Route for Tuesdays 5 mile handicap race


Meet at 6:30pm at Newcastle Centre for 2 mile warm up.
Start is at Elim Pentecostal Church on Downs Road
Run up Downs Road Towards Slieve Donard Hotel
Run around Slieve Donard Hotel clockwise
Run along Promenade – 1 mile marker at Bridge
Run around Spike at top of promenade
Cross road safely and run through lights, past the Anchor
turn left onto Tullybrannigan Road, then left again onto Shanslieve Drive
2 mile marker just past Greenhill Park
Turn right onto Slievenamaddy Avenue
Turn left onto Spelga Avenue
Turn left at end of Spelga Avenue onto Bryansford Road
Keep going on Bryansford Road to the mini roundabout.
Turn right onto Bryansford Avenue (towards the town) – 3 mile marker is 100 Yards along Bryansford Avenue
On Bryansford Avenue take second left onto Beechfield Park (last left before the traffic lights)
Take first left onto Larchfield Park and follow through to top of Marguerite Avenue.
Turn left at top of Marguerite Avenue and then left again back onto Bryansford Road and go straight through mini roundabout back towards the town
At traffic lights turn left onto Castlewellan Road – Mile marker 4 is at the entrance to Newcastle Primary School
Continue along Castlewellan Road to the finish which is 100 Yards past the traditional Doggy bin finish!!!

Go to O’Hare’s for some refreshments!