Duathlon National Series and Championships 2017

Race Start Naas Duathlon Feb 2016

The cold weather of winter might be peaking over the horizon, but for some that means it's time to start dreaming of the 2017 duathlon season!

Following applications from clubs around the country, Triathlon Ireland is delighted to announce the line up of races that will form the Duathlon National Series 2017 and the National Duathlon Championships.

Duathlon Race Calendar 

2017's Duathlon National Series will be made up of nine races spread across eight counties beginning in mid January and concluding just as the triathlon season begins at the end of April.

This year's Duathlon National Championships will take place on March 12th in Clarenbridge, Co. Galway and will be hosted by Predator Triathlon Club.

DetailsDateRace and LocationDistance
Duathlon Series Round 115/01/2017Naas Triathlon Club Duathlon Series 2017 Race One, Punchestown, Co KildareSprint
Duathlon Series Round 228/01/2017Tri Lakes Knockma Duathlon, Castlehackett, Co. GalwaySprint

Duathlon Series Round 3 & Intervarsity Duathlon Championships

19/02/2017Naas Triathlon Club Duathlon Series 2017 Race Two, Punchestown, Co KildareSprint

Duathlon Series Round 4

05/03/2017Letterkenny Sprint Duathlon 2017, Aura Leisure Centre, Letterkenny, Co DonegalSprint

Duathlon Series Round 5 & National Championships

12/03/2017Predator Duathlon, Clarenbridge, Co. GalwayStandard
Children's Duathlon National Championships12/03/2017Predator Youth Duathlon, Clarenbridge, Co. GalwayTry-a-Tri
Duathlon Series Round 602/04/2017Banner Duathlon, Smithstown, Co. ClareSprint
Duathlon Series Round 602/04/2017Omagh Duathlon, Omagh, Co. TyroneSprint
Duathlon Series Round 717/04/2017Battle of Ballinspittle, Ballinspittle, Co. CorkStandard
Duathlon Series Round 822/04/2017Belpark Phoenix Park Duathlon Series 2017, Phoenix Park, Dublin 8Sprint

Scoring

Scoring for the 2017 Duathlon National Series will be identical to 2016, with calculations based off an athlete’s best two series results, plus their result from the National Duathlon Championships.

Points

Winners of the National Championships will receive 1000 points, winners of any of the other series races score 700 points. 
Points reduce by 7.5% for the first 20 finishers and by 4% thereafter.
Note: In order to receive National Series points you must hold a full racing licence for Triathlon Ireland when competing in the event.

Bryan McCrystal Mondello Bike 2016

Awards

The Duathlon National Championships will determine the national champion for men and women. In addition this race will decide winners from each age category contested at the National Championships.

At the end of the series, the male and female with the highest points ranking will be crowned the Duathlon National Series winners for 2017. Winners in each age category will also be determined by their series rankings.