Ras na N'og Drogheda Ireland 20-21 April

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Ras na N'og Drogheda Ireland 20-21 April

Postby The Loneys » Mon Feb 04, 2013 1:27 pm

Email Received from Mark Young Sunday 03 February 2012

Hi All,

Was contacted by Gerard Campbell.

Info below.

Ras na N'og has been running since 2007 now and gets better all the time. It's the must do race for our own Irish youngsters now.This year its on Sat and Sun April 20th/21st.

There are 3 categories U12,U14,and U16 with unplaced prizes in there for U11,U13,and U15 also together with girls prizes.The girls here are allowed to compete in a category below their age with the boys.ie an U16 girl can race
with the U14 boys.

The event is based in the Drogheda area which is approx 30 mls north of Dublin and about 40 minutes from Dublin port.We are easily accessed by the M1 motorway There are 3 stages in total with the overall classification based on a points system as opposed to time

Stage 1 Sat morning at 11am Circuit race [circuit 2.7km]
U12 3xlaps
U14 6xlaps
U16 10xlaps
Stage 2 Sat afternoon at 3pm Road race [circuit 6.4 km rolly roads]
U12 1 x lap
U14 3 x laps 19.2 km total
U16 6 x laps 38.4 km total
Stage 3 Sun morning 10.30am Road race [circuit 7.7kms]
U12 1 x lap
U14 4 x laps 30.8 km total
U16 7 x laps 53.9 km total

Presentation etc at 2pm on Sunday with everybody on the road home by 3pm We have B/B accomadation and hostel style accomadation close by and we can discuss entries at a later stage.

We would love to have some riders over to add a new dimension to the race. Emphasis is always on the safety aspect
of the race. Broom wagon all the time to ensure nobody is left out on the circuits etc. Plenty of prizes and real good racing in a pleasant atmosphere.Pick ups from airport or ports could be arranged by us in the club
Should you require any further info please contact me by email or on mobile 00353 86 8192205
Yours in sport
Gerard Campbell
Organiser Ras na N'og


If anyone want to know a little more about racing in Ireland, ie how to orginise it and what it entails, just give us a shout, Zak took part in The Tour of Donegal 2012 and The Tour of Mayo in 2011.

Claire
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