***Rescheduled for Saturday 17th November***
New for 2018, the Loop Sportive is a lap of Carlingford Lough that sees cyclists cross between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland using the Scenic Carlingford Ferry.
Participants will take on a 62km route around the scenic shores Carlingford Lough starting and finishing in the Albert Basin, Newry. The route will follow the coastline from Newry to Greenore through the picturesque villages of Omeath and Carlingford. The Scenic Carlingford Ferry will provide a crossing from Greenore to Greencastle. Cyclists will continue their coastal route around the outskirts of Kilkeel, through Rostrevor and Warrenpoint before finishing in Newry.
Entry includes a fully signed route, an event jersey, passage on the Carlingford Scenic Ferry, finishers medals, mobile mechanic and beer from local brewers Mourne Mountain Brewery.