Ulster Cycling News

Tour Of Ards 2016 Now Open for Entry

32This year's Tour Of Ards will take place on Saturday 12th March. The route is the same as last year, starting down the Portaferry Road before taking Mountstewart Road over to Ballywalter, and taking in two laps of a circuit Kircubbin – Portaferry – Portavogie in an anti-clockwise direction. Then the classic run up the Strangford Lough coast road to finish outside Londonderry Park. Total distance is just over 100km. The full route, including timings can be downloaded here – 2016 Tour of Ards route

This year Ards CC is accepting applications for entry via EntryCentral.com  – applications are open until Sunday 21st February.  The race committee will meet and finalise the start list shortly after this. Riders will be notified if their application is successful by email and a start and reserve list will be published on our website.

There is permission from the police for an 80 rider field.

Eligible categories – A* to A3 Jr.  All riders must have a valid Cycling Ireland licence – no one day licences will be issued.

Total prize fund is £ 750 with £ 175 for the winner.

Apply for entry here – Entry Central

Posted by Marian Lamb UCN : marianlamb@ulstercyclingnews.com

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