Club News April 21st

Club News

  1. Ossify CTC are hosting a Sportive this Sunday 22nd April. Sign on is from 9am at Rathdowney GAA Grounds at a cost of € 25. There is a 100km route over the Slieve Blooms or a shorter 50km route. Contact Seamus in the shop if anyone is interested in going and he can organise lifts etc.
  2. Tullamore CTC are hosting the 2nd race in the MIL League this coming Thursdat 26th April on the Clara Circuit. We need marshals to stop traffic at the junctions of the course. If anyone is interested in helping out can you talk to Seamus in the shop before Wednesday. The race is kicking off at 7pm sharp on Thursday and we assemble opposite the secondary school.

MIL League Race 1

Race Report

There was a good turnout from Tullamore CTC at the first MIL League Race last Thursday 19th April at Mount Temple. 6 Tullamore CTC members signed on for the A/B race with a further 6 going out in the C/D race. For Vinnie and Shane Dunne it was their first ever taste of racing. As usual there was a strong turnout from the host club Shannonside CC and also from Wolftrap, Mullingar, Laois and Mid West Road Club.

Group B after lap 2

The group eventually brought back both escapees on the 3rd and final lap with Damien later claiming that he thought the race was only 2 laps. We’ll allow him that one mistake seeing as it was his first MIL race in a few years. During the 3rd lap I glanced back a couple of times and could see the lead car for the A group just behind. The inevitable was going to happen and sure enough the A’s caught us as we turned and headed for Baylin.

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