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Frequently Asked Questions…

What is B Wildered?

B Wildered is the ultimate fitness challenge. Test yourself to the limits on Glanageenty’s rugged hills, mountainous terrain, natural obstacles and other obstacles. It will be tough, it will be muddy, but most of all it will be FUN!

What is the Fundraiser for?

B Wildered – The John Lenihan Wilderness Challenge is a fundraising event for John’s local GAA club Ballymacelligott. Ballymacelligott GAA Club recently purchased a playing field and the proceeds from this event is to help develop this field into a training pitch for the young boys and girls in the parish. Ballymacelligott have currently over 400 juvenile members in the club. The club is expanding their Ladies section and have this years gone from only having 2 girls team u12 and u14 to having 4 teams from u10 to u16’s.  The club are greatly appreciative of your support.

How do I register for the Race?

You can registration for them challenge online or download the postal application form from our web site. There are limited places available so register now not to be disappointed.

 What is the distance breakdown?

B Wildered is a 7.5km route incorporating natural obstacles and lots of surprises 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?

Yes, there will be water and refreshments  available along the route.

Is the Race timed?

No, B Wildered is the ultimate fitness challenge.

What is the cost to enter?

Early Bird Entry Fee- register before midnight 24th April 2016

Individual        €35      Group of 4       €120

Registrations from Monday 25th April 2016

Individual        €40      Group of 4       €140

Places are limited so book early!

Can I register as a group/team?

Yes! You can register as a group of four individuals or more.

Limited spaces available. Register before it’s too late!

 What do we get for our entry fee?

  • Finisher’s Customised Medal.
  • Fully Marshalled Route.
  • Water Stations along the route.
  • Refreshments on site after the challenge.
  • Free post-challenge party and BBQ food voucher.
  • Transfer to start line.
  • A great atmosphere and a fun day out.
  • Goodie bag.

Do I need to sign a waiver?

Yes, all participants will have to sign a waiver.

 

Is there an age requirement?

You must be over 18 years of age on the day of the event to participate.

 

Can I get a refund?

Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

 

What should I wear?

Wear light clothing that dries quickly. If it is a cold day, heavier clothing will not dry and you will be colder when all is said and done. Gloves are by personal preference. Shoes should be normal running shoes that lace tightly.

 

Can I dress up?

Yes, it’s all up to you!

 

How early should I arrive on race day?

Registration will be in the farm yard of Tom Herlihy, Chairperson of Ballymacelligott GAA Club on the morning of the event from 10.00am.

Start time is 11.00am. More details regarding start times and waves will be released in the lead up to the event.

 

The Route is very muddy!!  Will there be a place to clean off after the race?

Absolutely! There will be hoses available at the finish line for participants to rinse off. Also, we HIGHLY encourage you to bring a change of clothes as you WILL be absolutely filthy at the finish line.

 

If there is bad weather will the event be postponed or cancelled?

The event will go ahead as scheduled – rain or sunshine, unless the organizers deem the situation hazardous to the participants. If the weather is adverse, just think of it as another obstacle.

 

Is this going to be dangerous?

The route will be challenging, muddy, exciting, and some may even call it brutal but it will not be dangerous. All obstacles have been designed with safety in mind.

 

Do I need to swim?

No, any obstacles involving water will only rise to waist level so no need to be concerned!

 

How can I contact B Wildered Challenge if I have any more questions?
Feel free to contact us with any questions by e-mail treasurer.ballymacelligott.kerry@gaa.ie

 

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