Join us for the 20th Anniversary Trip to Tipp weekend of cycling in aid of NCBI working for people with sight loss. Over the weekend of the 15th and 16th August, we will be holding our 20th Weekend of Trip to Tipp. This year as part of the celebrations we have made some changes to the routes and you will be able to purchase a limited edition Trip to Tipp Jersey.
Saturday 15th August
12.00pm The Three Counties Tour
Here you can choose from either the 70km route or the slightly more challenging 100km route. Both routes depart from the Sarsfields GAA Centre, Thurles at 12.00pm.
The links to the maps:
Trip to Tipp 2015 – Saturday 70km Route
12:30pm Family Fun Cycle
The family fun cycle departs from the Sarsfields GAA Centre, Thurles at 12:30pm. People wishing to enter this cycle can register online or register on the day – €12.50.
Sunday 16th August
Sean Kelly is going to join us on Sunday 16th to start all the routes and sign the jerseys.
9:45 am: Grand Tipperary Challenge 140km
The Grand Tipperary Tour departs the Thurles Sarsfields GAA Centre at 9:45am.
The two notable climbs on the 140km route are Dolla and the Glen of Aherlow.
The link to the map: http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/788241117
10:15 am: Glen of Aherlow Challenge 100km The Glen of Aherlow Challenge departs the Thurles Sarsfields GAA Centre at 10:15am.
The link to the map: http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/788240341
10:15 am: Scenic Tour of Tipperary 80km
The Scenic Tour of Tipperary departs the Thurles Sarsfields GAA Centre at 10:15am.
The link to the map:
Entry for all cycles can be taken on the day, or you can avail of the online reduced price by registering at:
Online registration Closes on Friday 14th August at 6pm.The online offers are as follows:
2 days cycling & Cycling Jersey – €65
2 days cycling – €45
1 day cycling & Cycling Jersey – €45
1 days cycling €25
Entry on the day for all routes is €30*
* Family Fun Cycle €12.50 – with Special offers for Families.
All participants over the weekend will receive a goodie bag and a certificate of completion. All routes will be marshalled and the roads will also be marked. Each route will have a water stop and food stop.
For anyone looking for accommodation in Thurles for the weekend we have secured the following rates:
Anner Hotel, Thurles (0504) 21799 B&B €45 pps
Hayes Hotel, Thurles (0504) 22122 B&B €35 pps
Please reference the Trip to Tipp when booking.
To celebrate the 20th Anniversary we are going to have a night of entertainment and spot prizes in Hayes Hotel, Liberty Square, Thurles on Saturday 15th.