Eddie Tobin Memorial Race Sunday July 2nd 2017

Sunday, July 2nd will see Slaney CC host the 12th edition of the Eddie Tobin Memorial Road Race . The event has provided great racing over the past eight years with some of Irelands top riders taking the honours and good numbers taking part. Eddie was a long time member, rider and administrator of Slaney CC, was a respected member of the FBD Rás team and was heavily involved in the visit of the Tour de France to Enniscorthy in 1998.

Order of races

RACE 1:   Eddie Tobin Memorial Road Race for A1/A2 

RACE 2 : The Noel Redmond Memorial Road Race for A3s & Juniors 

RACE 3:  A4 Race

RACE 4: Womens Race

Location:

This years race takes place on the same course as recent years based close to Bunclody, Co Wexford. The rolling 25km lap is very well surfaced and is a challenging circuit including a long drag to the finish (highest point of the race) and some fast sweeping descents. The start/finish is about 6kms from the sign on venue which is at the Bunclody AFC complex on Church Road, Bunclody (Take turn at Mill Race Hotel – will be sign posted).

Bunclody is situated on the N80, about 20 minutes from both the M9 and M11 Dublin motorways. Plan your route to Bunclody HERE

Race Route:

See Race circuit here: http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/739921541

Race Details:

Race 1:  The Eddie Tobin Memorial Road Race

A1/A2   5 x 26km laps – 130km (5 x 16mile laps – 80 miles)

Race 2:  The Noel Redmond Memorial Road Race

A3’s & Juniors 4 x 26km laps – 104km (4 x 16mile laps – 64miles)

Race 3:  A4 Road Race 

A4    3 x 26km laps – 78km    (3 x 16mile laps –  48miles)

Race 4:  Womens Race

Women:    3 x 26km laps – 78km    (3 x 16mile laps –  48miles)

(Distances will be slightly longer as we start race on the approach to the circuit from Bunclody approx. 6km before finish line /start of lap)

Sign on: from 9.00am until 10:15AM at the Bunclody AFC Complex, Church Road, Bunclody.

All riders will leave the centre at 10:35am sharp for a neutralised ride to the race start. All riders/team cars MUST keep in to the left hand side of the road until commissar starts race.

Start: Race 1 will start at 10:50AM, immediately followed by Race 2, 3 & 4. Start is in Bunclody village.

Sign on Fee:  €15 on the day

Prizes: 

Race 1 : 1st 8

Race 2 : 1st 8

Race 3 : 1st 8,

Race 4 : 1st 6,

(Depending on numbers prizes may be reduced to 1st 6 or increased to include other classes)

Prize presentation and refreshments will be at the Bunclody AFC Complex (sign on venue) directly after the final race finishes. There will be tea/coffee, light refreshments and showers available post race.