Ahead of the final deadline for entries to An Post Rás na mBan 2017, Irish national road race champion Lydia Boylan travelled to Kilkenny to meet David Fitzgerald, Cathaoirleach of Kilkenny County Council, at Kilkenny Castle to announce details of this year’s event which gets under way in Kilkenny on Wednesday 6th September. Continue reading “Kilkenny Looks Forward to An Post Rás na mBan”
After a review of suggestions for improvements aimed at streamlining the results delivery at Ireland’s top international stage race, the organisers of An Post Rás na mBan have announced that they will introduce electronic transponder timing for this year’s event. Continue reading “Electronic Transponder Timing for An Post Rás na mBan”
Two New Stage Finishes Announced
Kilkenny City Centre Race Returns
A new stage finish in Gowran and a final dash up the Medieval Mile in Kilkenny are the highlights from the 2017 An Post Rás na mBan route announced today. Continue reading “Route Details for An Post Rás na mBan 2017”
The organisers of An Post Rás na mBan would like to express their sincere thanks to all in An Post for their help and assistance in making Ireland’s premier women’s stage race the great event that it is today.
Following today’s announcement that An Post will withdraw from supporting cycling from next season, we at Rás na mBan wish all in the GPO in Dublin the very best, not least Aileen Mooney whose team have helped make it a hugely productive and enjoyable association for all of us on the race.
Continue reading “Last Year for An Post Sponsorship for Cycling”
Entry for An Post Rás na mBan 2017 opens today as teams and riders from across the globe confirm their plans to race in Ireland’s premier women’s cycling event next September. Continue reading “Entries Open!”
An Post Rás na mBan and commitee member Fiona Cooke have been nominated for Cycling Ireland’s Member Awards.
Continue reading “Rás na mBan and Cooke Nominated for top Irish Awards”
An Post Rás na mBan is over for another year and there’s been some time to reflect on what has been, by common consent, the biggest and best edition of the race to date.
Continue reading “Thank You”
Rikke Lønne (Team Crescent D.A.R.E.) has taken overall victory in An Post Rás na mBan 2016 after finishing fourth in the final stage in Kilkenny.
The Dane was part of a seven rider group witch contested the final sprint in front of Kilkenny Castle after 85 km of dry and windy conditions.
Results of the final stage can be found here
Photographs taken by Lorraine O’Sullivan of stage 6 Kilkenny to Kilkenny Continue reading “Stage 6 Gallery”