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John Lindsay Memorial Torr Head Cycle Challenge

15 Sep 2019

John Lindsay Memorial Torr Head Cycle Challenge has now closed and you will not be able to sign-up for it. Please check the Organiser's Description for any organiser updates.
This event is in a testing state, and is not open for public sign-ups until the organiser has launched it.

Organiser's Description

On Sunday 15th September 2019 Team Madigan promote their ever popular John Lindsay Mem. Torr Head Challenge. This years charity is the N.I. Hospice.

Starting at 10.30am from Ballygalley on the Antrim Coast. This is an approved Cycling Ireland event promoted by one of Ulster's long standing clubs. At a cost of £15 per adult and £5 for those under 18 this is really good value.

(Note Under 18's pay on the day only! not on Entry Central)


What do you get for your money:


1. A choice of three routes - 20 mile flat, 50 miles mostly flat with one good climb, and 70 miles hilly which takes in the infamous Torr Head.


2. Refreshments at Cushendun and at the finish.


3. Back up services enroute.


4. Clearly marked routes.


5. Insurance cover.


6. The peace of mind knowing that all the above services are provided free of charge by hard working volunteers and that all the money donated goes to the N.I. Hospice.



Full Details 70-miles Torr Head Challenge (Hilly) Start from Ballygalley Public Car Park, take A2 Coast Road to Carnlough, Cushendall, Cushendun (Tea Stop), Torr Head’s unclassified road to Ballyvoy, A2 back to Cushendall, Carnlough, finish at Ballygalley (Tea at finish).



50-miles Cushendun Challenge (mostly flat) Start from Ballygalley Public Car Park, take A2 Coast Road to Carnlough, Cushendall, Cushendun (Tea Stop), return via A2 Cushendall, Carnlough, finish at Ballygalley (Tea).



20-miles Carnlough Challenge (Flat) Start from Ballygalley Public Car Park, take A2 Coast Road to Carnlough and return on A2 Coast Road to finish at Ballygalley Public Car Park (Tea).




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Please feel free to donate more if you wish to do so, or even have people sponsor you. The choice is yours! Sponsorship form is available from Madigan Cycles in Carrickfergus. All monies gratefully received.


There will be a support vehicle available to assist anyone in trouble.


Please note that there is a Spar located in Ballygalley Carpark so you will be able to fill up on supplies if necessary. All participants should note that the wearing of cycle helmets is compulsory and that all traffic laws must be adhered to. Children should be accompanied by a parent and a parental consent form needs to be signed on the day. Also each person involved with the event does so at their own risk.


Sign On at Ballygalley Public Car Park is from 9.30 am. Come along and have a go for the fun that will help others less fortunate!

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The organiser has included pricing details in the Organiser's Description

To sign-up for this event, the Service Fee is 4% (min 50p) for each sign-up

Dates and Status

Date: 15/09/2019

Status: Closed

Total Places: 200

Places Available: ??



Davy Ross

028 9336 7703


Start/Finish @ Ballygalley car park, Ballygalley, Co. Antrim at 10.30am.