10 Days To Go – Ras Tailteann
There are only 10 days to go the prestigious final stage of this years RAS Tailteann which comes to Blackrock, Co. Louth on Sunday 19th June 2022. The 67th edition of the race will again travel clockwise around Ireland with stage finishes in Horse and Jockey, Castleisland, Lisdoonvarna, Kilbeggan, before starting the final stage in Kinnegad to the finishing circuit in seaside town of Blackrock, Co. Louth. Riders will cover 756km with 8 categorised climbs which will act as a platform for attacking riders to battle it out for the coveted Rás yellow jersey.
The race will consist of over 170 cyclists and cavalcade of approx 40 vehicles including medical teams, officials and support team members.
IMPORTANT – People are asked not to leave their cars parked overnight in the village on Saturday 18th June and there will be traffic and parking restrictions in the village on Sunday 19th. Parking will begin to be restricted from the night before and on the morning of the race barriers will be in place on both side of the street from entrance to the lower carpark (Centra) all the way to the sundial.
SEE PICTURE OF PREVIOUS RAS BARRIERS FORMAT
This is the biggest sporting event ever to come to Blackrock with significant national and international coverage including on the RTE Six One News. In the coming week the village will begin to be transformed to welcome the RAS and we are asking everyone to get into the spirit of the Rás cycling theme to support this event.
More information is on www.visitblackrock.ie/ras