Event Information for Great Western Lakes Sportif

By Padraig Marrey | 22nd June 2018

Great Western Lakes Sportif 2018 Event Details Start times ● The 135km cycle starts at 9.00 am ● 65/85k cycle starts at 9.30am No going early if you are riding the shorter ​distances. The Sportive starts from Western Lakes cycling centre, Kilmaine Rd, Ballinrobe. This event is to commemorate club officer John Cummins, the sportive…

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Bogman 2 Day

By Padraig Marrey | 15th June 2018

Routes Bogman 2 day July 7th and 8th 2018 Stage 1 Stage 2 TT Stage 3 Entry here  The Bogman 2 Day Cycle event happening this July 7th and 8th, is now in it’s 8th year and has built itself up to become a firm favorite in the cycle race calendar. The weekend, held in North…

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Memorial Sportif to honour John Cummins with proceeds to CROI

By Padraig Marrey | 13th June 2018

CYCLISTS are being encouraged to get their pulses racing for this year’s Great Western Lakes Sportif on June 24. Entry Fee is only €30 on line ENTRY HERE The annual event has two routes, a challenging route of 135km and an achievable 85km for those hoping to take in the sights of the picturesque route.…

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Claremorris GP

By Padraig Marrey | 10th June 2018

For 5 years a criterium used to be organised around the streets of Claremorris but with ever increasing traffic and now council restrictions it is now not viable to hold a Crit in the town centre. This year promoting club Western Lakes CC and in cooperation with Claremorris Chamber of commerce have decided to go…

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John Holian Cup Memorial 2018

By Padraig Marrey | 22nd May 2018

The John Holian memorial will be held on the evening of Friday the 8th of June in the Village of Cross County Mayo. The race covers 5 by Eleven Km laps. The event is open to all racers as its a Handicap event. Holian transport Cross have kindly sponsored a perpetual cup in honour of…

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Rás na nÓg

By Niall Wilson | 17th April 2018

All at Western Lakes CC wishes Scott Towey who is riding Rás na nÓg this weekend the best of luck. Since 2007 it has become one of the premier youth racing events on the calendar. Hosted by Drogheda Wheelers and under the stewardship of the hard working Gerard Campbell it is a very well run and…

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Club league report after Rd 1 in Kilmaine

By Niall Wilson | 31st March 2018

A gigantic crowd turned up for round one of the Western Lakes CC club league in Kilmaine. Gerry and Veronica Sheridan hosted the event and have set the bar high for all remaining rounds. In total 37 people turned up to either race or marshal. The league is aimed at getting club members out to…

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Great Western Lakes Sportif June 24th

By Niall Wilson | 17th March 2018

ENTRY HERE What is the Great Western Lakes Sportif Route 1, circa 135 km. Starting in the Market town of Ballinrobe, follow the N 84 to Partry, passing Lough Carra on your right.Lough Carra is the largest marl lake in Ireland and is part of the Great Western Lakes complex. It covers 1,560 hectares and…

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MTB Audax event for around the Lakes

By Niall Wilson | 17th March 2018

Western Lakes CC have stepped into the world of Audax events where athletes test themselves over a route by completing it inside a time limit. The Mayo Western Lakes Audax MTB, has 2 event distances 100k and super tough 200k held on the Saturday 2nd of the June  Bank Holiday. Both routes are steeped in history and…

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Western Lakes Cycling Club News 24-07-2017

By Niall Wilson | 24th July 2017

Lesiure and MTB Report Hi cycling folk, it has been a busy few week on the bikes, the club spins are going well on Tuesdays and Thursdays and longer spins on Sundays, Martin Joyce is back out and about and going well. The WLCC Ladies Sportif was a great success and well run by the…

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