cycle challenge

Length of Breadth of Ireland

2022 Cycle Challenge

Due to much popular demand we are delighted to announce the return of our “Length or Breadth of Ireland” 30 day cycle challenge. We are once again calling on cycling enthusiasts from across the Island of Ireland to step up to their bikes for a good cause and help support the work of Special Olympics Ireland.  

The challenge is open to all levels of cyclists and you can choose the distance that suits you best by selecting our 600KM (Malin to Mizen) or 300KM (Howth to Bellmullet) virtual cycle tour.

When does The “Length and Breadth of Ireland” cycle challenge take place?

The “Length and Breadth of Ireland” cycle challenge is now open! At the point of sign up, you can pick any day that suits you best to begin your 30 day challenge or start at our suggested starting date on June 1st.

What happens after I sign up?

Once you sign up you’ll receive a welcome email from our team with more details and our online event pack which has everything you need to help you meet your target.

Our event pack includes:

  • Hints and tips on tracking your cycle journey across the length or breadth of Ireland.
  • Entry into our Length or Breadth of Ireland Facebook group
  • A cycle challenge target tracker map
  • Tips on how to bring your fundraising online
  • Digital milestone postcards

Is there a registration fee?

No, the challenge is free to sign up!

How do I get my T-shirt?

If you make a donation or fundraise, a total of €25 or more to Special Olympics, we will post you out a branded Special Olympics Ireland t-shirt, just don’t forget to register with us so we have your address and details!

How do I get my Medal?

This year we wanted to find another way to thank the incredible fundraising efforts of our supporters through a brand new digital challenges medal. All cyclists that go that extra mile for our athletes and reach €100 or more in their fundraising activities will receive a digital challenges medal in the post as a small token of our thanks.

I have a couple more questions, who can I ask?

Feel free to message us at and we will get back to you on any questions you might have.

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