Cyclist on Mayo roads for more than 24hrs.
On Saturday July 24h & 25th 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, 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 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..
Attached are timetables for the 300 and 650k event of approximate times that cyclists will be passing an area.
Wild Mayo 300k route
Wild Mayo 300k Ultra Time stations with average speed arrival
Wild Mayo Ultra 650k route
Wild Mayo 650k Ultra Time stations with average speed arrival