Date : 4th Oct 2020
Venue : Killruddery Estate, Bray, Co Wicklow

FROM € 90.00  Price List Pricing Info

Course Type: All-Terrain

HELL & BACK, is Ireland's Toughest Physical & Mental Endurance Challenge, specifically designed and created by our award-winning outdoor specialists to push your physical and mental boundaries to the limit. Set in the magnificent Killruddery Estate, this 8KM course has stunning views of Dublin Bay from the Little Sugar Loaf mountain. The course combines lots of man-made obstacles with Killruddery's famous natural terrain, including rivers, mountains, bogs and forests, to create a uniquely terrifying challenge!

Course Distance: 8KM

HELL & BACK 8KM is a gruelling off-road course along man-made trail runs and mountain paths. You'll have to progress over, under, around and through all of Killruddery's stunning natural obstacles, including bogs, hills, forests, swamps and rivers, as well as our infamous HELL & BACK obstacles, including the Water Jump & Splashdown Slide, the Ice Bath & Devil's Creek, Hell on Earth and the Tyre Zone.


Weather permitting, all parking for HELL & BACK will be onsite in Killruddery Estate. Pre-Paid Parking is available during registration at €9 per car (bring QR code). Pay on Day available @ €10 per car.


Where to Stay / What to Do

If you are planning on staying in the Bray/Wicklow area for a few days before or after your HELL & BACK adventure, then check out this page for tips on where to stay and what to do.

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Start Time Checker

Find out all you need to know about your registration, including the time you are allowed into the venue, your Wave Start Time and T-Shirt Size, via our Start Time Checker.

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Can't Take Part?

If you or a team mate cannot take part, simply give your ticket to someone to replace you. They must then ask for your Wristband at the Reg Tent but sign & print their own name.

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Wristband Collection

You must collect your Wristband AT LEAST 30 minutes before your allocated Wave Start Time.

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16 & 17 Year Old Participants

All 16 & 17 Year Old Participants must register using an under 18s registration & consent link sent directly to the Parental/Guardian to be able to take part in HELL & BACK. Please contact our office on 01 2147355 to obtain this link.

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Official H&B Merchandise

Pick up a T-shirt, Multi Purpose Scarf, Protective Gloves, and much more from the H&B Shop on-site, or visit our online shop at www.hellandbackshop.ie

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Personal Accident Cover

All participants have paid for Personal Accident Cover, which may include benefits in the event of you incurring an injury.

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What to Wear

Check out our suggestions on what to wear...and, more importantly, what NOT to wear! Remember DUCT TAPE, ELECTRIC TAPE & CABLE TIES are not allowed on your shoes as they come off too easily and thus become a danger to the livestock on the farm. Make sure you TRIPLE KNOT your laces instead.

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Risk of Infectious Diseases

Be fully aware of Infectious Diseases. If you experience any of the symptoms, contact your GP immediately.

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Info Leaflet

Find out everything you need to know about the course this weekend, as well as the facilities & services on-site in Killruddery in our handy Info Leaflet!

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Event Village

Lots of activities to keep you entertained throughout the day in the Event Village.

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Finisher's T-Shirt

You can collect up your exclusive blue and green "I Made it Thru' HELL & BACK" Finishers T-shirt from the Registration Tent as you exit the Site.

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The Martello Hotel

If you're looking to chill out after a day trekking through Hell, then why not drop into The Martello Hotel on Bray's Seafront on Saturday evening or Sunday afternoon!

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Londis Hell's Heroes

Dozens of participants will be identified as a Hell's Hero & rewarded for their selflessness & teamwork with a voucher, courtesy of Londis.

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Course Closing Times

On Sunday, the course closes at 18:30, while the site closes at 19:30. Please make sure you bring all your belongings with you as you leave.

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