Bressie announced as ambassador for the An Post Meath Heritage Cycle tour

 

Niall Breslin, better known as Bressie has been announced as this year`s ambassador with the An Post Meath Heritage cycle tour. Popular judge on RTE`s show “The Voice”, musician and The Blizzards band member, Bressie who is also a keen cyclist is a former Westmeath Gaelic footballer and Leinster rugby player, representing Ireland at Under-21 level in the Rugby World Cup. Speaking at the launch, Bressie said “ he was looking forward to being part of the Meath tour, in particular taking on the rolling hills of Meath!”

The 8th Meath Heritage Cycle tour, part of the An Post Cycle series is organised by Meath Local Sports Partnership in association with the Sport Ireland and An Post. The tour will take place over the weekend of July 23rd and 24th. The historic town of Trim will play host to the start and finish area under the watchful eye of St John`s Castle – an impressive setting for a most memorable event.

Those wishing to register can do so online at www.meathsports.ie. Early bird entry prices apply up until the 14th July.

The organisers anticipate in excess of 3500 cyclists will descend on Trim for this weekend. The An Post Meath Heritage Cycle tour is made up of 4 distances: 11k Family Spin; 50k Tara Loop; 100k Royal Tour & 160k Royal Challenge. The 11k Family spin takes place on Sat 23rd with the other 3 distances taking place on Sunday 24th. So whether you are an avid cyclist or just dusting down the bike for the first time this year, there is a distance to suit your ability!

Details of maps with elevation, food and water stops are available to download from the website. Those using smart or iphones will be able to download the maps to their phones – ensuring that they remain on route.

Anyone wishing to avail of the early bird price or require further information should check out www.meathsports.ie or contact 046 9067337.

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