Tag Archives:Race

Lacey Cup

Posted: March 3, 2019 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

For full details please visit the Tralee Manor West website: Tralee Manor West BC's annual race the "Lacey Cup"  is a 75km race. The A1/A2/A3 race is run on a handicap basis ( A4 run individually ) and starts from Manor West Hotel, Tralee with a neutralised roll out at 12:10pm. The race is held on the Dingle Peninsula and takes the riders from the Dingle road outside of Tralee through Blennerville, on to Camp and up Gleann na nGealt for the first Prime, this climb comes after 15km of racing and is 4km long averaging 3% gradient. Once over [...]

Kingdom Alliance-Tour of Kerry

Posted: July 18, 2015 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

This event is now in it's 3rd year. Originally a 3 day event the organisers have decided to cut it down to a 2 day event for 2015. The date has also been moved to Mid July. The last 2 years have attracted quite large numbers of cyclists taking in the 3 routes of North, West and South Kerry. The scenery is spectacular and the routes testing but worth the effort. We await to see the final decision on the 2 routes for this [...]

2011 Lacey Cup Review

Posted: February 28, 2011 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 2

Well yesterday was the first attempt at the Lacey Cup since 2007 and I'm glad to report that this attempt was much better than the last one. The first race of the season is always tough because of people not being 100% sure of what form they are in but this race with two very difficult climbs never disappoints in bringing on the hurt. [...]