The IVCA Hill Climb Champs – Sunday 8th October
The race takes place on Cromwellstown Hill, outside Rathcoole, over a 2.25 km course with an average gradient of 5.5% (maximum of 17%). See the course route by clicking here.
Parking and check-in will be at the nearby Beech Park Golf Club. You can find the location by clicking here. Sign-on is from 10.00 am to 10.45 am, with the first rider off at 11 am.
Refreshments and prize-giving will take place afterwards in the Golf Club. Prizes will be awarded to the three fastest riders, to the three best improvers on Handicap Time (i.e. your most recent time recorded on the hill) and to the fastest unplaced woman. Anyone who has not ridden the Hill Climb previously on Cromwellstown Hill will ride off a handicap time of 5:38, the hill record set by Paul Dolan in 2019.