Kerry County Championship

After a lapse of 10 years the Kerry County Cycling Championships will return this year and be held in Cordal on Sept 25th. The route starts on top of the hill in Ardmona down towards Cordal where it will take a left at Hughes bar and past the GAA pitch and continues to the grotto at Killmurry NS where it takes another left to the Grotto on the main cordal rd and then left again up Ardmona.The race will be 10 laps of this circuit… and is open to all categories of cyclist provided that they are from Kerry or belong to a Kerry club.
The race will see all categories start at same time with the first person across the outright winner but winners will be awarded in all other categories plus a team prize for the event too.
Mass Start event over 30 miles (10 x 3 mile laps)
All Cyclists from Kerry or with a Kerry Club are eligible
Sign on from Cordal Community Centre/GAA Pitch from 3pm to 3.30pm
Championship Medals for the first 3 in the following Categories
· First 3 Men
· A2 Men
· A3 Men
· A4 Men
· Ladies
· Over 40 Men
· Over 50 Men
· Over 60 Men
· Junior (U18) Men
· Under 16 (Boys and Girls)
Team Prize (First 3) for All Kerry Clubs across all Categories – 4 to score with clubs not allowed B teams and clubs do not have to nominate their 4 before the event.
Note – Cyclists can win the overall prize and another in their own category. Cyclists can also compete for Veteran or Junior plus A2, A3 and A4 prizes.
One Day Licences available on the day.
Promoted by Currow CC in association with all the other Cycling Ireland Cycling Clubs of Kerry


With Sept 5th fast approaching we hope that everyone is taking advantage of the recent good weather to get some training spins in for the Castleisland Day care center Leisure cycle.

There are 3 distances of 16km, 50km and 80km so there should be a comfortable route for all cycling enthuasists,The leisure cycle and we stress leisure cycle starts at 10.00am from the Castleisland Rugby Club. Sign on from 9.00 to 9.45. aside from being a great fundraising opportunity its our attempt to encourage people to join us for a great social occasion and get some gentle exercise.There will be refreshments, changing facilities, and spot prises back at Castleisland Rugby club after the cycle.Entry/Minimun sponsorship 20 euro and in the current economic climate all funds raised will be gratefully appreciated to help with the day to day runnings of this worth establishment.

we would also gratefully accept any help from locals and cycling supporters to help promote and organise this worthy event.Helmets are compulary and will be available on the day for a deposit of €20,all participants U-18 must provide a parents/guardians signature on the day.
So with a week to go start cleaning off the cobwebs and oiling those chains and join us on Sun 5th for this LEISURE/FUN cycle.

Route Details

30k – castleisland-currow-lower dromoulton-castleisland
50k – same as 30k then onto ballycarthy and back to castleisland
80k– leaves 30k at ballycarthy onto tralee over hill to castlemaine-ballyfinnane-ballycarthy-castleisland