2017 Route

2017


This year’s route for the 12th edition of An Post 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.

Saveable Google Map of All Stages

STAGE 1 – Wednesday 6th September

Road Race Kilkenny 70.1KM

Kilkenny (SHC) – Bennettsbridge –Thomastown – Graiguenamanagh – Goresbridge – Paulstown – Gowran

Map:-

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/19889112

Route details and timetable for Stage One: –

Ras na mBan 2017 – Route Details Stage One

STAGE 2 – Thursday 7th September
Road Race Castlecomer 75KM

Castlecomer (Discovery Park) Ballyraggett – Firoda – Castlecomer – Coolcullen – Rossmore – Castlecomer

Map:

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/22459975

Route details and timetable for Stage Two:-

Ras na mBan 2017 – Route Details Stage Two

STAGE 3 – Friday 8th September

Road Race Mount Leinster 112KM

Kilkenny (SHC) – Paulstown – Leighlinbridge – Muine Bheag – Borris – Ballymurphy – Kiltealy – Bunclody – Kildavin – Myshall – Fenagh – Mount Leinster

Map:-

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/22459985

Route details and timetable for Stage Three:-

Ras na mBan 2017 – Route Details Stage Three

STAGE 4 – Saturday 9th September

Individual Time Trial 11KM

Start – Waterford Road N10 (Rugby Club) – Out and back

Map:-

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/22459994

Route details and timetable for Stage Four:-

Ras na mBan 2017 – Route Details Stage Four

STAGE 5 – Saturday 9th September

‘Criterium’ Circuit Race 40km

Race Length: One hour

Kilkenny
The Parade – Nuncio Road – Waterford Road – Upper Patrick Street

Map:-

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/22460005

Route details and timetable for Stage Five:-

Ras na mBan 2017 – Route Details Stage Five

STAGE 6 – Sunday 10th September

Road Race Kilkenny 90.6KM

Kilkenny – Kells – Dunamaggin – Knocktopher – Thomastown – Inistioge – Woodstock – Thomastown – Gowran – Paulstown – Kilkenny

Map:-

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/22460042

Route details and timetable for Stage Six:-

Ras na mBan 2017 – Route Details Stage Six

Total Stage Mileage – 398.7km

Six classified climbs – Two Cat 1, two Cat 2 and two Cat 3