T. Bourke Criterium


Youth Criterium.
€5 sign on fee.
Sign on at start/finish line from 7 to 7:30, Race briefing will take place at start line @7:40 and race start at 7:45, you must hold a cycling Ireland licence to take part in this race, Youth riders must stop before the top of the street and  return to start/finish line for gear check, any rider that fails to follow these rules will be disqualified, all riders must ride in correct gears for their age, please arrive on time for sign on and for race start as we have a tight window to have streets closed,
Prizes for first 3 in each race U10,U12,U14,U16.
Prize for first unplaced U9,U11,U13,U15 in each race.
Prize for first unplaced girl in each race.
U10’s = 400meters, U12’s = 3 laps, U14’s = 5 laps U16’s  = 8 laps


NEW This Year

We are running a fun cycle for children from 3 up to 13 years old, on the same course as the criterium, this is a FUN cycle and is free to enter, all children will receive a participation medal, you do not need to be involved with a club or hold a CI licence, this will be a short fun cycle, any type of bike will do.( balance bike, scooter if it has wheels it will do)  this is a fun cycle not a race

You must sign on from 7 to 7:30 at start/finish line to take part.
All bikes must have working brakes and ALL children MUST wear a helmet that is fitted correctly.
Senior Criterium

Please arrive on time for your races as we have a tight window to have streets closed in the town.

Sign on from 7:15pm to 8pm at start/finish line.
€15 sign on fee.
Prizes for first 3 over the line in each race
Prize for first unplaced lady (This is Only if 3 + sign on and race)

A1/A2/A3/A4/junior’s 45 mins + 3 laps

There will be handicap system in place to split the groups
Prime on lap 3, 15, The mc on the night will call 3 extra prime’s for groups at random so race to the end
Race briefing will be held @ start line @ 8:10
Race start @ 8:15
All junior riders must return to start/finish line straight after race for gear check, failure to do so will result in riders been disqualified from prizes.

Youth presentations will take place at start/finish line while the senior races are taking place

The senior presentations will take place in T Bourke’s bar on Castlebarstreet after the crit is finished, there will be light refreshments served.


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