Nutcracker 300

Date: NOT currently scheduled

300km and 200km route options

Organiser: Jim Fitzpatrick

Organising Club: Marble City Cyclers

E-Mail Address:

Contact Address: Jim Fitzpatrick, Raheenmore, Rathbourne, Kilkenny

Mobile: 086 8101790

Entry Fee €6
Optional ACP or Audax Ireland Medal €7
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

Or by cheque/PO/post (payable to Audax Ireland) to Andreas Voigt, 12 Brookville Park, Malahide Road, Artane, Dublin 5, D05 F6T2.

Whether by post or PayPal, please make sure to include your name, and which event you are entering with your payment !

Download standard Audax Entry Form here  New Entry Forms

Entry Forms may be printed and posted, or scanned and e-mailed to above postal or e-mail addresses as appropriate.

Closing Date for Entries:

Start Location: Dunbell, Kilkenny

Start Time: 6.00am


Mandatory: Cycling Ireland Licence, Helmet and good lights. One-day Licence available at start if required, cost €5.00

Ride with GPS Map: Nutcracker 300 Map

Route Description:
Route starts at Jim’s house, Rathbourne, Kilkenny.  Head towards Dunbell and on to Dungarvan. Head out of Dungarvan for first climb of the day to top of Coppenagh and then downhill into Graiguenamanagh.  Head through Borris and up the Nine Stones on Mount Leinster (12 kms approx, and mostly uphill). Down to Bunclody, into Kiltealy and back to Borris.  Next are Gowran, Goresbridge and Leighlinbridge. Climb from Old Leighlin to Castlecomer, onto Clogh, to the top of Wolfhill, and down to Spink. Next Durrow, short climb out of here into Freshford and on to top of Spa Hill.  Down to Urlingford and on to New Birmingham, Fethard, Mullinahone, Ballingarry, Tullaroan and into Kilmanagh for the last climb of the day. Back to Kilkenny for finish at Jim’s house.

Long-distance cycling in Ireland