Junior Super League Qualifier to be held at University of Limerick

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Want to race for Ireland in the Super League?

Triathlon Ireland will hold a Super League style race on the 14thJuly at the University of Limerick Sports Campus. The purpose of this race is to give Junior and Youth athletes the chance to compete in the Enduro format style of racing that is used in the Super League racing around the world. This race will act as a qualifier race for athletes wishing to represent Ireland at the Super League race in Jersey on the 28thof September 2019.

What is Super League?

This exciting format of triathlon sees the order and distances vary from race to race. The qualifier will be staged in Enduro format.

The following distances will be completed twice with a short break in between. The second race may be handicapped based on either an athlete's swim time from the first race or a combination of two of the race disciplines. 

  • Swim 250/300m (Open water or pool if weather not suitable) 
  • Bike 6/8km (Closed road campus route)
  • Run 1k/1500m. (River Bank mixed terrain trail)

Distances may vary between youth and junior races. In the event of a change to the race format, Triathlon Ireland will offer an alternative race format. This could a duathlon, aquathlon or combined swim, bike and run times.  

Triathlon Ireland will have ​8 ​​​places available for the race in Jersey.  The first ​2 ​male and female from both age groups (youth and junior) will be considered for the race in Jersey. 

To enter the junior races, athletes must be Under 19 on 31 December in the year of competition. To enter the youth races, athletes must be Under 17 on 31 December in the year of competition.

See the SELECTION CRITERIA DOCUMENT for all the details.

For more information on the Super League you can visit superleaguetriathlon.com.

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To enter visit the TI Race Calendar.