Rás na mBan to take place from September 8th-12th
The country’s top stage race for women was cancelled in 2020 due to the pandemic
The national junior road-race champion Ella Doherty
Irish cycling has received a significant boost with the news that Rás na mBan, the country’s top stage race for women, will take place September 8th-12th. It was cancelled in 2020 due to the pandemic.
“The last year has certainly been challenging for everyone, and has given us the opportunity to re-evaluate where the race sits in our’s and cycling’s priorities,” said race director Valerie Considine.
“We’ve never been more committed to the successful presentation of an event which will, we hope and trust, serve to be part of the regeneration of the sport this year.
“Among others, our national junior road-race champion Ella Doherty has spoken enthusiastically of her plans to ride the race as a first year senior this year. We are honoured to be able to present a top class international sports event for our visiting riders and our homegrown talent alike.”