The Lurgan Criterium Cycle Race promoted by Clann Eireann Cycling Club Friday 24/06/16
Sign on opens at 6:00pm at Lurgan Town Hall, Union st Lurgan ( just 100 yards off the rear of the circuit). Start/finish is on Kitchen Hill, Lurgan. BT66 6AZ. (opposite Tesco’s) Toilets and changing facilities available at the Town Hall.
Ample free car parking available around the start/finish area.
Race Organiser: Mr. Michael Murray (07860608306)
Race schedule: TBC
6.40pm – Novices (2 laps – pace controlled for first lap to ensure that group stays together)
6.50pm U-12 (5 laps)
7.05pm U-14 (12 mins + 1 lap)
7.20pm U-16 (15mins + 1 lap)
7.40pm A4 (45mins + 5 laps) - MAX 40 RIDERS
8.45pm A4 presentations
A4 - £12 pre-entry via clubs website (www.clanncc.net)
Youth categories - £3 on the night (no pre-entry)
(1) Lap out for mechanical reasons during A4 races except in lap countdown period;
(2) Youth presentations to be done immediately following each race;
(3) Prizes – A4 – 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th; the club may at it’s discretion and subject to sponsorship include one of more primes during A4 race (confirmed on the line on the night)
(4) A4 race to include women/juniors with first over the line prize in these categories if more than three riders in each category in respective races;
(5) Prizes – Youth categories – Trophies 1st, 2nd, 3rd (Novice, U12, U14, U16)
(6) Gear checks for Youth categories on the night – it is the responsibility of youth riders (and their parents/guardians) to ensure that under/over geared bikes are corrected prior to starting each event
Skills sessions start Monday 8 May, 7 till 8 pm at Tannaghmore School. Mainly for boys and girls aged 8 to 14.
Newcomers particularly welcome to join existing own youth section. Bike and helmet required. Free bike check for all newbies. Please pass on this information to anyone you think interested.
Experienced coaches/mechanics will; be in attendance.
Our next ICL race is Tuesday 17 May, a 10TT from the Birches roundabout. Marshals for that...Barry Grimes, Jerome Donnelly, David McGrath, Kenny McConaghy, Chris McCorry, AndrewForker. So far after four events Ethan Fleville has won three and was second in the other.That will take some effort to surpass. Of course there are 18 races still to go in this series.
Results...17 March 2016
1. Matthew Adair Banbridge CC
2. Harvey Barnes East Tyrone
3.Conor McCann ASEA
4. Liam Wilson Powerhouse
5. Tommy Evans Unattached
6. Ethan Fleville Clann Eireann
7. Colin McElderry Maryland
8. Mark Shortt Phoenix
9. Dan Gordon iveagh
10. Chris McCann inspired Cycling
Thanks to the Goodyear Social Club and Robbie Silcock, as well as many of our own members for services at the event. Pictures of the race may be viewed at www.bronagkirk.co.uk.
Entries are invited for our St Patricks day Race on 17 March. To enter, click on "online entry" at the top of this page, and follow the instructions on the online entry page. Fee £12.
Field limited to the first 60 riders holding a valid category 3 licence from Cycling Ireland. A reserve list will be made available if 60 riders have entered before the closing date of 14 March.
Sign on/ changing/ parking at Goodyear Social club, Silverwood Rd, Lurgan from 9 am till 9.45. ( approx. 1 mile to circuit where the start and finish are on the Ballinary rd, Derrymacash. Distance... 8 laps totalling approx. 45 miles. Race starts at 10.00.
Organiser Mickey Murray