Ulster XC – Round 2 – Tollymore

Date: Sunday 24 April 2016
Event: Ulster XC Series Round 2
Venue: Tollymore Forest Park
Host club: Dromara Cycling Club

Course Description:
The start/finish area will be in one of the scout camping fields with all courses then entering the trees.  The main course will head across the Ivy Bridge, turning right then left up the fire road.  The course will then use sections of the established trails including the bomb hole, returning along the side of the river to re-cross Ivy Bridge.  The course then heads back up the gravel road towards the park entrance before turning back into the trees to return to the start/finish field.

Directions: Tollymore Forest Park

The venue will be Tollymore Forest Park, Bryansford Road, Newcastle County Down, Northern Ireland BT33 0PW.
Click here to view in google maps
Co-ordinates: N 54.225251, W 5.934250

Race Timetable:

Sign on opens at 09:30

Under 6s – 10:30
Under 8s – 10:45
Under 10s – 11:00
Under 12s – 11:15
Under 16s, Senior 4 men, Senior 3 women, Under 14s – 12:00
Senior 1 men, Senior 2 juniors, Senior 2 men, Senior 1 women, Senior 3 men, Senior 2 women – 14:00


Practice times
For the main course
09:30 – 11:45
13:15 – 13:45
Practice time may also be available on the Saturday afternoon.  Confirmation closer to the time.

Race Fees:
Seniors: £15 (€15) if you pre-register and pre-pay,
£18 (€20) if you pre-register but don’t pre-pay,
£20 (€25) if unregistered.

Juniors: £10 (€10)
Under 14s & Under 16s: £5 (€5)
Under 8s, 10s & 12s: £2 (€2)
Under 6s fun race: £1 (€1)

Pre-registration: – OPEN
Until 22 April 2016 (8 pm)


To see who has entered click on the link here.

Catering: Catering will be supplied on site. Type TBC.

Gridding: Riders will be gridded based on Round 1 of the Ulster series and only for those who pre-register for this race.

Notes: Ensure bicycles are in good working order and that bar-ends have been fitted.
No electric bikes or motorised bicycles permitted.
No cyclo-cross bicycles permitted.
UCI rules aAdditional information:
Tollymore Forest Park: offers excellent toilet and shower facilities on site.

Facilities: Tollymore Forest Park
Car Parking: Ample
Toilets: On site
Showers: Yes
Bike Wash: Yes – taps available – bring your own hose.
Café: None on site.
Gazebos: Contact the host club if you are looking to erect a gazebo in the start/finish field.

Host club website:
Dromara Cycling Club
Race organiser: Barry Kellett (email)
Contact number: 07751 231376