DONEGAL MAN’S ASTONISHING FINISH IN IRELAND’S TOUGHEST RACE

first_imgA DONEGAL man has finished an incredible 24-hour endurance race in second place – and in under 16 hours!Sean McFadden is pictured with race winner Bill Wells from Canada and third placed Michael McCarron.Sean came home in 15 hours, 36 minutes and 24 seconds. He was just over 14 minutes behind the winner and under two minutes ahead of McCarron. The Race around County Donegal provided the ultimate single-day test for endurance athletes in Ireland with a 260km multi-sport (running, cycling, kayaking) event across the least hospitable terrain in Ireland.Fancy trying it yourself? – Here’s the route….looks like a week’s worth to us!Stage1 – Run (22km) Gartan Adventure Center to Lough SwillyStage 2 – Kayak (15km) Ramelton to Rathmullen Stage 3 – Cycle (100km) Rathmullen to Mt MuckishStage 4 – Run/Walk/Scramble (5km) 500 vertical metres gained up and down MuckishStage 5 – Cycle (75km) Mt Muckish to Glenveigh National ParkStage 6 – Run (43km) to Gartan Adventure Centre, a marathon along the paths and trails of Glenveigh DONEGAL MAN’S ASTONISHING FINISH IN IRELAND’S TOUGHEST RACE was last modified: March 2nd, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalthe racelast_img