MRA Club Challenge

What is the Challenge for?

To encourage participation in club spins and get everyone motivated to get out on the bike.

Criteria for each Group/Level based on:

  • Total distance for the year
  • Total elevation gain for the year
  • Distance per month
  • Participating in a number of club spins per year
  • Completing a long distance spin
  • 10 named hills to be conquered

How to participate?

  • Sign up via the club forum to ONE of the challenges.  
  • Keep logging your spins as normal on Strava.                                             
  • Your Group Leader will verify your data at regular intervals and then end of year. 


  • Just like any Strava Challenge pride in your finishing the challenge.
  • Plus – Small gift prize for everyone who completes.                               
  • Plus – Your name in the draw for €125 cash prize for each individual Group.

Sign Up Now!

You can only sign up to one group challenge – pick it in advance – You can however sign up to whichever you want even if you cycle with a different group. Sign up by clicking below!

Challenge Goals
  Group 4 Group 3 Group 2 Group 1
Target pace and distance for group spins 50-60k @ 21-22kph 60-80k@ 22-25kph 80-100k @ 25-28kph 100-140k @ 30kph+
Distance per month For 10 or more months 100km + 160km+ 200km+ 400km+
Total distance for year 2,000km + 4,000km+ 5,500km+ 8,000km+
Total elevation gain 16,000m + Average 0.8% of distance traveled 32,000m + Average 0.8% of distance traveled 44,000m+ Average 0.8% of distance traveled 80,000m+ Average 1% of distance traveled
Long spin 100km + 130km+ 150km+ 200km+
10 Climbs
  1. Orchardstown
  2. Woodstown/Ballyglan
  3. Killea
  4. Scrouty
  5. Kats Rock
  6. Chapel Hill
  7. Hairpins (Carrick)
  8. Tramore to Dunmore East (Coast Road)
  9. Ballyscanlan (Lakes)
  10. Dunhill (passing GAA pitch)
  1. Kats Rock
  2. Mau Mau Road
  3. Mountain Road (Clonmel towards Rathgormack)
  4. Coast Road from Bunmahon
  5. Scrouty
  6. Templeorum from Piltown
  7. Templeorum from New Market
  8. Tory Hill
  9. Mahon Falls
  10. Tickincor
  1. Mau Mau Road
  2. Mahon Falls
  3. Scrouty
  4. Templeorum from Piltown
  5. Coppenagh
  6. Cat’s Rock
  7. Mountain Road (from Clonmel)
  8. Chapel Hill
  9. Listerlin
  10. Tickencor
  1. Mount Leinster
  2. The Vee or Mt.Mellary
  3. Tickencor
  4. Seskin
  5. Mahon Falls
  6. Powers The Pot (East)
  7. Powers The Pot (West)
  8. Mountain Road
  9. Slieve Coiltte
  10. Slievenamon (Kilcash)
Official club spins per year 12+ 16+ 20+ 30+