Hardman Duathlon Killarney

April 1, 2023

The perfect test before the triathlon season opens, the Hardman Duathlon is held on a fast, flat course in Killarney. It starts with a 10km run through Killarney National Park, followed by a fast cycle to Killorglin and back. The race then finishes with a quick 5km run, again through the beautiful park. The race will start and finish at the Castlerosse Hotel.

Duathlon Routes

10k Run Route

Description: The run starts opposite transition on the new Fossa way path. Follow this path in the direction of Killarney town passing the playing fields and playground on the right. At the end of the path (2km) you will turn right, run past the coffee shop and take a sharp left. Run over the bridge and take a sharp right (2.25km). Follow this river path for roughly 3kms to a t-junction where you turn right. Run along here until you reach the jarvey stop after 700m(5.9km) taking a left through the gate where you run along the car park path coming onto the Ross road. Run along the path on the Ross road for 600m where you turn left back into the park at Reen cottage(6.8km). Keep running until you come to the hydration stop(7.6km) and keep straight. After 400m take a left over the cattle grid and run straight until you reach the bottom of the hill (9.2km). Run straight on into the forest and follow the path back to transition.

40k Bike Route

Description: Retrieve your bike from it’s rack and follow the sign for transition exit. Mount your bike at the mount line and cycle towards the gate. At the gate turn left onto the N72 main Ring of Kerry Road. Follow this road straight for 18kms until you reach the roundabout at Killorglin. Take the 3rd exit from this roundabout and take the road back to Killarney. Follow this road all the way to Killarney passing the entrance to the Castlerosse hotel on your right. At 37kms you will come to the Ballydowney roundabout. Take the third exit on the N72 in the direction of Killorglin. When you come to the Castlerosse hotel turn left and dismount at the line.

5k Run Route

Description: On racking your bike leave transition in the direction of the longer run. Follow this path in the direction of Killarney town passing the playing fields and playground on the right. At the end of the path (2km) you will turn right, run past the coffee shop and take a sharp left. Run over the bridge and take a sharp right (2.25km). Follow this river path for roughly 1km where you turn right at the hydration stop. After 400m take a left over the cattle grid and run straight until you reach the bottom of the hill (9.2km). Run straight on into the forest and follow the path back to the finish line.

Frequently Asked Questions

Due to the current uncertainty surrounding Covid we cannot give any details regarding race day until closer to the time. The race start time is listed on each registration page. The FAQs will be updated on the site and also mailed to each entrant at least one month before each event.

OUR SPONSORS

Dare2Try
Ocean Lava
Castlerosse Hotel Killarney
Royal Valentia Hotel
Failte Ireland
Wild Atlantic Way
Westlodge Hotel Bantry

CONTACT HARDMAN.ie

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

Tel: +353 (0)87 625 9892
Email: info@hardman.ie

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