Bogman 2 Day Conemara set for largest field to date.

Now in its fifth year, the Bogman 2 Day August 30th and 31st, held in North West Conamara, is set to provide competitors with a challenging course over two days of exciting riding.  This event is organised by Western Lakes CC and CEECC Letterfrack.  New to this years event is a Polkadot Jersey Competition and a Team Prize.  To qualify for the team prize a club must enter at least three riders.Last year’s winner Derek Joyce of Galway Bay CC will return to defend his title and will be reinforced by his team members.  “Not only will riders be assured of two days of exciting riding but they will be made feel especially welcome in one of the most beautiful places in Ireland” says Leo Hallissey Director CEECC.

Entry herehttps://westernlakescc.com/bog-man-2-day-2014/

Stage 1Saturday starts and finishes in Tullycross with three laps of the Kylemore Loop – 100km total with KOH points on Lap 2 and 3.

Stage 2A Sunday starts in Kylemore Village and finishes in Letterfrack, 8km total.

Stage 2B on Sunday starts in Tullycross and takes in a big loop through the Inagh Valley onto Maam, Maam to Leenane and back Tullycross, KOH points on Tiernakill Cat. 1 and at K2 Cat.2, total 100km.

The winner of the Conamara Bog Week 2 Day Cycle Race will be presented with the beautiful and prestigious GogartyCup which is sponsored by Renvyle House Hotel.  As Ronnie Counihan – General Manager of Renvyle House Hotel stated ‘We are delighted to sponsor Conamara Bog Week and especially the bike races as the founder of Renvyle House Hotel, Oliver St. John Gogarty was not only a leading literary figure but was also a first class cyclist’.

The race is also sponsored by Eamonn Marrey of Marrey Bikes Ballinrobe. Eamonn has been a sponsor of the event for the last number of years and will be on hand to present the jerseys on Sunday evening at the Marian Hall Tullycross.

The Bogman Shield on Saturday will cater for A4 riders, the route will be the same as Stage 1 of the main race but for two laps.  Shield presentation will be held in the Marian Hall Tullycross directly after race.

For full details including all timesand  route maps please go to www.westernlakescc.com  or contact JJ Flaherty 087 7060723

 

 

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