The 2016 Four Masters Poison Glen Tour is set to take to the roads of Donegal on Sunday 3rd April. The 78 mile course will take the same route as last year with a feed station at An Chuirt Hotel in Dunlewy. There will also be a shorter route available of approximately 60 miles that cuts out the Muckish Gap climb.
Cycling through Glenveagh National Park and the Poison Glen, this is a must do tour for all cyclists who appreicate the scenic beauty that Donegal has to offer or those who just enjoy a challenging cycle.
This year the event will be based from Aura Leisure Centre in Letterkenny and travel through Kilmacrennan via Trentagh. We will then turn left in Termon through the magnificent Glenveagh National Park before turning right to tackle the first climb of the day, Muckish Gap. Once over Muckish its down into Falcarragh and on to Gorkahork and Dunlewy before a feed stop at An Chuirt Hotel in Dunlewy.
After a 15 min stop here we set of to tackle the toughest climb of the day, The Poison Glen. After you summit the Poison Glen you have a fast descent down into Glenveagh once again and then back towards Letterkenny via Gartan.
This is a fun day for everyone and not a race. Sign on will open from 8am and we will leave at 9.30am.
Entries will cost €15 for CI members and €17 for non CI members. Riders can avail of a reduced online entry of €12, this can be done through the Cycling Ireland Sports Portal, cyclingireland.azolve.com
Showers and refreshments will be available afterwards in Aura Leisure Centre in Letterkenny.
All Four Masters CC Club members are asked to please take a tray of sandwiches and buns with them on the day.
Four Masters CC are holding their AGM on Friday 1st of April 2016 at 7.50pm in the Aura Leisure Centre. All club members are requested to attend to elect a new committee and to discuss club activities for this season.
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