The Hardman – Killarney

3.8k Swim – 180k Bike – 42k Run – August 31, 2019

Begin with a swim in the famous Lakes of Killarney before cycling the full length of the legendary Ring of Kerry. The views here along the Wild Atlantic Way are out of this world. After you dismount, you run a stunning full marathon through Killarney National Park, where you are rewarded with lovely views around each bend.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please note that this FAQ list is not very detailed. A much more comprehensive/detailed list will be available on the website on July 1st and will be mailed to all entrants two weeks before the event.

What is the start time?

6.30am sharp

When/where is sign on?

St. Brendan’s College, New Road, Killarney between 5-7pm. All competitors must sign on Friday evening as there will be no sign-on Saturday morning.

When is the race briefing?

Immediately after sign-on. It will last about 30 minutes and is compulsory for all athletes.

When/where is the prizegiving?

We have a prizegiving brunch at the Castlerosse Hotel on Sept 1st from 11-1pm. This brunch is included in your entry fee.

What are the cutoff times?

For safety and logistical reasons there is an overall cutoff of 15 hours.
Swim: 8.40am
Cycle: 15.30pm
Run: 9.30pm

Do I need a TI license?

Yes. As this is a TI sanctioned race you will either need to produce a full TI license or a one day license. ODLs can be purchased in advance on the TI website. For team entries one member of the team must produce either a full TI license or a ODL.

What time does transition open?

5.30am. Please do not arrive before this time as transition will not be opening early.

What about parking?

There is a field allocated for parking 200m from the race start. There is also parking near the finish area.


Ocean Lava
McCarthy Cycles
Castlerosse Hotel Killarney


Alan Ryan, 33 Hawthorn Avenue, Killarney,
Co Kerry, Ireland

Tel: +353 (0)87 625 9892