The Great North East 50k for Vision Ireland

The Great North East 50k for Vision Ireland

Gene Yore Gene.yore@dundalkdemocrat.ie@DundsalkDemocrat

Vision Sports Ireland Great North East 50k and 100k Cycle will travel through the beautiful and scenic routes of the Cooley Peninsula on Saturday 24th September.

All cyclists on bicycles, tandems and all variations of para cycles are welcome with a choice of distance covering either 50k or 100k.

Both tours will start and finish at the Carrickdale Hotel and Spa, Carrickcarnon, Ravensdale, Dundalk

The starting time is 10 am. Registration is from 9 am. Fee is €20.

Vision Sports Ireland is unique in that it is the only organisation is Ireland solely dedicated to promoting sport and recreation for vision impaired people.

It is the registered National Governing Body (NGB) for sport for vision impaired people in Ireland.

It is a not for profit organisation and registered charity, founded in 1988.

There aim is to enable blind and vision impaired people to participate fully in sport and recreational activities of their choice.

Vision Sports Ireland has just launched its development fund to help blind/vision impaired people take the first steps on the ladder of sport. You can help by registering and participating in Great North East 50K and 100K Cycle.

Louth W.A.T.C.H. Club will be assisting on the day. It is also an activity club for blind and partially sighted people for walking or tandem cycling.

For more contact Pat Kelly on 087 7708200.