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Tour of the Glens Sportive Sunday 5th May

Tour Of Glens 200km Sportive Challenge Supported by McConvey Cycles
This is one of the toughest touring events in the whole of Ireland and features approx 7,000 feet of climbing. Anyone who completes it deserves a medal, and that is why promoters of the event, Castlereagh CC,  provide one. The start and finish is the Loughside Recreation Centre on the Shore Road, approx 3 miles from Belfast city centre.

Registration from 7.00am with first group leaving at 7.40 and main group at 8.00am. Pre-registration is advisable on the form that is attached or can be downloaded from www.touroftheglens.com. The cost is £25  with entry on the day costing £30.
Additional cost of £2 on top of entry fee for non-licence  holders.

Food/toilet stops on the route at Ballygally, and Cushendall on both times through the town, at the Boat Club.This year we will also be running the shorter 100km event that we started last year, for £10 with start/finish at Cushendall sailing club. This event will proceed down the coast to join the '200km route' at Glenarm and proceed with them to the first tea stop back at the sailing club and then finish with the loop to return to the sailing club. This year we also plan to have a professional photographer
following the route and event photos will be available to all taking part, this will depend on the weather.

For a great day out, sense of achievement and the best views of County Antrim, enter the Tour of the Glens 2013. Event is open to all participants over 16 years of age.

McConvey Cycles are supporting the event this year providing a sweeper van along with some goodies for each competitor.

For additional information, please contact Gerry Heverin on gheverin@hotmail.com, or 00447812114235.

To pre-register download the form Here
Link to route




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