How do I enter TriAthy 2019?

  • Entry to TriAthy 2019 is via the Active Europe entry system;
  • You can start the entry process now by clicking on the link below:

  • Simply select the race you wish to enter and then sign up using the Active Europe system.
  • There are 4 Great Races to choose from:






in total have now entered as of:


  • 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.

What are the Age Restrictions for taking part at TriAthy 2019?

  • Adult entrants:
    • Must be 18 or over on 31 December 2019.
    • There is no upper age restriction.
  • Junior entrants:
    • Must be 16 to 19 on on 31 December 2019.
    • 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 change to a different TriAthy race?

  • Changing from one race to another is possible but it a self-administered process and is subject to availability of places in the race you wish to move to.
  • To change, simply open the confirmation email that you received from Active Europe. See below showing a sample.

  • Your registration details are all set out, alongside a QR code.
  • You will see two links below the QR code; “Transfer to someone else” and “Change category”.
  • To change your race distance, click “Change category” and you will be directed to the Active Europe site. Log-in and make your new race selection and complete the online process. Please note there is a €5 (+7% Active Fee) charge to change race. You will receive a new email to confirm your amended race details.
  • Please note that the Organisers can not make any changes on your behalf, you must use the Active Europe system.
  • All changes must be made by midnight on Wednesday 22nd May 2019

Will anything be posted out to me?

  • No - You will be emailed your Athlete Guide 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 "” to your address book.
  • It is important that you continue to receive our email updates in advance of Raceday.

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.





  • 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.
    • 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 Athlete Guide.

Will there be official results?

  • Timing Results will be provided by our timing partners.
  • Provisional results will be available live on the day via our website.
  • Your provisional results will be emailed to you shortly after the race.
  • All results are provisional until queries, penalties and anomalies are dealt with, this usually takes up to 7 days.

Do I need to be able to swim?

  • YES, for obvious safety reasons you must be able to swim as you will be entering an open water environment.
  • Our safety crews will be there to assist you if you need help.
  • However, as a guideline, we suggest you have a minimum competency of:
  • There are time limits for the swims and if you exceed them, you could be removed from the water. The time limits are:

Note: TriAthy swim race distances are TryAthy 250m, Sprint 750m, Olympic 1,500m and Double Olympic 3,000m. Click on the links to review.

SwimAthy: To aid your race preparations we strongly recommend that you to take part in SwimAthy to test the water ahead of race day. SwimAthy takes place on Sunday 26th May 2019. The River course for all TriAthy swim legs will be in place for SwimAthy.

What is "Transition"?

  • Transition is an area where all entrants must rack their bike and leave their essentials for the swim and run.
  • It is the area where you will be based for transition from swim to bike (known as T1) and bike to run (known as T2)
  • The transition area is a secure area, limited to entrants only.
  • At TriAthy there will be FOUR separate transition zones - one for each of the TriAthy races.
  • Competitors should be fully aware of the movement flows in and out of transition during race day. These will be set out in detail within the race course maps.

What are the entry fees for TriAthy 2019

  • 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 2019


Standard Entry

From 1 April 2019

From 1 May 2019

€ 97

€ 107

€ 117

€ 64.50

€ 71

€ 77

€ 55

€ 60.50

€ 66

€ 49.50

€ 54.50

€ 59

  • 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.
  • Race Entry Fees are subject to a 7% Active Europe processing fee.

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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