Audare 200

Date: Saturday 27th July 2024

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

Organiser: John O’Callaghan

Phone: 086 8586354


Entry Fee: €5 on Eventmaster, plus fees.

Optional ACP or Audax Ireland Medal €7

All entries must be made on Eventmaster only.  Cycling Ireland Licence is required.  One-day Licence is available for €20 if required, this will be charged automatically on Eventmaster if you do not provide a valid current Cycling Ireland Licence Number.

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Closing Date: Tuesday 23rd July 2024

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

Start Time: 8am

Route Description:

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.

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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 Hotels range from Woodlands, Dunraven arms and in Newcastle West

To Do

For those who really want to make a weekend of it why not try 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.

See also

Long-distance cycling in Ireland