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The Irish Youth Foundation
Charity Cycle
Milan to Rome 2022.
September 24th - October 1st.

We're looking for 50 Gladiators to cycle from

Milan to Rome in aid of

The Irish Youth Foundation.

Milan to Rome

Do you have what it takes to become an Irish Youth Foundation Gladiator? This September, join our peloton and cycle from Milan to Rome while raising funds for The Irish Youth Foundation. We will be passing through the iconic cities of Pisa, Florence and Siena en route.





24th Sep - 1st Oct.




Matteo Cigala

Join European Gold Medalist Matteo Cigala and 50 other gladiators, as we make an epic journey through Italy. Starting off at the iconic Duomo di Milano, our peloton will cycle through some of Italy's most beautiful countryside. We finish our Giro at the Colosseum in Rome. 'are you not entertained?'


The Route

GPX files will be provided closer to the event.

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Day One - 119km

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Day Three - 131km

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Day Five - 114km

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Day Two - 147km

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Day Four - 79km

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Day Six - 118km

Detailed Routes


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   Your happiness and comfort is our priority. After a long day of cycling, we know how important a good night's sleep is. We have toured the route and hand picked the most welcoming hotels for you. A number of them have Health and Spa facilities.
   We ask all participants to share a room with a fellow cyclist. If you would like a single room, we can check with the hotel but can not guarantee there will be availability. 

Fully Supported Tours

Milan to Rome Charity Cycle for the IYF 2022.

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Milan to Rome Charity Cycle for the IYF 2022.

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   We understand what it takes to complete this epic challenge. We are fully committed to support you in every way possible. All our crew are there to back you up and get you to the finish line. Our support vehicles will carry food/snacks and refreshments and each support vehicle will have a spare bicycle in the event of a mechanical. Our Road Captains will be able to help with any minor mechanical issues en route. If a cyclist does not wish to continue on any given day, they can jump on board with our crew. 
   Your safety is paramount to us. A qualified paramedic will travel with us for the entirety of the tour. We will send on all safety recommendations to you in your welcome pack. 
   We have a dedicated accommodation manager who will make sure that all cyclists are checked in before you arrive at the hotel each evening. If you have any special dietary requirements, please let us know is advance and we will let the hotels know.    

Supported Tour

Milan to Rome Kit.

Each Cyclist who registers for the Milan to Rome IYF Cycle will receive a specially designed Cycling Kit.

The Kit will include a top quality Cycling Jersey and bib shorts.

To qualify for the full kit, you must register before the 30th June.

M2R Kit

Milan to Rome Registration

24th September - 1st October.

Entry Fee €1,850. Flights not included.

You can register using our online booking form or by emailing

We only have 50 slots available. We accept payment by bank transfer or credit card. Details of how to make payment are listed on the online booking form. The costs of participating is €1,850 per person


This includes:

  • 7 nights hotel accommodation (sharing) in 3*/4* hotels.

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner each day of the cycle

  • Bike transfer from Dublin to Milan and from Rome to Dublin

  • Baggage transfer each day to the next hotel

  • Fully supported tour including cycle guides, mechanics and safety vehicles

  • Paramedic with response vehicle from start to finish.

  • Irish Youth Foundation Milan to Rome cycling jersey and bib shorts.

  • Finishers trophy.

  • Coach transfer from Bergamo Airport, Milan to your hotel. (There will be one coach collection point at Bergamo Airport on September 24th. 

What is not included in entry fee.

  • Flights to and from Italy.

  • Travel Insurance to include personal travel, bike and personal liability.

  • Bike and personal equipment

A non refundable deposit of €500 to maintain your slot is required by May 1st. A further payment of €800 is required by June 31st and the remaining €550 deposited by August 1st 2022.

Fundraising is an important aspect of the cycle. As well as the participation fee, the IYF is asking participants to fundraise a minimum of €2,000 to participate in the cycle.

Breaking Away Crew

Braking Away Crew

Iain Dunne
Iain Dunne

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Gordon Geraghty
Gordon Geraghty

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Cora Fox
Cora Fox

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Iain Dunne
Iain Dunne

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