Croagh Patrick Heritage Trail Three Day Walking Festival in Association with Western Care
Friday Sept. 23rd to Sunday the 25th 2016
The Croagh Patrick Heritage Trail Autumn Walking Festival is taking place over three days between 23rd-25th September. So please make a note on your calendar as this is an opportunity to get the walking boots on and enjoy the spectacular late summer views and walk this beautiful trail taking in the wild Mayo landscape, with spectacular views of Croagh Patrick along the way. The event will be of benefit to body, mind and spirit and all in a good cause, we are partnering Western Care Association in their 50th anniversary year and all proceeds go to them.
Walkers can register online at http:www.iregister.ie/autumnwalkingfestival or can register on the day.
Day 1: Friday 23rd Sept. 2016
0830 hrs Collection sharp at Meeting Point at car park outside Corleys Pub Ballintubber across from Abbey 11.5km from Castlebar GPS Lat 53.758150 Long-9.28248205 or 53°45'27.34 -9°18'56.9346 . Transport to starting point
0900 hrs Registration Balla Community Centre Tea/Coffee Refreshments provided
0930 hrs Commence Walk from Balla to Ballintubber (18.0km)
Refreshment stop - Clogher Heritage Centre- Tea/Coffee sandwiches provided
1500 to 1700 hrs Finish Day 1 in Corleys Pub Ballintubber
Day 2: Saturday 24th Sept. 2016
0830 hrs Collection sharp at Meeting Point Aughagower Village: Parking at Church GPS Lat 53.779767 Long -9.465666 or 53°45' 48.9744" -9° 27' 56.3976" Transport to Starting Point
0900 hrs Registration Corleys Ballintubber,
0930 hrs Commence Walk from Ballintubber to Aghagower (23km)
Refreshment Stop - Killawalla -Tea / Coffee sandwiches provided
1600 to 1800 hrs Arrive at Aghagower Village.
Day 3: Sunday 25th Sept 2016
Car Park at base of Croagh Patrick at Murrisk - 3 euro
0830 hrs Collection sharp at Meeting Point in Murrisk - Car park at the base of Croagh Patrick. GPS: Lat 53.779767 - Long -9.639966 or N 53.77984 - W 009.63974 or 53° 46' 47.1396" -9° 38' 23.877" Transport to starting point.
0900 hrs Registration Aghagower Community Centre, Tea/Coffee
0930 hrs Commence Walk from Aghagower to Murrisk (19 km)
Refreshment Stop - Brackloon - Tea / Coffee sandwiches provided
1600 to 1800 hrs Arrive at Murrisk. Tea / Coffee, Refreshments Provided
Transport will be provided each morning to ferry Walkers from the Meeting point to the Starting point. This means that your personal transport will be at the end of your destination on arrival each day. Booking in advance by phone at 094 9030687