Gas Networks Ireland Visit Classic - April 19th 2015

The Gas Networks Ireland Visit Cycling Classic will take place on April 19th 2015. The Gas Networks Ireland Visit Cycling Classic is now a two-day cycling festival.

The Gas Networks Ireland Visit Classic cycle race is one of the toughest in the country and is open to cyclists with a Cycling Ireland licence. This European-style road race showcases all the beauty that north Tipperary has to offer with, of course, a town centre finish in Nenagh.

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Extended Race Program

Saturday 18th April 2015 - Gas Networks Ireland Visit Team Time Trial

The Gas Networks Ireland Visit Team Time Trial will take place on the old N7, which is now one of the longest cycling lanes in Ireland between Five Alley and Birdhill. Total distance of the time trial is 28.3km, further info can be found under the race info tab.

Sunday 19th April 2015 - Gas Networks Ireland Visit Classic

The Gas Networks Ireland Visit Classic will bring Continental style one day racing to Nenagh and indeed Ireland on April 19th. This promises to be a day's racing with a difference for both participant and spectator alike. In the best tradition of the Belgian and Dutch Classics the routes offer a variety of terrain with a number of sharp challenging climbs. The routes also travel along the new N7 cycle lanes between Nenagh and Limerick. New last year was a separate Ladies race, they will cover the same 80km as the A4 category on a new designed route.

The Gas Networks Ireland Visit Classic will feature many of Ireland's leading riders, male and female, and coming as it does just 4 weeks before the An Post Rás it will offer our leading riders an ideal opportunity to test their form.

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Race Program

Saturday 18th April 2015

The Gas Networks Ireland Visit TTT is part of the Gas Networks Ireland Visit Classic, promoted by Visit Team DMG and Cycling Ireland. Teams participating may consist of riders from various licensed categories from the same club / trade team or a composite of riders from different clubs and or trade teams . No one day licenses. Maximum amount of teams is 30. Pre registration is essential for this event.

  • Venue: Five Alley (R445) Nenagh
  • Course: Five Alley - Birdhill - Five Alley
  • Distance: 28.3km
  • Sign On: Five Alley (from 12.30pm)
  • Open to all registered CI clubs
  • Riders per team: 6 (4 to finish)
  • Registration Fee per team: Pre Registration €30, On race day €40
  • Start Time First Team: 2pm

Sunday 19th April 2015

  • Race HQ: Abbey Court Hotel, Dublin Rd., Nenagh
  • Sign On: 8.30am
  • Start: First race 10.30 (all races neutralised depart from Race HQ)
  • Finish: Pearse Street, Nenagh, Town Centre
  • Open to all CI and race registered riders
  • Pre registration €16.00 (incl Paypal handling fee) On race day €20
Race Distance Start Time
80km: A4 11:00am
80km: Ladies 11:15am
160km: A+, A1, A2 11:30am
113.2km: A3 12:05pm
Download Viewing Points Expected Passage Times

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Family Fun Cycle

Sunday 19th April 2015 @ 11.00am sharp

Organised by North Tipperary Sports Partnership

Starting at 11.30am sharp on Pearse Street and the finish line is on the race finishing straight on Pearse Street, Nenagh. Please gather at Cecil Walk Car Park at 11.00am to register. For safety reasons, it is critical this event starts at 11.30am sharp so that all family cyclist are safely back before the racing cyclists.

The event will run for 45 mins and cover 7km. Refreshments served at the end. Park your bike in the secure bike park at Kenyon Street car park and watch the pros.

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Pre Entry

Due to the large volume of participants in recent events pre entry is essential for the Gas Networks Ireland Visit Classic. For safety reasons fields might be restricted by the organisation.

Online Registration is Now Open. Please note registration is via Cycling Ireland.

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Race Info

Gas Networks Ireland Visit Time Trail

Distance Avgerage Grade Lowest Elevation Highest Elevation Elevation Difference
28.3km 0.0% 35m 93m 58m

Gas Networks Ireland Visit Classic A4 / Ladies Race

Download A4 Route

Download Ladies Route

Gas Networks Ireland Visit Classic A3 Race

Download A3 Route

Gas Networks Ireland Visit Classic A1 Race

Download A1 Route

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Race Officials

Rene van Dam Race Director
John Breen Chief Commissaire Cycling Ireland
Brian Jordan Commissaire Cycling Ireland
Richard O'Gorman Commissaire Cycling Ireland
Mick Twomey Commissaire Cycling Ireland
Mike Mannix Commissaire Cycling Ireland
Ronnie Brannigan Photo Finish
Mick Twomey Results Generator / Time Keeper
PA Announcer
Oliver McKenna Communication
Sinead Harty / John Caulfield / Stephen Butler Sign on
Pat Bergin Safety Officer
Civil Defence North Tipperary Ambulance
Nenagh Gardai Gardai
Lodge Services Event Security
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Media Partner

SPIN South West have once again teamed up with the Gas Networks Ireland Visit Nenagh Classic for 2015!

Come along and meet the SPINIs on the streets of Nenagh as they cheer on the teams on Saturday 18th April for the Team Time Trial. On Sunday, join the SPINIs and our SPIN DJ in Nenagh town centre for the day, where we’ll be playing the hottest Music and keeping the crowd entertained during the Family Fun Spin and throughout the full programme of races. SPIN South West, No. 1 for Music & Entertainment.

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Prize Fund

Once again the Gas Networks Ireland Visit Classic has a very generous prize fund of €2500

  • A+ / A1 / A2 - first 20
  • A3 - first 15
  • A4 - first 8
  • Ladies - first 8
  • TTT - first 3
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The Abbey Court Hotel is the official accommodation partner for this event.

Special Gas Networks Ireland Visit Nenagh Classic Offer

  • Bed & Breakfast €40.00 pps
  • Dinner, Bed & Breakfast €59.00 pps

Late check out option, and quote Visit Nenagh Classic at moment of booking. This offer is for the Gas Networks Ireland Visit Classic only and reservations can only be made by contacting the hotel directly on 067 42111. For further info

More accommodation options can be found in the Accommodation section of the business directory.