Irish Challenge Walks

This is a list of challenge walks which take place in Ireland throughout the year. Irish challenge walks are organised by charities, local walking clubs and outdoor adventure companies.

January

  Art O'Neill Challenge

February

No challenge walks listed

March

  Ards Peninsula Marathon Walk

  Climb 4 Concern (Mweelrea)

  Comeragh Bogtrot

  DEBRA Wicklow Mountains 10km

  DEBRA Wicklow Mountains Half Marathon

  Kinsale Pink Ribbon Walk

  Multiple Sclerosis Ireland Night Walk

April

  Connaught 5 Peaks Challenge

  Connemarathon 

  Glens of Antrim Challenge Trek

  Irish Red Cross Sunrise Summit Challenge

  Maamturks Challenge

  NI Hospice Walks

  Slievenamuck Marathon

  The Irelander - 4 Summit Adventure Challenge

May

  Action Cancer 4 Peaks Challenge

  Ballyhoura Mountain Marathon

  Bigfoot Walk

  Blackstairs Walk

  Cairn Hill Challenge

  Causeway Coast Challenge

  Causeway Trek

  Clare Burren Marathon Challenge

  Climb 4 Concern (Lugnaquillia Mountain)

  Dublin Mountains Challenge

  Knockmealdown Crossing

  NI Hospice Mourne Mountains Trek

  NWMRT Belfast Hills Walk

  Sneem JFK Challenge

  Southern Area Hospice Croagh Patrick Challenge

  The Long Walk Home - Royal Canal Challenge

June

  Climb 4 Concern (Slieve Donard)

  DEBRA Kerry Challenge

  Dingle Way Challenge

  Galtee Challenge & Crossing

  Galty Walk (Gus Tobin Galty Walk)

  Focus Ireland Four Peaks Challenge

  Killaloe Pink Ribbon Walk

  Lug Walk

  Mourne Way Marathon

  Oxfam Trailtrekker

  PLOD - Mourne Mountains

  Slieve Donard Moonlit Trek

  Southern Area Hospice Irish Four Peaks Challenge

  The Ring of Imaal Marathon Walk 

  Tom Crean Endurance Walk

  Walk The Line

  WaterAid200 Challenge

July

  Climb 4 Concern (Carrauntoohil)

  Comeragh Crossing

  Joyce Country Challenge

  Kerry Way Cancer Research Walk 

  Slieve Donard Pilgrimage Walk 

  Sligo Leitrim MRT Ben Bulben Night Walk 

  St Declan's Way Walk

  WaterAid Six Peaks Challenge

August

  Annalong Valley Challenge Trek 

  Fei Sheehy Challenge

  Four County Challenge

  Mourne Sevens 

  MS Moonlight Walk on Slieve Donard

  Western Way Marathon

September

  Boru 3 Peaks

  Causeway Coast Marathon

  Cystic Fibrosis Cuilcagh Challenge

  Glover Walk

  Mourne Mountain Marathon

  Mourne Wall Walk

  NSPCC Mournes HACK

  UNICEF Ireland Wicklow Way Relay

October

  Irish Cancer Society Sunrise Summit

  Kells Pink Ribbon Walk

  Oxfam Croagh Patrick Climb

November

  Moonlight Challenge

December

  Upperchurch Christmas Night Walk



Notable challenge walks no longer organised

  Sperrin Challenge (last held in 2010)

  The Twelve Bens Walk (last held in 2008)

 


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