Galway Classic Weekend, Sportif & Race

3rd & 4th August

The Galway Classic Weekend is back for 2024 a two day cycling festival in East Galway that provides the opportunity for cyclists to enjoy a unique leisure cycling sportif on Saturday or to Race the Classic route on Sunday taking you through the beautiful country lanes and bogs of East Galway.

A combination of off-road sectors on bog roads, farm tracks, boreens, and manor estates, gives riders a true taste of the traditional gritty old northern European professional road races, an experience like none other in the Irish cycling scene.

Ride the Classic – Saturday August 3rd

With two different distances; Rouleur 80km or Puncheur 110km to choose from there is something for everyone to enjoy on this special and unique leisure event, with multiple sectors and a mix of terrain to enjoy along with the post event BBQ its a fun day of cycling guaranteed.

The Galway Classic – Sunday 4th August

The feature race of the festival weekend, Irelands only ‘classics’ style road race provides racing options for  A+, A1, A2, & A3 racers racing across 130km, 100km and 75km respectively. 

Strava links with sector info for each of the 3 races are available on the link  HERE

Both events, the sportive and the race, are organised on a voluntary basis by Galway Bay Cycling Club.  Be part of the action in Galway on the August Bank Holiday weekend,  find out more and register for this highlight of the cycling calendar in Galway HERE 

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Galway Classic Weekend, Sportif & Race

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