The Marrey bikes Ballinrobe 2 day on August 11th and 12th is the only Handicapped stage race in Ireland where Ladies, Juniors, and A3 riders can compete fairly with A1 and A2 riders.
On Sunday August 12th there will be an A4 race using the same circuit as the 2 day, total distance 60k (3x20klap). One day licence will be available for anyone who wants to try out open road racing. Sign on from 11.30am at the cycling centre Kilmaine Rd Ballinrobe. Race start 1.15pm
Ballinrobe 2 day info
Entry fee €40 before August 1st
This race is pre entry only and will be capped of at 140riders so enter early.
Marrey bikes are the main sponsors with leaders Jersey sponsors by Champion System UK & Ireland.
This stage race has all the jerseys, the cups and €2000 in prizes so why not make a long weekend of it and stay around to go horse racing on the Monday the 13th of August.
For the 3rd year running there will be a specially donated cup presented to the rider who scored the most points over the 2 days, the cup will be presented by the Mc Mahon family on behalf of their late son Ciaran Mc Mahon.
Saturday 11th August, 3pm start (Martin Munroe Memorial Cup for stage winner)
Sign on from 12 Noon closing at 2pm sharp at cycling centre on Kilmaine road Ballinrobe
Stage 1 Ballinrobe-Partry, Tourmakeady, Maire Lukes 1st KOH, Killateeaun 2nd KOH, Maam Trasna 3rd KOH, Larches, Ail Duil 4th KOH, Dangerous decent, Kilmilkeen, Maam, Maimean 5th KOH, Cornamona, right for Cong, 2miles turn Left followed by 1.5miles left followed by 1.5 miles right at Dringeen for Ballinrobe, Kilimor bridge is 6k from Ballinrobe with a new finish 1k from town centre on the Clonbur Rd.
Total distance 87kms
Sunday 12th August, 9.00am start, Sign on at the line reverse of GC
Stage 2A, 8km Time Trial, Kilmaine to Ballinrobe finish outside cycling centre.
Stage 2b 1pm start (Garhill Cup for stage winner)
Sign at the cycling centre from 12noon closing at 12.40sharp
4 Lap of 20k Ballinrobe-The Neale- Kilmaine – Ballinrobe
Finish at the Cornmarket Ballinrobe (town centre).
Eileen Marrey Memorial Trophy for overall winner.
Open to categories:
Seniors A1, A2, A3, Juniors, Ladies, and Veterans
Handicap system in place.
See 2 day own FB page for photos and up dates http://www.facebook.com/ballinrobe.twoday.7
Enquiries to Race secretary Padraig Marrey
Phone 0353 877992857