Shimna Challenge 2017

The Shimna Challenge (sportive with a twist!) is on Sunday 9th July 2017. We have high expectations that it will be even bigger and better than ever. This event offers two options,  a 50 mile or a 30 mile cycle through the heart of the Mournes,

The routes will be suitable for everyone from leisure cyclist to club racers. 

Register for Shimna Challenge Sportive

  • £15 entry fee on the day (For Cycling Ireland Members) otherwise £20 or £10 online (For Cycling Ireland Members) otherwise £15 (£5 for day licence)
  • carparking (Bryansford GAC)
  • motorcycle support / outriders
  • Mechanical support
  • breath taking scenery
  • great craic with “bike” minded individuals
  • refreshment stop at mid way point (Rostrevor 50 mile route) (Hilltown 30 mile route).
  • tasty food stop at the end.
  • shower / changing facilities
  • personal wristband with support number
  • fully marked route. 50 mile route map, 30 mile route map