Errigal was well represented in Stamullen at the weekend where a series of youth races were held together with third round of the Olympic Youth Trials. On the Saturday Ciara Doogan took 3rd place, Christine Russell was 4th with Amy Harkin and Orla Fogarty following
up in 6th & 7th pace respectively. In the U14 races PJ Doogan was 3rd as was Shauna McFadden in the U12 race with Dylan Traynor and Odhran Doogan finishing in the bunch.
On the Sunday PJ Doogan showed that he is back on form with a great win in the U14 race beating the recent current Tour of Scotland winner Emily Burchill with a powerful uphill sprint. On Saturday up in North Down young Michael McGlynn took a commendable 6 th
place in the U14 race, whilst in the Senior event Brian McBride took part in his first race as a newly promoted A3 Category rider. Brian competed well in his race and despite trying to get away on a number of occasions had to settle in the end for a finish in the bunch.
Errigal’s young guns are all looking forward to this coming weekends Ras na nOg two day stage race in Drogheda that will have all of the top riders in the country involved and more than a few from overseas.
Glenveagh Youth Academy of Cycling Excellence…
A reminder that registration for this year’s Youth Academy of Cycling Excellence at Glenveagh will take place on Tuesday the 23rd April in Glenveagh National Park from 6:30- 7:30 and everyone is also invited to our launch of the Errigal International Youth Tour
afterwards at 8pm with refreshments after.
The course is aimed at children aged from 6-14 years and will be run for five consecutive Tuesday nights (6.30 – 8.00pm) in the park staring on the 14th May through to the 11th June, everyone is very welcome and all you need is a roadworthy bike a helmet and lots of energy!
The course is based on fun with lots of cycling around the park on closed roads with safety, bike handling and bike skills top of the agenda and run by a very dedicated team of experienced cyclists from Errigal Cycling Club. The course fees asre €25 per child,€45 for two
and €60 for 3 or more in a family, photographic ID will need to be provided on the night.
Last weeks beginners run from Annagry was well attended and will now be a regular feature leaving from the car park in Annagry at 10.00 am. This group is suitable for all from the absolute beginner to those who just want an easy cycle in the company of other cyclists.
So do not be afraid come along and join in, anyone wishing to discuss the run can contact Michael Sharkey on 086 390 6249.