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An Post Series

An Post Series

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Get on Your Bike This Summer with An Post Cycle Series

 

This summer set yourself a challenge, why not target the An Post Cycle Series.  This is a fairly unique event in that you can do each of the events individually, or you can sign up for all five.  It's completely up to you. The beauty of the series is that no matter what your fitness or ability is at the beginning of the series, you can enter an event that is achievable, and then progressively increase the distance over the summer.


With roughly one event a month until September, the series is spread around the country, with a location within shot for most Irish cyclists. Check out the different events below: 



An Post Yeats Tour of Sligo

When: Saturday April 30th and Sunday May 1st 2016
Where: County Sligo
Distances: 2km (6-8 years), 10km (9years +), 60km, 100km and 160km

Why go:
Family fun for everyone on Saturday, with the shorter cycles, and a BMX display, cycling acrobatics, Dr. Bike, a cycle skills challenge, music, fun activities and more. 

 

Stunning scenery from majestic mountains to spectacular sea views along with picturesque country scenery and rural villages.

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An Post Tour de Burren

When: June 18th 2016
Where: North County Clare
Distances: 10km, 62km, 110km, 160km


Why go:
Family route with refreshments, stunning scenery exploring all that North Clare has to offer, including a stop off in Father Ted's house for those on the longer route. Join the Irish Paracycling Team on the route, as they are ambassadors for this event.


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An Post Meath Heritage Cycle Tour 2016
 
When:
Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th July 2016
Where: County Meath
Distances: 11km, 50km, 100km, 160km

Why go: Explore on two wheels some of Ireland's most famous roads, in a county steeped in ancient history, including the Hill of Tara. Fun for the family includes a family loop around Trim.




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The Sean Kelly Tour of Waterford
 
When: Saturday August 20th and Sunday August 21st 2016
Where: County Waterford
Distances: 12km, 50km, 100km, 160km

Why go: The event came about as a tribute to Waterford cycling legend Sean Kelly, Join 1500 riders on the Kelly Spin, a family group cycle, take in the stunning scenery along the River Blackwater, the beautiful Mahon Falls or the spectacular coastline.



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The An Post Rebel Tour of Cork


When: Saturday 10th September 2016
Where: West Cork and Kerry 
Distances: TBC 

Why go: The scenery in this part of Ireland is some of the best in the country, view the spectacular coastlines from the Healy Pass, which spans counties Cork and Kerry, enjoy the Caha mountain range, and take park in the fun family cycle.



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Further details on each of the events can be found HERE


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