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Northern Ireland’s iconic Mourne Mountains to host new ‘Giant Fondo’ cycling-sportive

Pedal Power! New 78km cycling sportive puts Mourne Mountains on the inside track this September

Northern Ireland’s iconic Mourne Mountains are set to provide a dramatic backdrop to an invigorating new event this September, providing an unrivalled chance for hundreds of cycling newcomers and seasoned riders to set themselves a new challenge.

Supported by the world’s largest online bike store, Chain Reaction Cycles, and powered by Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, the all-new ‘Giant Fondo’ cycling sportive will take place on Sunday 23rd September.

Covering 78km through one of the world’s most beautiful locations, the specially-designed Giant Fondo promises entrants the very best views as part of an exhilarating, outdoor experience.

Inspired by the popularity and success of the Giro d’Italia and powered by a surge in demand from local and international visitors, Northern Ireland’s first ‘Giant Fondo’ is already set for success in a designated area of outstanding natural beauty.