Pulse Port Beach Triathlon

port beach swim start

Saturday, September 9th 2017

With a traditional beach swim start, and a flat bike and run course on closed roads, this sprint distance race is perfect for both the newcomer to triathlon and also the more experienced triathlete who is looking for a personal best. For 2017, the Pulse Port Beach Triathlon will be a National Series and Super Series event.

Latest News and Updates:

Regular updates will be posted on our News page and also our Facebook page. For queries, please contact us at race@pulsetri.com.

Race entry

Entry for the Super Series (CAT1) is now open, click here for more information. Entry for the National Series (Age Group) event will open in mid-2017.

Race information:

As race day approaches, we will provide more details regarding pre-race registration, wave allocations, race schedule, etc.

Course overview:

The race consists of a 750m sea swim from the picturesque Port beach followed by a 20km single loop cycle on fully closed roads, finally the 4.8k run will be an out and back route that will take competitors to the finish line back at Port beach. No roundabouts, no traffic lights, and no cars, this is pure countryside bliss! Maps and more detailed descriptions can be found here.

How to get there:

The triathlon takes place at Port beach, just north of the village of Clogherhead in Co. Louth and accessed via local road L2244. (GPS 53.8271471, -6.2614829). For detailed directions, click here.

First Triathlon?

New to Triathlon and not sure about the basics – what to wear, what to eat, what equipment you need, etc.? Read this “Starters guide to Triathlon” prepared by Triathlon Ireland. Take a look at our “Beginning triathlon” page for more useful links

Thank You:

Thank you to the residents of the Port beach area, The Irish Coastguard, An Garda Síochána, St John Ambulance, Boyne Fisherman’s Rescue and Recovery service, and our sponsors whose support allows us to stage this event.

Feedback or Questions:

Feel free to contact us at race@pulsetri.com.


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