The 2013 An Post Rás got underway with a 135.4km stage from Dunboyne to Longford.

En route the riders passed through Summerhill, Trim, Athboy Post Office Hot Spot Sprint and Crossakeel, before a category three climb at Slieve an Callaigh.

Post-climb the peloton passed through Oldcastle, Virginia, Ballyjamesduff, Granard and Ballinalee, before finishing the stage in Longford.

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