ETB Staff Complete in Donegal Atlantic Way Ultra 555Km

Massive congratulations to our Lifford Youthreach Centre Coordinator Aidan Callaghan who came 2nd (Solo) in the Donegal Atlantic Way Ultra Race in the early hours of Saturday morning. Aidan set off the day before and having cycled through the night, completed the race in a time of 19:39 43 seconds. Well done also to our Gartan Outdoor Education and Training Centre staff member, Sean McCrudden, who also competed in the race and came in after 28:55 19 seconds. This was Sean’s second year to compete in the race.
The Donegal Atlantic Way Ultra Race is an ultra-cycling event along 555km of rugged and beautiful Donegal Wild Atlantic Way coastline. The race route follows the Wild Atlantic Way around the stunning coastline of Donegal. Competitors depart Letterkenny and take on some of the most scenic roadways to be found anywhere in the world. The route goes through Malin Head, Mamore Gap, Knockalla, Atlantic Drive, Horn Head, Carrickfin, Glengesh Pass, Sliabh League and Barnesmore Gap all within 40 hours.