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This event is no longer available to take part in.


The Gaelic Challenge will roughly follow the coastline of Eire and Northern Ireland a distance of approximately 1250 miles. The event runs between 1st January and 31st December.

There is an entrance fee of £20 per rider and £20 per pillions. This is to cover the cost of a suitable glass memento, ‘T’ Shirt and event ‘pin badge’
The riders and pillions are required to raise a minimum of £50 sponsorship each.

A full list of rules/regulations is available to download.

Those riders and pillions who also enter The Challenge or Classic will not be required to raise sponsorship money for these additional events although any amount of sponsorship will be greatly received. They are still required to pay the entrance fee of £3 for either the Challenge or Classic.

Start & Finish Location Riders may start and finish at any of the following locations. The start location you choose will also be the finishing location.

  • Larne
  • Belfast.
  • Dublin.
  • Rosslare.

Places to visit. (you are free to travel in either a ‘clockwise’ direction or ‘anti clockwise direction)

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  1. Ballygally
  2. Torr
  3. Ballycastle
  4. Giants Causeway
  5. Bushmills Distillary
  6. Port Stewart
  7. Greencastle
  8. Culdaff
  9. Dunfanaghy
  10. Kincasslagh
  11. Donegal
  12. Grange
  13. Killala
  14. Bangor
  15. Ellis
  16. Newport Clifden
  17. Carna
  18. Spanish Point
  19. Kilkee
  20. Tralee
  21. Caherciveen
  22. Clonakilty
  23. Wexford
  24. Wicklow
  25. Dublin
  26. Dundalk
  27. Kilkeel
  28. Ard Glass
  29. Donaghadee
  30. Bangor
  31. Belfast
  32. Carrickfergus
  33. Larne
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Entries to Date

European Coastal: 0
International: 0
Lake Classic: 0
Marathon: 0
Extremities: 0
Gaelic: 0
Challenge: 0
TT Challenge 0
Classic: 0
Coast 2 Coast: 0
Christmas/JT: 200