For the first time in its 17-year history, Rás na mBan, Ireland’s only women’s international bike stage race, has introduced a Waterford stage to its five-day schedule.
The 102.7km stage of the race will leave Tramore at 12 noon on Saturday, September 9th and travel through Kilmeaden, Kilmacthomas, and on to Dungarvan, before returning along the Copper Coast to the finish line on the Prom in Tramore at approximately 2.40pm.
The 2023 edition of the race is the 17th under the title of Rás na mBan and the 36th annual international stage race for women in Ireland. In its current format it runs for five days and six stages totalling over 400km of racing action.
Closures from 2pm to 3.45pm to facilitate the Rás na mBan.
Roads to be closed:
• L4340 Estuary Road,
• L4345 Lower Promenade,
• L4144 Promenade,
• L4144 Strand Road,
• L4162 Lower Branch Road,
• L4162 Tivoli Terrace,
• R675 between Riverstown Roundabout and Waterford Road Roundabout.
Parking restrictions will be in place in the Burrows Car Park, Lower Promenade, Middle Promenade and the Middle Prom Car Park from 7am until 5pm on Saturday the 9th of September. Gardai and traffic marshalling will be in place to manage traffic locally.