How do I enter TriAthy 2018?

  • Entry to TriAthy 2018 is via the Active Europe entry system;
  • You can start the entry process now by clicking on the link below:

When do race entries close?

  • Entries will close for TriAthy 2018 at midnight on Thursday 24th May 2018 or earlier if the relevant race fills to capacity before that date;
  • Typically each race will sell out before the official closing date, so we would advise entrants to enter well in advance;
  • In the 2017 event, the Double Olympic and Sprint races SOLD OUT 3 weeks before race day.
  • IMPORTANT PLEASE NOTE: Under no circumstances will race entries be allowed after midnight on Thursday 24th May 2018. Please don't be offended if requests to enter after this time are politely denied.

Can I request to be in a particular wave or have my own start time?

  • Unfortunately not. Your race start time will be set in advance and will NOT be changed once assigned by the Race Director.
  • Bear in mind TriAthy 2018 will involve logistics for 2,200 people over four different races, so bespoke requests like this are very impractical and can't be entertained.
  • In 2018, we expect to continue with a "Rolling Start" format where instead of set wave times, there will be a continuous flow to the race starts. This has dramatically reduced wait times at the start of our event leading to a better race experience.

How is my Age Category determined?

  • In accordance with the ITU rules, your age is deemed to be your age as at 31 December 2018.
  • Here’s an example of what this means:
    • Mary turns 40 on 31 July 2018.
    • TriAthy is in on 3 June 2018, a few weeks before her birthday.
    • Even though Mary will be 39 when she races at Athy, the ITU rules state that she must race in the 40-44 Age Category
    • Why? - Because her age will be 40 on 31 December 2018.
  • Your category will be automatically generated when you enter, so don’t worry we’ll do the hard part!

What are the Age Restrictions for taking part at TriAthy 2017?

  • Adult entrants:
    • Must be 18 or over on 31 December 2018.
    • There is no upper age restriction.
  • Junior entrants:
    • Must be 16 to 19 on on 31 December 2018.
    • Can only enter the Sprint Course distance race.
    • All junior entrants must be holders of Triathlon Ireland Junior Membership, in line with requisite parental consents.

How do I know I have been accepted into the Race?

  • You will receive a confirmation email from Active Europe upon entering the event.
  • If you need to search for this in your email inbox (or spam folder), here is the originating email address:
  • The confirmation email should look like the sample one below from last year's event.

  • Note the various features of the email - there are links here that can help you update your entry in the run-up to raceday.
  • Please note: We also have a ENTRY LISTING on our website. This listing is indicative of being entered into the race, but not conclusive as the listing is updated periodically. The confirmation email from Active Europe is conclusive evidence of entering the race.
  • You will also receive information emails from TriAthy leading up to the event. To avoid our emails going into your spam folder and getting lost, please add ‘” to your address book.
  • If you have not received any email correspondence, the following may be the case:
    • You provided an incorrect or out of date email address.
    • The emails are being directed into your junk folder.
    • Our emails are being rejected by your email server.
  • Important: If you have not received confirmation of your payment you are not entered!

I paid but I don't seem to be entered - what should I do?

  • If you have been charged the entry fee but have not received any emails from Active Europe or us, perhaps they are going to your spam folder. Please see the above FAQ.
  • If you are still concerned that you are not entered please do not leave it until the last minute to query it. Contact us via our online form. Please do not use Facebook or Twitter to escalate this query as you may experience a delay in our reply.

My Race is SOLD OUT - What can I do?

  • Race places are available on a first-come-first-served basis.
  • We will not be operating a waiting list for races that are sold out.
  • Last minute places may become available if other entrants decide to cancel their entry and withdraw from the race in question in advance of race day.
  • Please note we cannot guarantee that such places will become available.


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