Round 1 of the EMS6 league takes place on Sunday 19th July at Frosses. The onlineonly entry is open now and will close Saturday 18th July at 5.00 pm. Entry for all competitors will be £8. Location: Apple Green, 153 Crankill Rd, Ballymena BT44 9HA

The time team is ready

Please use the lorry stop. DO NOT park on the forecourt of the main premises, this is reserved for shop customers. I.e. when entering gate turn left onto the gravel parking area. The first rider off at 10:01 am.  Please make sure you have a good rear light fitted. Checks will be made at the start. No rear light no ride!! Your car must remain at Applegreen and riders will turn right and proceed northwards approximately 1 mile to the starting lay-by. At BT44 9RB. Parking at the start Lay-by is strictly only for the organisers, marshalls, and timekeepers. You MUST ride to the start from the lorry stop, your time will NOT be recorded if you ignore this. Your race numbers will be placed on a numbered board in a clear transparent plastic bag at the entrance to the lorry stop. Please remove the bag with the correct number inside and when you have finished your event place your race number back in the bag provided and place in the bucket beside the board. Riders should present themselves to the start area no less than 5 mins before their allocated start time. Riders and/or their bikes will not be held at the start line as current protocols don’t allow this. Strictly no mass congregating at the start /finish area. Social distancing should be maintained as per government guidelines at all times. It is important riders familiarise themselves and maintain respiratory hygiene and etiquette at all times. Upon completion of the TT, riders should collect any equipment and promptly vacate the lorry park to avoid congregating in crowds. Finish times and results will be published online following the event. Riders should not trouble the timekeepers. When registering online please make sure you enter the correct category. Categories for this year’s EMSS are as follows, ELITE, LADIES, M40, M50, M60, JUNIOR, ROAD BIKE MALE, ROAD BIKE FEMALE, PARA/HAND CYCLIST

Our full media team will be present Sundaymorning and adhering to all precautions to keep you and ourselves safe

Cycling Ireland is asking all its members to:
• Complete the Sport Ireland Covid19 eLearning Course prior to returning to any activity
• Complete the Self-Assessment Personal Screening Questionnaire prior to each activity you wish to attend.