ThE breffni challenge will take place on saturday 3rd August 2013.


Cavan to Arva 20k – Meadow View Lounge to Ballinagh via new road (bypass) and in Ballinagh from the Tom Moore’s Spar Shop to Arva via the Corlismore road.  Safety vehicles and medical attention will be available on route.

Registration- on the day

Registration for the 20k event takes place at the Meadow View Lounge, Dublin Road, Cavan from 12.30pm – 1.30pm.   Event start time is 2.00pm sharp.
Registration for the 13k event takes place at the Tom Moore’s Spar Shop, Main Street, Ballinagh from 1.00pm – 2.00pm.  Event start time at 2.30pm sharp.
Warm up and stretching will begin ½ hour before the start time. Please leave sufficient time to warm up and register.

Registration Online

You can register for the Breffni Challenge online at Cost of registration is €30 per person for 20km and €25 for 13km.  Any problems registering contact or 086 084 8633 – Carol.

Sponsorship Monies

Sponsorship monies can be paid at the registration points. 
Monies may also be lodged directly to the bank account  AIB Bank Sort Code : 93-20-86 Account No : 01872101 and/or at An Post, Main Street, Arva. Early return of sponsorship would be much appreciated by the committee.

Tshirts / Wristbands/ Race Numbers

Tshirts, Wristbands and Race Numbers will be supplied at both registration / starting points.  Please ensure Race Number is pinned to the front of your tshirt and wristband is securely fitted to wrist. Personal clothing will be transported to Arva if necessary.

Water & Refreshments

Four water stations distributing water and snacks will be on route.  Tea, coffee and snacks will be available at the finish line in Arva.  A buffet will be held in the Breffni Arms Hotel from 7.30pm – 9.30pm (free with wristband).


Showering facilities will be available if needed at the Breffni Arms Leisure Centre and at Cully Park dressing rooms.

Certificates & Medals

A medal and a certificate will be issued to all who have participated in the event at the finish line in Market Square, Arva. 

Prize giving

Prize giving will take place in the Market Square at 5pm.  1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes (Men and Ladies).  Participants from Cavan to Arva only are eligible for prizes (20k).


Live music will be in the Market Square from 4pm – 7pm and later at the Breffni Arms Hotel from 10pm followed by a disco.  (Admission to entertainment at the Breffni Arms is discounted on production of wristband.

Transport alternatives

We would appreciate if you would organise your own transport back to Cavan (if needed). For those who can’t, a bus will be available in the Market Square 6pm and 8.30pm returning to the Meadow View Lounge in Cavan.

Physios & Massage

Rubdowns will be available in Market House after the event.




Why not take part and help us raise much needed funds for St Luke’s
TEl: +353
(01) 406 5314

All Donations will go directly to our beneficiaries and are greatly appreciated.

Register Online


Sponsorship cards will be available from various outlets 
Gilsenans Market Bar Arva
Lynch's Newsagents, Arva
Post Office, Main Street, Arva
Fresh Today Cavan, Longford and Virginia
Bradys Volkswagen Garage, Arva
Breffni Arms Hotel, Arva
Tom Moore's Spar, Ballinagh
The Boar's Head, Capel Street
Ronnie's Fruit and Veg, Arva
Mackens Service Station, Granard
Tom Boylan's Spar, Cavan
Pat Mastersons Corner Shop, Carrigallen
Moyne Cross Stores, Moyne
The Post, Aughnacliffe
O Reilly's Gala Gowna
The Post, Aughnacliffe

or by telephoning St Luke's Hospital on (01) 406 5314 or email