The Irish National Youth Cycling Championships 2018

18 Aug 18

The Irish National Youth Cycling Championships 2018 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

The Irish National Youth Cycling Championships 2018 are based in the
Ballymoney - Dunloy area.
On Sat 18th and Sun19th August 

Hosted by
Ballymoney Cycling Club
in partnership with
Dunloy Cycling Club

The Entry Fee for the 3 Races is £30.00 per rider online 
Riders are welcome but not encouraged to register on Saturday morning at the Race HQ
On the Day Entry Fee -£15 per race


Sign on is both the Friday evening (17th) from 6.30pm until 9.30pm and will be held at the Dunloy CC Hub in the centre of the Village


Sign on Saturday morning is from 7.45am - 8.30am.

Dunloy GAC - Sign On

Click on the link above for details of the Sign on/Registration address (Sat Nav)

The TT Route map

First (1st) rider off at 9.00am 10.00am
The first event is the Individual Time Trial a 4.7 mile (7.5km) U shaped course. This test begins outside the Primary School on the Bridge Road LHT onto the Glenbuck Road (Lower), LHT onto the Bellaghy Road to the finish in the centre of Dunloy where there will be a good crowd to welcome the riders.The first rider is off at 10.00am Gold, Silver and Bronze medals will be awarded to Boys and Girls in the following categories....U11/U12/U13/U14/U15/U16

Riders will be set off in Age groups starting with U11 - U12 - U13 - U14 - U15 and U16
The Start List will be published prior to the event on the 18th
IMPORTANT NOTICE.....There will be gear checks at the end of the TT .....anyone who fails to get their gears checked will be given the time of the slowest rider.
Nats Road Race Circuit

Sign On from 12.45pm until 1.30pm

The Road race is on the Glenbuck Circuit featuring a tough climb each lap through the finish line, the circuit is 6.5 miles (10.4km)
The race starts at the top of the Glenbuck climb at heads into the Long Mountain range above Rasharkin, a LHT onto the Mullan Road, then a LHT onto the Duneaney Road and descends towards the LHT onto the Killagan Road and immeadiately LHT onto the Bridge Road a rolling road and a LHT at the Bridge Bar onto the Glenbuck Road and the finish.

Boys and Girls - All age group races will be run as separate events

U11 and U12's will race will race one lap (1 lap)
U13 and U14's will race two laps (2 laps) 
U15 and U16's will race five laps (5 laps)

ALL the races finish on the Glenbuck climb
SIGN ON - Dunloy CC Hub (Centre of the Village)

Due to NEW Traffic legislation introduced here in Northern Ireland effecting town centre racing, we have had to move our town centre event from Ballymoney Town Centre to Dunloy.
The circuit is 1.4 miles long (2.3km) course with a town and rural surroundings. The start is on the Bellaghy Rd in the village and a LHT onto the Anticur Road fast downhill into a LHT to the Carrowdoon Road, a LHT onto Station Road and an uphill finish.
Race distances
U15 and U16 - 40mins plus 2 laps
U13 and U14 - 25 mins plus 2 laps
U11 and U12 - 5 laps


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: 18/08/2018

Status: Closed

Total Places: 300

Places Available: ??



Maurice McAllister



Race HQ .... Dunloy Cuchullains GA & CC Bridge Road Dunloy Ballymena Co. Antrim BT44 9EF Serving food.