Venue: Ballinastoe Woods 

Ballinastoe kicks off 2018, setting of the infamous Blast, the 2013 National Championships and home to some of the most exhilarating trails on the east coast. Ballinastoe boasts some of the longest stages in the country and yet has some of the shortest transitions. The trails offer a great challange for all levels of rider, between technichial ability and pedal power, the faster you go, the harder it gets! Over the years the trails have been adjusted and climbs reduced, feeding the gravity back into the stages. If you haven't tried Enduro racing before, then this could be the one for you. Check out the action from last year below. 

Information

Online entry only here.

Entry fee €57.50

Day Licence: €20

Timing chip deposit: €20

Parking: €2 per day 

Facilities: Catering, toilets,bike wash, bike repair

No camping on site.

Rules: please read here.

Spectators

Live DJ

Full catering

Spectator route map

Directions

Ballinastoe Woods is located just 35 minutes from Dublin Airport and only 25 minutes from Dun Loaghaire ferry port. GPS coordinates 53.107217,-6.217489. 

DAILY SCHEDULE

Saturday:

Registration 09.00 - 14.00

Open Practice 09.00 - 15.30

Sunday:

Registration 09.00 - 11.00

Pro Men 12:00

Top 55 riders 09.30 - 09.50

Main Race Start: Wave 1 at  10:00

Cut off: leave lunch stop 2.5hrs after your start

Awards Ceremony 16.30

Note: Practice ban starts the previous Friday at 10pm