The Orwell 1000 - 2021


The Orwell 1000 will take place on Friday 27th August 2021.

The route will start and finish at Joe Daly Cycles with a start time of 06:00 am though the shop will open from 05:30 am when toilets, changing room and bag storage will be available. Bags may be collected on completion of the route.

The 1,000 km route is based broadly on combining 3 traditional audax routes into a single 1,000 km route in the following order:


1. Virginia 300:


2. National 400:


3. Midlands 300:

Please note that the final route may deviate from the traditional routes shown above.

Finalised route sheets and GPS files will be emailed to participants prior to the event.

The time limit for completing the event is 75 hours.



Entry is available exclusively through EVENTMASTER via the link below:

The closing date for entries is Friday 20th August 2021.


The following are mandatory in order to participate in the event:

Cycling Ireland Licence, helmet and good lights. 

A One-day licence is available through EVENTMASTER for those riders who do not have 

a Cycling Ireland licence.


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