Valentia Island Triathlon

September 28, 2024

The swim will begin from Renard pier. All competitors will travel to Renard on the Valentia Island Ferry, and swim back to Valentia Harbour.

The cycle leaves transition with a tough climb for the first four kms before cycling across the top of the island, at the far end of the island there is a sweeping left turn with views of the Skellig to your right, from here passing the top of the Portmagee bridge continue to Chapeltown before taking the lower road to the transition area at Knightstown.

The run is an out and back leaving transition and following the cycle route for 2.5km before turning around and running back downhill towards the finish at the Royal Hotel.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some details to help you with race preparation. This list is not definitive and is not subject to change. A much more detailed brief will be sent out in advance of the race. In the meantime contact us if you have any more questions.



When does the race take place?

Saturday September the 30th at 3pm.

Is there a limit on numbers?


When does registration close?

When we reach the above number.

What time and where is number pickup?

At the Royal Hotel Valentia 11am-1pm on the day.



Do I need a Triathlon Ireland license?

Yes you need either a full TI license or a One day License. These can only be purchased through the TI website.

What are the race cutoff times?

Swim: 3.35pm
Cycle: 4.45pm
Run: 5.30pm

Are the routes signposted/marshalled?

Yes all routes are signposted with marshalls on the main junctions. Route maps are available on the website.

Are there prizes on the day?

Yes for the top 3 male and female in each race


Ocean Lava
Castlerosse Hotel Killarney
Royal Valentia Hotel
Failte Ireland
Wild Atlantic Way
Westlodge Hotel Bantry


Alan Ryan, 33 Hawthorn Avenue, Killarney,
Co Kerry, Ireland

Tel: +353 (0)87 625 9892