Croí, the heart and stroke charity, is thrilled to announce that registration is now open for the 2023 Croí Corrib Charity Cycle.
The starting point for the cycle makes a very welcome comeback to Galway City this year. Starting at Dangan Sports Pavilion and finishing at Croí Heart & Stroke Centre, Moyola Lane in Newcastle, Galway. Registration is now open at www.croi.ie
By registering you will help support Croí in the fight against heart disease and stroke – all funds raised will go directly to supporting Croí services, with thanks to the event’s primary sponsor, Corrib Oil, who have supported this event since the very first cycle in 1995.
Cyclists will have two scenic routes to choose from, which will suit all abilities:
107km route: Departs from Dangan Sports Facility Carpark (adjacent to NUIG), via Moycullen, Spiddal, Rossaveal, Maam Cross, Oughterard, Moycullen, and finishes back in Croí House, Newcastle, Galway City.
47km route: Departs from Dangan Sports Facility Carpark (adjacent to NUIG), via Moycullen, Oughterard, back through Moycullen, and finishes at Croí House, Newcastle, Galway City.
Christine Flanagan, Director of Fundraising at Croí, said “We are delighted to bring the cycle back home to Galway City. We appreciate the loyalty shown by the cyclists who return year after year to take part in aid of Croí – this cycle is synonymous with Croí and one of our longest-running events. All funds raised are vitally important to us to ensure that we can continue our work at Croí and will help us to keep delivering our lifesaving programmes and continue the fight against heart disease and stroke.”
Eugene Dalton, CEO, Corrib Oil said: “Corrib Oil is proud to be supporting the Croí Corrib Cycle since its inception in 1995. Croí provide such valuable supports to the community, and as a community service supplier, we are delighted to play a part in helping them in their mission. We look forward to welcoming everyone back to Galway for what will be another great event”.
The registration fee is €55, and all participants will receive a special souvenir T-shirt, as well as full route support, mechanical support, and food throughout the day, including a post-event burger and party at the finish point at Croí Heart & Stroke Centre in Newcastle. Registrants who raise an additional €50 or more will receive a limited edition Croí Corrib Charity Cycle Jersey and will be in with a chance to win a bike worth over €1000, courtesy of Westside Cycles!
Register today at www.croi.ie/cycle