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TourismNI Awards

The Giant's Causeway Coast Sportive was one of a small number of events recognised on Thursday at the Tourism NI Awards, held in the Europa Hotel, Belfast. Nominated in the 'Most Promising Authentic NI Event or Festival Experience', the sportive came 3rd overall. We're delighted to have been recognised at such a prestigious event and want to thank everyone that has taken part in the Giant's Causeway Coast Sportive…


15% OFF With P&O Ferries

We have secured a great deal with P&O Ferries for anyone wanting to take part in the event from Great Britain! P&O Ferries are offering a 15% discount on sailings from either Cairnryan to Larne or Liverpool to Dublin and return for those taking part in the Giant’s Causeway Coast Sportive. All instructions on how to avail of this offer is included in your sportive booking confirmation email. You can als…


Family Run McConvey Cycles Partner Up With Giant’s Causeway Coast Sportive

McConvey Cycles will be the official providers of mechanical support at this year’s Giant’s Causeway Coast Sportive. The Belfast based bike specialists will be bringing their mechanical expertise to Ballycastle for the first time this September and helping participants out with all the usual bumps, breakages and bike troubles. A family run business, McConvey’s are no strangers to the sportive scene having pr…


NEW Early Bird Offer!

We're offering all entrants a 'Giant's Causeway Coast Sportive' technical t-shirt, if they sign up before Tuesday 1st May 2018. This t-shirt is an exclusively designed sports top and is available for collection during event registration on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th September. To be eligible, all you need to do is enter Northern Ireland's most scenic sportive before 01/05/2018! …


Thank You To Tourism NI and Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council

As we get ready for this year's Giant's Causeway Coast Sportive event, we wish to thank Tourism NI and Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council for all of their support. Without their help, events such as our sportive couldn't run and we're grateful for all that they do. We are very fortunate to have the stunning scenery of the Causeway Coast and Glens of Antrim, which is a large part of what makes the Giant's Cau…


New Start / Finish Line and Two New Feed Station Sites

We’re delighted to announce that we have secured a new location for this year’s Event HQ at Páirc Mac Uílín GAA Pitches on Whitepark Road in Ballycastle. At this new venue, participants can expect to find all of the event facilities in the one place including car parking, toilets and changing facilities. With car parking now onsite, it’ll also be a shorter walk back to the car from the finish line whic…


Entries Open for 2017!

Online entries have now opened for this years Giant’s Causeway Coast Sportive in association with Chain Reaction Cycles Flagship Store in Belfast. 2017's event will take place on Saturday 9th September and again offer participants with a choice of three routes. This event is one of the biggest leisure road cycling events in Northern Ireland and with event numbers reaching higher than ever last year resulted…


2016 Event Sold Out!

With 1400 entries the 2016 Giant’s Causeway Coast Sportive is now sold out!  There will be no entries on the day so please do not travel if you have not already entered online as you will not be able to take part in the event.…


Online Entries Close on 8th Sept at 12

Online entries close for this year's Giant's Causeway Coast Sportive on Thursday 8th September at 12 noon. The event is now sold out and there will be no entries on the day.…


Join ‘Team Unbreakable’

Former South Pole adventurer, Mark Pollock, will take on his first sports challenge since becoming paralysed. And, he is asking you to join him and Team Unbreakable. The challenge is the Giant’s Causeway Coast Sportive, a cycling event on Saturday 10th September. As part of CBS TV’s ‘Courage In Sport’ documentary, Mark will ride a custom-built tandem. Go to to read his blog…

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This event is an initiative of Outdoor Recreation NI, a not for profit organisation