Marble City Cyclers host their annual charity sportive, Tour de Kilkenny, on the August bank holiday weekend each year. Now in its 14th year, Tour de Kilkenny has raised over €100,000 for local charities.
Tour de Kilkenny runs 77KM, 110KM and 160KM routes. There is a route to cater for cyclists of all abilities meaning this is a great day out for the family, a group of friends or work colleagues. Or why not make a weekend out of it and enjoy the famous nightlife and hospitalities that Kilkenny city has to offer.
The 160KM route covers some of the best climbs the south east has to offer.Coppenagh and Woodstock serve up some early leg testers with the sting in the tail coming in Kilmanagh. This route covers 2,000m of climbing.