Vanishing Battalion 200

Date: This route is not running in 2017 !  The route to be followed on 17th June will be the Fratres Cruciferi/4 Towers.

Organiser: Ronnie Moore

E-Mail: chairmanmao@eircom.net

Phone: 087 6297693

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

Download Entry Form here: New Entry Form

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
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 !

Start: Whitehall Church, Dublin 9.  Watch out for the overhead barrier at the entrance !

Time: 8am SHARP

Facilities: None.  This is a Self-supported event

Map: Vanished Battalion 200 Map

NO ENTRIES ON THE LINE

HELMET IS MANDATORY.

A 213k route visiting the sites of GREAT WAR MEMORIALS in LEIXLIP, CELBRIDGE, DUNLAVIN, KILDARE, CLONGOWES and finally CULMULLEN.  It is a mainly flat route. Be aware that there are 3 sections of track.  The 1st track follows the Liffey through the grounds of CASTLETOWN HOUSE (there is a grand fence to be climbed at the end of this section).  The 2nd one is the most treacherous boasting some of the finest pot holes ever seen.  The 3rd one is along the BARROW WAY running adjacent to the GRAND CANAL en route to Robertstown.  They will be clearly indicated on your route sheet.  The BARROW WAY surface is loose heavy grade gravel so some care is advised.  The 10k stretch from Clane to Tagadoe cross(via Barberstown rbt) is a fairly busy stretch of road so beware.  Single file if you are in a group.  Controls at BALLYMORE EUSTACE 63 K. KILDARE 100K and MAYNOOTH 150K.  The finish is at WHITEHALL CH.  If there is nobody to validate your brevet card obtain a receipt from an adjacent shop or Banklink machine(there are 2 shops about 50 metres to the right of the car park).  Post the card back to me with all receipts, and DONT FORGET TO SIGN IT****

The usual terms and conditions apply,  THIS IS A SELF SUPPORTING EVENT, THERE IS ABSOLUTELY NO BACK UP

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

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