The Granite Challenge Is Back!!! 55 Mile Cycle

The 55 mile cycle, now in its 5th year starts in the cathedral town of Downpatrick, cycling via Tyrella towards Dundrum, then along the coast road through the seaside town of Newcastle, towards Annalong. Then it’s up into the Mourne Mountains, past Silent Valley. The climb up to Spelga will be rewarded at the top with tea and tray bakes. Then it’s downhill towards home, through Bryansford, Maghera and Clough. Final destination is Downpatrick where a homemade lunch awaits you.

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North Down Physios are back again this year providing sports massages at the finish line for a small donation.

Pre-registration is recommended as places are limited but you can also register on the morning of the event from 9am.

This year all proceeds from the event will go towards Action Mental Health’s Men’s Shed project in Downpatrick. Men’s Shed is a project for men aged 60+ to share skills, socialise and connect with their wider community.

If you have any questions please contact Callum Clark: [email protected] or 028 9182 8494






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