Sligo Triathlon Club

Next event: Hazlewood Olympic Tri








Welcome to Sligo Tri

We are an all-inclusive club, welcoming and supporting members of all ages and abilities.

We believe in building friendships and lasting bonds through a community of like-minded people, an aim which is fostered through events and activities including club duathlons and triathlons, annual ‘away’ Triathlons and regular social activities.

The club has an active Junior club and also runs a men’s initiative and women’s initiative.


Hazlewood Tri – 12 Sept

Sligo Triathlon Club presents Hazelwood Olympic Triathlon 2021.

A Fantastic opportunity to race in the heart of Yeat’s County.

  • 1500m Swim in lovely Lough Gill
  • 40K Bike the undulating route through scenic Sligo and Leitrim 
  • 10K Run in the sheltered woodland of Hazelwood
Come join us on 12th September, for a race experience to remember.
Sign up via Triathlon Ireland.

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New members are always welcome to join Sligo Tri, whether you’re interested in improving your fitness, meeting new people, or competing in the different triathlon events.


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Race Reports

Half Iron Bantry Hardman – 8th Aug 2020

By Kate Hawney What a way to start our summer holiday! A wee drive to Banty, Co Cork, getting lost on the way and pitching our tent the night prior. I slept well in the tent and got up before sunset to light the camp stove for my porridge. It was difficult to know...

Annabel Gilmartin – From Zero to Hardman 2020!

By Annabel Gilmartin In 2018, I had been cycling for a few years, Sunday spins and sportives but no training. I took up running and trained for the first time for a few ultras, including coming dead-last in the Sligo Way Ultra. I fancied having a go at triathlon but...

Conor Gilligan – Race Report – Hardman Long Distance 2018

By Conor Gilligan A few people have asked me for this so here it is. I got back into the swing of triathlon training this year after spending 2017 more cycling-orientated, focusing on the Marmotte (a hilly sportif in France) and A4 road racing. I'd heard about the...

Paul Rutherford – World Championships, KONA 2017

By Paul Rotherford Right so, I've been putting this off and now that I'm home and it's been a week since the race, that it's time to cleanse the soul. IN SHORT: Swam - Poorly; Under-Biked; Ran to Survive. OTHERWISE, suffer as I did and read on... The night before the...

Blacksod Point Challenge Triathlon

By Dermot Cunningham Without doubt, outside of Sligo, my favourite Triathlon has always been Blacksod. It was a very special event on the Triathlon Ireland Calendar, and was seen as the final race of the year for many of our Club Members. Blacksod Point is about 23km...

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