An Post Rás 2017 - Stage 2

Dé Luain Bealtaine 22 / Monday May 22

Longford to Newport, 142.9 km:

Stage Summary

  • LONGFORD START,
  • Killashee, Lanesborough, Ballyleague, Roscommon, Ballymoe An Post Prime (km 48.7), Williamstown An Post Prime (km 57.8), Cloonfad, Claremorris, Balla, Manulla, Breaghwy An Post Prime (km 108.5), Castlebar, Westport,  
  • NEWPORT FINISH.


Riders Sign‑On Longford Army Barracks 9:30–10:30
Assembly Longford Army Barracks 10:45
Ceremonial Start Outside Courthouse/Longford Arms Hotel  11:00
Neutralised 2.2km

Estimated time of arrival at kilometres per hour 48 40 32
KM Ml Road No. Location Back
wind
Average Head wind
      Ceremonial Start outside Courthouse & Longford Arms Hotel 11:00 11:00 11:00
0.0 0.0   From Courthouse in Longford proceed up Main Street to traffic lights branch left      
0.4 0.2 N63 Turn right direction Roscommon, Town Centre to New Street on N63      
0.5 0.3   Turn left at New Street      
0.6 0.4   Immediately right to Market Square, Dealz on right      
0.6 0.4   Keep right, direction Roscommon, Lanesborough, Athlone to Harbour Row      
0.9 0.6   Turn left direction Roscommon/Lanesborough N63      
1.7 1.1 N63 At Roundabout, take 2nd exit direction Roscommon/Lanesborough/Athlone N63      
2.2 1.4   End of neutralised section      
0.0 0.0   Start of Race at Century Business Park warehouses on both sides of road on N63 11:00 11:00 11:00
5.3 3.3   Hump back bridge Killashee 11:06 11:07 11:09
6.2 3.9   In Killashee village, sharp right hand bend, junction on left followed by a sharp left bend 11:07 11:09 11:11
12.5 7.8   Entering Lanesborough 11:15 11:18 11:23
13.9 8.6   At 4 roads cross in centre of Lanesborough, turn right direction Roscommon 11:17 11:20 11:26
14.3 8.9   Entering Ballyleague village 11:17 11:21 11:26
22.6 14.0   4 roads cross, continue straight through 11:28 11:33 11:42
23.8 14.8   4 roads cross, continue straight through 11:29 11:35 11:44
24.5 15.2   4 roads cross, continue straight through 11:30 11:36 11:45
27.2 16.9   Entering Roscommon, followed by 5 central reservations ending at 27.8k leading to roundabout 11:34 11:40 11:51
27.9 17.3   At roundabout in Roscommon, take 4th exit, direction Sligo, Boyle, Castlebar, Castlerea 11:34 11:41 11:52
28.6 17.8   At roundabout, take 2nd exit, direction Castlebar, Castlerea, Ballymoe 11:35 11:42 11:53
43.6 27.1 N60 Level crossing number XM104 11:54 12:05 12:21
47.8 29.7   Entering Ballymoe 11:59 12:11 12:29
48.5 30.1   Major junction right, keep straight through Ballymoe      
48.7 30.3   Ballymoe An Post Prime 12:00 12:13 12:31
48.8 30.3 R360 Keep right at Y junction in Ballymoe on R360 12:01 12:13 12:31
50.0 31.1   50km done signs at bungalow on left with detached garage at side, satellite dish and half stone front 12:02 12:15 12:33
50.6 31.4 R360/N83 Turn right, direction Dunmore, Williamstown 12:03 12:15 12:34
52.4 32.6   Keep right at Y junction 12:05 12:18 12:38
56.0 34.8   Entering Curranderry 12:10 12:24 12:45
56.6 35.2   Entering Williamstown 12:10 12:24 12:46
57.8 35.9   Williamstown An Post Prime 12:12 12:26 12:48
61.0 37.9 R327 Turn right at junction direction Cloonfad 8km, Claremorris 25km on R327 12:16 12:31 12:54
62.9 39.1   Sign Welcome to Co. Roscommon on R327 12:18 12:34 12:57
69.2 43.0   Entering Cloonfad 12:26 12:43 13:09
69.5 43.2   At 4 roads cross, continue straight through 12:26 12:44 13:10
80.9 50.3 N60 At T Junction, turn left direction Castlebar, Claremorris 6km 12:41 13:01 13:31
82.9 51.5   Right and left bends under railway bridge. 15'9" / 4.79m 12:43 13:04 13:35
85.0 52.8   Entering Claremorris 12:46 13:07 13:39
86.0 53.4   At Seamus O’Malley roundabout, take 2nd exit, direction town centre 12:47 13:09 13:41
87.0 54.1 R331 At T Junction, turn left and immediately turn right to Mount Street 12:48 13:10 13:43
87.4 54.3   Traffic lights, junction on right, beside fire station, continue straight through 12:49 13:11 13:43
99.9 62.1   Entering Balla 13:04 13:29 14:07
100.4 62.4   Junction on left, continue straight through Balla 13:05 13:30 14:08
105.3 65.4   Entering Manulla 13:11 13:37 14:17
105.5 65.6   At 4 roads cross, continue straight through 13:11 13:38 14:17
106.2 66.0   Level Crossing number XX1 13:12 13:39 14:19
108.5 67.4   Breaghwy An Post Prime on N60 13:15 13:42 14:23
111.0 69.0   Entering Castlebar 13:18 13:46 14:28
111.4 69.2   At Kilkenny Cross roundabout, take 2nd exit direction town centre, Dublin, Westport, Ballina 13:19 13:47 14:28
113.0 70.2 R373 At roundabout, take 2nd exit direction town centre 13:21 13:49 14:31
113.3 70.4   At Roundabout outside Lidl, take 2nd exit 13:21 13:49 14:32
113.6 70.6   At Roundabout, take 3rd exit direction town centre 13:22 13:50 14:33
113.7 70.6   At Mini roundabout, take 1st exit direction town centre. Charles Street 13:22 13:50 14:33
113.9 70.8   On Lucan Street. At 4 roads cross, at traffic lights, turn left to
Market Street. Narrow Street
13:22 13:50 14:33
114.3 71.0   At traffic lights, continue straight through to Church Street 13:22 13:51 14:34
115.1 71.5 N5 At T junction, turn left, direction Westport, Dublin 13:23 13:52 14:35
115.2 71.6 R335 At Roundabout, take 2nd exit, direction N5 Westport, Louisburg on R335.
Westport Road.
13:24 13:52 14:36
118.0 73.3   25km to go at 100km speed restriction sign just past Shaws Garden Centre on left 13:27 13:57 14:41
123.1 76.5   20km to go at Tommie Joyce Car Sales on left 13:33 14:04 14:50
129.9 80.7   Entering Westport 13:42 14:14 15:03
130.3 81.0   Pedestrian crossing on fast and steep descent into Westport. 13:42 14:15 15:04
130.9 81.3   Traffic lights outside Castlecourt Hotel, continue straight through to Castlebar Street 13:43 14:16 15:05
131.1 81.5   4 roads cross with ramp before river. Turn Right to North Mall 13:43 14:16 15:05
131.2 81.5 N59 At T junction and traffic lights, turn right direction Newport, Bangor 13:44 14:16 15:06
132.8 82.5   10km to go on twisty Road. Slaugher Hill L5846, junction on right 13:46 14:19 15:09
138.8 86.2   5km to go at Stone bridge 13:53 14:28 15:20
139.8 86.9   4km to go at junction on left L54275 13:54 14:29 15:22
140.8 87.5   3km to go at 100km speed restriction sign 13:56 14:31 15:24
141.8 88.1   2km to go at 100km speed restriction sign 13:57 14:32 15:25
142.8 88.7   1km to go at Brown sign on left, welcome to Newport 13:58 14:34 15:27
143.0 88.9   Entering Newport 13:58 14:34 15:28
142.5 88.5   500m to go at 1st bungalow on left (grey painted wall) at brow of hill 13:58 14:33 15:27
      400m to go 20m before junction with L54264 on left      
      300m to go at Joyce's Garage on left      
      Team car diversion – team cars to park on the right side of the road in an orderly fashion. No teams cars are to cross the bridge to the finish line      
      250m to go at protruding footpath on left/lamp post      
      200m to go at 1st lamp post on left of bridge      
142.9 88.8   Finish outside Frank Chambers Auctioneers & Blue Bicycle Tea Rooms 13:58 14:34 15:27

Longford to Newport

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