The Sneem JFK 50 Mile Challenge takes place on 12th May 2018.The Challenge is for competitors to complete 50 miles (80 km) within 20 hours.The walk will start and end in Sneem Village on the Ring of Kerry. It is a loop walk on national, secondary, regional and minor roads with 3 gradual inclines.The challenge starts at 5am sharp on Saturday morning 12th May and continues right through until 1am on Sunday morning. The festival promises to be a fun filled weekend with Street Entertainment, trad sessions in local pubs, and Live Entertainment with Awards Ceremony on the Sunday night to celebrate this challenge being completed.
Entrants are required to register online by Friday 30th April 2018. The registration fee is €40 for the 50 mile walk and €25 per person for the 26 and 15 mile walks.
This year the walk is fundraising for Childaid. Sponsorship cards will be sent out once registration is completed online. Childaid is a charity that supports child orientated projects which will help children get out of the harsh and brutal conditions of slum life. Childaid strives to improve the welfare of disadvantaged children through education, health and residential care projects.