FOSTERING A LOVE OF CYCLING; Pedal in the Park returns to Killarney in association with the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle
Coinciding with National Bike Week (9-15 June), the 35th Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle have collaborated with the Kerry Recreation and Sports Partnership and the Killarney Cycling Club to bring the kids of Killarney their very own Ring of Kerry Cycle, for Pedal in the Park on Friday 6th July in Killarney National Park. This family cycle will give young children the chance to complete their own cycling challenge alongside their families. Taking place ahead of the most well-known cycle in Ireland – The Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle (July 7th), the aim of this event is to give everyone in the family the opportunity to cycle together and take advantage of the county’s fantastic amenities.
Kerry Recreation & Sports Partnership have organised for Pedal in the Park Killarney to take place in Killarney National Park the evening before the 35th Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle, on July 6th at 7:00pm. The starting point is at Deenagh Lodge opposite the cathedral. The route will be cycled within the Park, with a choice of two distances – 5k for 5 to 8-year olds and 10k for 9 to 14-year olds. All Pedal in the Park events are free and online registration is now open on Kerry recreation and sports partnership website – www.kerryrecreationandsports.ie
Cathal, PRO of the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle said that “The Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle is a recreational and non-competitive event which is built on a sense of community and ensuring that everyone involved enjoys themselves and has fun. With that in mind, joining up with Pedal in the Park to bring a mini version of the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle for the whole family to experience and enjoy together, is a great way to include the whole family to share in a love of cycling.”
Córa Carrigg, Co-Ordinator of Kerry Recreation and Sports Partnership said that ‘Pedal in the Park are delighted to collaborate with the Ireland’s Largest one day cycling event in organising this special family event in Killarney, which will give both young children and adults the opportunity to jointly participate in physical activity and most importantly to have fun and enjoy themselves.”
All information for the above event – including times, suggested age ranges and registration – is available on the KRSP website, www.kerryrecreationandsports.ie
For more information on the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle visit our online links:
Date: Friday 6th July,
Time: 7:00pm (Arrival 6.15am Onwards)
Meeting Point: Killarney National Park
Free Online Registration: www.kerryrecreationandsports.ie
Photo: Coinciding with National Bike Week 2018, The 35th Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle have collaborated with the Kerry Recreation and Sports Partnership and the Killarney Cycling Club to bring the kids of Killarney their very own Ring of Kerry Cycle, for Pedal in the Park on Friday 6th July in Killarney National Park.