Current and Former Olympians set to race National Championships

September 30th - October 3rd in Wicklow

Tokyo 2020 Olympian, Eddie Dunbar and former Olympic Gold medallist in sailing, Annalise Murphy will compete at the 2021 Cycling Ireland Road National Championships in Wicklow. 

The Time Trial and Road Race National Championships are fast approaching with closing dates for entries later this week. With relatively low numbers currently registered, this year’s National Championships are wide open for the taking. 

The elite men’s time trial will see Conn McDunphy return in a bid to defend the title he won last year. He will face stiff competition from former National Champion Ryan Mullen who will be fresh from the World Championships. 

Ben Healy who stormed to a dominant victory in the road race will be back to defend his title. Olympian Eddie Dunbar will also contest the road race. 

The elite women’s road race will see Megan Armitage who is representing Ireland at the Road World Championships take to the start line of the road race on Saturday with eyes firmly set on the National Champions jersey. 

Current National Road Series leader, Fiona Mangan is also set to race the road race while Annalise Murphy has entered both the time trial and road race. 

Entries close this Thursday, 23rd September for the Time Trial which takes place a week later on Thursday 30th September. The junior men and senior women (including masters) will compete on Saturday, October 2nd with entries closing at midnight on Saturday 25th. On Sunday, October 3rd the junior women and senior men will take to the start line with entries closing at midnight on Sunday 26th. 

Routes have been adjusted for the senior women and the junior men and women's road races. The junior men will now take on a 96km course while the junior women will compete over 77km. The senior women and masters women road race will be over 93km. 

Route Maps and Schedule

Junior Men Road Race, Saturday 2nd October – 9am | 96km | Route Map | Entries Close 25th September (midnight) | Enter Here

Senior Women and Masters Women Road Race, Saturday 2nd October – 1pm | 93km | Route Map | Entries Close 25th September (midnight) | Enter Here

Junior Women Road Race, Sunday 3rd October – 9am | 77km | Route Map | Entries Close 26th September (midnight) |Enter Here 

Senior Men Road Race incorporating U23, Sunday  3rd October – 12noon | 160km | Route Map | Entries Close 26th September (midnight) | Enter Here

*No entries will be excepted after the closing date*