Pictured above are members of the Diffley and Campbell families, Tarmonbarry, preparing for the start of the 2016 Tarmonbarry Cycling Challenge.
The final details have been confirmed for the 5th Annual Tarmonbarry Cycling Challenge, which takes place this Sunday April 23rd.
Building on the success of previous years, the event has been moved to an earlier date to facilitate members of the various cycling clubs in the region, in what is an increasingly busy calendar.
The cycle is again being hosted by St Barry’s GAA club, and will suit the serious and the leisure cyclist with 100km, 50km & 20km challenges. The cycles will all depart from and return to the village of Tarmonbarry. The 100km cycle will start at 10am, travelling along the N5 into Strokestown, then pass through Roscommon, Lanesborough, Ballymahon, Longford town, and then back to Tarmonbarry.
The 50K will depart at 11am . This route will see cyclists travel from Tarmonbarry to Lanesborough via Scramogue and returning to Tarmonbarry via Longford town & Clondra.
The 20k cycle will kickoff at 12 Noon and will travel up the N5 turning right at Scramogue cross and returning to the village.
Registration will commence at 9am sharp in the St Barry’s GAA Centre, and the entry fees are as follows: 100K & 50k will cost €20. The 20K will cost €10 per person or €20 per family.
Pictured below are members of the Windmill Wheelers Cycle Club, Elphin, preparing for the off on the 2016 Tarmonbarry Cycling Challenge.