An Post Tour of Sligo 2014

24 February 2014; Were Series Cyclists! The 2014 An Post Cycle Series was launched by this years ambassadors comedian PJ Gallagher, former Kerry football star Paul Galvin, athlete Marian Heffernan, singer Bressie and, broadcaster Matt Cooper alongside Irish Sports Council representative John Treacy. Five events will be held across the country, monthly between May and September, starting with the An Post Tour of Sligo on Sunday 4th May. Visit www.anpost.ie/cycling for more information on how to sign up. At the launch is singer Bressie with xxx. WHPR, Ely Place, Dublin. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE *** NO REPRODUCTION FEE ***
The An Post Cycle Series, supported by An Post, the Irish Sports Council and Local Sports Partnerships, encourages people of all fitness levels to get active by getting on their bikes.

The An Post Cycle Series, supported by An Post, the Irish Sports Council and Local Sports Partnerships, encourages people of all fitness levels to get active by getting on their bikes.

The launch for the 2014 Series was held recently and cyclists of all levels of experience are invited to get training for the Series which gets underway with the An Post Tour of Sligo on the May Bank Holiday weekend.

On Saturday, May 3 there will be a 10km Hazelwood Spin followed by the 60km Lough Gill Circuit, 100km Innisfree Tour or 160km Ox Mountain Challenge on Sunday, May 4.

All events start from IT Sligo and cyclists are guaranteed good signage, friendly marshalling, mechanical back up and quality food and water stops. A record 2,500 people took part in the 2013 An Post Tour of Sligo including many visiting cyclists from Leitrim, so why not get training and be part of a great cycling experience.

Check out www.tourofsligo.ie.