wild Mayo Ultra

Endurance Cycling Event

Event 1

    Mayo 650 Ultra

Saturday July 24th @10 am | Start/Finish The 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! and Become a Wild Mayo biker…?

Event 2

    Mayo Furnace 300K

Saturday July 24th @ 7am | Start/Finish The Mariner Hotel Westport

The Furnace 300 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…

2021 Wild Mayo Ultra 650. Lots of Heat, Hills, & Beautiful Scenery (by Darragh Delaney)

August 7, 2021

On July 25th, 2021 I completed the Wild Mayo Ultra 650km cycling event. In this blog, I take a look back on my preparation leading up to the event and my experiences during it.  The event itself is the brainchild of Padraig Marrey and Bryan Hyland. Both are no strangers to mega challenges. Padraig has…

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 who reckon that Padraig Marrey looks at a geographical feature or route on a map and then without anyone even noticing, he will have it…

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 OK… I’d have a fair bit of training done and the weather would be decent.  Alas the weather wasn’t decent, it was brutal! John Magee,…

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 town soaking up the atmosphere before, during and after the event.  The numbers partaking may be small but each brought their own support crews, supporters…

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 Louisburgh before returning inland to take on the first of many magnificent climbs! First up and not long into the event we have “The Maum”,…

WILD MAYO Ultra Cycle events launch in Westport

July 1, 2021

Westport is re-establishing itself as the Adventure Capital of Ireland.  The town is well known for its association with adventure racing and now the extreme discipline of Ultra Cycling is coming to the port.   Ireland West Promotion group are the event promoters, with help from local clubs.  The course has been strategically plotted around…

Want to try an ultra cycling event ?

December 27, 2020

Most people follow the crowd, do the tried and trusted sportif thing while keeping well clear of events where you must cycle alone. But, are those that don’t go on a personal journey of self exploration missing out?   One must commit! An Ultra is not the same as other events, you must commit early…

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Build your training..A date for your diary... RAI 2022 will take place on August 21st. Registrations will open mid November. We hope to see you all there. Even Teddy is getting ready! ... See MoreSee Less
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Great to be part of the team organising this Mondello 24hr Endurance Cycle event..Will be EPIC.. ... See MoreSee Less
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