Six Megaliths 300

Date: Not scheduled in 2018

Organiser: Ronnie Moore

E-Mail: vanimpe@eircom.net

Address: 54 ELM MOUNT ROAD, BEAUMONT, DUBLIN 9

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 !

Closing Date:

Start: Whitehall Church, Dublin 9

Time: 6am SHARP

Facilities: None, This is a self-supported event.

Route Description:

This a 305k event taking in 6 MEGALITHIC SITES in CO MEATH. THE FOUR KNOCKS, NEWGRANGE, KNOWTH, SLIEVE BREAGH, BARROW CEMETERY, and LOUGH CREW and TARA.

Starting at WHITEHALL CHURCH CAR PARK, heading for FINGLAS, ST MARGERETS, NEW BARN and BALLYMADUN. From BALLYMADUN swinging north to GARRISTOWN and from the periphery of GARRISTOWN onto MAN O’WAR via the NAGS HEAD, winding across to THE FOUR KNOCKS via STAMULLEN, BELLEWSTOWN and HEATHTOWN CROSS.

Onto NEWGRANGE and KNOWTH taking in DONORE, KNOWTH and Tullyallen. Retracing the route back out of Tullyallen the road rolls across to SLIEVE BREAGH. From here head west for LOUGH CREW, visting LOBINSTOWN, CASTLETOWN and MOYNALTY. Into KELLS and from here out to LOUGH CREW. From LOUGH CREW the next and final site is TARA. Head for CROSSAKEL from there, turning south to CORTOWN, BOHERMEEN, DUNDERRY, through ROBINSTOWN, BECTIVE and onto KILMESSAN. Turn left out of KILMESSAN to the the final site, TARA.

The final leg is a flat run in after the descent off TARA via SKREEN, OBERSTOWN XR, RATHOATH, KILBRIDE, FINGLAS and onto WHITEHALL.

Map: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/3265507

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

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