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Pulse Port Beach Triathlon

Pulse Port Beach Triathlon swim start.

Saturday, September 22nd 2018

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 2018, the Pulse Port Beach Triathlon will be a BMW Triathlon National Series and Triathlon Ireland Super Series event.

Latest News and Updates:

News and updates are posted on our News page and our Facebook event page. For queries about the event, please contact us at race@pulsetri.com.

Race entry

Both the Super Series (CAT1 / CAT2) race and National Series (Age Group) events are now open for entry at this link.

Race information:

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

If you intend to race in the Super Series event, please review the Triathlon Ireland Super Series Athlete Guide 2018.

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 rural bliss! You can find more information on the course information page.

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 2017 and earlier years are here.

Photos & video:

Photographs and videos of 2017 and past years are here.

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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