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Race The Ras Challenge in Croke Park

Ciaran Power – Race The Ras Team Ciaran Power, 2 time Rás Winner talks about his links with the Rás and the Race The Rás team Michael Kerin – N.B.C.R.I. Michael Kerin of the N.B.C.R.I. speaking at the launch of Race The Ras 2014 Tomas O’Se – G.P.A. Ambassador – Race The Ras Tomás Ó Sé talking with Eamonn O’Muircheartaigh at the launch of Race The Ras 2014 Croke Park – Race The Ras Challenge...

SPORTS STARS FOR RACE THE RAS 2014

SOME OF THE SPORTS STARS FOR THE 2014 EVENT Click on the image to visit gallery SPORTS STARS PARTICIPATING Derek Duggan, Roscommon Mick Galway, played Rugby for Ireland Brian Murphy, Kildare Eamonn O’Hara, Sligo Evan Kelly, Meath Derek Thompson, Roscommon Collie Moran, Dublin Tomas O’Shea, Kerry Tom Kelly, Laois...

Testimonial by Paul Clarke former Dublin Footballer

26 years senior club football,12 years inter county and the last 16 coaching at club and county level. I even had time to do a few triathlons lately. I thought I’d done it all,the good and the bad days,the thrill of competing sometimes winning and some times losing till Eamonn O’Muircheartaigh came a calling. Himself, Paul Early and Declan Darcy along with other lunatics had decided to cycle around Ireland,do the Ras they said. Initially...

2014 AN POST RÁS ROUTE DETAILS

Detailed analysis: Stage 1, Sunday May 18: Dunboyne to Roscommon, 149.8 km: The 149.8 kilometre opening day of the 2014 An Post Rás is, according to race organiser Tony Campbell, all about distributing the jerseys and setting the tone. There will be one climb and four Post Office Primes and Hot Spot Sprints, with each of those four offering time bonuses which could well determine who holds the first leader’s jersey. Those factors combined should...

It is a rare sport where you can break a man’s collar bone and he holds no animosity. Two decades ago double Rás winner Philip Cassidy fell out of the sky and landed on fellow double Rás winner Paul McCormack. McCormack suffered a nasty collar bone break but the two remain firm friends. McCormack now lives in Boston but returned to Ireland to “Race the Rás” with Cassidy to raise funds for the National Breast...

Dungarvan Table Quiz

Thanks to Mark Radley and his committee who organised a table quiz for over 300 people in Dungarvan on saturday night raising 8,000 euro for NBCRI and AWARE through RTR....

2012 Race the Rás Launch

This Years Launch seen some great people get involved for the benfit of our charities, The National Breast Cancer Research Institute (NBCRI) and Aware ” Helping defeat depression”.    ...

Mick Hoare – A Sad Loss to RTR and Cycling

It is with great sadness that RTR announces the passing of our Director Sportif Mick Hoare on Monday 12th January after a short illness with cancer. He will be sorely missed by all of us who had the pleasure of knowing him and working with him on RTR 2011. He drove the RTR lead car with great gusto around Ireland and ran ‘Race the Ras’ as efficiently as the Tour de France. A true friend...

The Reason We Do What We Do – Gerry McDermott

Race The Ras are sad to announce the passing of Gerry McDermott last night (Friday 18th November 2011). Gerry was a part of the committee in the early days of Race The Ras but had to step back from his duties due to increasing ill health. Gerry was able to attend our presentation ceremony at the first Daffodil Centre in October. Unfortunately Gerry has lost his fight with cancer and all of the family at...

Final Race The Rás Cheque Presentations To Goal and The Irish Cancer Society

On the 23rd of September Race The Rás made the final donations to our 2 nominated charities for 2011. At the opening of the new Daffodil Centre in Beaumont Hospital we were delighted to present the Irish Cancer Society with €100,000 and Goal with €40,000. Thanks to all the team, cyclists and supporters of Race The Rás that made this possible. Here is some information on where the fruits of your hard work has gone:...
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