The Wild Atlantic Mizen Cycle (formerly The West Cork Emergency Services & Friends Charity Cycle) will be based in Bantry, West Cork and will be held on Saturday the 8th July 2017.
See the stunning scenery of West Cork by cycling the Wild Atlantic Way around the Mizen and Sheeps Head Peninsulas. There are three routes, 130k, 100k and a new 65k route, all starting and finishing in Bantry. See Route Map.
The Wild Atlantic Mizen Cycle is run to raise funds for local charities; with the help of our many Sponsors we ensure that practically every cent raised goes to the charities. The Cycle is organised by the West Cork Emergency Services & Friends, primarily made up of members of An Garda Síochána, Cork County Fire Service, HSE Ambulance Service, West Cork Civil Defence, The Red Cross and The Irish Coastguard.
Now in its 14th year, this cycle has already raised over €425,000 for local West Cork Charities.
Registration/ sign–on will be at Bantry Fire Station on Friday evening 7th July from 7.00pm to 8.30pm and on Saturday morning 8th July from 7.30am to 8.30am. The Cycle will start at 9.00am; participants can start before this time but the Support Vehicles will not be available until the official starting time.
There will be Water-stops and Food-stops en route and there will be a post-Cycle party in Bantry afterwards led by a BBQ in the Fire Station. A repair/ breakdown van will be available on the day but you are encouraged to have your bike serviced beforehand.