InterClub League

2016 East Down Interclub league.  3 local clubs – La Lanterne Rouge CC, Shimna Wheelers and Killinchy CC.

Calendar updated 23/02/17

4th April           KCC           10 mile 2up                       Shrigley -D’cross – Shrigley

18th April         LLRC        10 mile 2up                          Spa – Seaforde -Spa

2nd May            SW             10 mile 2up                         Bann rd Castlewellan

16th May           KCC           9.5 mile                              Balloo -B’gowan -Carrickmannon

30th May           LLRC        10 mile                                Guiness – Dromara – Guiness

13th June          SW            10 mile                                 Lacken rd Castlewellan

?th June           ALL clubs                                               Bishopscourt races / youth / BBQ

27th June          KCC         10 mile                                 D’patrick – Killyleagh – D’patrick

4th July             LLRC       11 mile                                  B’patrick – Bishopscourt – D’patrick

18th July            SW           7 mile Hill climb               Bryansford rd Newcastle

Everyone must sign a Disclaimer Form on the night.

RULES
  • Racers MUST have a suitable license, ie Cycling Ireland “Limited Competition” or “Full Competition” or CTC alternatives. NO EXCEPTIONS!
  • You are responsible for your own safety. Obey traffic laws. The road is not closed for the event. You are deemed to be a regular road user.
  • Line up at the starting line on the hard shoulder in departure number order. Stay off the travelled part of the roadway.
  • Must have a rear light.
  • Missing your start time means you go last.
  • Respect the rights of other road users. Allow plenty of room when passing pedestrians or other cyclists.
  • Do not ride with your head down.
  • A marshal is on duty to mark the turnaround point or junction and to vouch that riders reach the turnaround point. The marshal is not authorized to advise you on whether you should turn.
  • The decision to turn is yours alone. You must check in both directions well in advance of the turnaround point to determine whether it is safe to turn. If in doubt, err on the side of waiting.
  • Helmet use is mandatory.
  • Warming up on the course after the first rider is away is forbidden. Plenty of room in the opposite direction!
  • No drafting is allowed ..ie.. sitting behind another rider.
  • Call out your name loud and clear as you approach and cross the finish line
  • NO I-Pods / MP3 devices
  • Riders shall not approach the timekeepers for times until all riders are finished
  • All participants, marshals and time keepers must sign the disclaimer form