The first Open Meeting for Galway Cycle 2017 is due to take place on Tuesday the 31st of January at 7:30 p.m. in JH1. This meeting is an opportunity for both cyclists and collectors or anybody else who may be interested in joining us this year to come along and find out more. We will be giving an overview of the weekend so you know what to expect. We will also have representatives from this years charity the National Rehabilitation Hospital Paediatric Unit to share some more with you.
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As you should be aware registration for GC 2017 is open. Please follow the link above to register if you are planning on joining us but haven’t yet done so. The deadline to register is Friday February 3rd so make sure to get in early.
Upcoming Fundraising Events
The annual table quiz is due to take place at the end of the month on Tuesday the 31st of January. This coincides with the Open Meeting so please do join us afterwards in Brady’s Clockhouse Pub on the Main Street in Maynooth for a fun filled evening. This event is due to kick off at 9p.m.
Training cycles have officially commenced so I hope you are all ready to get back on your bike. Departure is at 10am sharp so please be there at least 15 minutes early. Remember that it is mandatory for all cyclists to have valid Cycling Ireland insurance for the training cycles. Please bring a copy of your number (printed or on your phone) for your first training spin and we will give you a sticker for your helmet so that we know for future training spins. If you have any queries/questions feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For those of you who haven’t heard, we’re on the road to Galway Cycle 2017! At the AGM on Thursday November 3rd, the incoming committee for 2017 were elected, and the voting membership selected the recipient charity for the 2017 cycle, namely the National Rehabilitation Hospital’s Paediatric Unit.
As mentioned, the committee for 2017 was elected, namely:
- President: Samantha Ward
- Vice President: Martin Rocks
- Secretary: Emer Gilmartin
- Treasurer: Nancy O’Hara
- Webmaster: Paddy Walsh
- Head of Fundraising & PR: Louise Sullivan
- Head of Food Committee: Ann Marie Brennan
- Head of Training: Bill Watson
- Head of Support Committee: Aidan Harper
Keep an eye out for further updates, including fundraisers, training updates, charity information, registration opening, and lots more!! Also, if you of anyone you know think you would like to help out with PR/Fundraising/Food Committee, please contact the representative committee head(s), email@example.com, or the Galway Cycle via Facebook!
- Roxy will speak about training, both so far and what is to come
- A representative from DSI present outlining what exactly the money raised will go towards, and why we are in fact cycling to Galway and back!
There will also be a short support crew meeting afterwards.
That’s right, it’s quiz time again, and we’ll be holding our first quiz of the year in Brady’s of Maynooth on Tuesday January 26th!! Hit the event page below for the latest details, and to let us know if we’ll be seeing you there!
In other news, in spite of the chilly conditions this weekend past, GC 2016 training continued and saw a good group take to the roads around Maynooth on both Saturday and Sunday:
In case you hadn’t heard, with the new year we’re hitting a new busy season for the cycle, and we have seen the launch of Galway Cycle 2016, the opening of registration, and the commencement of training!
On December 17th, we were delighted to welcome Sean Kelly to Maynooth University to launch the event. Also in attendance were representatives from the GC committee, and from our charity partner, Down Syndrome Ireland
To coincide with the launch, registration opened in late December, and if you haven’t registered for the best weekend of 2016 yet, we’d advise you to do so quickly!! You can use the form below to get started
And last but not least, training for GC 2016 kicked off this weekend past, and we had a great mix of new and old faces on the road both Saturday and Sunday for the first 10km spin. For more details of upcoming training weekends, including the all-important mandatory cycles, please see out Training Plan! As you can see from the photos below, craic was had both days, and we’re looking forward to seeing everyone on the road!