DONEGAL GETS INTO GEAR FOR NATIONAL BIKE WEEK

first_imgBike Week 2013 takes place between the 15 – 23rd June with a range of events planned to suit everyone – and Donegal is getting into gear for the event.A series of events will take place in the county.“Bike Week is about participation and the enjoyment of cycling and once again building a cycling culture across the country,” said Deirdre O’Toole from Active Donegal. “Bike week is about all 32 counties hosting events to get everyone cycling, so dust down your rothar and join the fun for Bike Week 2013.“As part of the Ten Town 10k cycle events Letterkenny Town will host a fun cycle event at the Letterkenny Institute of Technology from 12pm – 3pm on Sunday 16th June, this will include a 10k fun cycle around Letterkenny town, cycle skills challenges, bike maintenance and fitting, music and barbeque.”The Letterkenny event is coordinated by Four Masters CC with the support of Letterkenny Town Council and Donegal Sports Partnership.Similar event will take place across County Donegal hosted by local cycle clubs and community sports organisations. Everyone is encouraged to come along and enjoy these events in Buncrana (15th June), Donegal Town, Glenties & Letterkenny (16th June), Carndonagh (17th June), Falcarragh (18th June), Fahan (21st June), Rathmullan (22nd June), Dungloe (30th June) and Stranorlar (5th July). The Tri-County Challenge, part of the Bike Week 2013 festival, will take place on Saturday 22nd June and offers cyclists the choice of 80 mile, 40 mile or 10 mile routes through Derry~Londonderry, Donegal and Tyrone.The cross-border charity ride is being organised by Sustrans, Donegal Sports Partnership and local clubs Foyle, Four Masters, North Pole and Strabane-Lifford CC.Online registration has begun at www.tricountychallenge.eventbrite.co.uk with a minimum registration fee for adults (£20), children (£10) or families of four (£30). All participants will receive an event t-shirt, cyclist goody bag and lunch/refreshments on the day.Further information and event details will be posted on www.activedonegal.com or www.bikeweek.ie or by contacting Donegal Sports Partnership @ 074 9116078 / 16079 DONEGAL GETS INTO GEAR FOR NATIONAL BIKE WEEK was last modified: June 7th, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:DONEGAL GETS INTO GEAR FOR NATIONAL BIKE WEEKlast_img