Round 4 Details & Directions

Last Checklist & Information For Riders

  1. Competitor Parking is at the Ballyhoura Trail Centre, Ardpatrick, Co.Limerick
  2. There is a €5 Coillte Car Parking fee
  3. Make a note of your Rider Number, to speed up sign on.
  4. €10 deposit for Timing Tag (wear tag on right hand)
  5. Bring your CI Licence (physical, paper or electronic copy). We need to see it at race sign on to prove its yours and its valid for race day. If you can’t produce it, you will have to purchase a full 1 day CI Licence (€20)
  6. Bring your minimum mandatory equipment with you at all times out on the course (see list below)
  7. Note the overall Race times (see below)
  8. There are no other time limits. None on transition, stages, lunch, etc.
  9. All obstacles are rollable. There are no gaps, large jumps or tabletops as it’s a blind format race.
  10. A mandatory practice ban comes into place on Sunday 4th of June at 6am. No competitors may ride any part of the course after this.
  11. Toilets are available at the Ballyhoura Trail Centre.
  12. Food and drink. A limited quantity of water, bananas and biscuits will be available at Race HQ. There are no taps at Race HQ. The water in the public toilets is drinkable. Hot and cold food will be available to purchase from the Gourmet Grill at race HQ from 10am onwards (including breakfast).
  13. There will be no times provided to competitors until competitors tag is handed in at finish.

Mandatory equipment

  1. Helmet. XC or Full Face. Must be on your head with strap closed when cycling on your bike.
  2. Mobile phone .
  3. Basic first aid kit (minimum: 1 x Dressing Pad for heavy bleeding, field dressing, bandage, plasters).
  4. Survival bag or foil blanket.
  5. Energy food and drink.
  6. Wind/ waterproof jacket.
  7. Bike repair kit (tube, pump or CO2 canisters, allen keys, chain tool).

Race Times

10:00 Sign-On Opens
10:30 All Stages Open
11:30 Sign-On Closes
16:00 Start Poles removed from all Stages
16:15 Race closes. Last timing tag to be checked in.
16:30 Prize giving at Race HQ

Directions to Race Venue

Ballyhoura Trail Centre – GPS: 52.318275, -8.5050079

From Dublin / Cork
  • Exit the M8 Dublin-Cork Motorway at Junction 12, exit toward N73/Mallow/Mitchelstown
  • Take the N73 heading for Mallow
  • In Kildorrery village turn right onto the R512
  • After 11.2K, before the village of Ardpatrick, take a sharp left uphill
  • After 1km turn right and arrive at the trail centre
From Limerick
  • Take the R512 Kilmallock Road
  • 2.4Km after the village of Ardpatrick turn right
  • After 1km turn right and arrive at the trail centre 

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