Event Details

Due to the Covid-19 crisis, the Blazing Bikers Lake District & Dales UK Challenge has been re-scheduled to April 30th to May 3rd 2021.

Your place is secured and we sincerely hope that you will be able to join us in 2021. We will ensure that funds raised so far will be included in your targets for next year’s event.

If you are not able to take part, please consider whether the funds raised to date and lodged can be retained by Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind to assist in our charitable objective where we enable people who are vision impaired and families of children with autism to lead better lives.

If you wish to receive a refund, we can refund to the donors who have sponsored their own entry directly.

The silver lining is that, presently, social distancing does not prevent us from motorbiking so we wish you all a safe and swift ride back to normality.

Please let us know if we can help with anything at this time.

For further information please contact billshan1954@gmail.com or Katriona.shanahan@gmail.com, or acahill@guidedogs.ie




This year marks the 13th Annual Motorbike Challenge and a return visit to the Lake District & the Dales.

Father and daughter team, Billy and Katriona Shanahan hold this event each year in memory of their daughter and sister, Lorraine Shanahan.

The cost of the weekend is: €650 per biker per person sharing and €490 per pillion per person sharing.

The cost includes:

  • Return sailings, 3 nights hotel accommodation, breakfasts, evening meals including Gala Dinner on the final night;
  • Itinerary booklet;
  • Certificate of completion; and
  • high vis, T-shirt and badge.

For anyone wanting to avail of a single room the additional supplement is €100 (this is limited to 15 singles).

Deposit due on or before Friday 27th March 2020

Final payment due on or before Friday 17th April 2020

For further information contact Anne Cahill at: acahill@guidedogs.ie or call (021) 4878 259 or to register click here.

Event Location

Ring Way
Preston PR1 3AU, UK

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