National postal operator An Post has confirmed sponsorship of Rás na mBan 2012, Ireland’s top international stage race for women.
In a break with tradition, this year’s Rás na mBan women’s international stage race will begin on a Sunday, September 9th and run to the following Thursday. Continue reading “Dates Announced for 2012!”
Louise Moriarty clinched the sixth and final stage of An Post Rás na mBan, sprinting in at the head of an 18-rider group at the finish line outside Sneem Hotel.
Olivia Dillon consolidated her lead at the top of the general classification in An Post Rás na mBan with a sprint win and a time trial second in today’s fourth and fifth stages.
2011 Rás na mBan Stage 4 results. Full report to follow.
Epic is the only word to describe Olivia Dillon’s win in today’s third stage of An Post Rás na mBan, a victory of awesome power and tenacity that has already been accorded legendary status in Ireland’s premier stage race for women.
Olivia Dillon of the Ireland team is the new race leader of An Post Rás na mBan after taking victory in the second stage from Waterville to Valentia Island and back to Waterville today.
Fiona Meade of the WomensCycling.ie team will wear the first leader’s jersey of An Post Rás na mBan after sprinting in at the head of a 19-rider group at the end of Stage 1 in Sneem today.