Ards Cycling Club 'Tour of Strangford' Charity Cycle Sportive - 80 / 50 mile routes has now closed and you will not be able to sign-up for it. Please check the Info 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.

Ards Cycling Club 'Tour of Strangford' Charity Cycle Sportive - 80 / 50 mile routes

10 Sep 17


Event:   'Tour of Strangford' Charity Cycle Sportive


Promoted by:    Ards Cycling Club


Date:     Sunday 10th September 2017


Sign on:   Ards Bowling Club - 70 South St, Newtownards BT23 4JU - Parking is available.  Visit for details.


Time:  Sign on from 8am.  Riders on the 80 mile route depart from 9am. Riders on the 50 mile route depart from 9:30am.


Cost:  The pre-entry fee for the event is £15 for those who hold a current Cycling Ireland licence.  Anyone without a Cycling Ireland licence must pay an extra £5 at sign on for a compulsory event licence, which provides third party and personal accident insurance cover for the day.


Pre-entry for the event will close on Saturday 9th September at 6pm.   On the day the entry fee will be £20.




Proceeds go to our two nominated chartities. This year we are raising money for Hope House and the Scrabo Fundraising Group for the local Marie Curie centre.


Choice of 2 routes.  

Route 1: 80 miles   

The 80 mile route travels south from Newtownards along the west shore of the lough to Strangford, then a short hop by ferry to Portaferry where lunch will be available.  Inland route back up the Peninsula to finish in Newtownards  

GPX file for 80 mile route.


Route 2:  50 miles.

The 50 mile route stays on the Ards Peninsula before returning to Newtownards after lunch in Portaferry. 

GPX file for 50 mile route.


Refreshments will be provided at the finish in the bowling club.  


The routes will be marked with road markings ‘ToS’ and signage.  GPS files will be on the club website before the event.


More information:  If you would like more information about the event please see the club’s website and the club’s Facebook page: Ards-cycling-club.  Should you require any further information please feel free to contact the club chairman John Carty by .


Please note: 

  • Helmets must be worn by all riders.
  • Vehicle Support and Mechanic Support will be available.
  • Come prepared with suitable clothing, spare tubes, a pump, snack bars and / or fruit.
  • All distances are approximate.
Gareth Murray
Dates and Status

Date: 10/09/2017

Status: Closed

Total Places: 300

Places Available: ??

08 Sep 2017£15.00

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

Event Address
70 South St, Newtownards BT23 4JU