Welcome to the Bike Week events page for Longford

 

EVENTS

Please note Bike Week 2023 has already taken place. See below for a list of events which took place in Longford during Bike Week 2023.

Day Date Event Details Time Suitability Locations(s) of Event
Saturday 13th May Family Cycle

This will take advantage of the ideal Royal Canal
walking and cycling loop in Longford Town, we
will host a family cycle where parents and
children will cycle together.  This event will
take place on Sunday 13th of May to coincide
with the Nationwide Family Cycle Day

11am Families Royal Canal Greenway Longford
Monday 15th May Longford Schools Royal Canal Greenway Cycle Days

Each secondary school day from Longford during
Bike Week will get the opportunity for a
class to spend the day cycling the length
of Royal Canal Greenway Longford. Students
will receive a safe cycling talk before
participating in our cycle

All Day Secondary School Students Roral Canal Greenway Clondra
Tuesday 16th May Bikers Lunch

Workers will be encouraged to cycle to work
on National Cycle to work-day. On this day
our bikers’ lunch will take place, workers
will gather at 1pm to cycle in convey through
Longford Town and onto the Royal Canal Loop
before returning to the town.

1pm workers/ Employees of local business Royal Canal Greenway Longford
Wednesday 17th May Longford Schools Royal Canal Greenway Cycle Days

Each secondary school day from Longford
during Bike Week will get the opportunity
for a class to spend the day cycling the
length of Royal Canal Greenway Longford.
Students will receive a safe cycling talk
before participating in our cycle

All Day Secondary School Students Royal Canal Greenway Longford
Thursday 18th May Longford Schools Royal Canal Greenway Cycle Days

Each secondary school day from Longford
during Bike Week will get the opportunity
for a class to spend the day cycling the
length of Royal Canal Greenway Longford.
Students will receive a safe cycling talk
before participating in our cycle

All Day Secondary School Students Royal Canal Ghreenweay Longford
Friday 19th May Longford Schools Royal Canal Greenway Cycle Days

Each secondary school day from Longford
during Bike Week will get the opportunity
for a class to spend the day cycling the
length of Royal Canal Greenway Longford.
Students will receive a safe cycling talk
before participating in our cycle

All Day Secondary School Students Royal Canal Greenway
During Bike Week Primary Schools Cycle Safe Days

Training carried out throughout the schools –
with 4 schools’ events. Cycle right Trainers
will visit Longford School’s to provide
cycle right training

Primary School Students Various Locations
During Bike Week Cycle for All Inclusive Cycle Days

Balanceability learn to cycle sessions will
take place with children in ASD units in
Longford during bike week

Disability groups Various Locations
Saturday May 20th Royal Canal Greenway Longford Cycle Tour

Our Royal Canal Greenway Cycle Tour will take
recreational cyclists on a guided cycle along
the Royal Canal Greenway from Clondra to
either Kenagh (30K – shorter option) or
Ballymahon (50K – longer option) Refreshments
will be available at the turn points and finish.
Participation t-shirts will also be available

11am Adults/ recreational cyclists Royal Canal Greenway Longford
During Bike Week Safe Cycling Schools competition

Schools classes will participate in a safe
cycling project competition during bike week.

Primary School Students
Sunday 21st May Community Cycles Day

Community cycles will be organised in rural
communities and county towns.  Small grant
support will be given to groups and clubs
to support these events.

Community group/club  members Various Locations

 

For more information contact:

E:  Longford County Council

W: Longford Sports Partnership