Regional Post Primary Schools Triathlon Championships 2018


Regional Post Primary School Championships

Triathlon Ireland is delighted to announce the dates for the Regional Post Primary School Championships.

The Ulster Championships will take place on March 25th in Omagh Leisure Centre, Co Tyrone. Event start time will be 10:15am.

Entries for this event close on Friday March 23rd at 10am!

Munster and Connacht will run as a joint championships and will be held in B3, Brothers of Charity Centre, Kilcornan, Clarinbridge, Co. Galway, Ireland on the 15th April. Event start time will be 12:00pm.

Details and event timetable will be uploaded here in the coming days.

Entries are now available by clicking on the relevant race links below. Please ensure you are registering for the correct Regional Event

Ulster Race

You can register for the race here. There is a Guidebook for this event that can be found here.

Connacht & Munster Race

You can register for the race here

Cost per participant is €10/£10 GBP which can be paid by calling the Triathlon Ireland office on 01-2741032


Post Primary School students from around the province will compete across four age categories (listed below).

This is a competitive event which will encompass individual and team races with awards for top finishers and teams in each category. 

The swim will take place indoors with the bike course being split over two locations with Minor and Junior age groups cycling within the grounds of the Leisure Centre on a tarmac path and the Intermediate and Senior athletes cycling on the open roads or on a closed draft legal circuit.

The run course will be be staged within the grounds of the leisure centre for all age categories and will be a mix of tarmac, gravel, grass and track. 

Race distances are detailed below in swim/bike/run format.

Schools and parents can enter athletes from each category.  Entries will be on a first come basis until our maximum numbers are reached. A reserve list will be created and athletes will be included if places become available. Please note that athletes who are still in primary school cannot register for the event, regardless of their age. 

Regional Qualifier- Progression to National Championships.

The Regional Post Primary School Championships forms part of 3 other Regional Qualifiers. The top 3 male and female athletes from each age category ( Minor, Intermediate, Junior and Senior) race will be selected to compete at the National Post Primary School Championships in May 2018. Date and Location will be announced in the coming weeks. 


Age Categories


Under 14 on 31st December in the year of competition

Under 15 on  31st December in the year of competition
Under 17 on 31st December in the year of competition

Under 19 on  31st December in the year of competition



If you have any further questions please contact Michael at


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