Faceless Monk 200

NEW MAP uploaded 31st October, please make sure you have the latest version !

Date: 10th November 2018

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

Organiser: Ronnie Moore

E-Mail: chairmanmao@eircom.net

Phone: 087 6297693

Address: Ronald Moore, 54 Elm Mount Road, Beaumont, Dublin 9

Entry Fee: €5 by Cheque or Postal Order, (plus €5 for optional Medal if required)

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
12 Brookville Park
Malahide Road
Artane
Dublin 5
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 !

Closing Date: FRIDAY 2nd NOV 2018, ON AN OFFICIAL ENTRY FORM ONLY !

Start: Whitehall Church, Dublin 9

Time: 7am SHARP

Download Standard Entry Form: New Entry Forms

Facilities: None.  This is a Self-supported event

Route Description: 

2017 reversed route – heading north VIA  ST MARGARETS, LISPOPPLE, BALLYBOUGHAL, ST MARYS, CLONMETHAN, DULEEK, ARDEE. From ARDEE  head south west via LOBINSTOWN, CASTLETOWN, CORRTOWN, heading home westward through KILMESSAN, HILL OF TARA, SKREEN, BALLYMADUN ,turning south from BALLYMADUNA  back to WHITEHALL back through NEWBARN,  ST MARGERETS, FINGLAS , finishing at WHITEHALL at 206.2k

Lights and helmets are mandatory, and should be adequate to light your way on a dark country road.   You cannot start without them.

It is a self-supporting event so be prepared.

There are info controls so bring a pen.

The info controls will require walking on uneven surfaces and in one case down a set of steps.  ***Be warned those of you wearing std road shoes without recessed shoe plates ! ***

CONTROLS:  DULEEK 50K. ARDEE  90K,KILMESSAN 157K

INFO CONTROLS: OLD MELIFONT  66K, MONASTERBOICE  74.6K, ST PATRICKS CHURCH ,CASTLETOWN  110, BECTIVE ABBEY 152K.

You will be travelling some narrow twisty roads which can be treacherously greasy on the bends and in some parts have poor road surfaces.  Those using narrow, semi slick high pressure tyres  take note.

This is a rolling route with a few hills.

Attached is a photo of THE FACELESS MONK.  Take a good look because you will be looking for him at one of the info controls !

Map: Faceless Monk Ride with GPS Map

Cycling Ireland Licence required, One-day Licence available on the day for €5.00

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  • One thought on “Faceless Monk 200”

    1. I have been informed by a friend that the Faceless Monk is full. I didn’t realise there was a limit for rider numbers on this event?? Can someone clarify this so I can arrange a permanent with a few more riders for elsewhere. Thanks Dan.

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