2017 Covey League continue this Wednesday  9th of August.

Sign on at the County Council offices from 6.00 -6.25 Race start at 6.35 SHARP

Route:  Start at Railyway Station, out towards Shrah, take the 1st right onto the Shrah loop. Left after the school, left onto the main Ballinrobe road towards Westport. Left then onto the Aghagower road at Walshs shop, into Aghagower village and left to finins on top of Coilleach.

We will need 1-2 marshals at Shrah turn, 1 at the left after the school, 2 where the riders take a left back onto the main road. 1-2 then at turn onto Aghagower road, 1-2 in the village.  The marshals at the Shrah turn can turn back and maybe do Aghagower turn or Aghagower village. But we will need 9 marshals if possible.

We will need 1-2 lead cars to ensure nothing is on the route

Race is handicapped and groups will be kept small to encourage cooperation among the riders.

Points:

1st – 10 pts

2nd – 9 pts

3rd – 8 pts

4th – 7 pts

5th – 6 pts

6th – 5 pts

7th – 4 pts

8th – 3 pts

Top 3 in each group:

1st – 5 pts

2nd – 4 pts

3rd – 3 pts

*** 10 points for all racers.

*** 10 points for all volunteers.

NEW: Winner of each group gets promoted to group above for next race.

Two 2nd place finishes in your group gets you promoted for next race.

Wear race number on back of jersey which must be visible.

License must be presented at sign on for your 1st race.

Sign on fee of €5 for one race or €20 for the whole league, (€10 for Juniors).

PLEASE HAVE CORRECT CHANGE

6 volunteers required for this race. We have 4 so far, so please contact committee member if you can volunteer. If we get too many volunteers people are free to race so bring the bike in case!

Please remember we have asked that people who take part in these events will give volunteer time. So please email us with details of what events you can help with.

Rules:

  • Wear race number on back of jersey which must be visible.
  • License must be presented at sign on for your 1st race.
  • Helmets are compulsory.
  • Failure to obey the rules of the road will result in elimination.
  • Marshals instructions must be obeyed.
  • Bikes must be in good working order.
  • No TT bars or TimeTrial bikes.

Winner to submit race report to club e mail.

If you can bring along a marshal or helper please do.