South Lake Junior Triathlon

South Lake will host the Junior Triathlon in the beautiful and secure setting around Craigavon lakes.

 

Date: Sunday 28th Aug | Time: 10am – wave start | Age range: 8-17 year olds | Entry Fee: 9 Euro (TI Members) plus license fee (non TI Members)

Each participant will receive a goody bag, medal and t-shirt! More information available on Triathlon Ireland Race Entry Calendar

Distance by age category:

Swim: 50m

Bike: 2k

Run: 500m

IMPORTANT NOTE: Parents will need to register their account and then enter the event. For instructions on how to register your account please visit:

https://triathlonireland.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360019500157-How-to-add-a-Junior-Account-to-your-Triathlon-Ireland-account

If you are having any registration or entry problems/difficulties please speak with someone on the Triathlon Ireland website or call the office on 003531 12741032

Distance by age category:

Swim: 200m

Bike: 5k

Run: 1k

IMPORTANT NOTE: Parents will need to register their account and then enter the event. For instructions on how to register your account please visit:

https://triathlonireland.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360019500157-How-to-add-a-Junior-Account-to-your-Triathlon-Ireland-account

If you are having any registration or entry problems/difficulties please speak with someone on the Triathlon Ireland website or call the office on 003531 12741032

Distance by age category:

Swim: 500m

Bike: 10k

Run: 2.5k

IMPORTANT NOTE: Parents will need to register their account and then enter the event. For instructions on how to register your account please visit:

https://triathlonireland.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360019500157-How-to-add-a-Junior-Account-to-your-Triathlon-Ireland-account

If you are having any registration or entry problems/difficulties please speak with someone on the Triathlon Ireland website or call the office on 003531 12741032

Distance by age category:

Swim: 750m

Bike: 20k

Run: 5k

IMPORTANT NOTE: Parents will need to register their account and then enter the event. For instructions on how to register your account please visit:

https://triathlonireland.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360019500157-How-to-add-a-Junior-Account-to-your-Triathlon-Ireland-account

If you are having any registration or entry problems/difficulties please speak with someone on the Triathlon Ireland website or call the office on 003531 12741032

South Lake Junior Triathlon FAQ's

What time does the Triathlon start?

There will be 4 age waves. The 1st wave starts at 10am. Individual wave times will be sent in advance in the race briefing.

Who can enter this years event?

Anyone age 8-17 years old can take part.

Is this a timed event?

The event is not chip timed but we will aim to manually record time.

How much does it cost to enter?

Entry fee is 9 Euro for those that hold a junior Triathlon Ireland License.

For those that don’t and additional ODL (One Day License Fee) will apply.

Where is the official start and finish?

The start and finish line will be outside South Lakes Leisure Centre, lakeside entrance.

Must I sign in on the day?

Yes you must register on the day and show your Triathlon Ireland License.

Can I register on the day of the event?

No, there will be no registration on the day.

Numbers are capped so early registration is advised.

Where do I park on the day?

There is ample car parking at South Lakes Leisure Centre and an overflow car park at Craigavon Civic Centre.

Will there be prizes?

There will be spot prizes.

What do I need to bring with me?

Swim:

A Triathlon always starts with a swim. The swim can be any stroke apart from backstroke, you will need a brightly coloured swim hat, goggles, wetsuit, swimwear or tri suit

Bike:

The next step is to get on your bike. Any type of bike will do – just check it is roadworthy and you’ll need a helmet too.  Bike Shoes are optional, trainers are fine, if not wearing a tri suit you will need a tshirt to put on over your swimming costume

Run:

Finally, it’s time for a bit of running, so pack your trainers!

What support is there on the swim course?

There will be strategically positioned lifeguards / marshals around the swim course.

Where is the transition area?

The transition area is located in front of South Lakes Leisure Centre.

Are there changing facilities?

There will be changing facilities available in South Lake Leisure Centre.

Will there be water stations?

There will be water at the finish line, competitors are advised to have a water bottle on their bike.

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