Gravel Grind West details and itinerary.

Gravel Grind West Itinerary

Saturday 17th September

Kids Check in: From 12 TO 12.50 at the Towers Bar & Restaurant Marquee The Quay Westport.

Kids cycling activities with Daire Feeley from 1-3pm at the grass area around the pond.


Please park responsibly in the dedicated carparks, no parking in front of shops or business


Skelp Blast check in from 2.30pm to 3.40 as above.

Skelp Blast roll out from 4pm

Skelp Blast start,  4k out  quick stop at Gannon’s garage Belclare.

Mass start event…

Skelp Blast finish at approx. 5.30pm

Skelp Blast Prize and presentation at 7pm at the Towers bar & Restaurant.

Check in for Gravel Grind West events from 6.30 to 8pm


Sunday Sept 18th

Check in open from 7.30am to 8.45am

Pre Event info from 8.55am

All routes roll out from 9am

Expected finish times for 70k route from 12.30pm

Expected finish times for 110k route from 1.30pm

Expected finish times for 135k route from 2.15pm


Gravel Grind West is not a race from the start line to finish line, Strava segments are in place for those who want to go hard, the gravel and scenery is in place for everyone else. Take Photos..

Full participants brief here Click to download. Gravel Grind West participant brief for all events 2022


GGW has been made possible with the help of:

The Towers Bar and Restaurant | Westport Bike Shop || Marrey Bikes | Nuasan | Coillte | Civil Defence | An Garda Síochána |Cycling Ireland | Wild Nephin National park | Hotel Westport | Del &Lee jewellery| Hotel Newport| and last but not least our marshals who are giving freely of their time to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all.   We wish you all the very best of luck and hope you are able to take in the beauty of Mayo and the Wild Atlantic Way as you make your way around this stunning course.