Audare 200

Date: Sunday 9th July 2017

Difficulty/Climbing (from * to *****) ***

Organiser: John O’Callaghan

Phone: 086 8586354

E-Mail: johnocallaghan2002@gmail.com

Entry Fee €5

Optional ACP or Audax Ireland Medal €5

1-day Licence if required €5

Payment Details:

Please include Entry Fee, Medal Fee (Optional) and 1-day Licence Fee, if required.

By PayPal to paypal@audaxireland.org

Or by cheque/PO/post (payable to Audax Ireland) to Andreas Voigt,

Andreas Voigt, 12 Brookville Park, Malahide Road, Artane, Dublin D05 F6T2.

If paying by PayPal, please ensure you pay any charges yourself, and the club receives the full entry fee.  Whether by post or PayPal, please make sure to include your name, and which event you are entering with your payment !

Entry form can be scanned and e-mailed, or sent by post to:

John O’Callaghan, 10, Beech Walk, Crann Ard, Fermoy, Co. Cork

Closing Date: Wednesday 5th July 2017

Start: Tourist Centre Car Park, Adare, Co. Limerick

Start Time: 8am

Download Entry Form: New Entry Forms

Route Description:

Event details are as follows, there are some changes to the route from last year. 

Starting in the carpark at Adare, the route proceeds Westwards through Shanagolden,  Glin (Info Control) and into Co. Kerry through Ballylongford and Astee. Turning south by Beale Strand the riders will enter Ballybunion where there will be a manned control. After Ballybunion we head South east through Listowel, Abbeyfeale and on into Co. Cork over the only major climb of the day to visit the towns of Newmarket and Kanturk (155km, Control). Returning Northwards to Adare there is an upward section to Dromcolliher and Kilmeedy before a mainly downhill run to Adare. There are plenty of opportunities to obtain supplies on the route but choices may be limited after Kanturk.

Ride with gps link: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/14287379

Cycling Ireland Licence required, One-day Licence available on the day for €5.

Parking

There is ample parking in Adare, which is now the first town you will meet for those heading from Dublin after leaving Newlands Cross.

Accommodation in the area is plentiful

http://www.adarevillage.com/bandb.php Hotels range from Woodlands, Dunraven arms and in Newcastle West http://www.courtenaylodgehotel.com

To Do

For those who really want to make a weekend of it why not try mountain biking http://visitballyhoura.com/index.php/mountain-biking/  Mountain bikes can be hired on site with full shower facilities.

Bike Shops

There are bike shops in Raheen in Limerick, Patrickswell, Newcastlewest and Killmallock.

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