This event will be held over The Kerry Way route from Sneem to Killarney, starting at Sneem at 9am on Saturday, Sept 7th and finishing in Killarney before 10pm on Saturday, Sept 7th. The Start will be in Sneem and the Finish will be at Randles Nissan Garage, Muckross Road, Killarney. Registration will be between 6.30-7am in Killarney on Saturday morning before the transfer to Sneem at Randles Nissan Garage.
The UltraLite will be along the same lines as The Ultra – live tracking, self-sufficient with Crew Stops at Templenoe and Kenmare, emergency water only provided by the committee, no prize money but Participants Awards and No Trace Race principles applied. There will be a Mandatory Gear Check – waterproof jacket and trousers, hat, gloves, fully charged mobile phone (not on Airplane Mode), map or GPS of the route, spare food and water, survival (bivy, foil) bag and First Aid Kit. Gear Check will be before Registration and you will not be let register if you do not have all of the above, and there will be no sharing gear!!!
Race Information – approx. 58k in length, starting in Sneem and finishing in Killarney. There is a cut-off time of 4pm in Kenmare and this is strictly enforced. Check The Kerry Way Ultra Race Info page for details of Crew Stops, Mandatory Gear List and other general information.
This event is due to a huge demand for a shorter version of The Kerry Way Ultra and is only possible thanks to the involvement of the local landowners, South Kerry Development Partnership and the Sneem Community!