Couch to the B.A.R

“Couch to the B.A.R”

Interested in a challenge but want to actually go somewhere, well don’t be afraid of the B.A.R

12 Week Online Race Specific Plan now available, sign up today for the plan and make the 2018 Boyne Adventure Race your goal this year.

Option 1, 12 Week Online Plan ( See below ) – €45

Option 2, 12 Week Online Plan incl. one Kayak Session with Boyne Valley Activities ( normal Kayak session €45.00 ) €75

Option 3, 12 Week Online Plan incl. one Kayak Session and 4 Adventure Race sessions with Bernard Smyth ( UC ) €115.00


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The B.A.R is the only multi-sport adventure race in the Boyne Valley in Co. Meath, starting directly at the magnificent back drop of Trim Castle. You get to run around the beautiful Porch Fields, Kayak along the River Boyne, scramble through a quarry located at a country residence and cycle around the beautiful scenary of County Meath.

We’ve teamed up with Bernard Smyth from Ultimate Conditioning to design a race specific plan for YOU!   Bernard, a qualified personal trainer, rugby couch and strength & conditioning coach, has a wealth of experience when it comes to adventure race training.  His ability shines out in the adventure racing field completing many races and being placed in a number of them also, including our 2017 inaugural Boyne Adventure Race ( Mens 3rd ).

If you don’t know where to start or Adventure Racing is something new to you or you want to add technique to your adventure race, well then this plan is for YOU.   Sign up today!

Your online race specific plan will include your running, cycling and kayak training to get you in the best shape for the race, you will also get access to a private training forum where we will be posting videos with training tips, race tips and how best to prepare for the race, course previews and how to take on that quarry scramble, we will also be including nutritional tips and you can also post about your training sessions and your progress.  As part of your training plan we will be incorporating a “Mid Point training group session” where we will also focus on transitioning from running to biking to get you fully race ready.

So if you want to make the Boyne Adventure Race one of your goals this year, sign up to our 12 Week Adventure Race Plan ( Couch to the B.A.R) starting on the first week of June.

The Boyne Adventure Race, brought to you by Trim Tourism Network – a non profit organisation, is managed by a volunteers and ran as a non profit event.  The costs associated with running the race are covered by registrations, plans and sponsorships.

Best Value Option 

Option 2 – 12 Week Online Race Specific Plan including Kayak Session €75;  if you plan to take a Kayak Session separately it will cost €45, so you will save €15 on your Kayak Session by signing up to this option.

Option 3 – Option 2 plus 4 Adventure Race Sessions with Bernard Smyth ( UC ). Suited to the person taking on an adventure race challenge for the first time.

If you want to get from the “Couch to the B.A.R” and make the Boyne Adventure Race your goal for 2018 and get fit and healthy at the same time, Sign Up Today! Yes all of this is achievable in just 12 weeks with our plan! Not a bad package after all !  No GYM sessions required, Sign Up Today  to get out and about to achieve your goal for 2018 with us!

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*** Signing up to our 12 Week Plan  ( Couch to the B.A.R ) does not entitle you to take part in the Boyne Adventure Race, YOU must register for the Boyne Adventure Race separately.   CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE B.A.R  .  If you are not taking part in the B.A.R you are still eligible to sign up for our 12 week plan.

*** By signing up for the 12 Week Plan ( Couch to the B.A.R ), you are undertaking this plan at your own risk.

*** Decisions by Race Organisers are final