Leisure / Sportive Events Programme February – June 2015.

There’s approx... 400 Leisure / Sportive Events taking place in various locations all over Ireland in 2015. Here is a proposal of some events for the club to participate in:

February 2015

Stage 4 Sportive based in East Clare -Supporting the International Junior Tour of Ireland – 28th Feb 2015

Starting: 10.00am Whitegate GAA Club Co. Clare.  100k & 60k route. 
Sign on from 8.30am – Entry €25.00.   “Sean Kelly” Present to support this Fundraiser.

For more information:   https://eventmaster.ie/event.php?event_id=645


March 2015

The Spring Classic Sunday 22nd March 2015.  70km - Spring Classic Sportive in County Down

Starting and Finishing - Monalto Estate, near Ballynahinch. Co. Down.

For more information: visit www.iconc-cycle-events.uk

Stephen Roche Atlantic Challenge 28th March 2015

80km Sportive with Stephen Roche in Co. Clare.
Starting in Lahinch, the cycle takes in the Cliffs of Moher, the Burren and Corkscrew Hill.  Lonely Planet described this cycle route as the 5th Best Cycling Route in the World.
Entry €30.00

For more information:  http://www.clare.ie/events/view/sporting_events-110/stephen_roche_atlantic_challenge-620.html


April 2015 

Etape Ras Mumhan – Saturday  4th April 2015

The Kerry Group Rás Mumhan is renowned as one of the top cycle races on the Irish domestic calendar. The Etape will take in the Beara peninsula and the Healy pass on a spectacular route which includes spectacular climbs through some of West Cork and Kerry’s beautiful countryside. At 145km the route will be challenging. The Etape Rás Mumhan provides the leisure & sportive rider with a rare opportunity to ride a classic stage of a domestic road stage race.

145km Event.

For more information: http://register.sportstiming.ie/ps/event/EtapeRasMumhan1

Tour De Foothills – Date: Sunday 12th April 2015

There are 2 routes 65km & 110km: Both routes around Blessington Lakes, both routes will start    and finish at Finlay Ford M7 Business Park, Newhall, Naas.
Sign on: 8.00am – Start time 9.30am -Entry on line: €20.00. 

65Km Route: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/6822565
100km Route: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/6834191

For More information: http://ncctourdefoothills.com/site/


May 2015

Orwell Randonee - Saturday 2nd May

150km Event around the hills of Wicklow with nearly 2350m of climbing.
Sign on: 7.45 – Start time 9.00am – Start & Finish: Kilmacud Co. Dublin

For More Information:  http://www.orwellwheelers.org/events/748-randonnee-2015

Tour of Lough Derg - Sunday 17th May 2015

Proposal: Dunboyne Club Member overnight Event – Overnight Stay (Hotel TBC) on Saturday night 16th May followed by cycle on Sunday 17th May. Cycle starts and finishes in Lakeside Hotel Ballina / Killaloe..
109km Event: Around Lough Derg.  
Start Time: 9.30am – (22km Average Group) – 10.30am (30km Average Group) - Entry: €15.00 with CI Licence.

For More Information:    http://www.northtippwheelers.com/


June 2015

Wicklow 100km & 200km – Sunday 7th June 2015

For More Information: http://www.wicklow200.ie/the-2015-event/

An Post Tour De Burren – Saturday 20th June 2015.

Voted the best leisure Cycle Event in Ireland in 2014.
Routes: 60km – 100km – 160km : 

For More Information: http://tourdeburren.com

Wicklow Peaks Cycling Challenge – Sunday 28th June 2015

There are 3 routes 65km / 100km & 125km around Blessington Lakes and the Wicklow hills all routes will start and finish at Finlay Ford M7 Business Park, Newhall, Naas.
Sign on: 8.00am – Start time 9.30am - Entry on line €20.00. 

For More Information: http://wicklowpeaks.com/site/