Da Cooley Thriller’ XC Mountain Bike Marathon 2015
Yes its back, ‘Da Cooley Thriller’ is about to peddle off once more for the 8th time, on Saturday 15th, August 2015 at 10am. Set in the Cooley Mountains just outside Carlingford, Co. Louth the route, approx. 54km, and 18km (Short Thriller) will take riders on a complete traverse of the Cooley Mountains, taking in some of the Táin Trail and forest tracks to some roller coaster natural single trails once navigated by the bold Cuchulainn himself.
Starting in the village with a mass start.
(The Foy Centre, on the left before the church, in the village, is the event centre once again.)
Entrants will receive event ‘head wear’ which has been especially designed for the event, thanks to Galibier.
Elite Male & Female, Experts (open age limit), Masters (30-39), Vets (40-49), Classic Vets (50-59), Sport Male (open) & Sport Females (open), Female Vet (40-49) & Male Vintage Vet (60-the ton !!).
The shorter sport/fun !! 21k course, will be 1st/2nd/3rd Male/Female/Junior
(Your number will be marked at sign-on with your category thereon)
Sign on will open on Friday 14th at the Foy Centre, 7pm until 8pm. Again on Saturday 15th at 7.30am until 9.15am SHARPISH.
Start 10am (VERY SHARP) village centre. (Nutural through the village to the start/finish line above the village. Taken by two ‘horse riding cowboys’ (no it’s not Richie Byrne !!) for the last 100m. (Barn Dance at the Foy Center that night – I have 30 well discounted tickets to give away – first come….. first gets.
Food served at 2pm/3pm/4pm with prize giving at 4pm/ish when final finisher has been accounted for – Respect !!)
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