FRIDAY, 30TH AUGUST
7am- 10am - Cycle Start Area Open, Citywest Hotel, Car Park
Participants must arrive with their baggage during this time. We advise that you arrive and depart as early as possible.
Please note that this year we expect far less que's as you will simply sign your insurance waiver, hand over the baggage and depart immediately. There will be no mass start or waiting around for everyone to arrive. The party will start at Stradbally where runners and cyclists will unite in the welcome area!
Should you arrive later than 10am we will not be able to transport your baggage to the festival and you may not be able to collect your ticket
8am - Runners check in and bus boarding open
9am - Runners Depart by bus for Athy
8am - 1pm - Rest Area in Ballymore Eustace Open
The fabulous show rooms at Country Kitchens will be hosting a fruity party in partnership with The Fruit People at the first rest area. There will be plenty of tea, coffee, fruit and snacks to keep you going on the bikes.
10am-2pm - Rest Area Open in Athy
The GAA club in Athy will host the rest area with plenty of green space to pan out and enjoy a sandwhich and a well deserved cold drink
11am - Runners will get off the bus here for a quick snack, stretch and toilet break
11.30am - Runners will depart by bus and after 3km participants will get off the bus and run the remaining 10km to arrive at the Tour de Picnic Welcome Area
11.30am - Welcome area open at Electric Picnic site in Stradbally, welcome party begins and lasts throughout the day. There will be a BBQ, DJ, Chill out area, Massage, Baggage Collection, Photo Booths, Free Goodies, Bike Racking
MONDAY, 2ND SEPTEMBER
Bikes are loaded throughout the weekend and made available for collection until 9pm on Monday, 2 September. After this time any remaining bikes will be donated to charity.