How do I enter TriAthy 2020?

 
  • Entry to TriAthy 2020 is via the Active Europe entry system (for TRY, SPRINT and DOUBLE OLYPIC) and via the Triathlon Ireland entry system (for OLYMPIC only)
  • You can start the entry process now by clicking on the link below:

  • Simply select the race you wish to enter and follow the instructions thereafter.
  • There are 4 Great Races to choose from:

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Entered

1431

in total have now entered as of:

9/3/2020

  • Entry is open to:
    • Individuals (doing the full triathlon); or
    • Relay Teams (of 2, or 3 participants) in the Olympic race ONLY.
  • Please note that TriAthy is a Triathlon Ireland sanctioned event and as such you must hold a valid RACE LICENCE in order to participate. See our separate FAQ on obtaining a Race Licence.

When do race entries close?

 
  • Entries will close for TriAthy 2020:
    • at midnight on Thursday 21st May 2020 or
    • earlier if the relevant race fills to capacity before this date;
  • Typically each race will sell out before the official closing date, so we would advise entrants to enter well in advance;
  • Please don't be offended if requests to enter after this time can not be fulfilled.

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

 
  • The only race with a wave start is the Double Olympic. For this race, waves will fill on a self-arranging basis (ie. first 150 in Wave 1, followed by the next 150 in the next wave approx 10 mins apart).
  • All other races will take a "Rolling Start" format where instead of set wave times, there will be a continuous flow to the race starts. In this format triathletes will start their clock when they cross the timing mat at the swim start and clock their time when they cross the finish-line.

How is my Age Category determined?

 
  • In accordance with the ITU rules, your age is deemed to be your age as at 31 December 2020.
  • Here’s an example of what this means:
    • Andrea turns 40 on 31 July 2020.
    • TriAthy is in on 30 May 2020, a few weeks before her birthday.
    • Even though Andrea 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 2020.
  • Your category will be automatically generated when you enter based on your date of birth.

What are the Age Restrictions for taking part at TriAthy 2020?

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  • Adult entrants:
    • Must be 18 or over on 31 December 2020.
    • There is no upper age restriction.
  • Junior entrants:
    • Must be 16 to 19 on on 31 December 2020.
    • Can only enter the Sprint or Try 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: noreply@awntx3.email.active.com.
  • The confirmation email should look like the sample one below:

  • Note the various features of the email confirmation - there are links within this confirmation email that can help you update your entry in the run-up to raceday.
  • Please note: We also have an Entries listing on our website. This listing is indicative of being entered into the race, but not conclusive as the listing is updated periodically. See image below:

  • The confirmation email from Active Europe is conclusive evidence of entering the race.
  • To assist with event logistics and to keep you informed about the event 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 ‘info@triathy.com” to your address book.
  • It is a condition of entry that you must subscribe to receiving email communication about the event. It is of course within your right to unsubscribe from these communications, however we recommend that you do not do so until AFTER the event on 30th May. Please click here for our Privacy Policy / GDPR compliance code.
  • 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.
  • Please use the Contact Us link if you feel you have entered but have not received confirmation.
  • Important: If you have not received confirmation of your payment you are definitely 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 our Facebook or Twitter channels to escalate this query as you may experience a delay in our reply.

My Race is SOLD OUT - What can I do?

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  • Race places are available on a first-come-first-served basis.
  • 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.
  • If places become available we will publicise this on our website and social media channels.
  • Please note we cannot guarantee that such places will become available.

What are the entry fees for TriAthy 2020?

 
  • The entry fee will vary according to the Race you enter AND the time at which you enter.
  • The following entry fee structure will be in place for TriAthy 2020 races:

Race

Standard Entry

From 20 March 2020

From 24 April 2020

€ 103

€ 113.30

€ 123.60

€ 68

€ 74.80

€ 81.60

€ 58

€ 63.80

€ 69.60

€ 54

€ 59.40

€ 64.80

  • Kindly note that our pricing structure is designed to encourage earlier entry to the race which greatly contributes to the organisational effort.
  • Limited Discount Offers of up to 25% are available via our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram channels early in the race planning cycle.
  • Race Entry Fees are subject to a processing fee (7% with Active Europe)

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