DATE: Not currently scheduled
This route can also be ridden as a Permanent on a date of your choice, by arrangement with Marc, and payment of the Permanent fee of €5 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please read the Permanents page for more information https://www.audaxireland.org/audax/permanents/
Difficulty/Climbing (from * to *****) ***
Organiser: Marc Kilduff
Difficulty: ***+ (Sum-up: Climbing +2684 m / -2685 m, 302.8 km, Self-supported, very doable)
What does the event cost ?
- Entry Fee: €6.00 plus Eventmaster fees
- Optional ACP or Audax Ireland Medal €7
- CI Licence required.One-day Licence is available for €10 if required, this will be charged automatically on Eventmaster if you do not provide a valid current Cycling Ireland Licence Number.
How to enter
Time: 6am (The shop in Stamullen will not be open at this time or on return after 9:30pm)
The route will leave Stamullen moving north through the counties of Meath, Monaghan and Armagh. Then heading east towards the Mourne Mountains and the main climb of the day over Spelga Dam (just once ;-)) at 167km. The route then returns over the Cooley mountains and down along the coast passing through Dundalk, Clogherhead, and Drogheda before finishing at Stamullen.
There will be climbing, but the scenic nature of the route should make it worthwhile.
Route Map: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/7578571A
- Parking available at start.
- Light refreshments will be provided at the Finish.
This will be a self-supported event, which means that there are unlikely to be any manned controls, and definitely no support vehicle. However, there are plenty of options for refueling en route. Please read this page for more details on what to expect on a self-supported event.
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- Night of the Swan 300
- Nutcracker 300
- Pale Rider 300
- Priests Leap & Devils Elbow 300
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- Surf & Turf 300
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- Three Rivers 300
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