An Post Rás 2016 - Stage 1

Dé Domhnaig Bealtaine 22 / Sunday May 22

Dublin Castle to Multyfarnham, 144.6 km

Stage Summary

  • DUBLIN CASTLE STAGE START,
  • Clonee (race start, end of neutralised zone), Dunshaughlin, Navan, Bohermeen An Post Hot Spot Sprint (km 38.5), Kells An Post Hot Spot Sprint (km 50.4), Carnaross, Whitegate, Maghera, Virginia, KOM Category 3 at Lough Crew (km 86.7), Castlepollard, Crookedwood, Multyfarnham An Post Hot Spot Sprint (km 125.3), Crookedwood, 
  • MULTYFARNHAM FINISH

Riders Sign‑On Dublin Castle 10:0011:30
Assembly Dublin Castle 11:45
Ceremonial Start Dublin Castle 11:55
Neutralised 16km  
Estimated time of arrival at kilometres per hour  48 40 32
Km Ml Location Back wind Average Head wind
      11:55 11:55 11:55
0.0 0.00 Ceremonial Start Dublin Castle   11:55  
    Collect Start Flag      
    Proceed into Cork Street      
    Turn left into Lord Edward Street      
0.3 0.2 Turn right at major 4 x roads into Winetavern Street      
0.5 0.3 Turn left onto Merchants Quay      
0.7 0.4 Straight through at traffic lights onto Ushers Quay   11:56  
1.5 0.9 Pass Guinness Brewery on LHS   11:57  
1.8 1.1 Keep right at Heuston Station, cross bridge at major traffic lights   11:58  
    Immediately left at T junction into Parkgate Street      
2.2 1.4 Keep right to enter Phoenix Park at Main Gates into Chesterfield Avenue   11:59  
2.8 1.7 Central reservation leading to roundabout, 2nd exit   12:00  
4.6 2.9 Central reservation leading to roundabout at Phoenix Monument, 2nd exit   12:03  
5.9 3.7 Central reservation leading to roundabout, 2nd exit   12:06  
6.5 4.0 Narrow gates, marshall to stop traffic from RHS   12:07  
7.2 4.5 Turn right dir Finglas 7km into Auburn Avenue, on L7180, N3, M50   12:08  
8.1 5.0 Roundabout, 2nd exit. Immediately at 4 x roads, main Navan Road   12:10  
8.2 5.1 Turn left onto Navan Road dir Blanchardstown   12:10  
8.5 5.3 Roundabout, keep left over M50   12:10  
8.7 5.4 First exit dir Cavan, Blanchardstown   12:11  
13.4 8.3 Keep left onto sliproad exit 4, dir Clonee, Dunboyne, Damastown   12:20  
14.0 8.7 4 x roads, straight through dir Clonee on R156   12:21  
15.3 9.5 Roundabout, 1st exit dir Dunboyne, Dunshaughlin on R156   12:23  
15.7 9.8 Roundabout, 2nd exit dir Navan   12:24  
16.0 9.9 End of Neutralised Section      
0.0 0.0 Race Start at Pole 1222 outside Clonee 12:30 12:30 12:30
2.4 1.5 Roundabout, 2nd exit dir Dunshaughlin, Ratoath on R147 12:33 12:33 12:34
4.3 2.7 Roundabout, 2nd exit dir Dunshaughlin on R147 12:35 12:36 12:38
12.6 7.8 Keep right at Y junction 12:45 12:48 12:53
12.7 7.9 4 x roads, traffic lights, straight through 12:45 12:49 12:53
13.7 8.5 Roundabout, 2nd exit dir Navan, R147 12:47 12:50 12:55
23.3 14.5 Roundabout, 2nd exit dir Kilmessan, Johnstown, R147 12:59 13:04 13:13
23.5 14.6 Roundabout, 1st exit dir Kilmessan, R147 12:59 13:05 13:14
28.6 17.8 Roundabout, 2nd exit dir Navan, R147 13:05 13:12 13:23
29.7 18.5 Major 4 x roads with traffic lights & central reservation, straight through 13:07 13:14 13:25
31.7 19.7 4 x roads, traffic lights, straight through. Continuing on R147, Kells Road 13:09 13:17 13:29
32.1 19.9 4 x roads, traffic lights, straight through 13:10 13:18 13:30
32.5 20.2 Roundabout, 1st exit dir Athboy, Delvin, N51 13:10 13:18 13:30
33.1 20.6 Roundabout (Andy Connolly Roundabout), 4th exit dir Bohermeen 6km, L7418 13:11 13:19 13:32
36.2 22.5 Staggered crossroads, straight through 13:15 13:24 13:37
38.5 23.9 Bohermeen/Phil McDonnell An Post Prime/Hotspot Sprint 13:18 13:27 13:42
39.2 24.4 Turn right into Bohermeen at Gethin Stores & Filling Station Sign 13:19 13:28 13:43
44.2 27.5 Keep right at Y junction dir Kells 13:25 13:36 13:52
44.7 27.8 Keep left at Y junction dir Kells 6km 13:25 13:37 13:53
50.0 31.1 Turn right at T junction onto Bective Street, R147 13:32 13:45 14:03
50.4 31.3 Kells An Post Prime/Hotspot Sprint 13:33 13:45 14:04
50.7 31.5 4 x roads, straight through into Cross Street immediately followed by 4 x roads, straight through dir Cavan, R147/N3 13:33 13:46 14:05
50.8 31.6 Keep left at Y junction onto Castle Street dir Cavan, Mullingar on N52 13:33 13:46 14:05
51.9 32.2 Roundabout, 2nd exit dir Cavan, Virginia, R147/N3 13:34 13:47 14:07
60.0 37.3 Roundabout, 2nd exit dir Cavan, Virginia, R147/N3 13:45 14:00 14:22
61.0 37.9 Entering Whitegate 13:46 14:01 14:24
    Feed signs outside Whitegate      
69.6 43.2 Keep left at Y junction, immediately followed by ramp 13:57 14:14 14:40
71.1 44.2 Narrow bridge, immediately followed by left hand turn
dir Oldcastle 12km, R195
13:58 14:16 14:43
79.8 49.6 Minor 4 x roads, straight through 14:09 14:29 14:59
80.8 50.2 Sharp left at Square in centre of Oldcastle, onto Church Street dir Kells, R163 and Athboy R154 14:11 14:31 15:01
86.7 53.9 Lough Crew Category 3 KOM 14:18 14:40 15:12
87.6 54.4 Turn right at T junction dir Castlepollard 20km, Dromone 8km on L2800 14:19 14:41 15:14
94.7 58.8 Turn left at T junction dir Castlepollard 13km, Fore 10km on R195 14:28 14:52 15:27
108.0 67.1 Turn left in Square in centre of Castlepollard 14:45 15:12 15:52
108.2 67.2 Roundabout, 2nd exit into Mullingar Road 14:45 15:12 15:52
117.8 73.2 Entering Crookedwood 14:57 15:26 16:10
118.1 73.4 Turn right dir Multyfarnham on L1618 14:57 15:27 16:11
125.3 77.9 Multyfarnham An Post Prime/Hotspot Sprint 15:06 15:37 16:24
125.4 77.9 Turn left dir Mullingar 15:06 15:38 16:25
128.8 80.0 Roundabout outside The Covert, 2nd exit onto main Dublin-Sligo road. Turn left at T junction dir Dublin, Mullingar 15:11 15:43 16:31
130.0 80.8 Turn left onto L1015 15:12 15:45 16:33
134.5 83.6 Turn left at T junction outside Donnelly's service station, dir Castlepollard 13km, Crookedwood 3km 15:18 15:51 16:42
137.3 85.3 Turn left dir Multyfarnham on L1618 15:21 15:55 16:47
    400m TEAM CAR DIVERSION into GAA Pitch      
144.6 89.9 Finish Line at Conor Murtagh's Pub 15:30 16:06 17:01

Dublin Castle to Multyfarnham

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