An Post Rás 2015 - Stage 4

Stage 4

Dé Céadaoin Bealtaine 20 / Wednesday May 20

Bearna to Newport, 155.0 km

Stage Summary

  • BEARNA START,
  • An Spidéal, Leenane, Louisburgh, Lecanvey, Murrisk, Westport,   
  • NEWPORT FINISH.

 

Riders Sign‑On

At back of Twelve Hotel, entrance through carpark

9:30–10:30

Assembly

Super Valu Car Park

10:45

Ceremonial Start

Super Valu Car Park Exit

11:00

Neutralised

To 1.3km

 

 

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

11:00

11:00

11:00

1.3

0.8

End of neutralised zone

11:01

11:01

11:02

0.0

0.0

Start of race at 60k signs

11:01

11:01

11:02

7.1

4.4

Entering An Spidéal

11:08

11:10

11:13

21.6

13.4

Right at Y junction

11:27

11:32

11:40

22.6

14.0

Right at Y junction

11:28

11:33

11:42

28.8

17.9

Right turn dir Maam Cross/Clifden

11:36

11:43

11:54

40.2

25.0

Left turn dir Carna R340

11:50

12:00

12:15

48.0

29.8

Right turn dir Cashel L1205

12:00

12:12

12:30

50.0

31.1

50km raced at block shed on LHS

12:02

12:15

12:33

57.8

35.9

Right turn at T junction dir Cashel

12:12

12:26

12:48

58.4

36.3

Right turn at Y junction dir Clifden R340

12:13

12:27

12:49

63.3

39.3

Right turn at T junction dir Galway & Oughterard, N59

12:19

12:34

12:58

65.1

40.5

Left turn dir Renvyle, Letterfrack R344

12:21

12:37

13:02

79.9

49.6

Right turn at T junction dir Westport, Leenane, N59

12:39

12:59

13:29

89.8

55.8

Entering Leenane

12:52

13:14

13:48

91.1

56.6

Left at Y junction over bridge

12:53

13:16

13:50

94.6

58.8

Left turn dir Louisburgh, R335

12:58

13:21

13:57

95.1

59.1

Left hand bend onto narrow bridge

12:58

13:22

13:58

101.3

62.9

Right turn at T junction

13:06

13:31

14:09

105.5

65.6

Straight, dir Liscarney LHS

13:11

13:38

14:17

107.9

67.0

Chevrons on LHS

13:14

13:41

14:22

121.0

75.2

Entering Louisburgh

13:31

14:01

14:46

121.6

75.6

Turn right at 4Xroads into Louisburgh

13:32

14:02

14:48

122.0

75.8

CAUTION 3 x ramps in Louisburgh

13:32

14:03

14:48

122.5

76.1

CAUTION High ramp

13:33

14:03

14:49

129.2

80.3

Entering Lecanvey

13:41

14:13

15:02

130.0

80.8

25km to go signs a Kearns Pub on RHS

13:42

14:15

15:03

133.5

83.0

Entering Murrisk

13:46

14:20

15:10

 

 

20km to go

 

 

 

135.6

84.3

CAUTION Cycle lane barriers on LHS

13:49

14:23

15:14

137.9

85.7

CAUTION Cycle lane barriers on LHS

13:52

14:26

15:18

 

 

3 x sets cycle lanes on LHS

 

 

 

142.0

88.2

Entering Westport

13:57

14:33

15:26

142.3

88.4

Left turn at T junction dir Westport

13:57

14:33

15:26

142.6

88.6

Right turn at T junction dir Town Centre, Bangor N59

13:58

14:33

15:27

143.3

89.0

Ramp followed by 7 ramps & pedestrian crossing/traffic lights

13:59

14:34

15:28

 

 

CAUTION Last ramp has bad drop at curb on LHS

 

 

 

145.0

90.1

10km to go at chevrons/junction to the right, two signs on one pole

14:01

14:37

15:31

150.0

93.2

5km to go at Yellow/Black sign

14:07

14:45

15:41

151.0

93.8

4km to go at junction on LHS, L54275

14:08

14:46

15:43

152.0

94.4

3km to go at red/white 100kph sign

14:10

14:48

15:45

153.0

95.1

2km to go at 100kph sign

14:11

14:49

15:46

154.0

95.7

1km to go at brown Newport sign on LHS

14:12

14:51

15:48

 

 

500m to go at 1st bungalow on LHS (grey painted wall) at brow of hill

 

 

 

 

 

400m to go 20m before junction with L54265 on LHS

 

 

 

 

 

300m to go at Joyce’s Garage  on LHS

 

 

 

 

 

Support vans to park on left hand side of the road, just before the bridge

 

 

 

 

 

Team cars to park on the right hand side of the road in an orderly fashion. No team cars are to cross the bridge

 

 

 

 

 

250m to go at protruding footpath  on LHS/lamp post

 

 

 

 

 

200m to go at 1st lamp  post  on LHS of bridge

 

 

 

 

 

150m to go between 2nd & 3rd black lamp post on bridge

 

 

 

 

 

100m to go at end of bridge

 

 

 

 

 

75m to go at junction  on RHS, opposite stone wall entrance

 

 

 

 

 

50m to go at Sheridans Centra entrance

 

 

 

 

 

25m to go at Hairs & Sirs

 

 

 

155.0

96.3

Finish line in Main Street

14:13

14:52

15:50

 

 

Finish line at Best Bet/ramp at pavement on RHS

 

 

 

 

Bearna to Newport

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