Ocean to City – An Rás Mór

Ocean to City – An Rás Mór
April 27, 2023 Cork Harbour Festival
  •  June 3, 2023
     11:00 - 16:00

With Meitheal Mara

An Rás Mór is Ireland’s largest multi-craft rowing and paddling race, attracting some 500 participants from Ireland, UK, the Netherlands and beyond. See the spectacular fleet of 200 boats as they compete in this challenging race, featuring everything from traditional wooden boats, currachs, gigs, Chinese dragon boats, kayaks and even stand-up paddle boards. There will be free family entertainment, music and food at vantage points along the race course, including Cobh, Monkstown, Blackrock and Cork City.

Race Route & Times:

– 11:30 Crosshaven: The official start of the main fleet
– 12:00 Cobh (The Promenade): With a DJ, live commentary and the Cobh Animation Team.
– 12:30 Monkstown: Soak up the action and cheer on the participants starting their ‘half marathon’ from Monkstown.
– 13:00 Blackrock Harbour: Fun at the pier as Meitheal Mara’s youth crews join the Ocean to City for the final 4.5km race to the finish line.
– 13:30 Lapp’s Quay, Cork City: Immerse yourself in the colour and excitement of the finish line and cheer on the participants as they complete this spectacular race. With live commentary from Cork’s 96FM, food, entertainment, balloon artists, DJ and drummers.
– 20:30 Idle Hour Pub, Cork City: Afterparty with food, live music, participative street dance by Gotha and ceilí dances with Craic’d Ceilí.

To participate: http://oceantocity.com/


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