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October 10, 2020 @ 8:00 am - May 25, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
The Challenge – A 100 kilometre gravel grinder through seven forest sectors with unrivalled views and testing climbs.
Terrain – 84km of gravel at varying depths and grip. 16km of minor roads and tracks.
Food Stations – Food & water at the Big Dog Station (41km), followed by Lough Navar Station (60km) at the furthermost point of the route, then return back through Big Dog Station (80km) to return home.
Medical – First aid located at Big Dog Station and at Lough Navar Station plus roving medics on the course.
Mechanics – Team of roving bike mechanics available throughout the duration of the Big Dog Challenge.