Inaugural endurance length adventure race to take place in Kerry

Kerry will host an endurance length adventure race next weekend.

The inaugural Quest 12/24 will take place across the county on Saturday and Sunday.

Participants will take part in either a 12 hour course, of 146km length, or a 24 hour course, of 258km length.

The race begins on Saturday at 6am from the Sneem Hotel, with a cycle from Sneem to Carrauntoohill, before ascending and descending the mountain.

They will then continue on the Ring of Kerry road, before kayaking in Waterville and then returning via the Kerry Way.

More than 250 competitors have signed up for the event.