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Sean Kelly Tour celebrates 10th anniversary


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his year the incredibly successful cycling event that is the Sean Kelly Cycling Tour celebrates its 10th


anniversary. The event, which takes place on


Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st August, has been hugely popular in the past with participant numbers rising each year. Last year over 5000 people took part in all the events with upwards of 6,500 expected to participate this year. Cyclists of all fitness levels can


take part with the 12km Kelly Spin on the Saturday and the traditional 50km, 100km and 160km on the Sunday. The routes take the cyclists through


areas of spectacular scenery and back-breaking climbs of the Comeragh Mountains to the history and heritage of Lismore and Ardmore. This year the 100km cycle will also pass through the town of Tallow. Sean Kelly was one of the finest


cyclists that Europe has ever seen and it was in the beautiful County Waterford in the South East of Ireland that he learned that craft. The Sean Kelly Tour of


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Waterford is part of the An Post series of five cycling events throughout Ireland, and the event is about participation, fun, sporting challenge as well as making County Waterford an extremely cycle-friendly place for everyone to visit.


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