Join the 2016 Cycle

Now in its seventh year, the Bank Holiday weekend cycle from Dublin to Galway in aid of the Soul of Haiti Foundation.

Team challenge

A perfect opportunity for team-building, with custom team jerseys, challenges and trophies to celebrate your achievements.

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The Cycle

The Cycle4haiti is an annual cycling event open to all ages and cycling abilities, in which a group of 100+ cyclists pedal across the country from Dublin to Galway over two days. The cycle takes place every year on the May Bank Holiday weekend, and it’s a great way to get fit, meet new people and enjoy a tough but achievable challenge.

The cycle starts at the GPO on O’Connell Street on Saturday morning. The group cycles together to Athlone on Saturday, stopping every 25km for refreshments and bike servicing. Saturday night is spent in Athlone with a BBQ, drinks and games. On Sunday morning (with slightly sore heads) the group cycles to Galway, finishing the weekend with celebrations, trophies and more food and drink.

Throughout the cycle all cyclists stick together in a single peloton, and the group is fully supported by a servicing and ambulance crew.

Raffle Winners 2016

1st prize: Halfords Boardman Carbon bike – Conor Ward (seller Kevin O’Shea) 2nd prize: €400 Debenhams Shopping Experience – Breen Cassidy (seller Jim Ryan) 3rd prize: €250 Currys Voucher – Noreen Finn (seller G Finn) 4th prize: €200 M&S Gift Card – Mary Hydes (seller Karen O’ Brien) 5th prize: €150 Lifestyle Sports Gift Card – Clo McStay (seller Karen O’Brien) 6th prize: €100 River Island Gift Card – Trish (seller Damian, Avnet) 7th prize: In Touch Beauty Full Body massage – Katie Doohan (seller Hazel Brennan) 8th prize: €100 Argos Gift Voucher – Dave Grehan 9th prize: €100 Milanos Gift Card – Evelyn Ging (seller Otto Kritzinger) 10th prize: €100 Peter Mark Gift Card – EEW (seller John... read more

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The Cause

The Soul of Haiti Foundation was established when a group of entrepreneurs and finalists of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year travelled to Haiti in 2007. These entrepreneurs set up a number of small humanitarian projects in the South of Haiti. The entrepreneurs returned to Haiti in 2008 and subsequently established a Board of Directors to carry out the Foundations mission.

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The Route

The peloton cycles as one big group, starting at the GPO on O’Connell Street in Dublin. Saturday sees the group cycle to Athlone, with regular stops along the way. After a rest night with BBQ and beers, the peloton cycles from Athlone to Galway on the Sunday.

Why Cycle4haiti

A proven team builder

Cycle4haiti is a great team-building event. Training before the cycle gives you and your colleagues the chance to work together and drive each other to succeed. Team challenges throughout the weekend instil a competitive element, encouraging teams to work together and compete with others. So if you and your colleagues are looking for a challenge, just enter a team from your workplace to join in the fun, get fit and raise funds!

Morale was really high after finishing the cycle, it has brought our team to a completely new level. I now know that there is nothing that we wouldn’t do for each other. We have each other’s back.

Jim Barry

Managing Director, Barry Group

“Great event,” “great team-building,” “really rewarding,” “can’t wait for next year,” were quotes typical of our staff that took part in Cycle4haiti.  It was a massive hit with our team; people are still talking about it.

David Walsh

CEO Netwatch, Netwatch