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Kinsale Cycle Challenges two routes

May 8th, 2015 11:55 AM

By Southern Star Team

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Kinsale Cycle Challenge

Kinsale Cycle Challenge

By Kieran O’Mahony

IT’S a case of super heroes or heroes for the 6th Kinsale Cycle Challenge organised by Kinsale and Districts Lions Club.

Taking place on Saturday May 9th at 10am, two optional routes are being offered to cyclists for this challenge, which raises funds for a variety of charities, that Kinsale Lions support.

Both routes start from Kinsale Community School at 10am and will take in places like Ballinspittle, Timoleague, Courtmacsherry, The Old Head with lunch being served at Clonakilty GAA.

Registration for the cycle is €35 and cyclists can choose either the 70km Heroes route or the 100km Super Heroes route.

A full complement of support vehicles and traffic marshals will accompany cyclists for the duration of the cycle. This year the club is also supporting the Nepal Earthquake Appeal through funds sent to the Lions International Appeal as well as their other charities, which include Men’s Shed, CUH Children’s Club, Meals and Wheels and Suicide Prevention.

‘If you cannot make the cycle then we are asking people to sponsor our event with a donation however large or small on our combined sponsorship or registration fee charity page,’ said Richard Ennos, President of Kinsale and District Lions Club.

‘If you can join our cycle, we promise you an excellent day’s fun, friendship and cycling in our beautiful West Cork.’

See http://www.mycharity.ie/event/kinsale_lions-cycle_2015 for more information on how to donate.

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