Rás na mBan 2016 will take place for the first time in County Kilkenny, Ireland. The race takes place between Wednesday 7th and Sunday 11th September 2016.

Danish Star Norsgaard Jorgensen and Ireland's Ciara Doogan Head to Kilkenny with Team Rytger

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Former stage winner Emma Norsgaard Jorgensen has confirmed that she will be on the start line of An Post Rás na mBan 2016 in Kilkenny on Wednesday September 7th.

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Record Entry for Kilkenny

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The organisers of An Post Rás na mBan 2016 have confirmed that a record entry is headed to Kilkenny for the first stage of the five-day race on September 7th.

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Record Entries From Abroad As Closing Date Approaches

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The organisers of An Post Rás na mBan have received record numbers of overseas entries for the 2016 event ahead of the closing date in a fortnight.

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Garner Returns to Defend NDC Points Jersey

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Up and coming British star Grace Garner has confirmed that she will return to defend her National Dairy Council Points Classification in this year’s An Post Rás na mBan.

Garner, who won two stages on her way to a narrow one-point victory over Scotland’s Eileen Roe in last year’s An Post Rás na mBan, has been recruited by the Yorkshire-based Cliff Pratt Racing Team for this September’s 11th edition of Ireland’s top stage race in Kilkenny.

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Solo Riders and An Post Rás na mBan


So, you’re all set for Rás na mBan but your team isn’t planning to travel? Well there are still options and many riders over the years have found places as guests on other teams.

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Congratulations to all the Rás na mBan ‘alumni’ who enjoyed success in the National Road Championships across Europe and beyond over the last week. Here’s a list of riders we’ve picked out who stepped on the podium at their national championships and who have enjoyed the delights of Ireland’s top bike race in the past.
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