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2024 Liffey Descent Confirmed for Saturday 11 May

23rd April 2024
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The 2024 edition of the iconic Liffey Descent will take place on Saturday 11 May.

Racing the classic 32km route, tackling 10 weirs and taking in the stunning scenery that the counties of Kildare and Dublin have to offer, the race is a standout highlight in the canoeing calendar.

First held in 1960, the Liffey Descent is steeped in history, attracting the entire canoeing community from top-level international racers to those taking on the annual challenge.

And the 2024 race features no shortage of stories within the race.

Mark Henderson continues to fly the flag for disability inclusion in sport. A wheelchair user, Mark completed last years race in a double kayak with a guide but is returning this year with the goal to take on the race solo.

Several international crews are also travelling to compete for the race win, including a former winner from South Africa hoping to retake their crown. The race will also welcome crews from the UK and Australia.

For more race info and entry details, see the Liffey Descent website HERE.

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