It’s #Bikeweek2023 and #GortCycletrails would like to invite you to cycle from the Gort Railway Station to Coole Park via Glenbrack aka as the Gort Mini-Greenway and back.
There will be tickets for 50 people only – only people with a ticket will be allowed to take part.
Where to meet : Gort Railway Station – Eircode H91 CY91
Time to meet : 1 PM ; 13h
There will be a safety instruction announcement prior to leaving the Railway Station, please be at the railwaystation no later than 1 pm. We will leave the Railway station at 1:30 PM
What to expect? Once we arrive at Coole Park, thanks to the sponsorship by Galway Sports Partnership and Galway Co. Co., you will be treated to coffee/Hot chocolate and a yummie cake at Coolepark Tea Rooms in the Walled Garden.
If you have special dietary requirements, please Whatsapp me on 087 6860939
Once you have picked up your order at the Coole Park Tearooms, make your way to the walled Garden. If the weather is nice we can sit outside on the benches, if the weather is not kind to us, we can sit on the benches in the sheltered area.
We will then make our return journey to Gort back to the Railway Station the same way as we came.
Approximate distance : 9 km ( return)
Bridges to cross : 1 ( Over the Motorway as you exit Gort)
Level of fitness : Average .. it’s not a race, so we are not cycling fast, and the youngest person will lead the cycle, last year the youngest cyclist was 5 years old.
Bike Health : Please check that your bike is in good working order, such as working breaks and tyres in good order and nothing is rattling:)
Children : Under 16’s to be accompanied by an adult/guardian and is your responsibility. Please make sure your child can cycle . Please note this is a group cycle, we will cycle two abreast for the safety of us all . If you need help to find a buddy for your child, please contact me via Whatsapp 087 6860939
Number of hills : a few gentle ones on the way to Coole Park, one bridge, a bit of a climb into Gort, overall fairly level cycle and road surface is also in good shape
What to wear?
*Wear a helmet and high viz
*Front and back Lights
*If it’s wet, please bring rain gear
If you would like to help out, please select “volunteer Marshal”
Whatsapp 0876860939 if you have any questions
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