Gran Fondo Wicklow will take place on Saturday 27th June 2020.
Registration will open in January 2020.
For a detailed agenda, please scroll to the bottom of this page.
Start and finish line for both 86 and 120 km routes is set at Manor Kilbride Community Hall. The routes are now available to preview below:
There are 2 food stops provided: at 42 km for all participants (Gran Fondo and Medio Fondo at the base of the Wicklow Gap) and 98 km for Gran Fondo riders only (just after the Anna Carter bridge).
Standard entry fee €55 covers hot food, drink and medal at the finish line, as well as water and snacks at food stops. The hot food provided will include a choice of soup, vegetarian option, standard option as well as hot and cold drinks.
Additional fees of €5 and €1, respectively, will allow the participants to enter a raffle to win a full carbon custom made Specialized bike, and one of three Mavic Cosmic Pro wheel-sets. There will also be smaller prizes such as goggles, cycling gloves and cycling socks to keep everyone cheerful!
Important note: proceeds of the raffle funds will be entirely donated to Irish Paracycling team for Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.
The event is Cycling Ireland approved, i.e. existing CI memberships are valid and therefore you are insured under your own license at this event. If you do not own a CI license, you will be able to buy a 1 day membership (€5) online at registration.
8.00 – 9.00: sign on
9.00: Gran Fondo group starts
9.30: Medio Fondo group starts
13.30: first finishers arrive back at Manor Kilbride
13.30 – 17.00: live entertainment (music), food & drink provided, it’ll be a grand day out for the supporters and families of the participants; additional raffle tickets will be available for purchase
17.00 – 18.00: official closing ceremony, medals and trophies awarded, raffle winners announced & the best roadside decoration winner selected