Navan Road Club will host one of the best known cycling events in the Meath area, the Cycleways Cup on Sunday 3rd March in what is traditionally regarded as one of the first major race of the new season. Between 350 to 400 cyclists from all over Ireland are expected to take part in an event that has been organised by the Navan club for at least 40 years. It was previously known as the Beechmount Cup and won by well-known cyclists such as Philip Cassidy and Kevin Kimmage who went on to make their mark in the Ras. The course for the Cycleways Cup takes in parts of the Kilberry, Slane and Drumconrath areas before finishing at Wilkinstown Hall. The sign on for the Cycleways Cup is from 9.30am onwards at the Simonstown GAA Centre with parking also available at the venue. Racing starts at 12.30pm and is expected to take around three hours. The A1, A2 and A3, women’s and junior races will consist of three laps of the course and cover 115kms while the A4 event will take
The George Rooney Phoenix GP hosted by Phoenix CC takes place on Sunday 3/3/2019.
Separate Races for: A1/2, A3, A4, Masters and Women
All races start/finish approx 3 miles from Nutts Corner Roundabout on the A52 Belfast Road.
This year sign-on will be in the Crumlin Leisure Centre (BT29 4UP) from 9:15. Sign on will close 30 min before each race with free spaces being allocated to the reserve list.
There will be full changing and showering facilities available as well as refreshments before and after. The sign-on fee is £15 for everyone except juniors who pay £5. Juniors please note that on entry central, you will have to pay £15 for pre-entry, please make yourself known at sign-on on the day and we will reimburse you the £10 difference. Entry on the day of the race will be £20/€25.
– All riders must have the appropriate CI license card or print out from the CI website.
– No refunds for riders withdrawing will be issued.Course details:
– The course will be the usual Nutt’s Corner > Seven Mile Straight > Long Rig Rd course finishing at the top lay-by.
the cyclists around two laps of the course and cover a distance of 80km The A1,A2 & A3 races are entry unlimited on the day, only the A4 is an online entry, limited to 80!!!!