Pulse Port Beach Triathlon

Pulse Port Beach Triathlon swim start.

 24th September 2022 (entry opens 1st June)

With a traditional beach swim start, and bike and run legs on closed roads, this sprint distance race is perfect for both the newcomer to triathlon and the more experienced triathlete who is looking for a personal best.

For 2022, the Pulse Port Beach Triathlon will also host the Triathlon National Series and the Intervarsity National Championship.

Read on to find course information and race entry details. If you have any queries, drop us an email at race@pulsetri.com. Check out the video at the bottom of this page to get a flavour of what’s in-store at Port Beach 2022. We’re looking forward to seeing you there!

Race entry:

Race entry opens on 1st June, enter via the Triathlon Ireland Race Calendar. The entry fee is non-refundable, however you may transfer your entry to another athlete up to two weeks before race day.

Course overview:

The race consists of a 750m sea swim from Port beach, followed by a 20km single loop cycle on fully closed roads. 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 rural bliss! You can find more information on the course information page.

Cancellation of Swim Leg:

In the unlikely event that the swim leg were cancelled due to adverse weather, Pulse Triathlon Club reserves the right to change the race to a duathlon format. We cannot issue a refund.

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 the New to triathlon page on the Triathlon Ireland Website, and take a look at our Beginning triathlon page for other useful links.

Race results:

Race results for 2019 and earlier years are here.

Photos & video:

Photographs and videos of 2018 and past years are here.

Feedback or Questions:

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

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