The Wicklow 200 is a non-competitive cycle ride that takes place on one day every June. It covers 200 kilometres around the roads of beautiful County Wicklow (the Garden of Ireland) and attracts over 3000 cyclists from many different countries.
The shorter Wicklow Challenge takes place on the same day, and shares most of its route with the Wicklow 200.
Taking part in the “Wicklow 200” or the shorter “Wicklow 100” is taking part in one of the best cycling challenges in Ireland. This very popular event which is on it’s 35th year, incorporates some of the most difficult mountains climbs in Ireland covering some of the most breathtaking scenic roads in Europe.
The Wicklow 200 is famous for its relaxed, friendly and welcoming atmosphere, and for its ability to combine this with organisation of the highest standard.
The event has been organised each year since it started in 1982 by the Irish Veteran Cyclists Association.
The 2017 event will be on Sunday June 11th.