Cycling: Errigal International Youth Tour race director James Harkin oversees rise of top event

Cycling

The race director of next weekend’s Errigal International Youth Tour has said the cycling event is going from strength-to-strength.

The top class event has been expertly marshalled by race director James Harkin, who has today outlined the details of the prestigious event, which takes place next Saturday and Sunday and is sure to attract huge crowds of spectators.

There will be 240 riders across three age groups (under-12, under-14, and under-16) with riders from Ireland, England, Scotland, the Isle of Man, France, Malta, Belgium, and South Africa.

There are 4 stages:
Stage 1 - road race, Saturday at 1pm, in Churchill;
Stage 2 - individual Time Trial, Sunday 8am, from Larkins of Newmills;
Stage 3 - road race, Sunday at 2pm, in Churchill;
Stage4  - criterium, Monday 9.30am, in Letterkenny.

James was speaking with Sunday Sport presenter Myles Gallagher…