2022 Route

The route for Rás na mBan 2022 includes six stages and five days of racing on the picturesque roads of County Kilkenny and surrounding counties in early September.

Full route details and map links for the 2022 Rás na mBan see below.
Note: Timing and route details remain provisional. See rasnamban.com for up to date details.
2022 ROUTE
The route for the 16th edition of Rás na mBan includes six stages and five days of racing on the roads of picturesque County Kilkenny for the riders in early September. Details with map links below

DateDayStageSTAGE DETAILSStage Start LocationStart TimeDistanceStage Finish LocationExpd.
Finish
07/09/22Wed1
Kilkenny (SHC) – Danesfort – Stonyford – Knocktopher – Kilmaganny – Windgap – Callan
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31550616
Spring Hill Court Hotel (SHC)16:45pm75.3kmCallan6.35pm
         
08/09/22Thur2Kilkenny (SHC) – Kells – Dunamaggin – Thomastown – Inistioge – The Rower – Graignamanagh – Thomastown – Inistioge
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/37895238
SHC11am89kmWoodstock1:45pm
         
09/09/22Fri3Portlaoise – Abbeyleix – Mountrath -Mountmellick – Clonaslee – Kinnitty – Wolftrap -The Cut
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/38053103
Laois County Council12pm96kmThe Cut, Slieve Blooms2:30pm
         
10/09/22Sat4Kilkenny (SHC) – Stoneyford – Knocktopher – Ballyhale – Mullinavat – Piltown – 2 laps of circuit via Templeorum – The Sweep – Piltown
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/38936583
SHC12pm92kmPiltown2:15pm
         
11/09/22Sun5Individual Time Trial – Kilkenny Castle
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/37924840
Kilkenny Castle9am2.5kmKilkenny Castle11am
         
11/09/22Sun6Criterium
The Parade – Nuncio Road – Waterford Road – Upper Patrick Street
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/38936597
Kilkenny Castle12:30pm1hour
+ 5 laps
Kilkenny Castle1:45pm