Ulster Cycling News

Entry Open for Omagh’s Alzheimers Charity Cycle

The hard working Omagh Wheelers never rest on their laurels and this year they are hosting a very important cycle  for the Alzheimers Society for Northern Ireland  on the 15th May 2016. Omagh Wheelers would like to see as many riders as possible come out and support this worthy cause. See information below via press release.

20:20 Cycle 2016
The Alzheimer’s Society plan to launch the first year of their 20:20 cycle in Northern Ireland, the concept of which is based on; 20,000 miles for 20,000 people with dementia in Northern Ireland’.

The event takes place on Sunday 15th May 2015 which marks the first day of Dementia Awareness Week 2016 and is being hosted by Omagh Wheelers CC

The key message is of Dementia Awareness week is ‘Confronting Dementia’. We want people to confront their worries by addressing dementia directly, by feeling more empowered to express their fears and do something about it.

The event takes place as follows:
Date: Sunday 15th May 2016
Where: Youth Sport,
Killyclogher Rd, Omagh BT79 7NZ
Time: 9.30am start

There are 5 options on the day offering the opportunity for all cycling abilities to take part in the event in the accumulation of the 20,000 miles.

  1. 30 miles route
  2. 50 miles route
  3. 70 miles route
  4. Static Bikes
  5. Track with bikes supplied

The 30, 50 & 70 mile routes will be marshalled with backup support and refreshment stops provided. There will also be a barbeque available to cyclists at the end of the event.

All participants are asked to register for the 30, 50 or 70 mile events. To enter for this event go to Entry Central


Please note places are limited for each of the 3 routes, early registration is recommended.

A minimum registration fee of £25 is applicable which includes the 20:20 Cycle Jersey and a barbecue on return to Youth Sport

Registration is available on the day between 8am-9am. It is recommended that registration is completed prior to the event to ensure appropriate sizing and supplyof the 20:20 cycle jersey.

Posted by Marian Lamb UCN: marianlamb@ulstercyclingnews.com




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