Fort2Fort Charity Cycle Sportif
This year’s Fort 2 Fort Charity Cycle takes place on Sunday, April 15th and will raise funds for the Mercy University Hospital Foundation, four Cork County Lions Clubs, and Camden Fort Meagher Restoration.
Fort 2 Fort, now in its 7th year, has firmly established itself in the calendar of Cork’s cycling enthusiasts of all abilities, offering a choice of distances, refreshments along the way and incredible views of Cork Harbour.
The 2017 Fort 2 Fort cycle raised a phenomenal €22,575; and since its inception, over 3000 cyclists have participated, raising nearly €124,000 for the local beneficiaries.
As well as new routes around Cork Harbour, this year’s Fort 2 Fort cycle sportive will include a “King and Queen of the Mountain” category challenge on Heartbreak Hill, Aghada Village, East Cork. Cyclists can test their climbing skills as they tackle an intermediate timed-section uphill route.
Check out the incredible views of this year’s routes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-y3jDiVE5x4&feature=youtu.be
The 2018 Fort 2 Fort cycle will start and finish in Camden Fort Meagher Crosshaven, and a number of new and exciting routes covering 60km, 85km and 120km have been added.
Keep an eye on http://www.mercyfundraising.ie or the Mercy Hospital Foundation and Fort2Fort Facebook page for the latest updates.
For anyone interested in taking part in Fort 2 Fort, registration is €45 for those who sign up online before April 13th. Pre-registration and sign-in takes place in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Little Island from 5pm-8pm for €45 and for those who want to register on the day itself, it’s €50. Registration and sign-in on the day is in Crosshaven GAA Club from 8.00am – 9.30am sharp.
Our sponsors, the Radisson Blu Hotel Little Island, are offering Fort2Fort cyclists a special accommodation rate of €105 single B&B and €115 double/twin B&B, just mention the Fort2Fort 2018 rate when booking.
One cyclist said: ‘Well done yesterday. It was very well marshaled and excellently organised. We had a great time.’
Register Now: https://www.mercyfundraising.ie/events/fort-2-fort-charity-cycle to support great causes and have a great day out.
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