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Hard as OAK 2024

The Oaks Demesne, 227 Glenshane Road, Derry~Londonderry, County Derry~Londonderry, BT47 3EW
An action-shot of participants in the challenge.


The hardest 10km obstacle course challenge in Ireland returns!

Located in the picturesque Faughan Valley and incorporating all its finest features, this really is a challenge like no other. Over over 50 man-made and natural tests for those willing souls ready to give it their all!

Featuring a cliff jump, swings, rope climb, slip'n'slide, gorge climb, swamp, mature woodland, walled gardens, marsh, lanes, gullies, paths, streams, rivers, trenches, stone stairways, open fields and a plethora of obstacles built in around this varied terrain.

The event takes place Saturday 22nd June 2024, 9:00am - 5:30pm.


Tickets can be purchased until Monday 17th June 2024. Standard Entry is £64.95, Last-Minute £69.99.


The main Hard as Oak Event is open to participants aged 18 years and up.
16 and 17 year olds can also take part in the main 10km event but only if you have a chaperone (18 or older) participating also, this is a one to one ratio.

For teens (11-17), check out Teen OAK.

For kids (6-10), check out Mini OAK.


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Season (22 June 2024)
Saturday09:00 - 17:30

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