Hazlewood Olympic Triathlon, 2021

Come join us on September 12th 2021, for a race experience to remember.

Sign up via the Triathlon Ireland website.

Event Schedule


Saturday 11th, 18:00 to 20:00/ Sunday 12th September – 09:00 to 10:00

Race day

Sunday 12th September 

  • Registration Opens at 09:00
  • Transition Opens at 09:00
  • Registration Closes at 10:00
  • Marshal Sign-On & briefing at 11:00
    Attendance at the pre-race briefing is compulsory for all participants
  • Transition closes 11:00
  • Competitor briefing at 11:30
  • Wave 1 Start 12:00
  • Wave 2 Start 12:10
  • Transition area reopens 15:00

Post-race refreshments available for all triathletes with wrist band supplied

Prize giving

Prize giving presentation at 16:30

Prizes will be awarded for all age categories with cash prizes for top three male and female finishers.

General info

Chip timing will be in use from Core Timing. Please return chips after race.

Triathlon Ireland and ITU rules will apply. For details see Manual Guidance on www.triathlonireland.com.

ROAD SAFETY Roads will remain open to traffic for the event, Competitors should obey the rules of the road and exercise due caution when presented with a hazard. Instructions from Gardai and Marshals should be followed. Competitors deemed to be cycling dangerously or without consideration to others will be disqualified or penalised by race marshals. Civil Defence & Order of Malta (ambulance) will be in attendance on the day.

Access and parking

Hazelwood is situated 5km outside of Sligo Town on the R286. The area is called Calry and the road is signposted Dromahair.

From the North

Once you pass the small roundabout at AbbVie, continue until the first set of traffic lights and take your first left hand turn. Continue for 2 kilometres and take a right had turn onto Hazelwood Avenue. Registration and car parking will be signposted from Hazelwood Avenue.

Approaching from other areas

You need to follow the signposting for Enniskillen and turn onto ashlane. You will pass Sligo IT on your left. Go straight through the crossroads at the traffic lights. Continue for 2 kilometres and take a right had turn onto Hazelwood Road. Registration and car parking will be signposted from Hazelwood Avenue.

Race day parking

There is NO PARKING on Hazelwood Avenue. Closer car parking to the event start is available in the Coillte carpark across the entrance to Hazelwood Forest and on the Hazelwood House estate on the day of the event.

  • Hazelwood Factory Car Park for Competitors – 300 Spaces
  • Coillte Car Park – 65 spaces

There are two cark park locations for this year’s event. The first carpark is the closest to registration but is also the smallest so it is advised to come early if you want the shortest walk possible to transition. The second carpark is on the Hazelwood House estate and is a 6-7-minute walk to transition.


Registration is on Friday Evening @ 6- 8pm And on The Saturday Morning 9AM – 10 Am. All athletes must register in person and present photo id.

Triathlon Ireland Membership Cards or Evidence of a One Day License Purchase Must Be Produced at Registration.

One Day Licenses Must Be Purchased At Least 3 Days Before the Event and Cannot Be Purchased at Registration. No Triathlon Ireland Card Or No One Day License = No Race.

For details on How to Purchase a One Day License, Please See Www.Triathlonireland.Com/One-Day-Licence.Html. Anyone Who Presents at Registration Without Valid TI Membership OR One Day Licence Will Be Denied Entry to This Event, And Will Forfeit the Right to Any Refund.

Athletes Travelling from Overseas Should Either Purchase a Triathlon Ireland One Day License or Have An ITU Federation Full Race License Plus Another Form of Photo ID (Passport or Driver’s License).

Registration Takes Place on the entrance to Hazelwood. There Will Be a Registration Tent. There a Car Park opposite this entrance.

At Registration, You Will Be Given:

  • Timing Chip
  • Envelope Containing:
    • Swim Hat
    • Stickers: 1 X Bike Seat-Post, 1 X Helmet, 1 X Bag
    • Race Number
  • You Will Receive 1 Race Number. If You Don’t Want to Wear a Race Belt, You Must Wear Your Number on The FRONT for The Duration of The Race.
  • T-Shirt, Goody Bag, wrist band for food.

WAVE ALLOCATION – Waves will be posted at Registration. Please ensure you are in the correct wave and have the correct colour swim hat.

RELAY TEAMS Relay team members should hand over the timing chip at the bike racking point. There will be a separate designated area within transition for relay teams. At least one member of each relay team should be a Triathlon Ireland Member or have a one day licence. One day license checks will be done at registration.


Transition Will Be Open From 9am And Will Close At 11:00 Am Sharp

Compulsory Race Briefing

There Will Be a Full Race Briefing At 11:30 Am at Transition Where Important Course Information, Changes and Penalties for Any Rule Infringements Will Be Outlined. The Triathlon Ireland Technical Officials Will Also Give a Briefing.

The “Hazelwood Olympic Triathlon” Is A Triathlon Ireland Sanctioned Event and Attendance at The Race Briefing Is Compulsory for All Competitors. Triathlon Ireland Rules Apply to This Race and The Competition Rules Can Be Found on The Triathlon Ireland WebsiteWww.Triathlonireland.Com.

Check out the Triathlon Ireland Race Calendar for all competitions across the country.