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Gaelforce Connemara 2020: Important Pre-race Information

We are days away from Gaelforce Connemara. The good folk at Gaelforce have been working hard trying to keep the event alive and within the parameters of the ever changing Covid 19 Government restrictions.

So, we have put together a quick list of important points that every competitor needs to adhere by.

  1. Each of the 11 waves are 15 minutes apart and contains a maximum of 50 competitors.
  2. You must arrive at Killary 45 minutes before your wave start
  3. Bikes must be racked 30 mins before your race start.
  4. Your car is your base before the race and you should not leave it unless absolutely necessary.
  5. You will be turned away by Covid Officers if you turn up at start line at incorrect time.
  6. You must arrive for briefing which is 7 minutes before the off of your wave.
  7. There is no race registration on the day. You should have received in the post your race numbers etc. If not, contact Killary Gaelforce by phone.

Below is the full race schedule. Please take time to go over this information.

 START TIME   ARRIVE AT KILLARY   PLACE BIKE   BRIEFING START LINE   START   COURSE CLOSES 
 ELITE WAVE  09:00 08:15 08:30 08:53 09:00 16:00
 WAVE 1 09:15 08:30 08:45 09:08 09:15 16:00
 WAVE 2 09:30 08:45 09:00 09:23 09:30 16:00
 WAVE 3 09:45 09:00 09:15 09:38 09:45 16:00
 WAVE 4 10:00 09:15 09:30 09:53 10:00 16:00
 WAVE 5 10:15 09:30 09:45 10:08 10:15 16:00
 WAVE 6 10:30 09:45 10:00 10:23 10:30 16:00
 WAVE 7 10:45 10:00 10:15 10:38 10:45 16:00
 WAVE 8 11:00 10:15 10:30 10:53 11:00 16:00
 WAVE 9 11:15 10:30 10:45 11:08 11:15 16:00
 WAVE 10 11:30 10:45 11:00 11:23 11:30 16:00
 WAVE 11 11:45 11:00 11:15 11:38 11:45 16:00

SEE DETAILED SCHEDULE BELOW.


START TIME 09:00 | ELITE WAVE

08:15 Arrive at Killary to be shown by a Marshall where to park your car. (45 mins before your start time)
08:30 Place your bike in bike transition. Please note bikes must be fully ready to go on the rack. No prepping your bike will be allowed inside the transition. (30 mins before your start time)
08:53 Go to start line for briefing. Start line is across the road from the Centre. (Look for Gantry) (7 mins before your start time)
09:00 Start.
16:00 Course closed at 4pm. You will not be allowed to do final run and kayak section 4 hours after your start time.
There is no prize giving this year, please pick up your prize in the Dome at the back of the centre.

START TIME 09:15 | WAVE 1

08:30 Arrive at Killary to be shown by a Marshall where to park your car. (45 mins before your start time)
08:45 Place your bike in bike transition. Please note bikes must be fully ready to go on the rack. No prepping your bike will be allowed inside the transition. (30 mins before your start time)
09:08 Go to start line for briefing. Start line is across the road from the Centre. (Look for Gantry) (7 mins before your start time)
09:15 Start.
16:00 Course closed at 4pm. You will not be allowed to do final run and kayak section 4 hours after your start time.
There is no prize giving this year, please pick up your prize in the Dome at the back of the Centre.

START TIME 09:30 | WAVE 2

08:45 Arrive at Killary to be shown by a Marshall where to park your car. (45 mins before your start time)
09:00 Place your bike in bike transition. Please note bikes must be fully ready to go on the rack. No prepping your bike will be allowed inside the transition. (30 mins before your start time)
09:23 Go to start line for briefing. Start line is across the road from the Centre. (Look for Gantry) (7 mins before your start time)
09:30 Start.
16:00 Course closed at 4pm. You will not be allowed to do final run and kayak section 4 hours after your start time.
There is no prize giving this year, please pick up your prize in the Dome at the back of the Centre.

START TIME 09:45 | WAVE 3

09:00 Arrive at Killary to be shown by a Marshall where to park your car. (45 mins before your start time)
09:15 Place your bike in bike transition. Please note bikes must be fully ready to go on the rack. No prepping your bike will be allowed inside the transition. (30 mins before your start time)
09:38 Go to start line for briefing. Start line is across the road from the Centre. (Look for Gantry) (7 mins before your start time)
09:45 Start.
16:00 Course closed at 4pm. You will not be allowed to do final run and kayak section 4 hours after your start time.
There is no prize giving this year, please pick up your prize in the Dome at the back of the Centre.

START TIME 10:00 | WAVE 4

09:15 Arrive at Killary to be shown by a Marshall where to park your car. (45 mins before your start time)
09:30 Place your bike in bike transition. Please note bikes must be fully ready to go on the rack. No prepping your bike will be allowed inside the transition. (30 mins before your start time)
09:53 Go to start line for briefing. Start line is across the road from the Centre. (Look for Gantry) (7 mins before your start time)
10:00 Start.
16:00 Course closed at 4pm. You will not be allowed to do final run and kayak section 4 hours after your start time.
There is no prize giving this year, please pick up your prize in the Dome at the back of the centre.

START TIME 10:15 | WAVE 5

09:30 Arrive at Killary to be shown by a Marshall where to park your car. (45 mins before your start time)
09:45 Place your bike in bike transition. Please note bikes must be fully ready to go on the rack. No prepping your bike will be allowed inside the transition. (30 mins before your start time)
10:08 Go to start line for briefing. Start line is across the road from the Centre. (Look for Gantry) (7 mins before your start time)
10:15 Start.
16:00 Course closed at 4pm. You will not be allowed to do final run and kayak section 4 hours after your start time.
There is no prize giving this year, please pick up your prize in the Dome at the back of the Centre.

START TIME 10:30 | WAVE 6

09:45 Arrive at Killary to be shown by a Marshall where to park your car. (45 mins before your start time)
10:00 Place your bike in bike transition. Please note bikes must be fully ready to go on the rack. No prepping your bike will be allowed inside the transition. (30 mins before your start time)
10:23 Go to start line for briefing. Start line is across the road from the Centre. (Look for Gantry) (7 mins before your start time)
10:30 Start.
16:00 Course closed at 4pm. You will not be allowed to do final run and kayak section 4 hours after your start time.
There is no prize giving this year, please pick up your prize in the Dome at the back of the Centre.

START TIME 10:45 | WAVE 7

10:00 Arrive at Killary to be shown by a Marshall where to park your car. (45 mins before your start time)
10:15 Place your bike in bike transition. Please note bikes must be fully ready to go on the rack. No prepping your bike will be allowed inside the transition. (30 mins before your start time)
10:38 Go to start line for briefing. Start line is across the road from the Centre. (Look for Gantry) (7 mins before your start time)
10:45 Start.
16:00 Course closed at 4pm. You will not be allowed to do final run and kayak section 4 hours after your start time.
There is no prize giving this year, please pick up your prize in the Dome at the back of the Centre.

START TIME 11:00 | WAVE 8

10:15 Arrive at Killary to be shown by a Marshall where to park your car. (45 mins before your start time)
10:30 Place your bike in bike transition. Please note bikes must be fully ready to go on the rack. No prepping your bike will be allowed inside the transition. (30 mins before your start time)
10:53 Go to start line for briefing. Start line is across the road from the Centre. (Look for Gantry) (7 mins before your start time)
11:00 Start.
16:00 Course closed at 4pm. You will not be allowed to do final run and kayak section 4 hours after your start time.
There is no prize giving this year, please pick up your prize in the Dome at the back of the centre.

START TIME 11:15 | WAVE 9

10:30 Arrive at Killary to be shown by a Marshall where to park your car. (45 mins before your start time)
10:45 Place your bike in bike transition. Please note bikes must be fully ready to go on the rack. No prepping your bike will be allowed inside the transition. (30 mins before your start time)
11:08 Go to start line for briefing. Start line is across the road from the Centre. (Look for Gantry) (7 mins before your start time)
11:15 Start.
16:00 Course closed at 4pm. You will not be allowed to do final run and kayak section 4 hours after your start time.
There is no prize giving this year, please pick up your prize in the Dome at the back of the Centre.

START TIME 11:30 | WAVE 10

10:45 Arrive at Killary to be shown by a Marshall where to park your car. (45 mins before your start time)
11:00 Place your bike in bike transition. Please note bikes must be fully ready to go on the rack. No prepping your bike will be allowed inside the transition. (30 mins before your start time)
11:23 Go to start line for briefing. Start line is across the road from the Centre. (Look for Gantry) (7 mins before your start time)
11:30 Start.
16:00 Course closed at 4pm. You will not be allowed to do final run and kayak section 4 hours after your start time.
There is no prize giving this year, please pick up your prize in the Dome at the back of the Centre.

START TIME 11:45 | WAVE 11

11:00 Arrive at Killary to be shown by a Marshall where to park your car. (45 mins before your start time)
11:15 Place your bike in bike transition. Please note bikes must be fully ready to go on the rack. No prepping your bike will be allowed inside the transition. (30 mins before your start time)
11:38 Go to start line for briefing. Start line is across the road from the Centre. (Look for Gantry) (7 mins before your start time)
11:45 Start.
16:00 Course closed at 4pm. You will not be allowed to do final run and kayak section 4 hours after your start time.
There is no prize giving this year, please pick up your prize in the Dome at the back of the Centre.

For further race information, please refer to emails sent by Killary Gaelforce and their website too.

Have a safe and wonderful day.

It’s great to be back!

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