Lough Cutra Castle Triathlon
Lough Cutra Castle Triathlon, set in the stunning grounds of Lough Cutra Castle in Gort, Co Galway, is part of the UK based Castle Triathlon Series, one of the fastest growing triathlon brands in the UK and Europe.
Lough Cutra Castle Triathlon is the curtain raiser of the 2017 Castle Triathlon Series taking place on Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th May. The event, providing a unique family friendly festival atmosphere will be the largest triathlon to take place in Ireland in 2017, over 2,500 participants are expected at the weekend of racing in Galway.
The former one-day racing festival in Galway will be extended to take place over 2 days with 12 race distances across juniors and adults. With something for everyone across juniors and adults the variety of racing distances cater for the complete novice and beginner to those chasing a personal best and an early season race win. In 2017 Lough Cutra Castle Triathlon will host the first of the Triathlon Ireland Super Sprint Races which will be televised. We will introduce a Mixed Relay Race (4 athletes) the format of which will be included in the Tokyo Olympics.