Date : 16th Jun 2019
Venue : Killruddery Estate, Bray, Co Wicklow

FROM € 80.00  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.

*** NEW HELL & BACK Family ***

And now you can complete the H&B 8KM course together as a family!!! Taking on the Adult 8KM course, your family must work together to overcome all the obstacles in your path. Set in the magnificent Killruddery Estate, with 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 adventure and the ultimate family challenge!!!


Course Distance: 8KM

HELL & BACK Family is a grueling off-road 8KM course along man-made trail runs and mountain paths. You'll have to progress over, under, around and through our infamous HELL & BACK obstacles, including The Breyer's Ice Baths, Londis Water Jump & Splashdown Slide, Jeep Hell on Earth, and Repak ELT Tyre Zone. Don't worry - you can walk around any obstacle you are not comfortable in doing!

Run Together as a Family

This ultimate family challenge is open to all family members aged 10 and over (born on 16th of June 2009 or earlier). One adult can bring up to 4 children with them, two adults can bring up to 8 kids etc. An adult is classified as someone aged 16 or over (born on 16th of June 2003 or earlier).


Prices start from €53 per adult (aged 16+) and €27 per child (aged 10+) and include Multi-Functional Scarf/Buff for all Finishers and Personal Accident Cover.


Where to Stay / What to Do

If you are planning on making a family holiday and 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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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.

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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 and your Wave Start Time via our Start Time Checker.

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Can't Take Part?

If your family is registered but cannot take part, you can pass your registration onto another family 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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Official H&B Merchandise

Although you will all receive an exclusive HELL & BACK Multi-functional Scarf / Buff at the Finish Line, you will be able to buy a wide range of t-shirts, hoodies, gloves, training tops and lots more from the H&B Shop on-site. Credit card facilities are available.

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Personal Accident Cover

Part of your H&B Family registration fee includes Personal Accident Cover, which may include benefits in the event of you or one of your family members incurring an injury.

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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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What to Wear

Read up our suggestions on what to wear...and, more importantly, what NOT to wear! Remember DUCT 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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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.

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Recycle your Gear

Reduce the amount of clothing and footwear dumped at the end of H&B by putting it in a recycling bin, where it will be washed and reused by the Tiglin charity.

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Course Closing Times

The course closes at 18:30, while the site closes at 19:00. Please make sure you bring all your belongings with you as you leave.

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