Wild Mayo Ultra - July 24th
On Saturday July 24th the Wild Mayo Ultra endurance cycle events start and finish in Westport.
The 300k event starts from 7am at the Mariner Hotel Mill St, Westport, each cyclist departs at 3minute intervals.
Their route will be via Newport, Furnace, (Wild Nephin drive to Keenan, Crossmolina, Ballycastle, Bellanaboy, Pulathomas, Barnatra, Bangor, Ballycroy, Mullraney, Corraun, Achill sound, Atlantic drive to Minaun Heights, Keel, Keem Bay with the final section straight back to Westport). Approximate finishing times from 7pm to Sunday at 2am.
Each cyclist will be followed by a support crew in a car with flashing orange beacon and warning signage.
The 650k starts from 9am but takes a different route: Westport via, Louisborgh, Killeen, Drummin, Ashleigh Falls, Leenane, Finny, Tourmakeady, Killawalia, Ballinrobe, Clonbur rd to Cong, Cross, Shrule, Irishtown, Ballyhanuis, Kilmovee, Carracastle, Bonniconlon, Ballina, Killala, Lacken, Ballycastle. Ballycastle, Bellanaboy, Pulathomas, Barnatra, Belmullet, Blacksod, Barnatra for 2nd time Ballycroy, Mullraney, Corraun, Achill sound, Atlantic drive to Minaun Heights, Keel, Keem Bay with the final section straight back to Westport.
Approximate finishing times on Sunday at 8am to 12noon.
There should be very little inconvenience to motorists but when passing the cyclists please allow 1.5m and give a friendly tout on the horn or a cheer out the window, the cyclist would appreciate it..