Gardiner Cup 10 miles TT

15 August 2017
This weeks BRC event on new course will run on Thursday 17th August, instead of Wednesday. This decision has been made by the club committee in light of Met Office weather conditions giving wet and gusty weather on Wednesday evening. We apologise for any inconvenience caused to riders with changing the date. Please appreciate we hope that by trying to plan ahead by looking at the weather forecast we would not have to cancel the event for a second time, and foremost BRC are considering the health and safety of competitors and marshals in this decision. 

Frocess Road A26 10TT (Gardner Cup)
Thursday 17th August 
Sign on opens at 18:00 at Carnlea Orange Hall (BT44 9HA) - closing at 18:50
First rider off at 19:00 sharp
Cycling Ireland limited competition licence minimum requirement
£3.00 entry
Rear fitted quality light required
This event is open to all riders with appropriate licence. 

START: Competitors will start at the bus stop 20yards left from the entrance of the Kildowney Road, on the main A26 road.
Competitiors will proceed and cycle to the Ballycastle roundabout (5.2 miles approx), where they will take the 3rd exit to take a U turn and proceed to travel back towards Ballymena.
Finish is on the slip way for Clough/Glarryford (see photo) approximately 4.8 miles from the turn.
Following completion of the course competitors will turn right and travel across the fly over towards Glaryford. Competitors will take the first road on the left, at hump back bridge onto the Kildowney Road. This will lead back to sign on, approximately 1 mile. Road also marked. This is to maintain the safety of competitors as it removes the need to pass across the dual carriageway.