An Post Rás 2017 - Stage 5

Dé Deardaoin Bealtaine 25 / Thursday May 25

Buncrana to Dungloe, 181.2 km

Stage Summary

  • BUNCRANA START,
  • Tooban, Burnfoot, Bridgend, Burt, Letterkenny, Ramelton, KOM Category 3 at Anny Far and Near/Carnagarrow (km 69.7), KOM Category 3 at Ballymastocker Strand Climb (km 75.0), Leat Beg, Carraig Airt, Creeslough, Dunfanaghy An Post Prime (km 124.0), Falcarragh (An Fál Carrach) An Post Prime (km 136.0), Gortahork (Gort na Choirce), Meenacung (Min Na Cuinge), Gweedore (Gaoth Dobhair), Crolly (Croithlí), Annagry (Anagaire), Kincasslagh (Cionn Caslach),    
  • DUNGLOE FINISH.

Riders Sign‑On Buncrana Leisure Centre 9:30–10:30
Assembly Outside Post Office on Upper Main Street  10:45
Ceremonial Start McGinleys Post Office, Upper Main Street 11:00
Neutralised 1.7km
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     Aileach Road to Shore Road and Church Street      
0.6     At 4 roads cross, turn left to St Marys Road      
0.9     Turn right at mini roundabout to Upper Main Street      
1.0     Buncranna Post Office on Upper Main Street      
0.0 0.0   Ceremonial Start outside Buncrana Post Office on Upper Main Street      
0.2 0.1   Turn right to St Orans Road      
1.4 0.9   At roundabout, take 2nd exit direction Derry, Letterkenny      
1.7 1.1   End of neutral section at R238 sign for Derry, Letterkenny, Burnfoot, Fahan on left      
0.0 0.0 R238 Start of Race at R238 sign for Derry, Letterkenny, Burnfoot, Fahan on left 11:00 11:00 11:00
7.4 4.6   Continue through Tooban 11:09 11:11 11:13
9.5 5.9   Entering Burnfoot 11:11 11:14 11:17
12.1 7.5   Entering Bridgend 11:15 11:18 11:22
12.4 7.7 R239/N13 At roundabout in Bridgend, take 2nd exit direction Stranorlar, Letterkenny 11:15 11:18 11:23
14.7 9.1   Entering Burt 11:18 11:22 11:27
17.6 10.9   3 Central reservations ending at 17.8km. Protruding footpaths. Road narrows 11:22 11:26 11:33
33.7 20.9 N13 At roundabout, take 2nd exit direction Stranorlar, Letterkenny 11:42 11:50 12:03
38.1 23.7 N56 At Dry Arch Roundabout, take 2nd exit direction Letterkenny 11:47 11:57 12:11
39.4 24.5   Long Central Reservation. Keep riders to left 11:49 11:59 12:13
39.5 24.5 N56 At Polestar roundabout, take 3rd exit, direction Dunfanaghy on N56 following the Wild Atlantic Way on Ramelton Road 11:49 11:59 12:14
40.0 24.9 N56 Traffic lights and pedestrian crossing followed immediately by roundabout.
Take 2nd exit, direction Milford, Ramelton, Dunfanaghy
11:50 12:00 12:15
40.5 25.2 R245 At mini roundabout, take 2nd exit, direction Ramelton, Millford 11:50 12:00 12:15
49.0 30.4   Fast descent R245 12:01 12:13 12:31
50.0 31.1   50km done signs to go at the 50km speed restriction sign entering Ramelton 12:02 12:15 12:33
50.3 31.3   Entering Ramelton, fast descent 12:02 12:15 12:34
51.1 31.8   At T junction, turn left, direction Kerrykeel, Rathmullen, Milford on Wild Atlantic Way 12:03 12:16 12:35
51.4 31.9 R247 Turn right at bridge, immediately followed by another right turn after bridge, direction Rathmullen 9km 12:04 12:17 12:36
61.1 38.0   Entering Rathmullen 12:16 12:31 12:54
61.6 38.3   Keep right at Y junction 12:17 12:32 12:55
61.8 38.4   Turn left at Patrick Patton & Sons Butchers on left corner, Carbery’s shop right to Pound Street 12:17 12:32 12:55
62.0 38.5 R247 At T junction turn left direction Kerrykeel 12:17 12:33 12:56
62.5 38.8   Keep left, Chapel Road on R247 12:18 12:33 12:57
64.3 40.0   Turn left over bridge followed immediately by right turn 12:20 12:36 13:00
69.7 43.3   Anny Far and Near/Carnagarrow Category 3 KOM 12:27 12:44 13:10
72.2 44.9   Keep right at Y junction, on Fanad Drive 12:30 12:48 13:15
72.9 45.3   Welcome to Fanad sign 12:31 12:49 13:16
75.0 46.6   Ballymastocker Strand Category 3 KOM 12:33 12:52 13:20
77.4 48.1 R246 Keep right at Y junction, direction Portsalon on R246 12:36 12:56 13:25
79.1 49.2   At 4 roads cross, turn right direction Portsalon on R246. Fanad Drive. 12:38 12:58 13:28
80.3 49.9 L1112 At 4 roads cross, continue straight through, direction Fanad Head 12km 12:40 13:00 13:30
86.4 53.7 R247 At T junction turn left at Fanad Lodge on Cionn Fhánada 12:48 13:09 13:42
86.9 54.0 R247 At T junction turn left direction Kerrykeel 17km 12:48 13:10 13:42
88.7 55.1   Keep left at Y junction, direction Kerrykeel 12:50 13:13 13:46
89.4 55.6   Entering Fan an Bhualtaigh 12:51 13:14 13:47
90.4 56.2 L1132 Turn right direction Harry Blaney Bridge 12:53 13:15 13:49
91.5 56.9   Entering Tulaigh na Dala 12:54 13:17 13:51
96.5 60.0   Entering Leat Beg 13:00 13:24 14:00
99.5 61.8 R245 Turn right at T junction , direction Carraig Airt 2km 13:04 13:29 14:06
100.5 62.4   Entering Carraig Airt 13:05 13:30 14:08
103.5 64.3   Keep right at Y Junction 13:09 13:35 14:14
108.5 67.4   Turn right over narrow bridge, sharp right after bridge 13:15 13:42 14:23
112.7 70.0 N56 At T junction, turn right, direction Dunfanaghy, Creeslough, Airport 13:20 13:49 14:31
112.9 70.2   Entering Creeslough 13:21 13:49 14:31
113.1 70.3   Entering Creeslough 13:21 13:49 14:32
120.5 74.9   Entering Portnablagh 13:30 14:00 14:45
122.9 76.4   Entering Dunfanaghy 13:33 14:04 14:50
124.0 77.1   Dunfanagy An Post Prime 13:35 14:06 14:52
130.4 81.0   Entering Ballyboe followed by 4 roads cross 13:43 14:15 15:04
135.1 83.9   Entering An Fál Carrach / Falcarragh 13:48 14:22 15:13
135.8 84.4   4 roads cross, centre Falcarragh, continue straight through 13:49 14:23 15:14
136.0 84.5   Falcarragh An Post Prime 13:50 14:24 15:15
138.8 86.2   Entering Gort na Choirce 13:53 14:28 15:20
140.0 87.0   Keep right 13:55 14:30 15:22
140.4 87.2   Keep left at Y junction 13:55 14:30 15:23
149.4 92.8   Entering Min Na Cuinge 14:06 14:44 15:40
151.5 94.1   Entering Gweedore 14:09 14:47 15:44
152.8 94.9   At T junction, turn left over bridge 14:11 14:49 15:46
155.5 96.6   Entering Croithlí 14:14 14:53 15:51
156.2 97.1   25km to go at red brick cottage on left 14:15 14:54 15:52
156.8 97.4 R259 Turn right direction Airport on R259 14:16 14:55 15:54
160.0 99.4   Entering Anagaire 14:20 15:00 16:00
161.2 100.2   20km to go on right hand bend just before Caisleain Oir Hotel, Anagaire 14:21 15:01 16:02
161.9 100.6 R259 Keep right at Y junction 14:22 15:02 16:03
165.1 102.6   Keep left at Y junction 14:26 15:07 16:09
165.2 102.7   Entering Mullaghduff 14:26 15:07 16:09
167.2 103.9   Entering Kincasslagh/Cionn Caslach 14:29 15:10 16:13
170.7 106.1   Keep right at sharp turn right 14:33 15:16 16:20
171.2 106.4   10km to go sign at Bridge with pillars before Keadue Football Club 14:34 15:16 16:21
173.0 107.5   Left hand bend over small bridge 14:36 15:19 16:24
174.5 108.4   Keep left at Y junction 14:38 15:21 16:27
175.2 108.9   Keep right at Y junction 14:39 15:22 16:28
176.2 109.5   5km to go sign at dip in road, bungalow on right with white pvc door and wrought iron gates 14:40 15:24 16:30
177.2 110.1   4km to go sign at wooden white fence on right, tree lined entrance to house 14:41 15:25 16:32
178.2 110.7   3km to go sign at end of concrete pillars on both sides of road. Cottage on left, bungalow on right 14:42 15:27 16:34
179.2 111.3   2km to go sign at white bunglow on right with archway entrance. 14:44 15:28 16:36
180.2 112.0   1km to go sign at road sign welcome to Dungloe on left with a bend and junction to left. Keep right. 14:45 15:30 16:37
180.8 112.3   370m to go at right hand bend Braeside House B & B/Forkers Bar 14:46 15:31 16:39
180.9 112.4   300m to go just beyond Bayview Bar, entrances to left and right 14:46 15:31 16:39
180.9 112.4   240m to go at The Stepping Stone Bar and Restaurant on right. Team car diversion to the right. 14:46 15:31 16:39
181.0 112.5   170m to go left turn Carnmore Road 14:46 15:31 16:39
181.2 112.6   Finish outside Mace on Main Street Dungloe 14:46 15:31 16:39

Buncrana to Dungloe

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