A duathlon is a race that involves cycling and running in the format of run, cycle then run again and is a perfect introduction to multisport and is as competitive as you want it to be. More information about how it works including rules and regulations, tips and advice are available in our Guide What Is A Duathlon
This year the LTC Duathlon will take place on Sunday March 5th 2017. The event will be based at St Enda’s School, Kilmalock Rd Limerick.
Online entries (€20) will open in early January
A limited number of entries will be available 09.00-10.00am on the day of the race. Transition open 09.00-10.10am with race briefing 10.15am and the Event starts at 10:30am.
Prize-giving & Refreshments 13.00hrs in School Canteen.
Is there parking on site?
Yes. There is secure parking close to the transition/start area.
What if I get a puncture?
There is going to be a bike mechanic on-site on the day. Shane Collins (The Bike Doc, Shannon) will be on site from 9am.
Is it really only €20?
You need to have a TI license or a purchase a one day licence for €15. You can do this on race day or on line at https://www.triathlonireland.com/Participation/One-Day-Membership/
Is this an elite race?
While there will be strong competitors this is also a nice entry level event for anyone interested in triathlon. Lovely one to start off your triathlon season.
What’s the route like?
Beautiful! Check out the route map below.
Are the roads closed?
No but there will be a Garda presence, Red Cross, lead motorbike and loads of marshals. Be nice to the marshals, they’re there for your safety.
Can I sign up on the morning?
Yes. It makes organising the event so much easier if you register on-line. If you choose to sign up on the morning, please try to do so before well before the 10am cut-off.
My girlfriend is coming to support me
Good for you. I’m sure you’ll do a great time to impress her! The best way she could support you is by marshalling, meaning she’ll get a prime location to cheer you on. Volunteers should email email@example.com
Is this event chip timed?
How do I get there?
St. Enda’s, Killmallock Road, Limerick. V94 PP7X.
Click here for Course Map 2016
Event time table:
|Registration:||09:00 to 10:00|
|Transition open:||09:00 to 10:15|
|Race Briefing :||10:15|
|Prizegiving:||13.00 – 14.00|
Distances : Run 4km, Bike 14km, Run 4Km
We are no strangers to this type of race, in 2011 Limerick Triathlon Club organised the European Duathlon Championships, on the streets of Limerick City. It was a huge success.