Pat Colgan Charity Cycle 2012

Pat Colgan Charity Cycle 2012

Tullamore CTC are pleased to announce the Pat Colgan Charity Cycle is back for 2012.

The cycle will take place on Sunday August 26th.

Sign-on is from 8:30am at The Harriers Athletics Ground on the Spollenstown Road in Tullamore.


There will be 2 adult cycles with both rolling out at 9:30am.

  • 120km Pat Colgan Slieve Bloom Challenge takes in 2 climbs in the Slieve Blooms with a fast flat finish from Birr to Tullamore.
  • 80km Pat Colgan Tour takes in flatter roads around the base of the Slieve Bloom mountains before joining with the 120km route to finish. Continue reading Pat Colgan Charity Cycle 2012

Ring of Kerry Cycle 2012


Always a popular event with the club a large contingent of Tullamore CTC members headed down to Killarney for

Setting out from Killarney

this years Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle. Well done to everyone who went down. Such was the crowd doing it I never met anyone from our own club which was unusual.

So after the successful trip to the Burren a couple of weeks back plans were quickly put in place to tackle the Ring of Kerry. Successful being the operative word considering the horrendous weather and tough roads that we endured in Clare. In typical 2012 fashion the rain was teeming down on Friday afternoon as myself and Collie left Tullamore in the trusty Transit. We stopped for fodder in Birdhill on the way down where we teamed up with Paul, Ollie and Gary (Collies’s friend). With the pit stop out of the way we headed for Killarney. It was noticeably slower once we hit Adare with a steady line of cars with bikes making there way to Killarney for the weekend. Continue reading Ring of Kerry Cycle 2012