The Giro is coming to Galway this October

September 18th 2014

jigsaw giro low res-23Bradley Renault Giro D’Galway two day 360km cycle tour of Galway to raise funds for Jigsaw Galway youth mental health service The Bradley Renault Giro D’Galway cycle tour of Galway was launched today, Mon 7th July 2014.  This two day, four stage, 360km charity cycle tour of county Galway is taking place over the 18th and 19th October 2014.  The Giro D’Galway will loop around the county with stage stops in Clifden, Tuam, Portumna and Gort will finish at the Bradley Renault showrooms on the Dublin Road in Galway City.  Places are limited and all funds raised go to youth mental health support service Jigsaw Galway. “The Bradley Renault Giro D’Galway is going to be an amazing cycle and an incredible challenge for all cyclists who take part”, said Justin McDermott of Jigsaw Galway, “You will get to experience what life is truly like as a cycling pro.  Two long days in the saddle cycling 180km each day, staying in a team hotel, Renault support vehicles, Giro D’Galway branded gear, crowds to welcome to at each stage stop and the euphoria of completing a serious cycling challenge.  Most importantly you will be raising vital funds for Jigsaw Galway and spreading the message of positive mental health across Galway” To register visit or call Justin in Jigsaw Galway on 091 549 252.  It’s free to registrar for the Bradley Renault Giro D’Galway, and all participants are asked to fundraise / donate or get sponsored €500 to take part in the Giro.   Each registered cyclist will receive a Bradley Renault Giro D’Galway goodie, branded cycle gear, all their accommodation and food during the Giro D’Galway as well as training supports and advice throughout.  Support and guidance is also available for all participants with their fundraising. ​Speaking on behalf of main sponsor, Bradley Renault, Robert Bradley commented "We're delighted to be associated with Jigsaw and the Giro D’Galway event. It's a great opportunity for people to experience the buzz and excitement of a pro-cycling event on a local level. As an active cyclist I'm confident that the Galway cycling community will come out and support the Giro D’Galway. Plus it’s for such a worthy cause that we all here are eager to support and help with." “We are honoured and delighted that Robert Bradley and the team in Bradley Renault have come on board as our title sponsor”, said Justin McDermott, “It’s fantastic to have a partner who has such enthusiasm for the Giro D’Galway, and also show incredible support and commitment to our work supporting young people’s mental health and well-being in Galway”