Some information on Sunday’s leisure events taking place in the province.
Tour of Strangford
John Linsday Torr Head Challenge
On Sunday 16th September 2018 Team Madigan promote their ever popular Torr Head Challenge, starting at 10.30am from Ballygalley on the Antrim Coast. This is an approved Cycling Ireland event promoted by one of Ulster’s long standing clubs. At a cost of £15 per adult this is really good value when signing-on via Entry Central! Signing-on on the day will be £20. Under 18’s pay on the day at a cost of £5. PLEASE ENTER HERE VIA ENTRY CENTRAL http://www.entrycentral.com/torrheadchallenge THIS WILL BE A BIG HELP TO THE CLUB STAFF ON THE DAY! MANY THANKS!
What do you get for your money:
1. A choice of three routes – 20 mile flat, 50 miles mostly flat with one good climb, and 70 miles hilly which takes in the infamous Torr Head.
2. Refreshments at Cushendun and at the finish.
3. Back up services enroute.
4. Clearly marked routes.
5. Insurance cover.
6. The peace of mind knowing that all the above services are provided free of charge by hard working volunteers and that all the money donated goes to Marie Curie Cancer Care.
Full Details 70-miles Torr Head Challenge (Hilly) Start from Ballygalley Public Car Park, take A2 Coast Road to Carnlough, Cushendall, Cushendun (Tea Stop), Torr Head’s unclassified road to Ballyvoy, A2 back to Cushendall, Carnlough, finish at Ballygalley (Tea at finish). Route: http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/110041839
50-miles Cushendun Challenge (mostly flat) Start from Ballygalley Public Car Park, take A2 Coast Road to Carnlough, Cushendall, Cushendun (Tea Stop), return via A2 Cushendall, Carnlough, finish at Ballygalley (Tea). Route: http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/110047799
20-miles Carnlough Challenge (Flat) Start from Ballygalley Public Car Park, take A2 Coast Road to Carnlough and return on A2 Coast Road to finish at Ballygalley Public Car Park (Tea). Route: http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/110049029
Please feel free to donate more if you wish to do so, or even have people sponsor you. The choice is yours! Sponsorship form is available from Madigan Cycles in Carrickfergus. All monies gratefully received.
There will be a support vehicle available to assist anyone in trouble. Please note that there is a Spar Shop located in Ballygalley Carpark so you will be able to fill up on supplies if necessary.
All participants should note that the wearing of cycle helmets is compulsory and that all traffic laws must be adhered to. Children should be accompanied by a parent and a parental consent form needs to be signed on the day. Also each person involved with the event does so at their own risk.
Sign On at Ballygalley Public Car Park is from 9.30 am. Come along and have a go for the fun and help others less fortunate!
Carrigans Charity Cycle