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Hell and Back

Challenge Events:

Hell and Back

Hell and Back


  • Activity: Obstacle challenges, Running
  • Location: Ireland
  • Date: June each year
  • Distance: 12-20
  • Difficulty: Tough
  • Age range: 16+

The event

It’s Ireland’s toughest physical and mental endurance challenge! To Hell and Back has some of the most grueling and incredibly fun obstacles for you to leap over, crawl through and swim under.


How much does it cost to take part?

Prices vary depending on whether you take part in the 12km or the 20km event, and whether you take on the challenge by yourself or buy entry as a team of four:
12km individual entry: €49.00
20km individual entry: €60.00
12km group entry: €188.00
20km group entry: €232.00
Early bird and closing gates prices apply!

What support will I receive?

Run for Link Ethiopia and we will help you achieve your fundraising goals by giving you a free fundraising pack and support to start fundraising online. At the finishing line you will receive a Hell and Back T-shirt. You will also receive a place in our Hall of Fame!

When and where does the event take place?

Co Sligo – Saturday 16th May, 2015
Co Wicklow – Saturday 13th June, Sunday 14th June, 2015

How much should I fundraise?

Link Ethiopia will be delighted with whatever you fundraise so raise as much as you can!

Where can I find out more?

For more information please visit the Hell and Back website here. Here you can find more event information and watch videos of some of the obstacles that you will encounter on the day.

How do I sign up?

If you’re ready to commit to undertaking Ireland’s toughest obstacle course then please go ahead and buy your tickets here.
We would love to hear from you if you are raising funds for Link Ethiopia. You can get in touch using the form on the right.

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