We are delighted that local chef Gary Gamble will once again be organising his Newry Towpath Charity Cycle in aid of Addiction NI. This marks the 3rd year of this event and this time Gary wants to make it even bigger and better than before. The cycle route along the towpath is a beautiful and scenic ride and most importantly it is flat making it accessible to all cyclist regardless of their ability.
Refreshments will also be available for all participants at Scarva Tearooms.
REGISTER ONLINE FOR EVENT
The easiest way to register for the event is to complete the online form and payment by clicking the link below.
If you do not have the opportunity to register online please download a Registration form and complete prior to the event to allow for speedy enrolment on the day.
REGISTRATION ON DAY
The Addiction NI Team will be available for registration on the day from 9.00am– HALDANE FISHER CAR PARK CASTLE STREET
START TIME – HALDANE FISHER CARPARK ON BRIDGE STREET
Club Cyclists – 9.45am
Leisure Cyclists – 10.00am
MAP OF ROUTE
To find our more about the route and to view a map click here
Those participating in the 20K cycle will break at Sintons at the Bridge for refreshments before the return journey to Portadown.
Those participating in the 40K cycle will cycle to Newry and break at Sintons at the Bridge on their return to Portadown.
SAFETY ON ROUTE
The cycle will be marshalled and signposted at all junctions with public highways.
We ask all cyclists to be respectful and courteous of all other walkers, runners and cyclists using the towpath on the morning of 24th September. This is a public pathway and is open to all.
Anyone cycling with children must take responsibility for their safety and well being at all times.
All cyclists MUST wear a helmet.
PLEASE ALSO REFER TO TERMS & CONDITIONS BELOW FOR FURTHER DETAILS
A suggested donation of
Family Ticket: £20 [2 adults + 2 children (under 16yrs) or 1 adult + 3 children (under 16yrs)]
TERMS & CONDITIONS
Before registering for this event, you should be fit to participate, seeking medical advice if appropriate. You should inform event organisers of any relevant existing medical conditions and any arising after registration that might affect your participation.
Your safety is of paramount importance. Please ensure that you follow all safety instructions and training procedures when participating in events.
Cyclists should ensure that their bicycles are in roadworthy condition.
All cyclists MUST wear a helmet and MUST NOT use ipods, musical devices or telephones while cycling.
The Newry Towpath is a public path so please show courtesy and respect to all other walkers, runner and cyclists using the path on that day.
We have taken all reasonable steps to eliminate the chance of injury but there is a certain minimal risk in every activity and you should withdraw from the event if you have any doubts. Addiction NI, its employees, agents and volunteers accept no liability whatsoever to participants or spectators in respect of any loss, damage or personal injury which may be sustained in the course of this event other than personal injury (including death) caused by our negligence. Liability cannot be accepted for any damage, injury or loss arising from the negligence of participants (whether through failure to observe the rules of the event or otherwise).
Minimum ages are specified for some events. These assume an average level of competence and maturity. However all participants under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. It is for parents to decide if the event is appropriate for their child, seeking additional information, if necessary.
Photographs may be taken of you during the event which may be used to publicise future events and the work of the charity generally including on our web site and social media sites. If you do not wish to be photographed please contact firstname.lastname@example.org