A new race series for leisure cyclists has been announced. The details  are as follows:
 
The Tour de Turlough series is starting this Friday (24th April) in Castlebar, sign-on is at an sportlann McHale park from 6:30 to 7:00. The Tour de Turlough is a fun event and is NOT a race.
 
Teams of 4/5 are challenged to see how far they can cycle in 1hr. You don’t need to come with a team as we will put you into a team based on the speed you think you can complete the challenge. You will be put into a team of the same ability. It is a great event and we hope to see as many of our leisure members at the Castlebar event.
 
As the name suggests you will be cycling laps of Turlough! So come along and give it a go! There will also be chat and banter over a cup of tea and sandwiches afterwards in Mulroys. See poster below.
 
1)Sign on at 6.30pm to 7.00pm, start at 7.30pm sharp.Fee adult €8 and all under 18’s €5.
 
2)Host club to provide,marshals,changing facility,showers,tea and sandwich afterwards,a record of the teams, the results and get email addresses for all cyclists.
 
3)No time trial bikes or aero helmets,teams to consist of 4 to 6 riders with where possible 3 to finish as a team.
 
4)Dates and venue are as follows;;All Friday evenings
 
Apr 24th Castlebar ,  May 8th Swinford,  May 15th Ballaghaderreen, June 5th Castlebar,  June 19th Ballina.  July 3rd Ballaghaderreen,  Aug.7th Ballina, Aug 14th Swinford..