West Clare Challenge 2023
A Cycling Ireland Event
Join us on the 9th of September 2023 for the West Clare Challenge Charity Cycle! Cycling in the beautiful West of Ireland along the Wild Atlantic Way. This will be an unmatched experience that will be sure to thrill any cyclist.
West Clare Charity Cycle
This is a fully sanctioned Cycling Ireland event.
On the 9th of September, join us at our starting point at 9.00am in Kilrush, Co. Clare for the West Clare Challenge Charity Cycle! Suitable for all levels: riders have the choice to cycle a 90km or 125km route along the Loop Head peninsula, raising money for local charities. Our 90km route is e-bike friendly.
Riders will cycle the Atlantic coastline to the most westerly point of County Clare, where views of seabirds, seals and dolphins meets breathtaking views as far as Dingle and Connemara. Riders will also pass Loop Head Lighthouse, an iconic Clare landmark. A rewarding challenge, not to be missed!Routes
This is a fully sanctioned Cycling Ireland event with two routes to choose from; 90km and 125km. The starting point of both routes is L&L Cycles, Place de Plouzane, Kilrush, V15 F407 at 9.00am. Enjoy the comradery and energetic environment as you join hundreds of biking enthusiasts riding along the Wild Atlantic Way.
Suitable for all levels, this route is E-Bike friendly and takes in beautiful views of the Wild Atlantic Way. Preview the route in Strava using the link below. Entry €40 plus booking charge.View in Strava Register
A more challenging distance which takes you along the Loop Head peninsula.
Preview the route in Strava using the link below.
Entry €40 plus booking charge.
Supporting Causes in Co. Clare
We are very proud of our community and we are delighted to be able to support local causes that do amazing work for the people of Clare. All funds raised will be donated to The Lighthouse Project and West Clare Bike Track development fund.
West Clare Bike Track fund
West Clare Cycling Club are raising funds to help promote cycling in Clare by developing an off road Gravel / XC track. It is envisaged that the track will provided a safe a secure location for youths and adults to enjoy the sport.
The Lighthouse Project
The Lighthouse Projects promotes positive mental health and wellbeing within the community of West Clare through a range of activities.Learn More
We need you! We are looking for volunteers to help run this event, as we welcome visitors from all over Ireland to our beautiful community.
The 3 main categories for volunteers are; road marshals, food stops & registration. A pre-event briefing takes place on the day of the cycle. Have fun while helping to raise funds for charities in Clare.
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