Ireland West Duathlon Series postponed

Due to the uncertainties caused by the pandemic and the implications for us as organisers to run a safe event, we have taken the decision to postpone the series over the winter months. 
 
We would like to thank all our supporters, sponsors and most of all the participants.
 
Stay tuned for some very exciting news about new events for the West of Ireland.
 
2  x Ultra cycling events and 2 x Gravel off road events.
 
There is light at the end of the tunnel!

Wild Mayo Ultra

ENDURANCE CYCLING EVENT

Mayo 650 Ultra

SFriday May 13th  @ 4pm | Start/Finish Mariner Hotel Westport

650 km of cycling on the most beautiful roads in Ireland. Add some spectacular climbs and this event will test every ounce of your being! The challenge is to complete a lap of County Mayo! Can you do it under 24 hours?

Mayo ultra 200/300K

Saturday May 14th @ 7am | Start/Finish Mariner Hotel Westport

The Furnace 300 km takes in all of the coastal roads and iconic climbs of the 650 but is achievable in daylight hours. This challenge will test your resolve and the Mayo Coast will give you a new perspective. Test the waters and give it a go…

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off-road Cycling Event

Event 1

Skelp blast

Friday September 17th @ 7 pm | Start/Finish Westport

The Skelp Blast is an off road 26.5 km timed challenge up over the Skelp pass and around a fabulous course at the back of Croagh Patrick. The route terrain varies suiting all off-road and gravel bikes.

Event 2

Wild Nephin

Saturday September 18th @ 10 am | Start/Finish Westport

A timed 100 km event starting at the Westport Quay via the Great Western Greenway to Funace lake in Newport toward the Bangor trail and then home. It is challenging, remote, off-road with amazing scenery. The route suits all off-road and gravel bikes.

Event 3

The Bothy

Saturday September 18th @ 10.15 am | Start/Finish Westport

If you are new to gravel or just want something a bit shorter than the Wild Nephin then why not try THE BOTHY?, a timed event with most of the thrills and spills of the Wild Nephin but covered in 60 km. The route suits all off-road and gravel bikes.

Latest News

The Salt Grinder by Noel Brady

August 4, 2021

Noel Brady above  Herself said no, but then she relented when she learned that I planned to cycle “only 300k” and not the 650k Wild Mayo Ultra. There are those…

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An ode to the humble choc ice (By John Magee 300k finisher)

July 31, 2021

Saturday 24th July, I had the date marked in the calendar for about two months, once I had brought myself around to the idea of a 300km ride.  It sounded…

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Ultra-cyclist scorch around Wild Mayo.

July 30, 2021

The Wild Mayo Ultra attracted a very niche breed of cyclist to Westport for the weekend of July 23 to 25th,  for 72 hours these unique athletes were seen around…

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Wild Mayo Ultra 650k route description

July 20, 2021

The Wild Mayo 650 Ultra starts in the adventure capital of Ireland Westport; the route leaves the bustling coastal town and hugs the coast line to the surfer’s paradise Mecca of…

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