Moxie Adventure Race is an adventure race which takes place in the garden of Ireland. Within 45 minutes of Dublin city and based in Lacken with Blessington Lakes as its backdrop, Moxie has something for everyone.
The Start And Finish Will Be At Our New Location In Lacken, For Those Who Have Taken Part Before This Is Where The Bike/Hill Run Transition Is Located.
We Have 4 Routes:
Mini Moxie – 23Km
Moxie – 36Km
Moxie Pro – 54Km
Moxie Duathlon – 34.5Km – New For 2017 – For Those Who Dont Want To Get Their Feet Wet
This years race will be based in our new location in Lacken. For those having taken part before this is where the Bike/Hill run transition is located.
The Race Takes Place On 16th July
The Price for Mini Moxie, Moxie And Moxie Pro is €70
The Price for Moxie Duathlon is €60
The Price For The Junior (Under 16) Category Of The Moxie Is €40
- Once entered no refunds, transfers or credit can be offered for cancellations for the events.
- Mandatory Kit must be worn or carried as appropriate and as specified
- There are no road closures for the cycling routes competitors must follow the road traffic laws
- All competitors must follow the prescribed route
- Checkpoints must be visited in the correct order
- Obey the environmental policy. Any competitor found littering by race marshals or fellow competitors can be reported and disqualified
- Respect the local environment
- Assist any persons who are in difficulty and report it to closest race marshall
- The Race Director’s decision is final
- Competitors must be over 16yrs to take part in this event
- In the event of inclement weather the organisers have the right to alter the route on the day of the event
- No Bikes With Tri Bars Allowed
- Any Help/Support Given To Competitors Will Result In Immediate Disqualification
The course encompasses areas of special conservation, national park and environmental sensitive bog and woodland. It is the objective of all competitors to leave it the way they find it and ensure adventure racing is an environmentally sustainable sport.
We aim to minimize the impact the race has on residents and families in the proximity of the race route. We appreciate fully their cooperation in the running of the event.
It is of paramount importance that all competitors respect the following environmental policy:
- Competitors must keep to the defined route and do not take short cuts.
- Any competitors found littering will be automatically disqualified.
- Respect the environment.
What does the registration fee include:
– Customised finishers medal
– Customised event tec t-shirt
– Kayak rental
– Prizes in all categories
– A great atmosphere and a fun day out
– Fully marshalled course
Can I register on Sunday morning before the race?
No. Only those registered online will be allowed to take part in the race.
What are the race categories?
There are 4 race categories: Mini Moxie, Moxie Duathlon, Moxie, Moxie Pro
Which Category should I enter?
Enter the following category which best describes your fitness level:
Moxie Pro: Enter this category if you think you have a chance of winning the race or are an experienced adventure racer.
Moxie: Enter this category if you have some experience in adventure racing, triathlons and have a good overall level of fitness.
Moxie Duathlon: Enter this category if you are entering an adventure race for the first time, are involved in a sports club and you have a reasonable level of fitness. This event will only take in Cycling and Running routes. There will be no kayaking.
Mini Moxie: Enter this category if you are entering an adventure race for the first time, are involved in a sports club and you have a reasonable level of fitness.
When registering online be sure to select your category
What type bike should I use?
The choice of bike is an individual choice. 100% of the cycle route is on sealed country roads of varying quality. The most suitable bike would be a road bike and least suitable would be a Mountain Bike.
Do I need Specialised Gear:
Apart from the basics (bike, helmet, trail running shoes) you do not need any specialist equipment. We will provide you with a kayak, paddle and buoyancy aid.
Do I have to have any specialist map reading or mountain skill to compete in the race?
No. You will be provided with a map. The route is marked out with signs and race Marshalls will also be on hand along the route.
What is your refund policy?
When entering the event it is part of the terms and conditions that it is a non-refundable and non-transferable payment policy.
Is there any water available along the route?
You will be required to bring water with you on you for the duration of the race.
Who provides my Kayaks?
The event organisers will provide all kayaks, paddles and buoyancy aid. Competitors will be allowed to bring their own kayaks and need to be dropped off the night before the race 15th July from 7 to 11pm. We will have security on site.
How is the race timed?
Your race time and your progress through each stage is timed using a ‘dibber’ which is attached to your wrist.
How can I contact Moxie Adventure Race if I have any more questions?
Feel free to contact us with any questions by e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org or call Brian 0878307214
Can I listen to my iPod during the race?
No. It is extremely dangerous to listen to music whilst cycling as the roads are not closed and are open to local traffic.
How much does it cost to enter?
As mentioned above:
Mini Moxie, Moxie, Moxie Pro €70
Moxie Duathlon €60
Moxie (Junior category under 16) €40.
Do I have to wait for my partner at the kayak section?
You can wait in the time out zone for maximum of 15 minutes. There will be other people in the kayak section who have no partner so you might have to kayak this section with them as your partner on the double sit on top kayaks.
Can I raise money for charity?
Yes. We encourage everybody to raise money for charity.
The charity we are supporting this year is Lacken community centre, the home of numerous community groups.
What Items are included in the mandatory kit?
It is vital that all competitors bring the following mandatory kit list with them from the start.
- Basic First Aid Kit (Min: 1 x Dressing Pad (field dressing), Bandage, Plasters
- Map of the route (included in your race pack)
- Survival blanket and whistle
- Appropriate food and drink.
- Cycle hat, bike repair kit, spare tube, pump
- Hat, gloves and waterproof jacket
- Suitable footwear – Trail Runners
- Backpack or bum bag
All kit will be checked on race day at registration