Get ready for a lightning fast swim!
The 1500m swim takes place in the majestic River Shannon. The Swim starts at Number One on the west side of Athlone. The first 300m is upstream and the remainder of the swim is all down current , passing under White bridge and into the tourism and picturesque region of the West of Athlone and finishes at the beautiful tree lined Athlone Boat Club
New Bike route is here with wide open roads and its flat and very fast!!!!!!!!!!!!!! . Athletes will travel 3.5km to the start of the lap ( lap start will be marked with sign). The lap starts at the Summerhill roundabout on the R466 and continues on the R446 to the turn point staying on the R446. From there athletes will then travel back on the R466 to the roundabout at Summerhill to complete their lap. Athletes must Use right lane for lap and each athlete must complete 2 laps. On returning to the Summerhill Roundabout on the 2nd lap ( 3rd time to come to roundabout) athletes must enter the finish route in the left lane and Continue on the R446 to the finish.
The Heart of our Race.
The run in Triathlone mainly takes place through the streets of the Left Bank area of Athlone and is renowned for the amount of spectators and the atmosphere this creates. The run consists of 4 loops of 2.25 km and a 500m finish line run.
* The course is provisional and subject to approval from Triathlon Ireland and Athlone Town Council, Roscommon County Council.