Gaelforce West

Westport, Co. Mayo

Organiser's Description

Ireland's iconic adventure race that is still the original and still the one to do again and again. This 66km course requires everything you have and more. The route takes you trail and mountain running or walking, cycling and kayaking. It is challenging, exciting and inspiring - the terrain includes mountain scree, bog land, trails, sealed roads and the majestic waters of Killary Fjord. Connemara - Killary Fjord - Croagh Patrick - Westport.

So many highlights along the way on a route designed to be discovered and explored.


Westport Leisure Park 15:00 - 22:00


  • Gaelforce West
    €90 BOOK
  • Entry + Accommodation 2 night B&B (Dorm), Dinner & Transfer @ €95
    €185 BOOK
  • Entry + Accommodation 2 night B&B (Dorm), Dinner @ €70
    €160 BOOK

Bus transfer from Westport to start line.

Race clothing (previous years has been a fleece or Core Stretch jumper)

Race medal upon completion

Use of kayaks, paddles and buoyancy aids

Use of electronic timing devices

Post-event food from John West!

Stay at Killary Adventure Centre with 2 nights B&B and 1 dinner for only €95.00pps in an ensuite dorm room. Transfers to start line and back to Killary Adventure Centre after the race with your bike are included.

A double/twin room may be booked directly by contacting Reservations on 095 43411 or emailing

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  • Gaelforce West
    €90 CLOSED
  • Entry + Accommodation 2 night B&B (Dorm), Dinner & Transfer @ €95
    €185 CLOSED
  • Entry + Accommodation 2 night B&B (Dorm), Dinner @ €70
    €160 CLOSED
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