Northern Combine
Race 2: Jack McDonough Memorial

Sat, 18 Apr 2015
Scratch (2015)
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 6:00 PM AEST
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Jack McDonough began his cycling career in 1947 with the Brunswick Amateurs. Within three years he had launched into a professional riding career with the Coburg Cycling Club.

The man nicknamed "Mountain Goat" rode 16 Sun Tours, is best remembered for his efforts in leading the 1957 Tour for 7 days before loosing the leaders yellow jersey to the legendary Russell Mockeridge on the final day. He eventually finished third, but still won the KOM.

In 1970 he joined the Victorian Pedal Club where he taught children the basics of cycling and road safety for more than 20 years.

Jack was a life member of the Coburg Pedal Club, Victorian Pedal Club, Coburg Cycling Club and League of Victorian Wheelmen (now CSV) and on the Sun Tour organising committee for more than 10 years.

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9:00 Registration Open
10:00 Race Start


Kyneton Showgrounds (184 - 194 Mollison St, Kyneton).


Exit Calder Freeway at 2nd Kyneton turnoff "Kyneton / Heathcote C326" Exit. At the large roundabout shortly after exiting, take the second exit to Beauchamp St and continue to the T intersection with Mollison St. Turn left onto Mollison St and enter the Showgrounds via the main entrance (approx 100m after turning onto Mollison St).


Kyneton Showgrounds (184 - 194 Mollison St, Kyneton).


Kyneton Showgrounds (184 - 194 Mollison St, Kyneton).

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