Wicklow 200 Cycling Challenge


The Wicklow 200 is a non-competitive one-day cycle ride that takes place every June and attracts over 3000 cyclists from many different countries. Established in 1982 the Wicklow 200, as the name suggests, covers over 200 kilometres around Co. Wicklow, taking in most of the famous hills that have made Wicklow a major international cycling destination over the years.

The shorter Wicklow 100 Challenge takes place on the same day, and shares most of its route with the Wicklow 200.

The Wicklow 200 is famous for its relaxed, friendly and welcoming atmosphere and superb organisation.

The event has been organised each year since it started in 1982 by the Irish Veteran Cyclists Association.

Taking part in the “Wicklow 200” (200km) or the shorter “Wicklow 100” (100km) is taking part in one of the best cycling challenges in Ireland. This very popular event which is on it’s 37th year, incorporates some of the most difficult mountains in Co. Wicklow  and the most breathtaking scenic roads in the whole of Ireland.

Along the way we will have water, food and repair stops at points to be confirmed. Also our roving repair vehicles who travel on the circuit are always delighted to assist in the event of a mechanical problem. At the end of the day you will be rewarded with a medal for completing the event, along with food, tea and coffee.

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