Tour of Down
||Saturday, 11 Feb 2017
|Length||65miles / 43 miles|
|Start Point||Katesbridge Hall, Katesbridge|
The West Down Wheelers are hosting the Tour of Down Sportive Cycling Challenge. The event starts and finishes at Katesbridge.
Route “A” 65 mile departing at 9.30am from Katesbridge – Castlewellan – Newcastle – Annalong – Ballymartin – Kilkeel – Rostrevor up the Newton road climb to Hilltown – Castlewellan and finishing at Katesbridge.
Weather permitting turns out bad will turn at kilkeel back to Katesbridge..
Route “B” 43 mile departing at 9.35am from Katesbridge – Castlewellan – Newcastle – Bryansford - Hilltown – Castlewellan and finishing at Katesbridge.
Weather permitting turns out bad will turn at Newcastle back to Katesbridge.
Sign on from 8.30am at Katesbridge hall – changing facilities, toilets and car parking available. Parking also available opposite side of Katesbridge road in the picnic area
Refreshments will be served at the end of the event – Soup, tea, coffee, sandwiches, buns etc.
Hall will be closed at 3pm.
Entry fee for Cycling Ireland license holders - £10 / 12euro – please bring licence to sign on
Non cycling Ireland £13 / 15euro
Please note the Tour of Down is not a race and will be a controlled event.
Marshalls will be on route but may not be present at all junctions.
For more information on this event please visit www.westdownwheelers.com