This year over 4,500 cyclists descended on Waterford from every county in Ireland as well as the UK and Europe. Many cyclists raised funds for Down’s Syndrome Ireland on the day.
Tipperary Water has been the official mineral water sponsor since the Sean Kelly Tour was established and months of preparation came to an end as the 19-strong Tippeary Water cycling team took part. One of the team, Tipperary Water ‘s Regional Sales Manager Billy Cashin, has been taking part since the beginning.
There are three routes to choose from depending on one’s level of fitness: the 160km Kelly Comeragh Challenge, the 90km Kelly Coast and the 50km Kelly Cruise. This year the 10km ‘Kelly Ten’ also took place for all ages.