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Stephen Roche Atlantic Challenge Cycle
Sat 1 April 2017, 10:00 – 16:00 IST
Stephen Roche Atlantic Challenge is one of the biggest Cycle Sportives in Ireland.
Over 2,500 cyclists registered to cycle for free with the 1987 Giro d'Italia, Tour de France and World Champion winner, Stephen Roche.
Described by lonely planet as the 5th best cycling route in the world, the cycle starts and finishes in Ennistymon, Co Clare, Ireland. The scenic cycle route through the Burren, Lahinch, the famous Cliffs of Moher and Corkscrew Hill.
How much is the event to Enter?
EVENT IS FULL. AND CLOSED
How can I support the Charity?
The Registration page allows you make a donation to the charity. The chosen charity is Seeking Vision. a registered charity for the viually impaired and blind. 100% of your donation goes directly to the charity.
Is there an event jersey?
Yes. 100% of the money collected from the sale of the event jersey go directly to the charity and not the SRAC. Please check Facebook for images and sizing chart, There is no refund available on the jersey. The size ordered is the size delivered.
Are there minimum age requirements to enter the event?
Due to the challenging nature of the route a high level of fitness is required. If you have not participated in a physical activity for some time please consult your GP before embarking on a training programme for this event
All participants must be aged 16 or over on the day of the cycle.
All participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
What should I bring to the event?
HELMET - All participants must wear a safety approved cycle helmet at all times when cycling. Anyone without a helmet will not be able to participate and is considered not to be a part of the cycle.
WATERBOTTLE & ENERGY SNACKS - Refreshments will be provided en-route and at the finish area but participants are advised to carry their own extra food and drinks.
MOBILE PHONE WITH CREDIT - Participants may not use a mobile phone while cycling. You must stop at the side of the road if you need to make or receive a call.
EMERGENCY MONEY & ID
WIND / RAINPROOF TOP – Cyclists must be aware that weather conditions in this area can change and you should bring appropriate clothing to keep warm in any adverse weather.
PUMP & SPARE TUBES - Participants are advised to carry a pump and spare tubes and/or a puncture repair kit.
All bicycles should be in a well-maintained, road-worthy condition. No Tri Bars allowed on bikes.
What's the refund policy?
Entry to the cycle is free.
There is no refund available on the purchase of the event jersey. All monies collected from the sale of the event jersey go directly to the charity and not the SRAC.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Yes, please bring a copy of the ticket or use the ticketless option by adding to wallet app on your phone
Is my registration transferrable?
You may NOT ride under someone else's registration under any circumstances.
Are there Showers available after the event?
YES - showers are available at the Ennistymon Community Centre.
Is there First Aid?
YES - Ambulances and mobile paramedics will be available all day, should anyone require medical assistance it will be administered in the fastest possible timeframe. Please call the emergency contact number provided on the day for medical emergencies.
Where is the nearest Accomodation?
The Falls Hotel in Ennistymon is the most convenient location. Tel. + 353 65 707 1004. There also lots of B&B's in Lahinch and Ennistymon.
The main town of Ennis is located 25 mins away wit lots of Hotels, B&B's, Hostels and night life.
What is the nearest Airport?
Shannon Airport is the nearest international airport and only 35 mins away. It is served by Ryanair and Aer Lingus, British Airways as well as numerous other European and USA airlines.
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