Pulse Junior Triathlon


Saturday 7th October

This pool-based triathlon is a race for kids / teenagers aged between 6 – 14 years.

It is being held in memory of Pulse Junior member Michaela Gonda, who sadly passed away earlier this year, and all profits will be donated to the Heart Children Ireland organisation.

Race entry:

Entry is online only, it will not be possible to purchase entry on the morning of the race. Clicking on the icon below will bring you to the Triathlon Ireland Race Calendar. Scroll down to find Pulse Junior Pool Aquathlon.

Note: a parent must first become a site user (free) and register their child before entering any junior event.

Cost of entry is €10 (free to Pulse members), and there will be a t-shirt for the first 100 entrants.

For insurance purposes all entrants must physically show a valid Triathlon Ireland Junior Membership Card or a One Day Membership (ODM), at registration on race day. Online application for Triathlon Ireland membership is available here, a One Day Membership costs €3, and can be purchased in advance from the TI Website here.


If you have any problems with race entry, please contact us at juniors@pulsetri.com

Race details:

There will be four race waves, based on age group, as follows:

Age Group Swim Bike Run
6 – 8 40m 2km 400m
9 – 10 80m 4km 800m
11 – 12 120m 6km 1200m
13 – 14 160m 8km 1600m

All participants must be able to swim unaided.

Registration will take place in the reception area of Westpark Fitness, Tallaght . Parking will be available in the Westpark overflow car park in St. Mary’s School, beside the fitness centre. Marshals will be on hand to direct you.

The swim takes place in Westpark Fitness, followed by a bike stage in the adjoining Bancroft Park, and finishing with a run on Tallaght Athletics Club Track. Course maps are shown at the bottom of this page.

Race schedule:

The race schedule is as follows:

  • 10:00 – Pre-race registration opens.
  • 12:15 – Pre-race registration closes.
  • 12:45 – Competitors race briefing.
  • 13:00 – Race start.
  • 16:00 – Race finish and prize-giving.

What to bring:

Participants 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 inspect bikes for safety reasons),
  • bike helmet,
  • runners,
  • proof of age,
  • a valid Triathlon Ireland Membership Card or a One Day Membership (ODM).

Course maps:

Map of junior triathlon course


Aeriel view of the junior triathlon course.

More information and updates

Feel free to contact us at juniors@pulsetri.com if you have any questions. Also, follow our event on Facebook, we will be posting events updates there.

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