Put your boots on for Barretstown!

Back by popular demand, the Dublin Mountains Challenge is taking place on Sunday, 28th May 2017. Registration is now OPEN! Find out all the details below …

What's it all about?

The Dublin Mountains Challenge is a fundraising walk for Barretstown. The route follows the picturesque and way-marked Dublin Mountains Way.

The event starts in Tallaght and you can choose to walk the 24km route to Three Rock or the 42km route to Shankill. You can enter individually or as part of a team.

By taking part in the Dublin Mountains Challenge you will help to bring more children and families to camp.
For the 4th year running, this event is being kindly sponsored by Lucozade Sport.

Check out the route map

How much does it cost?

Below is the cost of taking part as either an individual or part of a team ...

Entry fees

24km €50 - Registration Fee
24km €100 - Additional Fundraising Target

42km €75 -Registration Fee
42km €100 - Additional Fundraising Target

24km €175 - Registration Fee
24km €400 - Additional Fundraising Target

42km €250 - Registration Fee
42km €400 - Additional Fundraising Target

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Event registration

Registration is now OPEN please make sure you register early to avoid disappointment. Simply follow these three easy steps to register:

Step 1: Choose your challenge

You can take up either the 24km or 42km challenge, it's up to you!

Walk as an individual, or enter a team of four.

Step 2: Register with Barretstown

Register for the event here. Once registered, you'll receive a Fundraising Pack in the post shortly thereafter and we'll keep you up to date via email. You will also receive a Participant Event Guide

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Step 3: Set up a fundraising page on everydayhero.ie (formerly mycharity.ie)

Make it easy for family and friends to sponsor you by using everydayhero.ie to collect sponsorship online, and avoid the hassle of sponsorship cards.We can send out sponsorship cards if you would like

You Can Make A Difference

Thank you for helping us bring more children affected by serious illness to camp

Barretstown is a residential camp for children with a serious illness offering a range of adventurous and challenging activities and supported behind the scenes by safe, medical attention.

Barretstown is free of charge to all campers and we must raise over €5 million each year to maintain our services.

By taking part in the Dublin Mountains Challenge, you are helping to bring children and families to Barretstown.

Can You Volunteer?

Are you available to volunteer at the Dublin Mountains Challenge on Sunday, 28th May 2017?

We are recruiting up to 100 volunteers to work at the event. The majority of volunteers will work as route marshals.

Volunteers will work in teams and will be taken care of by our volunteer coordinator. There will be a thorough volunteer briefing session in advance of the event, details to follow soon.

If you are interested in volunteering please fill in our form by clicking on the link below.

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Still have questions? Donna and Jane from our community team would be happy to help with any of queries. Contact them by email below: