Lord Mayor launches City Rebel Pedal & Picnic
The Lord Mayor, Cllr. Catherine Clancy, launched the Cork City Rebel Pedal event which is run by Cork Environmental Forum as part of European Mobility Week. In highlighting this year’s Mobility Week slogan, “Clean air – it’s your move!” the Mayor highlighted the power that citizens have to clean up air quality through their travel choices and encouraged people to join in this symbolic cycle.
The Lord Mayor was joined at the launch by children from Blarney Street CBS and Beaumont schools, representatives from Cork Environmental Forum, the Cork Sports Partnership, Green Schools, Cork Community Bikes, UCC Campus Bikes and members of the Cork Academy of Music.
Rebel Pedal is Cork’s largest, most iconic and longstanding Fun Cycle, this year it takes place on Sunday 22nd September, at the Grand Parade at 12pm, registration will commence from 11am.
There will be a post pedal picnic and entertainment at the Atlantic Pond. The Entertainment will include music from The Cork Academy of Music, Bike workshops, Face-painting, Bling your Bike etc. We also encourage people to bring along frisbees, balls and other outdoor games. Friends & family are welcome to join in the afternoon relaxation and fun. Bring a picnic or purchase from site vendors.
Further details and updates available at www.cef.ie or www.facebook.com/operationtransportation
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