Cycling Challenges

On Your Bike for The Down Syndrome Centre!

There are some fantastic cycling events on offer around the world for those of you looking for an exciting challenge! We have included a few through the links below.

Please contact Emma for support if you are interested in taking on a cycling challenge for The Down Syndrome Centre on (01) 661 8000 emma@downsyndromecentre.ie

Irish Cycling Events

The Great Dublin Bike Ride

The Great Dublin Bike Ride will be held in September 2019, and will feature two courses for the big day! Tune up your bike and cycle for The Down Syndrome Centre. Everyday Hero makes it easy to register for the cycle while fundraising for The Down Syndrome Centre. More info here

International Cycling Events

Coast to Coast Cycle Costa Rica

Pedal your way 500km from the Pacific to the Caribbean! Cycle from the ocean’s aquamarine waters to the lush, green of the rainforest – Costa Rica provides a stunning backdrop for this awesome adventure.Mother Nature has endowed the country with a virtual treasure trove of white sand beaches, tropical rainforest and a myriad of rare flora and fauna, spread between the Pacific and Caribbean. This breathtaking bike ride encompasses traditional Costa Rican farmlands, bustling colonial cities, stunning mountain ranges, smouldering volcanoes and tropical Caribbean lowlands. More info here

London to Paris Bike Ride

The London to Paris Bike Ride is an awesome cycling challenge and is by far one of the best fundraising events in Europe, attracting hundreds of riders each year and raising thousands for charities nationwide. Spend 4 days in the saddle, cycling 311 miles from capital to capital. More info here

Cycle India

If you enjoy exploring on a bike, India is a wonderful place to head to. It’s a destination that conjures up vibrant and intoxicating imagery of vivid colours and intricate architecture. Add this to a rich culture and an epic history and you can see why it really does have something to offer everyone.
By taking part in this charity ride you get to experience this wonderful country from a totally unique perspective, make new friends, and raise money for a great cause at the same time. More info here


Euro City Cycle – Link 3 Capitals by Bike

300 miles in 3 countries to 3 capitals – London, Amsterdam and Brussels. This superb bike ride caters for every level of cyclist. This event will see you cover approximately 300 miles with 4 days in the saddle, and takes in the rolling countryside of Essex, the plains of Holland and the sleepy lanes of Belgium. More info here

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