Castleisland Day Care Cycle is a leisure cycle and not a race therefore please be mindful of less experienced cyclists and try to ensure all participants enjoy a safe event.The event will be fully stewarded by friends of Castleisland Day Care Centre and members of Currow Cycling Club . Stewards are there for your safety so please follow their instructions.
There will be a group start at 10.00 am from Castleisland Day Care Centre grounds. Both routes will be clearly sign posted with stewards providing additional directions
Exits and Junctions will be assigned to specific stewards in advance of the event.The event will be accompanied by a fully equipped Red Cross Ambulance and two trained personnel.Gardai have granted a permit for the event and there will be Garda back up at key locations.The wearing of a hard shell cycling helmet is compulsory during the event.
The short route is 15 kms long and is aimed at beginner and leisure cyclists. It will start at Castleisland Day Care Centre grounds, travel through Castleisland town past the fountain out the Killarney Road Straight on at the Killarney Road Roundabout, turning left at Lisheenbawn towards Currow village. At Currow village left towards Lower Dromulton, Left at Ballybeg towards Davy Roches Cross where you turn left back in towards Garvey’s of Castleisland. The Short Route returns to the finish point at the Day Care Centre.
The Long Route is 80 kms long and will follow the short route before turning right at the Killarney Road Roundabout On towards the Tralee Road Roundabout and on towards Tralee. Straight on at the Ballycarthy Roundabout towards the Tralee Bypass Roundabout Left at the Tralee Bypass Roundabout Right at the (Tralee) Killarney Road Roundabout and on towards Farranfore.Turn Left at Farranfore towards Buckley’s shop. Left at Buckley’s shop to Scartaglen. Left at Scartaglen back towards Davy Roches Cross Left at Lower Dromulton, Left at Scart GAA Cross. Left at Church St around the Fountain and up Main St and Back to Day Care Centre for finish