How to join!

There are 14 stages of the race listed below which start on August 17th. To join this event you do not need to commit to the entire 14 days, you can select a date and location that suits you.

The most important thing to remember about the Wild Atlantic Way Challenge is that it a leisure cycle and NOT a race! This event was create to raise funds for Pieta while cyclists can get together on the scenic Wild Atlantic Way and take in Ireland's amazing landscape.

The team is also seeking cyclists who would like to join for a stage or two along the entire route, even just a few km.

For more information please email:

  • 17th August Inishowen Peninsula - Derry to Letterkenny

  • 18th August Fanad Head - Letterkenny to Dungloe

  • 19th August The Slieve League Coast - Dungloe via Killybegs to Donegal Town

  • 20th August Donegal Bay and Sligo - Donegal Town to Enniscrone

  • 21st August Erris - Enniscrone to Belmullet

  • 22nd August Achill Island and Clew Bay - Belmullet to Westport

  • 23rd August Killary Harbour - Westport to Clifden

  • 24th August Connemara - Clifden to Galway

  • 25th August The Burren and West Clare - Galway to Kilkee

  • 26th August The Shannon Estuary - Kilkee to Tralee

  • 27th August The Dingle Peninsula - Tralee to Castlemaine

  • 28th August Ring of Kerry - Castlemaine to Kenmare

  • 29th August Beara and Sheep’s Head - Kenmare to Durrus

  • 30th August West Cork - Durrus to Kinsale

If you are interested in taking part, the organiesrs are asking cyclists to raise a minimum of €100 for Pieta to join the event and turn this picturesque cycling trip into an opportunity to raise vital funds. Pieta works with people in suicidal crisis, those at risk of self harm and families bereaved by suicide.

80% of Pieta funding comes from public donations and fundraisers and all donations make a difference to so many people who are struggling nationwide.

To discuss fundraising possibilities you can contact or fill in the form below.

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