice here..

Read David Power's (7 Steps Race winner for 2012, 2013, 2014) Training Tips here..

Checkout Directions Here

Driving times to Rathnure is approx 1hr 30 min from Dublin via N11 or alternatively via M9

40 min from Carlow, 40 min from Waterford, 40 min from Kilkenny and 35 min from Wexford Town.

See our Accomodation Options Here

Check out our event with Really low prices

Cost Effective

Only 55 Euro for early bird registration online. Top quality Running Tops for all entrants.

Race Timing for each Stage

Professional race timing with a printout of splits for each Step at finish line on the day.

Marked Routes

Each route will be marked out, measured and marshalled on the day.

Safety Measures

We will do our upmost to ensure a safe and hassle free event for all participants.

Images (from the Course). More to follow !

The Event Start

The start for each event will take place in the village of Rathnure this is also the registration area. Rathnure is a small village in the foothills of the blackstairs mountains approx 8 miles from Enniscorthy, 9 miles from Bunclody and 10 miles from New Ross.

The Blackstairs Mountain

Stretching across the Carlow/Wexford borders with views down the South East coastline.

Griaguenemanagh - River Barrow Kayak

The Kilkenny village of Graiguenemanagh is the location for the Kayaking event.

Our Physio in the indoor Arena

Enjoying a rub down