An Post Rás 2016 - Stage 4

Dé Céadaoin Bealtaine 25 / Wednesday May 25

Dingle to Sneem, 162.8 km

Stage Summary

  • DINGLE START,
  • KOM Category 3 at Lispole (km 9.8), Inch, Castlemaine, Milltown, Killorglin, KOM Category 1 at Ballaghisheen Pass (km 87.4), Cillin Liath, Waterville An Post Prime (km 111.1), KOM Category 2 at Coomakista (km 118.6), Caherdaniel, Castlecove, Sneem, KOM Category 3 at Letterfinish (km 156.2),   
  • SNEEM FINISH.
Riders Sign‑On Dingle Skellig Hotel 9:30–10:30
Assembly Main Street, Dingle 10:45
Ceremonial Start Centra Supermarket, Main Street 11:00
Neutralised 1km

Estimated time of arrival at kilometres per hour 48 40 32
Km Ml Location Back wind Average Head wind
0.0 0.0 Ceremonial Start outside Centra Supermarket 11:00 11:00 11:00
0.0 0.0 Turn left into Green Street
0.3 0.2 Turn left at T junction outside SuperValu into Holyground
0.4 0.2 Keep right at Y junction into Bridge Street 11:00
0.5 0.3 Roundabout, 2nd exit dir Killarney, Tralee, N86, R561 11:00
Continue on N86 Mail Road
0.8 0.5 Roundabout, 2nd exit dir Killarney, Tralee 11:01
1.0 0.6 End of neutralised section 11:01
0.0 0.0 Race Start at 100km signs 11:01 11:01 11:01
7.2 4.5 Entering Lispole 11:10 11:11 11:14
9.8 6.1 Lispole Category 3 KOM 11:14 11:15 11:19
10.6 6.6 CAUTION dangerous bends (U-bend) 11:15 11:16 11:20
16.3 10.1 Turn right onto R561 dir Castlemaine, Killarney 11:22 11:25 11:31
22.5 14.0 Inch Village R561 11:30 11:34 11:43
38.9 24.2 Boolteens Village 11:50 11:59 12:13
42.7 26.5 Entering Castlemaine 11:55 12:05 12:21
Turn right at T junction
43.5 27.0 Turn right at T junction dir Killorglin, Milltown, Killarney 11:56 12:06 12:22
45.9 28.5 Entering Milltown 11:59 12:09 12:27
46.1 28.6 Turn left and immediately right after Post Office on RHS, dir Killorglin 11:59 12:10 12:27
46.3 28.8 Keep right at Y junction 11:59 12:10 12:27
50.0 31.1 50km done signs to go at Callinafersy L8007 12:04 12:16 12:34
51.7 32.1 Central reservation x 6, very narrow footpaths at each; last at 52.2km 12:06 12:18 12:37
52.9 32.9 Mini roundabout entering Killorglin, 3rd exit 12:08 12:20 12:40
Turn right over Launa Bridge into Lower Bridge Street
53.1 33.0 4 x roads, straight through dir Town Centre 12:08 12:20 12:40
53.2 33.1 In Main Street keep left at central reservation dir Glencar on L4021
53.3 33.1 Turn left at top of Square into Langford Street 12:08 12:20 12:40
54.0 33.6 Keep right at Y junction 12:09 12:22 12:42
58.6 36.4 Staggered crossroads, straight through 12:15 12:28 12:50
61.6 38.3 Turn left dir Glencar 12:18 12:33 12:56
71.8 44.6 Sharp left turn over bridge 12:31 12:48 13:15
77.5 48.2 Turn right at T junction dir Cahirciveen 48k 12:38 12:57 13:26
79.4 49.3 Climbers Inn 12:41 13:00 13:29
80.8 50.2 Turn right at T junction dir Cahirciveen 29km 12:42 13:02 13:32
83.1 51.6 Sharp right had turn 12:45 13:05 13:36
85.6 53.2 Ballaghisheen Pass, narrow bridge 12:48 13:09 13:41
87.4 54.3 Ballaghisheen Pass Category 1 KOM 12:51 13:12 13:44
92.8 57.7 Keep left at Y junction dir Waterville 18km 12:57 13:20 13:55
immediately followed by
Right turn at small hump backed bridge
97.8 60.8 Cillin Liath Village
108.3 67.3 4 x roads, dir Kenmare N70, Waterville 3km, Ring of Kerry 13:17 13:43 14:24
110.1 68.4 Sign entering Waterville 13:19 13:46 14:27
111.0 69.0 Turn right at T junction entering Waterville 13:20 13:47 14:29
111.1 69.0 Waterville An Post Prime 13:20 13:47 14:29
113.6 70.6 Keep right at Y junction over bridge 13:23 13:51 14:34
118.6 73.7 Coomakista Category 2 KOM 13:30 13:58 14:43
123.7 76.9 Entering Caherdaniel 13:36 14:06 14:52
124.4 77.3 Straight through 4 x roads in Caherdaniel
128.8 80.0 4 x roads, straight through 13:42 14:14 15:02
130.5 81.1 Entering Castlecove 13:45 14:16 15:05
137.8 85.6 25km to go signs at junction dirt road on LHS before bend 13:54 14:27 15:19
142.8 88.7 20km to go signs at single pole, no suppoort (with three other poles have support – 8603 carved on single pole) 14:00 14:35 15:28
144.6 89.9 Entering Sneem 14:02 14:37 15:32
145.3 90.3 4 x roads, straight through 14:03 14:38 15:33
145.4 90.3 4 x roads, straight through 14:03 14:39 15:33
145.6 90.5 1st passage through finish line 14:03 14:39 15:34
152.5 94.8 Turn left dir Letterfinish L4049 14:12 14:49 15:46
152.9 95.0 10km to go at school
156.2 97.1 Letterfinish, Category 3 KOM 14:17 14:55 15:53
followed immediately by left turn at T-junction
400m sign just before chemist on LHS
TEAM CAR DIVERSION – on the last lap team cars will turn right before the green and proceed down Church Street to park in Church Car Park
162.8 101.2 Finish line opposite Sneem Hotel 14:25 15:05 16:06

Dingle to Sneem

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