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Paul McKibbin Memorial Cycle

30 Sep 18

Paul McKibbin Memorial Cycle

Organised by La Lanterne Rouge Cycling Club

Sunday 30 September 2018

 

 

SIGN ON

Loughinisland Gac, 7 Teconnaught Road, Loughinisland, Downpatrick, Co Down
BT30 8QE

To see a map, click on the following link: Loughinisland GAC

Sign on from 08:30hrs.

Departs: 09:30hrs

Car parking, toilet & changing facilities available. 

COST

The on-line entry fee for the event is £13* for those who hold a current Cycling Ireland licence.  

On-line entry for the event will close on Friday 28th September 2018 at 23:59hrs.  

On the day the entry fee will be £15* for those who hold a current Cycling Ireland licence.  

*plus £5 for a one day licence for non-licence holders. 

LICENCE HOLDERS ARE REQUIRED TO BRING THEIR LICENCE TO THE SIGN ON!

 

CHARITY

Proceeds from the sportive are in aid of Daisy Lodge – Northern Ireland Cancer Fund for Children.

Check out the links below for further information on Daisy Lodge and the amazing work that goes on there:

https://cancerfundforchildren.com/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oOd0h-sb7jo

 

ROUTES

With two routes to choose from, this fun and challenging ride caters for cyclists of all abilities. Each route is clearly marked, with plenty of food and water stations to keep you hydrated and fuelled along the way.

43 Mile Route

The route starts at Loughinisland GAC club, and will take riders on a scenic tour of South Down in an anti-clockwise direction heading for Annsborough, Castlewellan, Hilltown, Bryansford, Seaforde and back to Loughinisland GAC club. 

Link to the 43 mile route below:

https://www.strava.com/routes/15297640

Feed Zones:

  1. Registration (tea, coffee snacks)  
  2. Hilltown – Clonduff GAC Club (Food stop, snacks)
  3. Finish (tea, coffee sandwiches etc.)

56 Mile Route

The route starts at Loughinisland GAC club, and will take riders on a scenic tour of South Down in an anti-clockwise direction heading for Annsborough, Castlewellan, Rathfriland, Mayobridge, Hilltown, Bryansford, Seaforde and back to Loughinisland GAC club. 

Link to the 56 mile route below:

https://www.strava.com/routes/15297633

Feed Zones:

  1. Registration (tea, coffee snacks)
  2. Rathfriland – (Water stop)  
  3. Hilltown – Clonduff GAC Club (Food stop, snacks)
  4. Finish (tea, coffee sandwiches etc.)

Both routes will be marked with ‘PM’ and signage, with marshals assisting at junctions.

 

All riders are encouraged to view the routes in detail, paying close attention to distance and elevation before deciding on the most appropriate route 

 

  

If you would like more information please use the following links:

https://www.facebook.com/events/237976696885623/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/179637099015/

http://lalanternerougecc.com/

 

SAFETY NOTES

Each rider must wear a helmet.

Vehicle and Mechanic Support will be available.

All participants must come prepared with suitable clothing, spare tubes, a pump, drinks, snack bars and / or fruit and ensure that their bike is in proper working order.

All distances are approximate.

This is a leisure sportive and not a race, and roads will not be closed, so please exercise caution at all times, and obey the rules of the road.

Most importantly, have fun and stay safe.

 

Organiser
John Mills

07543080571

Dates and Status

Date: 30/09/2018

Status: Open

Total Places: 300

Places Available: ??

Prices
Until
28 Sep 2018£13.00

For each sign-up, the organiser pays the Service Fee of 4% (min 50p). You pay no surcharge

Event Address
Loughinisland Gac 7 Teconnaught Road Loughinisland Downpatrick Co Down BT30 8QE

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