THINK YOU'RE TOUGH ENOUGH ?
The course begins with a 3.5km climb from Lahardane village to the foot of Nephin mountain , an ascent from Carrowskeheen and descent down by Cloughbrack followed by a 6.5km road run back to the village.
The record for 2018 was set by David Sands at a very impressive 1 hr 23m 13 s. Ladies record was set by Deirdre Galvin at 1 hr 39m 09s. Very windy conditions were challenging in 2019.
The winners of the Up and Over Challenge 2019 were Declan Donnellan and Deirdre Galvin
If any walkers or hikers just want to climb the mountain , then transport will be available to Nephin mountain and back .
Click the link below to see video footage from the summit of Nephin:
Nephin mountain at 806 M is even higher than Croagh Patrick. The views from the summit are breathtaking and encompass Clew bay to the West and Lough Conn and Lough Cullen to the East.
Refreshments and prize giving will be in Murphys Pub.
Declan Donnellan and Deirdre Galvin , our 2019 champions