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Ciara Sheridan, Robert Powell and Abbie Sheridan at the Banna Beast Challenge on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Weather Holds For Hundreds Taking Part In Beast Challenge

October 8, 2017 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of people varying ages headed to the beach on Saturday for yet another Banna Beast Challenge. There were about 350 adults and and around 300 children taking part in the event which saw competitors ¬†face the obstacles on courses of varying lengths. The weather held out which was a […]

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Facing the wall at the Beast Challenge in Banna on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

The ‘Beast Challenge’ Returns To Banna This Weekend

October 4, 2017 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of fitness enthusiasts are expected to converge on Banna Beach this Saturday for what has become the bi-annual Beast Challenge. Last April around 500 adults and an incredible 450 children turned up in the sunshine to face the obstacles on courses of varying lengths. For adults it’s a 7km […]

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Daryl Byrne, Melanie Clancy and Josh Lowham at the Beast Challenge in Banna on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More From The Beast Challenge In Banna (Part 2)

April 2, 2017 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

THE popularity of the Banna Beach Challenge is growing and growing judging by the crowds at the event yesterday. As we told you earlier (click here) there were¬†hundreds of participants of varying ages for the various obstacle courses. We were there to capture some of the tired and relieved faces […]

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In front; Deborah Murphy and Eimear Casey. At back; Celine O'Connor, Maggie Doherty, Miriam Healy, Maura O'Connor and Ruth Murphy at the Beast Challenge in Banna on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Beast Of A Day In Banna For Fitness Challenge (Part 1)

April 2, 2017 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

THE sun came out for the hundreds of fitness enthusiasts who converged on Banna yesterday for what has become the bi-annual Banna Beach Challenge. Around 500 adults and an incredible 450 children turned up in the sunshine to face the obstacles on courses of varying lengths. The adults tackled a […]

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Alan O'Sullivan, Sandra O'Riordan, Damien Kissane, Damien Kelly and Julie Deenihan at the Banna Beast Challenge on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More From The Banna Beast Challenge (Part 2)

September 4, 2016 at 1:03 pm Comments are Disabled

EARLIER we brought you coverage of the Banna Beast Challenge held on Saturday (click here). Run by Crossfit R560 Gym in Monavalley, the event drew around 600 participants to the beach and dunes for the 7km military-style obstacle course. It was great craic and many headed back for the after-party […]

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Eilish Lyons splashes about at the Banna Beast Challenge on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Take On The Banna Beast Challenge (Part 1)

September 4, 2016 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

THEY came, they saw, they got a bit wet and sandy, but eventually over 600 participants conquered the Banna Beast Challenge on Saturday. Held for the second time in four months, the challenge is proving very popular with people of varying ages tackling the 7km course of 20 obstacles on […]

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