Cyclists Encouraged To Take Part In Event For Down Syndrome Kerry

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Gearing up for this years 3 Peak Challenge, Kevin Murphy Chairperson Killarney Cycling Club – centre, Niamh Cronin and James Doyle Down Syndrome Kerry Denis Cronin, committee member Down Syndrome KerryFiona O’Donoghue, Anne Marie Houlihan and Lisa Barton, members of Killarney Cycling Club.

CYCLING enthusiasts are encouraged to saddle up for Down Syndrome Kerry in partnership with Killarney Cycling Club on Saturday, 15th June, 2024 for this year’s Three Peaks Challenge.

The event, the only one day cycle event Down Syndrome Kerry is associated with this year, promises to be a fabulous day of cycling and fun.

Chairperson of Killarney Cycling Club, Kevin Murphy said, “we will guarantee  plenty of laughs and refreshments along the way, there are two routes available; 100km or 75km, to meet all abilities, covering some of the most beautiful landscapes in Ireland. This is the perfect warm-up for anyone thinking of doing the Ring of Kerry cycle this year or anybody looking for a really well run sportive with great craic compulsory.

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The 100km route challenges the stronger cyclists and the 75km route gives cyclists the chance to become familiar with Moll’s Gap which is part of the Ring of Kerry route.

The cycle sets out from Killarney, heading out the Cork Road. The 75km route (one peak) turns right at Loo Bridge for Kilgarvan and onto Kenmare, while the 100km route, (three peaks) heads over the county bounds to Ballyvourney, onto The Top of Coom and then Kenmare.

Both routes continue on over Moll’s Gap, passing through the picturesque Ladies’ View and back into Killarney, where all participants will be treated to a burger and drink at the finish line.

All cyclists who register online will be entered into a raffle for some great spot prizes kindly donated by our sponsors, winners collecting their prize at the finish line.

Funds raised from this cycle will help Down Syndrome to continue to provide vital services such as speech and language therapy, occupational therapy and job coaching to their members.

You can register for the cycle which is €40 for Cycling Ireland members, €20 for accompanied under 16’s on event master:- https://eventmaster.ie/event/dW04CnGSwV

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