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Atlantic Gold Coast “Pedal Challenge”
July 22 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm| €45
One of Ireland’s toughest and challenging charity cycle around the Dingle Peninsula along the Wild Atlantic Way.
In aid of the Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation.
Two events on the day, main cycling challenge of 79km taking in the Conor Pass, Dingle, Inch and Bothar na gCloch.
A Family cycle for the young enthusiasts around the local area of Cloghane.
Food and refreshments on route and in O Connor’s Bar on completion.
Starting in Cloghane Village to Dingle via the scenic Conor Pass.
Following the N86 to Inch turning left onto Bothar na gCloch through to Camp village.
Cycling west along the R560 back to the finish line at Cloghane Village bypassing Castlegregory and Stradbally Villages.
In total the cycle is 76.3 km with an estimated cycling time of 5 hours with breaks 6 hours.
The views from the Conor Pass are amazing but the challenge to this event is Bothar na gCloch with a distance of 8.5 km.
A steep ascend of 3 km which raises to 289 metres with a decline of 5.5 km along a windy, narrow old bog road which is very suitable for cycling.
Take a breather at the top and soak in the stunning views, looking ahead to the magnificent Tralee Bay and behind to the breath taking views of Inch beach and South Kerry. making this challenge well worth the effort.
The number of places for the main cycle are limited to 200 so be sure to register early.
If you are a family who enjoy cycling we shall also be holding a smaller family cycle which will travel around the local area
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