Lap the Lough is an annual cycle event around Lough Neagh, the largest lake in Ireland and Britain.

The event happens on the last Sunday in August (Bank Holiday weekend) each year. Lap 17 takes place on Sunday 27th August 2023.

Lap the Lough is on Sunday 27th August - bank holiday in the UK - you might have the day off on Monday to recover. We've also got a 15% Stena ferry discount!


Registration for Lap the Lough opens on January 1st. We'll have an early bird offer for January and a group discount of 10%. Registration typically closes 31st July.

2500 Limit

Registration closes on 31st July or when we reach 2500 participants. After that number, registration closes. Register early to avoid disappointment.


We have compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions which goes into more detail. Please read through these before getting in touch with us. If we've missed something out please let us know.


You get emergency energy, water/energy stops, mechanical support, sweeper, motorbike marshals, 1st Aid, LTL cycle cap and pin-badge.

Start location

We're starting again from Moy & Charlemont - a beautiful village bordering the counties of Tyrone and Armagh with great bars, cafés and restaurants and lots of accommodation.

At a Glance
  • 27 Aug 2023 7:00am
  • Tickets On Sale
  • Lap the LoughLap the LoughMoy, Tyrone, UK
  • Up to 144 km (89 miles)
  • From 38.00 GBP
  • 2500 Riders