An Post Rás 2017 - Stage 3


Dé Mairt Bealtaine 23 / Tuesday May 23

Newport to Bundoran, 149.0 km:

Stage Summary

  • NEWPORT START,
  • Cloondaff, Glenhest, Crossmolina, Ballina, Inishcrone An Post Prime (km 59.5), Rathlee, Easkey, Dromore West, Templeboy, Dromard, Beltra, Ballisadare, Sligo bypass, Rathcormac, Drumcliff, Grange, Cliffoney, 
  • BUNDORAN FINISH.
Riders Sign‑On Grainne Uaile Bar and Restaurant beside Post Office 9:30–10:30
Assembly Grainne Uaile Bar and Restaurant  10:45
Ceremonial Start At Main Street, finish line  11:00
Neutralised 0.5km

Estimated time of arrival at kilometres per hour 48 40 32
KM Ml Road No. Location Back
wind
Average Head wind
        11.00 11.00 11.00
0.0 0.0   Ceremonial Start at finish line, Main Street      
0.2 0.1   Turn right for Crossmolina and Glenhest on R317      
0.5 0.3   Burrishoole GAA club right      
      End of neutralised section at Burrishoole GAA club right.      
0.0 0.0 R317 Start of race at 80km derestriction speed sign on R317 direction Crossmolina 11:00 11:00 11:00
5.3 3.3   Entering Glenhest 11:06 11:07 11:09
13.1 8.1 R312 At T junction, turn left direction Crossmolina 11:16 11:19 11:24
19.0 11.8 R316 Turn right direction Crossmolina 19km 11:23 11:28 11:35
24.2 15.0   Right hand sweeping bend, continues to 24.5km 11:30 11:36 11:45
29.3 18.2   Keep right at Y junction direction Crossmolina 11:36 11:43 11:54
30.0 18.6 R315 At T Junction, turn left direction Crossmolina 4km, Ballycastle 26km 11:37 11:45 11:56
33.2 20.6   Sign entering Crossmolina 11:41 11:49 12:02
34.0 21.1 N59 At statue turn right to Ballina Street 11:42 11:51 12:03
43.6 27.1   Welcome to Ballina 11:54 12:05 12:21
43.9 27.3   At Gurteens Roundabout, take 3rd exit, direction Sligo, Town Centre 11:54 12:05 12:22
44.1 27.4   7 Central reservations finishing at 44.5km 11:55 12:06 12:22
45.7 28.4   At 4 roads cross and traffic lights, turn left to Teeling Street 11:57 12:08 12:25
46.0 28.6   At 4 roads cross, continue straight through to Pound Street 11:57 12:09 12:26
46.1 28.6   At mini roundabout, take 2nd exit to Circular Road 11:57 12:09 12:26
46.4 28.8   At mini roundabout, take 2nd exit, continue straight through. Immediately followed by pedestrian crossing 11:58 12:09 12:27
46.7 29.0   At roundabout, take 1st exit, direction Sligo followed by pedestrian crossing and central reservation 11:58 12:10 12:27
46.9 29.1 N59 At T junction over bridge, turn left direction Sligo 11:58 12:10 12:27
47.6 29.6   At traffic lights on Sligo road, continue straight through 11:59 12:11 12:29
47.7 29.6 L1100 Turn left off Bridge direction The Quays on L1100 11:59 12:11 12:29
50.0 31.1   50km done signs at black and yellow dangerous bends sign on left before bend on right with chevrons 12:02 12:15 12:33
56.9 35.4 R297 At T junction, turn left direction Inishcrone/Enniscrone 12:11 12:25 12:46
57.7 35.9   Entering Inishcrone 12:12 12:26 12:48
59.5 37.0   Inishcrone / Enniscrone An Post Prime 12:14 12:29 12:51
60.0 37.3 R297 Leaving Inishcrone/Enniscrone, Central reservation, road narrows 12:15 12:30 12:52
67.6 42.0   Entering Rathlee 12:24 12:41 13:06
71.7 44.6   Entering Easkey 12:29 12:47 13:14
72.6 45.1   Turn left direction Dromore West 7km 12:30 12:48 13:16
79.4 49.3   Entering Dromore West 12:39 12:59 13:28
      Fast descent, caution riders      
79.8 49.6 N59 At T junction, turn left direction Sligo, Ballisadare 26km 12:39 12:59 13:29
83.9 52.1   Entering Templeboy 12:44 13:05 13:37
90.3 56.1   Entering Skreen 12:52 13:15 13:49
92.4 57.4   Entering Carrownaboll 12:55 13:18 13:53
93.0 57.8   Dromard Post Office 12:56 13:19 13:54
97.4 60.5   At 4 roads cross, continue straight through 13:01 13:26 14:02
98.5 61.2   Entering Beltra 13:03 13:27 14:04
105.2 65.4   Entering Ballisadare 13:11 13:37 14:17
105.7 65.7   Central reservation on descent extra care, road narrows 13:12 13:38 14:18
      Fast descent, caution riders      
105.9 65.8 N59 Pedestrian crossing followed by roundabout. At roundabout, take
1st exit direction Sligo
13:12 13:38 14:18
106.2 66.0   At roundabout, take 1st exit direction Strandhill, Sligo 13:12 13:39 14:19
107.6 66.9 N4 Pass underneath stone arch bridge followed immediately by left turn
direction Sligo on N4
13:14 13:41 14:21
107.8 67.0   At 4 roads cross, continue straight through 13:14 13:41 14:22
108.1 67.2 N4 Race joins dual carriageway, direction Sligo on N4 13:15 13:42 14:22
110.4 68.6   Slip road on left, continue on N4 13:18 13:45 14:27
112.0 69.6   Welcome to Sligo 13:20 13:48 14:30
112.2 69.7   Slip road on left, continue on N4 13:20 13:48 14:30
113.3 70.4   At Summer Hill roundabout, take 1st exit, direction Sligo, Derry, Enniskillen 13:21 13:49 14:32
113.7 70.6   4 roads cross and traffic lights, continue straight through all lights to Ray McSharry Road 13:22 13:50 14:33
114.0 70.8   At 4 roads cross, continue straight through to Joe Banks Road 13:22 13:51 14:33
114.5 71.1   At traffic lights with junction on right, continue straight through 13:23 13:51 14:34
116.1 72.1   Short dual carriageway to 116.6km 13:25 13:54 14:37
119.4 74.2   Entering Rathcormac, immediately followed by central reservation 13:29 13:59 14:43
120.6 74.9   Entering Drumcliff 13:30 14:00 14:46
123.9 77.0   25km to go sign, at 4 roads cross, no overtaking sign at 400m 13:34 14:05 14:52
129.0 80.2   20km to go sign at Green Welcome to Grange sign on left. National heritage area for 1588 Spanish Armada 13:41 14:13 15:01
129.1 80.2   Entering Grange, Central reservation, road narrows 13:41 14:13 15:02
129.4 80.4   6 central reservations at Grange continues to 129.7km, road narrows 13:41 14:14 15:02
129.9 80.7   5 central reservations at Grange continues to 130.2km 13:42 14:14 15:03
135.3 84.1   Entering Cliffoney 13:49 14:22 15:13
139.0 86.4   10km to go. Staggered cross roads 13:53 14:28 15:20
144.0 89.5   5km to go 3 houses on left 14:00 14:36 15:30
145.0 90.1   4km to go “Do Not Pass” signs on both sides of road 14:01 14:37 15:31
145.3 90.3   3 Central Reservations end at 145.3km Tullaghan 14:01 14:37 15:32
146.0 90.7   3km to go end of wooden fencing at back of semi detached houses on left 14:02 14:39 15:33
146.6 91.1 R267 Tullaghan Roundabout, take 2nd exit, direction Bundoran 14:03 14:39 15:34
147.0 91.3   2km to go Housing scheme on left. Road sign Tullaghan after roundabout 14:03 14:40 15:35
147.7 91.8   Entering Bundoran 14:04 14:41 15:36
148.0 92.0   Central Reservation 14:05 14:42 15:37
148.0 92.0   1km to go Elena B & B, at 4 x roads Sheana Avenue Cul de Sac 14:05 14:42 15:37
148.5 92.3   500m to go at pay & display sign outside Allingham Arms Hotel 14:05 14:42 15:38
148.8 92.5   Pedestrian crossing, 200m to go opposite Pillbox Pharmacy, Hotel Hollyrood 14:06 14:43 15:39
148.9 92.5   Team car diversion – 90m before finish line right turn at Railway Bar to Station Road 14:06 14:43 15:39
148.9 92.5   50m to go at finish line end of Kicking Donkey Pub 14:06 14:43 15:39
149.0 92.6   Finish line at Cara Pharmacy, Main Street, Bundoran 14:06 14:43 15:39

Newport to Bundoran

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