The Ras De Cymru is a 5 day event comprising 6 stages which, this year, will run from 1 - 5 July. The event is based at the Caerleon Campus of the University of South Wales (NP18 3QT).
The stages are as follows:
Stage 1 Pan-flat team time trial
Stage 2 Rolling road race with flat finish
Stage 3 Hilly place to place road race with hill finish
Stage 4 Rolling individual time trial with hill finish
Stage 5 Rolling / hilly road race with hill finish
Stage 6 Rolling road race with mountain-top finish
The event is open to individuals and teams (including composite teams) of 3 or 4 riders of 2nd, 3rd, 4th, Woman, Veteran or Junior British Cycling category status at the time of entering the event. Individuals entering the event will be randomly allocated to a composite team.
The event is held under British Cycling Technical Regulations.
Stage prizes will be awarded along with overall prizes for Individual, KOM, Sprint, Team, Junior, Woman and Veteran classifications.
The British Cycling points system applies to this race; Band 3 points will be allocated for overall and Band 5 for each stage.