Major cycling race to arrive in Cookstown on Sunday after weather abandonment

Race leader Damien Shaw, Team Asea, leads a group of riders on the category one climb of Spelga Dam
Race leader Damien Shaw, Team Asea, leads a group of riders on the category one climb of Spelga Dam

Elite cyclists from around the world are expected to arrive in Cookstown on Sunday in the biggest annual bike race of the year.

The second stage of the AmberGreen Energy Tour of Ulster was abandoned in Co Down due the heavy rain and treacherous conditions on Saturday.

However the race will continue and will spend two days in Cookstown.

Monday is a special circuit race on the May Day Holiday where there will be an activity fun day for all of the family in the centre of Cookstown and a great opportunity to see the cyclists in action.

Stage 4 -Cookstown – William Street – Orritor Road – Tulnacross Road – Flo Road – Omagh Road – Tullagh Road – Fairhill Road – James Street – William Street – Cookstown.