Pulse Port Beach Triathlon 2017 - The TI Social Story

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Over 400 athletes arrived in Co. Louth on Saturday, 9th September for the Pulse Port Beach Triathlon 2017. The Triathlon Ireland team were there to capture all the action as it happened.

Pulse Port Beach 2017 - Swim Start

You can read detailed race reports at the links below:
Men's Super Series - Pulse Port Beach 2017
Women's Super Series - Pulse Port Beach 2017
National Series - Pulse Port Beach 2017

The day dawned bright and breezy but weather conditions soon deteriorated for the final round of the Super Series 2017 and the 13th round of the National Series 2017.

#SuperSeries athletes briefing at @pulsetriclub #portbeach #triathlon #triathlonireland

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Super series races

The first race to start was the final round of the Men's Super Series 2017.

Men's Swim Start prep @pulsetriclub #SuperSeries #portbeach #triathlonireland

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Pulse Super Series Men's Swim Start

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First out of the water was Alastair Rogers, winner at Dublin City Triathlon a couple of weeks ago.

Pulse Super Series Men's Swim Exit

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Elizabeth Carr was the first woman out of the water followed closely by a pack of three athletes - Laura Wylie, Emma Sharkey and Gemma Speers.

Pulse Super Series Women's Swim Exit

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As the Super Series athletes headed out on the bike leg of their race, the National Series swim got underway, below is some footage of the National Series Swim Exit.

National Series Wave 1 swim exit at Pulse Triathlon Club Port Beach triathlon

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Arriving into Transition 2, Alastair Rogers still held the lead in the Super Series Race.

Super Series Men's T2 at Pulse Triathlon Club Port Beach triathlon

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Gemma Speers and Laura Wylie arrived into transition two together with Emma Sharkey close behind in third.

Dismount in the women's Super Series race at Pulse Triathlon Club Port Beach Triathlon

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Alastair Rogers wins the Men's Super Series with Aichlinn O'Reilly 2nd and Tom McEnery crossing the line in 3rd place.

Alaistair Rogers wins the Men's Super Series winner at Pulse Triathlon Club Port Beach Triathlon Aichlinn O'Reilly 2nd Tom McEnery 3rd

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Elizabeth Carr Wins Pulse Triathlon Club Port Beach Super Series Triathlon, Laura Wylie places second and Maeve Gallagher is third to cross the line.

Elizabeth Carr Wins Pulse Triathlon Club Port Beach Super Series Triathlon Laura Wylie 2nd Maeve Gallagher 3rd

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Women's Super Series Podium at @pulsetriclub Port Beach L-R 2nd Laura Wylie, 1st Elizabeth Carr, 3rd Maeve Gallagher

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national series race

Meanwhile the National Series Athletes began arriving in from the bike leg and heading out on the run.

Pulse Port Beach Sprint Tri National Series Transition 2

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Pulse Port Beach Sprint Triathlon 2017 National Series Run Exit

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As the sun stayed (mostly) shining, the National Series athletes crossed the finish line with smiles on their faces after a tough day's racing.

Pulse Port Beach Sprint Triathlon 2017 National Series Finish Line

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As always, there was a large club presence at Pulse Port Beach, with some taking advantage of the beautiful setting to get some pictures taken.

photo galleries

The Triathlon Ireland picture galleries are now live on our Facebook page for anyone who didn't yet find their photo from the race.

Pictures from the men's and women's Super Series races and the National Series at Pulse Port Beach Triathlon 2017 where...

Posted by Triathlon Ireland on Saturday, September 9, 2017

Pictures from the Round 14 of the National Series 2017 at Pulse Port Beach Triathlon 2017. More than 400 people braved...

Posted by Triathlon Ireland on Sunday, September 10, 2017