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 [...]

Ring of Kerry Training: May Update

Posted: May 4, 2011 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 2

Apologies for the lack of regular updates on this recently but I hope that the good weather has been enough of an incentive to get you out on the bike as much as possible. By this stage I hope you are used to regular spins on the bike and beginning to feel that little bit stronger and more confident with each spin. It is now May with approximately 8 training weeks left until the Ring of Kerry. Depending on your progress to date these weeks could be the most important in your training in ensuring that you enjoy yourself on the day. [...]

Press Launch for Stage 3 of An Post Ras Tailteann on Tuesday 24th of May 2011 Kilrush – Castleisland

Posted: May 2, 2011 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

The Currow Cycling Club has been given the honour of hosting a stage finish in Castleisland on May 24th. The cyclists will make their way in what is being billed as the first decisive day of the race from Kilrush to Limerick, onto Abbeyfeale, to the new Limerick Road Roundabout and onto the bypass to the Tralee road where they turn left into and through Castleisland town to the old Library where its a left turn passing Crag Caves and the Catagory 1 climb, turning left again and following the same route to Castleisland to the finish line on [...]