2018 Major Events Calendar


Triathlon Ireland Major Events 2018

Following a competitive bidding process from races across the country, Triathlon Ireland is delighted to announce the major events calendar for the 2018 multisport season.

The races chosen to host the BMW Triathlon National Series, the BMW Duathlon National Series, Super Series and National Championships across all distances and disciplines are listed below.

More than 200 individual events will make up the full Triathlon Ireland race calendar in 2018 - all of which will be published on the race calendar section shortly.

Connemara Duathlon Start

2018 BMW Duathlon National Series

Ireland's largest duathlon series, taking in eight duathlons staged over a three month period including the National Championships in Letterkenny.
Athletes are scored off their best three races which must include the National Championships. 

January 14th     Galco Naas Triathlon Club Duathlon Series Race 1
February 25th   Galco Naas Race 2 & Intervaristy Duathlon Champs
March 11th       Letterkenny Duathlon National Championships
March 25th       West Cork Duathlon
March 25th       Ennis Duathlon
April 2nd          Battle of Ballinspittle
April 21st         Phoenix Park Duathlon Series 1
April 22nd         Mid Ulster Duathlon

Pulse 2016 1b

2018 BMW Triathlon National Series

Ireland's largest endurance sport league involving 17 races in some of the island's most scenic locations.
Athletes are scored off their best four races which must include at least one sprint and one standard distance event.

BMW National Series 2018 Map

May 20th                 Tri795 Carlow Sprint Distance Triathlon
May 27th                 Lough Cutra Castle Standard Distance Triathlon
June 9th                  Fastnet Sprint Distance Triathlon
June 16th                Airpower Hook or by Crook Sprint Distance Triathlon
June 16th                Westport Sprint Distance Triathlon
July 8th                   Base2Race Harbourman Standard Distance National Champs
July 14th                 Two Provinces Sprint Distance Triathlon
July 21st                  Jailbreak Standard Distance Triathlon
July 22nd                 Belfast Titanic Standard Distance Triathlon 
July 28th                 Tri Limits Middle Distance Triathlon
August 5th               Loughrea Sprint Distance Triathlon
August 11th             Caroline Kearney Memorial Standard Distance Triathlon
August 11th             Lough Neagh Standard Distance Triathlon
August 25th             Mourne Sprint Distance Triathlon
September 1st         The Lost Sheep Middle Distance National Championships
September 8th         Dublin City Sprint Distance AG National Championships
September 22nd       Pulse Port Beach Sprint Distance Triathlon

2018 Super Series

Draft legal ITU style racing by Ireland's best triathletes and future olympians.
Athletes are scored off their best three races with additional points for the Sprint Distance National Championships at DCT.

May 26th                  Lough Cutra Castle Draft Legal Standard Distance Triathlon
July 14th                  Two Provinces Draft Legal Sprint Distance Triathlon
August 25th              Mourne Draft Legal Sprint Distance Triathlon
September 8th          Dublin City Triathlon Sprint Distance National Championships
September 22nd        Pulse Port Beach Draft Legal Sprint Distance Triathlon

Other Events

July 22nd              National Paratriathlon Championships Belfast Triathlon
May 26th                Mixed Team Relay Lough Cutra Castle Triathlon
July 15th                National Aquabike Championships, Moby Dick Triathlon