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Club Runs w/c 26/4/21 Featured

PCC ROUTES & ACTIVITIES W/C 26th APRIL 2021

 

Good evening everyone

 

Another fantastic week at PCC with big numbers out on all runs. This week we have a bit of everything; Tuesday evening hilly; Thursday morning Bun Run, Thursday evening flat; Saturday morning our last figure of eight and Sunday morning a nice 50 miler with a bit of everything.

 

Tuesday 27th April, Club Run:-

  • Meet:- 6.30pm Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- West Street-Loughgall Rd-Battlehill Rd-Stonebridge-Ballylenny Rd-Ahory-Drumnamether Rd-Clare-Mullaghglass Rd-Tandragee-Ballymore Rd-Knock Bridge-Gilford Rd-High St-West Street
  • Distance:- 28 miles
  • Elevation:- 2,220 feet
  • Map:https://www.strava.com/routes/2821441148500788164

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Thursday 29th April, Bun Run:-

  • Meet:- 9.30am Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- decided on morning
  • Distance:- 35-40 miles

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Thursday 29th April, Club Run

  • Meet:6.30pm Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- West Street-High St-Bridge St-Lurgan-Moira-Airport Rd-Soldierstown Rd-Aghalee-Aghagallon-Annesborough-Kinnego Embankment-Derrymacash Rd-Charlestown Rd-Seagoe Rd-Bridge St-High St-West Street
  • Distance:- 30.0 miles
  • Elevation:- 1,030 feet

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Saturday 1st May, Club Run:-

  • Meet:- 9.00am Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- West Street-Moy Rd-Moy-Benburb-Maydown Rd-Battleford Rd-Armagh-Loughgall Rd-Portadown-Brownstown Rd-Armagh Rd-Gilford-Loughbrickland-Poyntzpass-Tandragee-Tandragee Rd-Hanover St-West Street
  • Distance:- 35/61 miles
  • Elevation:- 3.359 feet
  • Stop:- Portadown
  • Map:- https://www.strava.com/routes/2821474009402248132

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Sunday 2nd May, Club Run

  • Meet:- 9.00am Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- West Street-Dungannon Rd-Maghery-Stewartstown-Tullyhogue-Cookstown-Dungannon Rd-Newmills-Coalisalnd-Bush-Dungannon-Killyman-Tamnamore-Blackisland Rd-Ardress Crossroads-Scotch Street-Garvaghy Rd-High St-West Street
  • Distance:- 49.25 miles
  • Elevation:- 2,079 feet
  • Stop:- Cookstown
  • Map:- https://www.strava.com/routes/2821475943996490680

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COVID-19 Restrictions:-

  • Maximum group size - 15 people
  • Social distancing - 1m minimum
  • ABSOLUTELY NO SPITTING!!
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Club Runs w/c 19/4/21 Featured

Good evening everyone

 

What a fantastic first week back that was! Similar format this week with a couple of nice evening runs and then two figure of eights for the weekend:-

 

Tuesday 20th April, Club Run:-

  • Meet:- 6.30pm Old Pork Market, West Street

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Thursday 22nd April, Bun Run:-

  • Meet:- 9.30am Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- decided on morning
  • Distance:- 35-40 miles

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Thursday 22nd April, Club Run

  • Meet:6.30pm Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- West Street-Jervis St-Tandragee-Poyntzpass-Tannyoky-Clare-Drumnamether Rd-Markethill Rd-Mahon Rd-Armagh Rd-West Street
  • Distance:- 26 miles
  • Elevation:- 1,241 feet

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Saturday 24th April, Club Run:-

  • Meet:- 9.00am Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- West Street-Gilford-Banbridge-Scarva-Tandragee-Portadown-Garvaghy Rd-Farlough Rd-Greenisland Rd-Maghery-Verners Inn-Clonmore Rd-Moy Rd-Scotch Street-Garvaghy Rd-High St-West Street
  • Distance:- 25/50 miles
  • Elevation:- 2,119 feet
  • Stop:- Portadown
  • Map:- https://www.strava.com/routes/2818959494708401496

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Sunday 25th April, Club Run

  • Meet:- 9.00am Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- West Street-Lurgan-Moira-Red Hills-Dromore-Warringstown-Bleary-Cranny Rd-Portadown-Armagh Rd-Stonebridge-Richhill-Hamiltonsbawn-Markethill-Tandragee-Portadown-West Street
  • Distance:- 30/54 miles
  • Elevation:- 2,739 feet
  • Stop:- Portadown
  • Map:- https://www.strava.com/routes/2818961558576275156

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COVID-19 Restrictions:-

  • Maximum group size - 15 people
  • Social distancing - 1m minimum
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Club Runs w/c 14/12/20 Featured

PCC ROUTES & ACTIVITIES W/C 14TH DECEMBER 2020

 

Good afternoon everyone

 

Fantastic turnout yesterday for our Club Run with two groups of 12 completing a relatively flat 50 miler on a beautiful sunny morning.

 

We have a full schedule of activities this week including our annual FESTIVE SATURDAY run – see details below.

 

Tuesday 15th December:- 7.00pm PCC Zwift

  • Andy Hughes has the details up on Facebook if you want to participate.

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Wednesday 16th December, Davy Gamble’s Knight Riders:-Meet:- 6.30pm Old Pork Market, West Street

  • Route:- Kilvergan Hill-Eastway-Francis Street-Brownlow
  • Distance:- 25-30 miles
  • Elevation:- not much!
  • Lights essential, front & back (working!)

 

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Thursday 17th December, Bun Run:-

  • Meet:- 9.30am Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- decided on morning
  • Distance:- depends on weather and mood!

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Thursday 17th December:- 7.00pm PCC Zwift Team Time Trial – see facebook for details and teams.

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Saturday 19th December- FESTIVE SATURDAY FROM LAWSON’S HEAD O THE ROAD

 

  • 9.30am Lawson’s Pub, Tartaraghan
  • Route:- Lawsons-Clontyview Rd-Moy Rd-left at Ardress Crossroads-Derrycrew Rd-Loughgall-Armagh-Tassagh-Markethill-Mullaghbrack-Marlacoo-Markethill Rd-Mahon Rd-Brownstown Rd-Charles St-Dungannon Rd-Tartaraghan Rd-
  • Distance:- 42.10 miles
  • Elevation:- 2,165 feet
  • Format:- Park/meet at Head O The Road before cycling over to Basil Shiells pub in Tassagh for a light breakfast (Guinness and toast!) and presentation of awards! Cycle back to Head O The Road for lunch (Burger and Chips) and Festive drinkies. We are booked into Shiells for 11.00am and Head O The Road for 1.30/2.00pm – we’ll be outside in a covered and heated area but best to bring a fleece.
  • We need to give Shiells and Lawsons approximate numbers so please confirm by close of play on Wednesday if:-
    • You intend to do the run (will include breakfast stop)
    • You intend to stay for lunch and drinks afterwards (you can come for lunch even if you can’t make the run)
  • Map:- https://www.strava.com/routes/2773226286210786694

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Sunday 20th December, Club/Recovery Run

  • Meet:- 9.00am Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- West Street-Lurgan-Warringstown-Dromore-Ballynahinch Rd-Hillsborough-Culcavy-Upper Ballinderry-Lower Ballinderry-Aghalee-Aghagallon-Annesborough-Kinnegoe Embankment-Charlestown Rd-Seagoe-Bridge St-High St-West Street
  • Distance:- 49.13 miles
  • Elevation:- 2,171 feet
  • Stop:- Hillsborough
  • Map:- https://www.strava.com/routes/2752989685360568366

 

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COVID-19 Restrictions:-

  • Maximum group size - 12 people
  • Social distancing - 1m minimum
  • ABSOLUTELY NO SPITTING!!
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Club Runs w/c 23/11/20 Featured

Well done to everyone who took on Keady Mountain or The Fivemile Hill this weekend – two tough routes. This week’s runs are a bit flatter – by popular demand!! Please also note, Sunday Runs start at 9.00am from now on.

 

Tuesday 24th November:- 7.00pm PCC Zwift

  • Andy Hughes has the details up on Facebook if you want to participate.

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Wednesday 25th November, Davy Gamble’s Knight Riders:-Meet:- 6.30pm Old Pork Market, West Street

  • Route:- Kilvergan Hill-Eastway-Francis Street-Brownlow
  • Distance:- 25-30 miles
  • Elevation:- not much!
  • Lights essential, front & back (working!)

 

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Thursday 26th November, Bun Run:-

  • Meet:- 9.30am Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- decided on morning
  • Distance:- depends on weather and mood!

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Thursday 26th November:- 7.00pm PCC Zwift

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Saturday 28th November, Club Run:-

  • Meet:- 9.00am Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- West Street-Moy Rd-Annaghmore-Tamnamore-Killyman-Dungannon-Eglish Rd-Caledon-Armagh-Loughgall-Portadown-West
  • Distance:- 49.16 miles
  • Elevation:- 2,143 feet
  • Stop:- Caledon
  • Map:- https://www.strava.com/routes/2765698808555446418

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Sunday 29th November, Club Run

  • Meet:- 9.00am Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- West Street-Lurgan-Moira-Hillsborough-Ballygown Rd-Kilntown Rd-Dromore-Banbridge-Gilford-Tandragee-Portadown Rd-Tandragee Rd-Hanover St-West Street
  • Distance:- 47.56 miles
  • Elevation:- 2,447 feet
  • Stop:- Hillsborough or Dromore
  • Map:- https://www.strava.com/routes/2765701304965068946

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COVID-19 Restrictions:-

  • Maximum group size - 12 people
  • Social distancing - 1m minimum
  • ABSOLUTELY NO SPITTING!!
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Club Runs w/c /11/20 Featured

PCC ROUTES & ACTIVITIES W/C 16th NOVEMBER 2020

Good evening everyone

 

Climbing – it’s good for you! Yes folks, after all the fun of the last few weeks we’re having a weekend of hill challenges. Saturday runners will take on Keady Mountain while Sunday Runners will sample the delights of The Fivemile Hill – you’ll all thank me for it in Spring, honestly!

 

Zwift league continues on Tuesday and Thursday, Knight Riders are out on Wednesday evening and Bun Runners are out Thursday morning.

 

So, without further ado, I give you this week’s activities:-

 

Tuesday 17th November:- 7.00pm PCC Zwift

  • Andy Hughes has the details up on Facebook if you want to participate.

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Wednesday 18th November, Davy Gamble’s Knight Riders:-Meet:- 6.30pm Old Pork Market, West Street

  • Route:- Kilvergan Hill-Eastway-Francis Street-Brownlow
  • Distance:- 25-30 miles
  • Elevation:- not much!
  • Lights essential, front & back (working!)

 

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Thursday 19th November, Bun Run:-

  • Meet:- 9.30am Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- decided on morning
  • Distance:- depends on weather and mood!

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Thursday 19th November:- 7.00pm PCC Zwift

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Saturday 21st November, Club Run:-

  • Meet:- 9.00am Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- West Street-Loughgall-Armagh-Keady-Keady Mountain-Newtownhamilton-Markethill-Mullaghbrack-Marlacoo-Markethill Rd-Mahon Rd-Armagh Rd-West Street
  • Distance:- 47.3 miles
  • Elevation:- 2,850 feet
  • Stop:- Keady or Newtownhamilton
  • Map:- https://www.strava.com/routes/2763150951760606550

 

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Sunday 22nd November, Club Run

  • Meet:- 8.30am Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- West Street-Jervis St-Armagh Rd-Mahon Rd-Markethill Rd-Marlacoo-Gosford-Mountnorris-Fivemile Hill-Newry-Rathfriland-Loughbrickland-Scarva-Gilford-Portadown-High St-West Street
  • Distance:- 52.6 miles
  • Elevation:- 3,164 feet
  • Stop:- Newry or Rathfriland
  • Map:- https://www.strava.com/routes/2763154686840033398

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COVID-19 Restrictions:-

  • Maximum group size - 12 people
  • Social distancing - 1m minimum
  • ABSOLUTELY NO SPITTING!!
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Club Runs w/c 9/11/20 Featured

Loads of activities this week, whether you’re a Zwifter, Knight Rider, Bun Runner, Road Rider or Mountain Biker, we’ve got you covered!!

 

We’re having our first Club Mountain Bike Run this Saturday along a few gentle trails at Gosford – more details below. Zwift League also started last week and is proving very popular. If you fancy giving it a go you get a week’s free trial on Zwift – all you need is a turbo trainer, speed sensor and computer/smart phone. Andy Hughes or Andy McClintock should be able to answer any technical queries.

 

Activities for this week:-

 

Tuesday 10th November:- 7.00pm PCC Zwift

  • Andy Hughes has the details up on Facebook if you want to participate.

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Wednesday 11th November, Davy Gamble’s Knight Riders:-Meet:- 6.30pm Old Pork Market, West Street

  • Route:- Kilvergan Hill-Eastway-Francis Street-Brownlow
  • Distance:- 25-30 miles
  • Elevation:- not much!
  • Lights essential, front & back (working!)

 

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Thursday 12th November, Bun Run:-

  • Meet:- 9.30am Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- decided on morning
  • Distance:- 35-40 miles

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Thursday 12th November:- 7.00pm PCC Zwift

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Saturday 14th November, Choice of Two Club Runs:-

  • Mountain Biking
  • Meet:- 9.00am Old Pork Market, West Street or 9.45am Gosford Main Car Park
  • Format:- trail riding at Gosford. You can either meet at the Pork Market at 9.00am and cycle over (Road Riders will be going that way too) or drive over for 9.45am in the main car park. Matt Sinton and Thomas McKew will be leading this one – two groups to cater for all abilities.

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  • Club Road Run
  • Meet:- 9.00am Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Format:- accompanying the Mountain Bikers over to Gosford and then heading on down to Newry via Tannyoky and Tyrones Ditches.
  • Route:- West Street-Fair Green-Armagh Rd-Mahon Rd-Markethill Rd-Marlacoo-Mullaghbrack-Gosford (nip in and see the mountain bikers!)- Tandragee Rd-Tannyoky-Tyrones Ditches-Fiveways-Poyntzpass-Scarva-Banbridge-Peggysloaning-Huntley Rd-Lenaderg-Lawrencetown-Gilford-Portadown-High St-West Street
  • Distance:- 48.4 miles
  • Elevation:- 2,685 feet
  • Stop:- Fiveways, Newry
  • Map:- https://www.strava.com/routes/2760555940717191388

 

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Sunday 15th November, Club Run

  • Meet:- 8.30am Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- West Street-Loughgall-Blackwatertown-Benburb-Rehaghy-Aughnacloy-Carnteel-Greystone-Granville-Dungannon-Swifts-Far Circular Rd-Killyman-Tamnamore-Annaghmore-Scotch Street-Corcrain Rd-West Street
  • Distance:- 52.5 miles
  • Elevation:- 2,560 feet
  • Stop:- Aughnacloy
  • Map:- https://www.strava.com/routes/2760559078858755292

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COVID-19 Restrictions:-

  • Maximum group size - 12 people
  • Social distancing - 1m minimum
  • ABSOLUTELY NO SPITTING!!
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Club Runs w/c 2/11/20 Featured

Activities for this week:-

 

Tuesday 3rd November:- 7.00pm PCC Zwift

  • Andy Hughes has the details up on Facebook if you want to participate.

 

Wednesday 4th November, Davy Gamble’s Knight Riders:-

  • Meet:- 6.30pm Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- Kilvergan Hill-Eastway-Francis Street-Brownlow
  • Distance:- 25-30 miles
  • Elevation:- not much!
  • Lights essential, front & back (working!)

 

 

Thursday 5th November, Bun Run:-

  • Meet:- 9.30am Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- decided on morning
  • Distance:- 35-40 miles

 

Thursday 5th November:- 7.00pm PCC Zwift

 

Saturday 7th November, Club Run:-

  • Meet:- 9.00am Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- West St-Gilford-Banbridge-Flough Rd-Kinallen-Dromara-Ballynahinch-Annahilt-Hillsborough-Ballygowan Rd-Dromore Rd-Mill Hill Rd-Warringstown-Dunkirk Rd-Beary-Killicomaine Rd-High St-West Street
  • Distance:- 56 miles
  • Elevation:- 2,975 feet
  • Stop:- Hillsborough
  • Map:- https://www.strava.com/routes/2758045112527776914

 

Sunday 8th November, Club Run:-

  • Meet:- 8.30am Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- West Street-Brownstown Rd-Mahon Rd-Tandragee-Markethill-Newtownhamilton-Camlough-Newry-Poyntzpass-Scarva-Gilford-Moyallen-High St-West Street
  • Distance:- 50.6 miles
  • Elevation:- 2,900 feet
  • Stop:- Camlough
  • Map:- https://www.strava.com/routes/2758047313128125586

 

COVID-19 Restrictions:-

  • Maximum group size - 12 people
  • Social distancing - 1m minimum
  • ABSOLUTELY NO SPITTING!!
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Club Runs w/c 26/10/20 Featured

Activities for this week:-

 

Tuesday 27th October:- 7.00pm PCC Zwift

  • Andy Hughes has the details up on Facebook if you want to participate.

 

Wednesday 28th October, Davy Gamble’s Knight Riders:-

  • Meet:- 6.30pm Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- four times up Kilvergan last week – think we’ll cut it back a bit for a while!!
  • Distance:- 25-30 miles
  • Elevation:- not much!
  • Lights essential, front & back (working!)

 

 

Thursday 29th October, Bun Run:-

  • Meet:- 9.30am Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- decided on morning
  • Distance:- 35-40 miles

 

Thursday 29th October:- 7.00pm PCC Zwift

 

Saturday 31st October, Club Run (to the coast!):-

  • Meet:- 9.00am Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- West St-Gilford-Scarva-Loughbrickland-Rathfriland-Hilltown-Rostrevor-Warrenpoint-Newry-Poyntzpass-Tandragee-Tandragee Rd-Hanover St-Mandeville St-West Street
  • Distance:- 60 miles
  • Elevation:- 2,923 feet
  • Stop:- Rostrevor
  • Map:- https://www.strava.com/routes/2754400288263789316

 

Sunday 1st November, Club Run:-

  • Meet:- 8.30am Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- West Street-Garvaghy Rd-Drumcree Rd-Farlough Rd-Birches-Peatlands-Tamnamore-Coalisland-Newmills-Donaghmore-Dungannon-Eglish Rd-left onto B130-Benburb-right onto Maydown Rd-Battleford Rd-Armagh-Loughgall-West Street
  • Distance:- 52.7 miles
  • Elevation:- 2,500 feet
  • Stop:- Benburb
  • Map:- https://www.strava.com/routes/2754394160692583656

 

 

COVID-19 Restrictions:-

  • Maximum group size - 12 people
  • Social distancing - 1m minimum
  • ABSOLUTELY NO SPITTING!!
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Club Runs w/c 19/10/20 Featured

What a week we had with seven out on Wednesday evening, 18 Bun Runners on Thursday morning, 23 on the Saturday Club run, 12 on the Sunday Club Run plus the Zwifters on Tuesday and Thursday nights - absolutely fantastic!!!!!

 

Activities for this week:-

 

Tuesday 20th October:- 7.00pm PCC Zwift

  • Andy Hughes has the details up on Facebook if you want to participate.

 

Wednesday 21st October, Davy Gamble’s Knight Riders:-

  • Meet:- 6.30pm Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- three times up Kilvergan last week and apparently four this week!!!!
  • Distance:- 25-30 miles
  • Elevation:- not much!
  • Lights essential, front & back (working!)

 

 

Thursday 22nd October, Bun Run:-

  • Meet:- 9.30am Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- decided on morning
  • Distance:- 35-40 miles

 

Thursday 22nd October:- 7.00pm PCC Zwift

 

Saturday 24th October, Club Run:-

  • Meet:- 9.00am Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- West St-Moy Rd-Moy-Benburb-Caledon-Tynan-Keady-Armagh-Loughgall-West Street
  • Distance:- 55.45 miles
  • Elevation:- 2,734 feet
  • Stop:- Keady
  • Map:- https://www.strava.com/routes/2752935311242874254

 

Sunday 25th October, Club Run:-

  • Meet:- 8.30am Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- West Street-Lurgan-Warringstown-Dromore-Ballynahinch Rd-Hillsborough-Culcavy-Upper Ballinderry-Lower Ballinderry-Aghalee-Aghagallon-Annesborough-Kinnego Embankment-Charlestown Rd-Seagoe-Bridge St-High St-West Street
  • Distance:- 49.13 miles
  • Elevation:- 2,171 feet
  • Stop:- Hillsborough or Upper Ballinderry
  • Map:- https://www.strava.com/routes/2752989685360568366

 

COVID-19 Restrictions:-

  • Maximum group size - 12 people
  • Social distancing - 1m minimum
  • ABSOLUTELY NO SPITTING!!
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Club Runs w/c 12/10/20 Featured

Activities this week:-

 

Tuesday 13th October:- 7.00pm PCC Zwift

  • Andy Hughes has the details up on Facebook if you want to participate.

 

Wednesday 14th October, Davy Gamble’s Knight Riders:-

  • Meet:- 6.30pm Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- normally a loop taking in Kilvergan Hill (x 2)- Eastway-Francis Street-Sloan Street-Brownlow & Roundabouts. It does vary sometimes depending on mood of participants!
  • Distance:- 25-30 miles
  • Elevation:- not much!
  • Lights essential, front & back (working!)

 

 

Thursday 15th October, Bun Run:-

  • Meet:- 9.30am Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- decided on morning
  • Distance:- 35-40 miles

 

Thursday 15th October:- 7.00pm PCC Zwift

 

Saturday 17th October, Club Run:-

  • Meet:- 9.00am Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- West St-Dungannon Rd-Birches-Peatlands-Tamnamore-Killyman-Killyman Rd-Dungannon-Donaghmore-Pomeroy-Tanderagee Rd-Newmills-Stewartstown-Maghery-Greenisland Rd-Farlough Rd-Garvaghy Rd-High St-West Street
  • Distance:- 52.67 miles
  • Elevation:- 2,546 feet
  • Stop:- Yes – To be decided on day
  • Map:- https://www.strava.com/routes/2750048161135016940

 

Sunday 18th October, Club Run:-

  • Meet:- 8.30am Old Pork Market, West Street
  • Route:- West Street-Gilford Rd-Gilford-Scarva-Loughbrickland-Poyntzpass-Tannyoky-Markethill-Coolmillish Rd-Tassagh-Armagh-Hamiltonsbawn-Marlacoo-Markethill Rd-Mahon Rd-Armagh Rd-Mandeville St-West Street
  • Distance:- 50.30 miles
  • Elevation:- 3,175 feet
  • Stop:- Tassagh (Basil Shiels Bar)
  • Map:- https://www.strava.com/routes/2750383890334373070

 

 

COVID-19 Restrictions:-

  • Maximum group size - 12 people
  • Social distancing - 1m minimum
  • ABSOLUTELY NO SPITTING!!
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