Hog Run Sportive

This morning members from VC Iveagh arrived in Camlough for the annual Hog Run sportive hosted by BCC Camlough CC. The warm welcome began before you got to Carrickcruppin GAC with music from Sound Function DJs blasting out from the carpark. Registration was smooth and easy apart from trying to remember the wife’s phone number.…

SOFA to SADDLE

In April of this year, VC Iveagh entered into a Sofa to Saddle scheme in association with ABC Council. The idea and concept was simply, to provide a structured and progressive training program, suitable for all, no matter the level of competence. The end goal, was for the participants to complete a 70 km sportive, on…

Lakeland GP Update

Velo Club IVEAGH were represented with 4 riders in the Lakeland GP, 2 in the A4 race (William Strain and Davey Cartmill) and 2 in the A3 race (Josh and Scott Daly). Set on a rolling course with a drag to the finish, conditions were good for both races. The A4 race was for William only…

Weekend Activity

Its another busy weekend for the race core within Velo Club IVEAGH, with club members riding in both the Lakeland GP in Enniskillen (Sat 22) and the Mid Ulster GP (Sun 23)outside Cookstown. Riding the Lakeland GP A4 Race William Strain and Davey Cartmill and in the A3 Race Josh and Scott Daly. In the Mid…

“Everesting” a phenomenal challenge

Recently but not forgotten, one of our club members, put a very interesting piece together relating to a charity event he had taken part in, within the grounds of Stormont in Belfast. Tim Dodds tells us more below of his involvement and of the challenge known as “Everesting” and its purpose; What is it?   Started by…

Iveagh Spring Classic KOM & QOM

As part of the Iveagh Spring Classic, most will recall that pre event advertising and a pre start announcement was given to inform participants that a Segment using Strava was to be set. With many options, on this occasion we used the Slievenaboley Road, on the approach to Windy Gap. The aim was to create…