Sport Ireland, in conjunction with Cycling Ireland has teamed up with the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Dublin City Council, Healthy Ireland and Fingal County Council for the Great Dublin Bike Ride, which will be held on the 23rd September in Dublin. It is a bike ride for all abilities novice to expert. 70km or 105km routes. This event will be a flagship event in Ireland for the European Week of Sport.
On the 23 September 2018, up to 7,000 riders will set out from Merrion Square to take part in the Great Dublin Bike Ride. The event will offer a 70km route for those looking for a slightly less strenuous day in the saddle and a challenging 105km route for experienced riders.
The event is not open to anyone under the age of 16.
Your start pen will depend on your start number – BLUE (105k), GREEN (70k).
All participants will set off from Merrion Square in waves as per your start number colour.
More detailed information on waves and load in time procedures will be shared with all participants in advance of the event.
Sandymount or ‘Spookymount’ is an ideal location being walking distance from the center of Dublin. And the course is laid out in long straight flat lines making it ‘racer’ friendly.
There are two distances to suit all levels of fitness. A 5km single lap or a 10km double lap. The course is a single loop starting and finishing beside Clanna Gael GAA club. Entries are limited so don’t leave it too late to enter! This is an annual SELL OUT race.
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