The Lough Key Classic cycling sportive took place in Boyle on Sunday May 15th.
The weather was favorable for the event with nearly 200 riders signing on for the two challenging distances.
Three organisations will benefit from the Classic – namely Boyle Scouts, Boyle Family Resource Centre Food Bank and the Mayo Roscommon Hospice.
The event would not have been possible without the assistance of a large number of people to whom Curlieu Wheelers cycling club is gratefully indebted and would like to thank hereunder:
All the cyclists who came to Boyle and participated: Gardai in Boyle and Ballymote with special thanks to Superintendent Tom Colsh, Inspector Frank Egan, Sergeant Maura McGarry, Sergeant Deirdre Coleman, Garda Tanya Murrihy, Garda Enda Keane: Roscommon Co Co, Sligo Co Co: David Harding and Abbey College: Langan’s Fruit and Veg: Kieran Roddy Catering: Michael Finn, Mark Finn, Enda Madden and Gary Beirne: Catering Staff – Helen, Veronica, Betty, Monica, Caroline, Olivia and Noleen: all who brought food: ladies who assisted at registration: Keith Conroy Crystal Clear: Boyle Scouts: Joe Conroy: Spool Factory (for meetings): Order of Malta: Local Media: all who took photographs and drone footage: Patricia Golden and staff in King House: Boyle Sports Complex committee: Connacht Cycling: Liam McNamara for traffic control at the Complex and finally all the club members and non club members and local people who acted as marshals and assisted on the day.
Work has already commenced on the 2023 Lough Key Classic.