FAQs 

Below are a few frequently asked questions. If you do not find the answer you are seeking, please email info@OGCancerNI.com

 

Yes, we encourage you to register online however a limited number of places will be available for on-the-day registration. Please enter here.

Route 44 – A relatively flat 44 mile route along the Newry Canal from Portadown – Newry and back.

Route 66 – A more strenuous 66 mile road route, from Portadown through Newry to Carlingford and back.

You have the option of either a 44-mile towpath route, or 66-mile road route.

A moderate level of fitness required. The 44-mile towpath route gives you the option to turn back at any time.

Yes however insurance is included within your registration fee. 

We will have sweeper vans and experienced bike mechanics on hand to look after any breakdowns.

Light refreshments are included in your sponsorship so spending money only needed.

Our priority is safety so there will be motorcycle escorts, medics, lead car, cycle marshals and sweeper vans available.

Both routes will have water and snack station points at Tandragee, Scarva, Poyntzpass, Newry and Carlingford.

Fundraising is not mandatory, however all donations are extremely appreciated. Sponsorship forms can be download here

Early Diagnosis is Key #CatchItEarly

Oesophageal cancer like many other cancers does not discriminate between age or sex and knowing and recognising the signs and symptoms are crucial to early diagnosis.  If you suffer from any of the following symptoms for longer than 3 weeks you should consult your doctor.

  • Persistent Indigestion
  • Difficulty swallowing or food sticking
  • Heartburn acid reflux
  • Hiccupping that wont go away
  • Unexplained weight loss.

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