Triathlon Ireland is delighted to announce the inaugural National Post Primary School Championships, which will take place on May 21st in Omagh, Co Tyrone. Events will begin at 10:00am.
Entries are now available by completing THIS ENTRY FORM (participants must register in advance)
Cost per participant is €10/£10 GBP which can be paid on the day of the event (no pre-payment)
SCHOOLS TRIATHLON COMPETITION
Post Primary Schools from around the country will compete across four age categories (listed below).
This is a competitive event including individual and team races which will be chip timed with awards for top finishers and teams in each category.
Race HQ will be at the Omagh Leisure Centre, with the swim taking place indoors in the centre’s pool. The bike course will be split over two locations with Minor and Junior age groups cycling within the grounds of the Leisure Centre on a tarmac path and the Intermediate and Senior athletes cycling on the open roads around Omagh.
The run course will be be staged within the grounds of the leisure centre for all age categories and will be a mix of tarmac, gravel, grass and track.
Race distances are detailed below in swim/bike/run format.
Schools can enter athletes from each category.
Entries will be on a first come basis until our maximum numbers are reached.
A reserve list will be created and athletes will be included if places become available.
Under 14 on 31st December in the year of competition
Under 15 on 31st December in the year of competition
Under 17 on 31st December in the year of competition
Under 19 on 31st December in the year of competition
This is the first year for Triathlon Ireland to host this event and we hope to learn and build on the success of the 2017 event to offer more opportunities for schools to compete in Triathlon for many years to come.
In the meantime if you have any further questions please contact Michael at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BARILLA SUPPORTS TRI HEROES
The Tri Heroes programme and other Triathlon Ireland youth initiatives are supported by the generous assistance of Barilla.