2022 Travers Eng Annaclone GP: Event details and pre-entry notice

6 February 2022
Posted in News
6 February 2022 Adam McGreevy

Opening the 2022 Irish road racing season Banbridge CC are delighted to announce the details of the 2022 Travers Engineering Annaclone GP, Saturday 5th March.

Two races will be on offer for competitors; a handicapped race catering for A1, A2 and A3 categories and a mass start A4 & Women’s support race.

Race 1 for A1, 2 & 3’s will be 6 laps of the traditional circuit for a total race distance of approx. 47.5mi / 76.5km.  Race 2 for A4 men and A3/A4 women will cover 4 laps of the same course giving a total distance of approx. 32mi / 51km.  Please note ‘A3’ women have the choice to enter either the ‘A’ or ‘B’ race.  Both races will be restricted to a maximum of 80 riders.

Details of the circuit can be found here.

Entry is via the Cycling Ireland/EventMaster online pre-entry system at a cost of £15 per adult rider & £10 for Junior riders.  A link to the pre-entry will be made available both on the Banbridge CC website and Cycling Ireland on Monday 14th February.

Generous cash prizes have been reserved for the top 8 finishers, 1st A2 & 1st A3 in the A race and top 6 in the B race which will also have prizes for 1st 3 women.

For the ‘A’ race we will be reserving 30 places for A1 & A2 category riders for a limited time until midnight Thursday 24th Feb, or until all 30 places have been filled, after which all places will be open to all category riders (A1, A2 & A3). 

The ‘B’ race will be open to A4 category men and A3/A4 women riders.  Entry for both races will close at midnight on Monday 28th Feb.  A reserve list will be operated for both events in the scenario of all places being filled.  Please note refunds will not be available after Wednesday 2nd March.

Both races will start at mid-day, with a roll out from the Event HQ in Annaclone GAA Club at 11:40am.

A valid Cycling Ireland racing licence and 2022 back numbers are required for all entrants – no exceptions.  Cycling Ireland One day/ Event licences will not be made available for this event.  An Event Information Manual with further details will be released in due course via banbridgecc.co.uk

Event Director:  Aaron Wallace – aarwallace@gmail.com / +44 (0) 7713 147 968

2021 Winner, Gareth O’Neill (Caldwell Cycles), showed dominant form en route to victory on the rolling Annaclone circuit.
Photo: Dany Blondeel / Belgian Project


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