Maplewood Residential Junior Triathlon

Pulse Junior Triathlon

6th October 2019

The Maplewood Residential Junior Triathlon is a pool-based triathlon for kids / teenagers aged 6 – 15 years. It takes place at Westpark Fitness, Tallaght, and we have new improved course for 2019

Race entry

This event is sold out. It will not be possible to purchase entry on race day.

Latest news

The race briefing is now available online. Feel free to contact us at juniors@pulsetri.com if you have any questions.

To avoid delays on the morning of the race we would encourage you to complete race registration at Cycle SuperStore in Tallaght on Saturday 5th October between 14:00 and 16:00. Limited registration will be available between 07:15 to 08:15 on the morning of the race in Tallaght Athletics Club (at the rear of Westpark Fitness, on the right hand side of the car park).

Parking will be available in Tallaght University Campus across the road from Westpark Fitness. Pulse marshals will be on hand to direct you to a parking place.

Race schedule:

Sunday 6th October
Registration opens 07:15
Registration closes 08:15
Transition closes (leave your bike and helmet here) 08:30
Competitor race briefing (beside transition) 08:45
Race start (wave start times will be staggered beginning with the oldest age group and progressing to the youngest) 09:00
Race finish and prize-giving 12:15

Race details:

The swim takes place in the 20 metre pool at Westpark Fitness. This will be followed by a bike stage through Tallaght University Campus and the race finishes with a run stage on the adjacent Tallaght Athletics Track. Course maps are below.

Age group distances are as follows:

Age Group
(race colour)
6 – 7
40m (2 lengths)1.5km (1 lap)400m (1 lap)
8 – 9
120m (6 lengths) 1.5km (1 lap) 800m (2 laps)
10 – 11
160m (8 lengths) 4km (3 laps) 1200m (3 laps)
12 – 13
200m (10 lengths) 5km (4 laps) 1600m (4 laps)
14 – 15
240m (12 lengths) 6km (5 laps) 2000m (5 laps)

Requirements / what to bring:

All participants must be able to swim unaided and will need the following:

  • a swim suit or a triathlon suit,
  • swim goggles,
  • a towel,
  • a t-shirt/top for the bike and run stages,
  • bike in good working order (we will do a basic safety check on each bike),
  • bike helmet,
  • runners,
  • proof of age,
  • a valid Triathlon Ireland Membership Card or a One Day Membership (ODM).

Course maps

Pulse Triathlon Club: swimming, cycling, running and socialising since 2003

Cycle Superstore westpark swimkit