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May 17

Cycling in South Dublin and Wicklow – Q & A with Ian O’Riordan

Irish Times journalist, Ian O’Riordan has been reporting on sport since 1998 with one of his first breaks in journalism coming with his coverage of the 1998 Tour De France in Ireland. He has cycled every square metre of Wicklow in a lifelong love affair with Ireland’s Garden County. The former US scholarship athlete uses his

May 09

Ask the Experts – PADDY DORAN, CYCLING COACH

You asked our expert coach Paddy Doran from Peak Endurance Coaching and he’s answered. In a varied career, Doran has coached everyone from top professional racing cyclists to ‘weekend warriors’ challenging themselves to finish the course. With just under five weeks to go to the big day, here’s Paddy’s take on the two most popular

Jan 31

2018 Wicklow 200 Cycling Kit Launched!

World renowned cycling clothing manufacturer Primal has produced a slick new range of clothing for Wicklow 200! One of the most sought after brands in the world of cycling apparel, Primal Europe has supplied professional and club teams as well as many mass participation events over the years. Now, the in-house design team at Primal

Oct 25

2018 Date!

  Event organisers have confirmed that Wicklow 200 and Wicklow 100 will take place on Sunday June 10th 2018. As 2017 heads to a conclusion, riders are already making plans for the up-coming season with confirmation of the date of the next edition of the Wicklow 200. Entering it’s 37th year, the IVCA run event is a firmly established and much-loved

Jun 14

VIDEO: 2017 Wicklow 200

A hearty congratulations to all the competitors on what was a windy day out – and a heartfelt thank you to all the volunteers, marshals and sponsors for helping to make the 2017 event one of the best yet! See you next year!    

Jun 11

Over 3000 Riders Take Part in Wicklow 200

Biggest ever entry for 36th edition of Wicklow 200! More than 3000 riders took to the roads of County Wicklow today for the 36thrunning of the Wicklow 200, Ireland’s oldest and for many the toughest single day challenge bike ride. It was the biggest ever assembly of bike riders for the event which has been

May 30

Extra Entries!

  We’re delighted to announce that, due to popular demand, we have been given the go ahead to make an extra 200 entries available for this year’s event! CLICK HERE TO ENTER

May 23

Cycle SuperStore Returns to Back Ireland’s Toughest Bike Event

  Wicklow 200 is delighted to announce a continuation of its partnership with Cycle SuperStore, Ireland’s top cycling retailer. As part of the association, Cycle SuperStore will brand the event numbers for this year’s 36th running of Ireland’s toughest annual mass participation bike ride. Competitors in the Wicklow 200 and Wicklow 100 Challenge events can

Apr 21

Route Announced!

They’re here! You’ve waited patiently and now this year’s routes for the Wicklow 200 and the Wicklow 100 Challenge have been announced with a radical reduction in national roads and a sting in the tail for Ireland’s favourite challenge bike ride. This 36th edition of Ireland’s toughest and longest running sportive, the Wicklow 200, and

Apr 11

Early Bird Delivers Easter Egg!

Early Bird Offer Still Available Until Sunday! There’s still time to avail of the early bird pricing for entry of this year’s Wicklow 200. In the spirit of the Easter celebrations, the organisers have extended the deadline to April 16th, Easter Sunday. That means that for five more days entry to Ireland’s longest running annual challenge