Sunday 19 January 2020

Ballisodare cycling club's couch to 50k

With all the talk about New Year's resolutions and if you are not sure where to start, Ballisodare Bay Cycling Club may have the ideal solution.

Do you wish to get out, get fit and see around the countryside? Come along and join them for their couch to 50k.

The club has a new programme for complete beginners or people wishing to start back on their bikes.

This course runs for 8 weeks. It will get you confident on your bike and learn about safety and group cycling.

The starting date is Sunday, January 12th at 10am from Abbey Drive Community Centre in Ballisodare.

The distances are; 10km local loop, 10km local loop, 20km spin to Coolaney, 25km out and back to Strandhill, 27km Strandhill loop, 33km out and back to Dromahair, 38km loop to Ballymote and a 50km loop around Lough Gill. The requirements are a roadworthy bike, helmet, basic bike handling, Cycling Ireland membership and you must be over 18 to take part.

If you wish to find out more about the couch to 50k, you can email the organisers on

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