Category - News

13
Feb

The Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle unveil the 10 Beneficiary Charities for 2017

With more than €11.9 million raised to date, the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle (ROKCC) today announced its 10 main beneficiary charities for 2017 and set a registration open date for the 25th of February. The event, now in its 34th year, is the biggest one day charity fundraising event in Ireland, attracting over 10,000 …

26
May

9 changes you can make to your diet to help you prepare for the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle

8
May

9 cafés perfect for a pitstop along the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle route

While we know many of the 11,000 fundraising cyclists that will be visiting our beautiful country in July to cycle in our annual charity event will be in the zone and looking to finish the cycle in the best time, we know many will be cycling at a more leisurely pace. Those people will find …

5
May

Charity places still available

Looking to cycle in our fundraising event but haven’t secured a place yet? Good news… five of our nominated charities still have places available! The following charities are still accepting fundraisers so if you’d like to join us for one of the world’s most beautiful cycles in support of a good cause on July 2nd, …

24
Apr

Where your money’s going – Pieta House

Each year we proudly partner with a host of charities to help them thanks to the funds you raise on our cycle. This year one of them is the only suicide and self-harm organisation in Ireland – Pieta House. Founded in 2006 by Joan Freeman, the organisation provides a professional, face-to-face, entirely free of charge …

17
Apr

6 ways you can start preparing for the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle

Whether you’re taking part in our charity cycle this July or whether you’re simply getting ready for a race, there are certain ways you can prepare for a big cycle. Here are six of our suggestions… 1. Begin training for a long distance If you’re new to cycling, you’ll need to slowly build up to …

9
Apr

Meet Betty and John Breen – they’ve been providing water and more to cyclists since the 1980s

Meet Betty and John Breen, an ordinary couple who open up their house to the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle fundraisers every year, adding to the magic. Betty is unsure of how the tradition began, but thinks that many years ago her mother in law (who was a local midwife) set up a table outside …

1
Apr

9 views that will take your breath away along the Ring of Kerry
(with an extra one for good measure)

Cycling our beloved Ring of Kerry is beneficial in lots of ways. It means you get lots of fresh air, it means you get lots of exercise and it means you enjoy some of the most beautiful sights in the world. Here are 9 views along the route that will leave you thinking what a …

21
Mar

Where your money’s going – Aras Mhuire Nursing Home

Every year over 11,000 people come to our beautiful county to cycle one of the most stunning routes in the world. But we don’t see these people as cyclists – we see them as fundraisers. Each and every one of you is taking part in our event to support a group of charities and organisations. …

8
Mar

Where your money goes – Valentia Island Community Hospital

If you wonder what the impact of the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle has on the charities it supports, you only have to ask those involved with the Valentia Island Community Hospital. “The Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle represents to Valentia Community Hospital a future, an opportunity and a sense of hope. When we were …

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