About this event
The West Down Wheelers are hosting the Tour of Down Sportive Cycling Challenge. The event starts and finishes at Katesbridge.
Route “A” 65 mile departing at 9.30am from Katesbridge – Castlewellan – Newcastle – Annalong – Ballymartin – Kilkeel – Rostrevor up the Newton road climb to Hilltown – Castlewellan and finishing at Katesbridge.
Weather permitting turns out bad will turn at kilkeel back to Katesbridge..
Route “B” 43 mile departing at 9.35am from Katesbridge – Castlewellan – Newcastle – Bryansford - Hilltown – Castlewellan and finishing at Katesbridge.
Weather permitting turns out bad will turn at Newcastle back to Katesbridge.
Sign on from 8.30am at Katesbridge hall – changing facilities, toilets and car parking available. Parking also available opposite side of Katesbridge road in the picnic area
Refreshments will be served at the end of the event – Soup, tea, coffee, sandwiches, buns etc.
Hall will be closed at 3pm.
Entry fee for Cycling Ireland license holders - £10 / 12euro – please bring licence to sign on
Non cycling Ireland £13 / 15euro
Please note the Tour of Down is not a race and will be a controlled event.
Marshalls will be on route but may not be present at all junctions.