National 600

NOT Scheduled in 2024

This 600km Audax event takes place at 06:00am on 

Organiser: Ken Moloney – Orwell Wheelers CC


 Event Description:

The route has circa 4,200m of climbing well spread throughout, though the last 100km section contains the most ascent.

Navigation is relatively straightforward however some of the route involves riding at night with places to stop for food and drink becoming limited. Carrying adequate provisions to ensure you don’t get stuck will be essential.

The route leaves Dublin heading north-west to Cavan, before turning south-west to Athlone, south toward Cashel and Clonmel and onto Waterford, before then turning toward Wexford town and then north back to Dublin via Bunclody and Baltinglass. 


The event departs from Joe Daly Cycles in Dundrum at 6am (06:00) sharp with sign-on commencing from 5:40am.

Closing Date for entries: Friday 16th June 2023.

The time limit for completing the event is 40hrs.  It is proposed that a Sleep Stop will be provided on the route.  Further details to follow later.

In line with Audax Club Parisien rules, front and rear lights are mandatory as is the wearing of reflective clothing while night-riding.

There will be no parking available at Joe Daly’s.

In the week leading up to the event the organisers will send an information email to all participants incorporating parking information.

As with all audax events, riders are expected to be self-sufficient.

Entries on Eventmaster only: Link to National 600 on Eventmaster


Cycling Ireland license required; One-day-license (“ODL”) available on Eventmaster.

ODL cost will be charged automatically if no valid Cycling Ireland Licence held.

Facilities: Toilets and changing room available in venue at the start.

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