How do I find out about raceday?

 
  • Our website is the main window into the event and will be the most up to date source for information.
  • In the 10 days before raceday, we will also be in touch with you by email to deliver our Race Information Handbook - our complete guide to steer you through the event.
  • Please note you will NOT receive any details in advance of TriAthy by post.
  • It is recommended that you check our website frequently and follow us on Twitter and Facebook to get up-to-date on the go.

Will anything be posted out to me?

 
  • No - You will be emailed your Race Information Handbook ahead of race day.
  • You will collect your timing chip, race bib, sports stickers and goodie bag at the designated registration venue.
  • If you have purchased a race t-shirt or kitbag it will be available for collection at the registration venue.
  • To ensure that our emails do not filter into your spam folder, please add "info@triathy.com” to your address book.
  • It is important that you continue to receive our email updates in advance of Raceday.

What time does the race start?

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  • An indicative schedule will be posted during March 2019 on the website to give indicative race times for TriAthy 2019.
  • It is expected that all races will have started by midday with the majority of finishers completing the course by 14:40hrs.
  • A more detailed timetable will be posted within 10 days of the event to give a more detailed breakdown of race day.
  • Please also refer to the Race Information Handbook when it is published.

What is the route?

 
  • The route for each race is detailed in each of the race pages shown below. Click on the race of your choice below to find out more about the course and route.

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  • The routes shown online are the expected courses.
  • The final courses will be agreed with our race stakeholders by end of April 2019.

Will there by water on the course?

 
  • Water stations will be highlighted on our race maps.
  • Water will be in cups on the course.
  • Bottled water will be available at the finish.
  • For safety, there will be no water stations on the bike course. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have enough fluid to keep yourself hydrated on the bike leg.
  • EXCEPTION FOR DOUBLE OLYMPIC RACE:
    • Double Olympic participants have the option to leave their own nutrition at 30 km and 70km on the bike and (approximately) at every 5km on the run.
    • These items can be dropped off at the race briefing and must be clearly marked with the entrant’s race number and name.
    • Details in relation to this exception will be posted in the Race Information Handbook.

My results are not online. Who do I contact?

 
  • If you have a query about your result after the race, please contact our Timing Partner via the link on the Results Page.
  • Details will also be available in the Race Information Handbook when it is published.

When do I rack my bike?

 
  • The transition area is a secure area, limited to entrants only.
  • You will be allowed access to your transition area for racking approx. 90 minutes before your race starts.
  • You must pass through a bike check station on your way into your transition area.
  • Your bike must be racked in time for your designated race briefing.
  • All information relating to race (and wave) starts will be emailed to you before the race in the Race Information Handbook.
  • It will also be available online at www.triathy.ie up to 10 days ahead of race day.

Is there water available on the cycle course?

 
  • For safety reasons there will be no water stations on the bike course.
  • It is your responsibility to ensure that you have enough fluid to keep yourself hydrated on the bike leg.
  • There will be water available on the run course and at the finish line.
  • EXCEPTION:  Double Olympic entrants may arrange for their own nutrition items to be placed at the 30km and 70km points (both located at Maganey Cross). Further information on this will be available in the Race Information Handbook.

How do I know when to rack my bike in the transition zone?

 
  • You will be allowed access to your transition area for racking approx. 90 minutes before your race starts - the precise times will be outlined in the Race Information Handbook which will be distributed in the days before race day.
  • You must pass through a bike check station on your way into your transition area.
  • Your bike must be racked in advance of the mandatry race briefing.
  • All information relating to race (and wave) starts will be emailed to you before the race in the Race Information Handbook. It will also be available online ahead of race day.

What can I leave in transition?

 
  • Your bike, helmet and bike shoes. Optionally, you can leave a small towel for your feet together with the remainder of your race kit.
  • Whilst transition is fully secure, all belongings are left at owner’s risk.
  • Please note that only you and your kit will be allowed into transition.
  • This is a high security area and access will only be given to those wearing a race number.
  • No boxes or bags may be left at the bike racks.
  • There will be a designated bag drop area at TriAthy 2019. Competitors may place a small bag at the bag drop for collection at the new finish area. This bag is normally use by competitors to stow warm clothing etc until transition re-opens.
  • Transition will re-open after the last competitor has exited on to the run course on the sanction of the Race Director.

Is there a Finishing Medal?

 
  • All finisher's will receive a specially designed FINISHERS MEDAL when they cross the finish-line.
  • Here's an example of our Double Olympic Medal from 2018 which honours Ernest Shackleton who was born in Athy.
  • The 2019 Medal will be revealed in March and will feature a unique feature of Athy Town.

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