Fratres Cruciferi/4 Towers 200

Date: Sat 10th September 2016

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

Organiser: Ronnie Moore

CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES: Friday 2nd September 2016

PHONE: 087 6297693

RONALD MOORE, 54 Elm Mount Road, Beaumont, Dublin 9 Completed Entry forms can be posted, or scanned and e-mailed to events200@eircom.net

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, 68 Dunluce Road, Clontarf, Dublin 3.

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 !

Start: Whitehall Church, Dublin 9

Time: 7.00am SHARP

Download Entry Form: New Entry Forms

This is an easy to navigate route visiting 4 ROUND TOWERS in KILDARE at TAGHADOE, OUGHTERARD, OLD KILCULLEN and finally KILDARE TOWN.

Starting at WHITEHALL CHURCH heading for BALLYCOOLIN, DUNBOYNE, CARTON HOUSE, MAYNOOTH, heading south via STRAFFAN, KILTEEL and BALLYMORE EUSTACE taking in the round towers at TAGHADOE and OUGHTERARD.  Heading west from BALLYMORE, visting the third roundtower at OLD KILCULLEN then  on to ATHY, by way of CALVERSTOWN and NARRAGHMORE.  Head north from ATHY, to the fourth and last of the roundtowers in KILDARE TOWN, threading through the town to KILMEAGE, PROSPEROUS onto KILCOCK.  From KILCOCK  head for MULLAGH XRDS, turning right into DUNBOYNE, retracing the outward route back to WHITEHALL CHURCH.

It is primarily a flat route with good roads. The road undulates slightly on the approach to BALLYMORE and then as the route heads back towards the flatlands of KILDARE from BALLYMORE. Plenty of places to grab a coffee or a sandwich on route.

FACILITIES: NONE – THIS IS A SELF SUPPORTED EVENT

PLEASE MAKE SURE BOTH YOU AND YOUR BIKE ARE  PROPERLY EQUIPPED FOR THIS EVENT.

Ride with GPS Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/16399975 (New Map, updated 6th September).

Cycling Ireland Licence required, 1-day Licence available on the day for €5.

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