Monthly Archives: May 2011

An Post Rás 2011 Update

Posted: May 19, 2011 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

The final touches have been put to the plans for the An Post RAS overnight visit to the Castleisland area. The Stage finish is on Tuesday next (24th) with the Stage starting on Wednesday when the race leaves for Castletownbere via Currow. The timng of all the events are as follows; [...]

An Post Rás/ Race the Rás

Posted: May 11, 2011 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

The third stage of the 2011 Ras will be running into Castleisland this year on the 24th of the month after a 175km run from Kilrush. The riders will face the Ahaneboy climb before dropping down to the town and facing into the Crag Cave climb before a final descent and rush for the line on Main Street on returning to the town. It is sure to be a great spectator event and will be well worth the effort to travel out to view if circumstances allow. Those that can make the event are asked to consider offering their services as marshals to Currow CC who [...]

Kerry Time Trial League

Posted: May 11, 2011 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

The series will run for 7 consecutive weeks and with the 7th week will forming the Kerry TT championships on the same course. The distance is 20km and the course starts on the road to Castleisland just beyond the Earl of Desmond traffic island, and is an out and back to the first bypass roundabout. Entry fee is €10 per race or €50 for all 7 events including the Kerry Championships. Non cycling Ireland members can purchase a day licence for the series of 7 events for a discounted price of €20 (normally €10 per event). Sign on between 5.45 [...]

Fenit Lifeboat Fun Cycle – May 14th

Posted: May 11, 2011 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

Running the Tralee-Farranfore-Castleisland route, register at O’Donnells Bar at Mount Hawk Tralee from 9:30. Cycle to start at 11:30. Entry fee is unknown and for more details and sponsorship cards contact Ger on 087-2569772 or Tom on [...]