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

16 Sep 18

ONLINE ENTRY HAS CLOSED, BUT YOU CAN STILL ENTER ON THE DAY.

SIGN ON AT THE BOWLING CLUB, SOUTH STREET, NEWTOWNARDS, FROM 8AM. 

80 MILE ROUTE LEAVES AT 9AM.  50 MILE ROUTE AT 9:30AM

SLIGHT CHANGE TO LONGER ROUTE DUE TO ROADWORKS - 

GPX file for long route.   https://www.strava.com/routes/15442071  

 

Event:   'Tour of Strangford' Charity Cycle Sportive

 

Promoted by:    Ards Cycling Club

 

Sponsored by: Homegrown NI

 

Date:     Sunday 16th September 2018

 

Sign on:   Ards Bowling Club - 70 South St, Newtownards BT23 4JU - Parking is available.  Visit www.ardscc.co.uk 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 Friday 14th September at 5pm.   On the day the entry fee will be £20.

 

** LICENCE HOLDERS ARE REQUIRED TO SHOW THEIR LICENCE AT THE SIGN ON! **

  

Proceeds go to our two nominated charities. This year we are raising money for Cruse Bereavement NI and Action Mental Health. 

 

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.   https://www.strava.com/routes/15442071 

 

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. https://www.strava.com/routes/6441515

 

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

 

The routes will be marked with road markings ‘ToS’ and signage.  GPS files for Garmin can by downloaded from the Strava links above.

 

More information:  If you would like more information about the event please see the club’s website www.ardscc.co.uk and the club’s Facebook page: Ards-cycling-club.  

 

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.
Organiser
Gareth Murray
Dates and Status

Date: 16/09/2018

Status: Closed

Total Places: 300

Places Available: ??

Prices
Until
13 Sep 2018£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

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