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Tour Of The Heartlands - Athlone Sun. 13th May

posted 10 May 2012, 05:11 by Kevin Monaghan   [ updated 22 May 2012, 06:50 ]
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Shannonside Cycling Club have their sportif this weekend, please see details below.
If anyone is interested in going & wants to share driving, please put a message on the forum to let others know..

The 2012 Tour of the Heartlands (Athlone) will take place on Sunday 13th May. This is a leisure cycle (short event) and sportif cycle (longer event after the split) consisting of three route options - 65 km and 108km and 145 km.

All rides will start from the main campus reception area in Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT), Dublin Road, Athlone at 9.30am. Sign-on for both events will take place from 8.00am-9am. Entry fee is €15 for riders who are members of Cycling Ireland. If you are not a member of Cycling Ireland, 1 day licences will be available for an additional €10.

Support vehicles, water stops and  food stops will be provided on both routes. Changing and shower facilities will be provided at the start/finish (AIT). Food will also be provided at the finish.
The long route (145kms) can be viewed here http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1132138
The middle distance route (108kms) is at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1132232
The short route (65kms) can be viewed here http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1132217 
(all routes subject to possible slight changes if necessary).
For further info email Jim at jimmaguir@gmail.com or call 086-1985956