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RACING
IN NORTHERN IRELAND

Northern Ireland

05/06/2016

Gran Fondo Giro d'Italia - Northern Ireland

2016 Schedule

Friday 3 June 2016

 

GRAN FONDO GIRO D’ITALIA NORTHERN IRELAND EVENING IN SUPPORT OF CO-OPERATION IRELAND

As the Official Charity of the Gran Fondo Giro d’Italia NI Co-operation Ireland invites you to an evening in celebration of all things Italian.

 

Enjoy a creative Giro inspired menu prepared by Executive Chef Tony O’Neill
Meet Giro d’Italia Winners and World Cycling Champions Stephen Roche and Gianni Bugno
Have your photo taken with the iconic Giro Trophy
Superb Auction and Raffle

 

FRIDAY 3 JUNE 2016 | DRINKS RECEPTION 6:30PM | DINNER 7:30PM | AUCTION AFTER DINNER
COPPI RESTAURANT, ST. ANNE’S SQUARE, CATHEDRAL QUARTER, BELFAST
Corporate tables and individual places | £150 per person | Book early as space is limited

Email granfondo@cooperationireland.org or call +44 (0) 28 9089 1004 to reserve

 

Saturday 4 June 2016

Rider Registration – Titanic Exhibition Centre 10:00 – 17:00
Giro Gift Bag, numbers and jerseys pick up – Titanic Exhibition Centre 10:00 – 17:00
Giro Expo – Titanic Exhibition Centre 10:00 – 17:00
Photo opportunities with Giro Trophy – Titanic Exhibition Centre 10:00 – 17:00
VIP Ride [TBD]

 

Sunday 5 June 2016

Mourne Route – Titanic Belfast starting grid opens 6:00 ride starts 7:30
Strangford Route – Titanic Belfast starting grid opens 6:30 ride starts 8:00
Giro Expo – Titanic Exhibition Centre 10:00 – 17:00
Medals awarded as riders finish
Photo opportunities with Giro Trophy – Titanic Exhibition Centre 10:00 – 17:00
Post Ride Pasta Party – Titanic Exhibition Centre 11:00 – 17:00
Winners Podium Presentations – Titanic Exhibition Centre 17:00

Gran Fondo Giro D’Italia Northern Ireland – Strangford Route 58km

The 58km route will prove challenging and enjoyable for all levels of cycling enthusiasts. If you are new to cycling events or want to set yourself a personal challenge to help boost your fitness and experience that “Giro feeling,” then this route is for you. read more

Gran Fondo Giro D’Italia Northern Ireland – Mourne Route 177km

The Gran Fondo Giro d’Italia will see thousands of cyclists tackling some of the most historic and iconic climbs in Northern Ireland. Fully closed roads will make this event a truly once in a lifetime experience for all participants.
GF NI Maps 173KThe 173km loop will pass over mountains and hills steeped in Irish history with the opportunity to view the beauty of the country from the highest mountain peaks to the Loughs and sea. read more