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2016 Event Info
This years MAIN HQ for registeration and for the food hall/showers afterwards is Midleton Rugby Club on the Dungourney Road which is 600 metres off the Main Street.
Midleton Rugby Club - First 100 vehicles
Irish Distillers, Distillery Staff/Public Car Park, Across the road from Rugby Club - 150 vehicles
Midleton Irish Rail Car Park, both car parks North and South of the line off MILL ROAD, 1 KM from start.
There are plenty of other places around the town where you can leave your car and cycle to the Registeration.
WHAT IS THE TOUR DE CURE 2016 - Saturday MAY 7th - START: 08.30AM Midleton Rugby Club Grounds
INFORMATION FOR DAY
New Registrations: You can now register for the event on Friday 4pm-7pm or on the day from Saturday morning after 7am to 8.30am. The event will begin at 8.30am. All riders are asked to be within the grounds of the Midleton Rugby Club. You will be given a NUMBER for your handlebar.
Pre-Registered Entrants: Please sign in, from Friday 4pm-7pm or on Saturday morning 7am to 8.30am. You will be given a number and the reg tables will be on Surname Basis.
Please stay on your own side of the road and normal road safety rules apply. You are responsible for your own safety so take care. Food stops are located in LISMORE and afterwards at the Rugby Club where there will be showers available.
The 'STEPHEN ROCHE TOUR DE CURE' is a ride for hope and is one of the largest Cycling Sportifs in Ireland. On Saturday May 7th 2016, it is 8 years old. This cycling sporting event has had over 12,000 participants since 2009, has raised over 250,000 euro for specific partner charities and counts one of Ireland's sporting greats, Stephen Roche as its ambassador and supporter.
We thank everyone for supporting over the years and hope that you will come again to Midleton.
In 2016, the event has 2 routes on offer which are named The Johnson & Johnson 'Double Vee' 160 and The VeloRevolution 100.
This years MAIN HQ for registeration and for the food hall afterwards is Midleton Rugby Club.
Below are some videos of the event in the past to get you going. There are more on the MEDIA-Video Page.
The TOUR DE CURE leisure routes offer 2 distances which have been specifically selected (see them here) and updated over the years as riders have gotten fitter. These loop through the beautiful East Cork, Waterford and South Tipperary Counties. The distances are The Johnson & Johnson 'Double Vee' 160km or The VeloRevolution 100km on Saturday May 7th 2016 to cycle with a legend Stephen Roche, one of Ireland's sporting greats.
Over 50 volunteers help run the event, please respect them on the day.