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Enniscrone Duathlon

23 Feb 2020

Enniscrone strand…

Enniscrone Duathlon will be 4th and final round of the Bridge Signs Ireland West Duathlon series

ENTRY HERE: https://www.njuko.net/ed-2020/select_competition

The Breakdown is as follows
Race Format
5k run
19k cycle flat
3k run
Total distance 27kms

How long will it take to complete the course ?
Elite – If you are a competitive hill runner, tri-athlete, run marathons or cyclist. This
would be if you are extremely active every week. Winner in about 60 mins, lady
winner 68 mins
Intermediate – If you are starting training with a good level of fitness, maybe go to
soccer or rugby training once or twice a week, but have never tried a multi sport event
before, course in about 1.15hrs and female about 1.25hrs
Beginner – If you are starting from a low level of fitness and this is a whole new
challenge for you under 1.45.hrs and female about 2hrs

What type of bike do you need ?
Bicycle Guide
Safety first; you should ensure that the bike is properly serviced, with working brakes;
you want to feel safe and confident on your bike.
You must OBEY the rules of the road at all times as the race will be held on open
roads. (The good news is they are quite)
Wearing of a helmet is compulsory while cycling, it also needs to be properly fitted;
it can be left with the bike at the transition areas while on the running sections.
Bike choices in terms of Speed:

• A triathlon bike would be best for this course as its pan flat
• A road bike (racer) would be next fastest choice, could fit TT bars
• A mountain bike with slick tyres would be slower.
• A mountain bike with knobbly tyres would be slowest of all

Bike mandatory kit.
Spare tube
Tire levers
Allen key set (optional)

What other items do I need to compete
You will need your own bike and you may also need some more mandatory kit as
above, this is to HELP YOU in case of a mechanical, the course is in good condition
and is not dangerous and is easily accessible by all vehicles.

Can I get a refund if I do not attend ?
Refunds: When paying for your entry to Enniscrone Duathlon it is stipulated that this
is a non-refundable payment. As soon as a competitor enters we incur costs such as
admin etc. It is also not possible to transfer entries to any other Events, next year’s
event, or a different competitor.

Where are the water stops?
The water stops will be at the Transitions only, we recommend that you carry a bottle

Can I practice on the course beforehand?
The course is on a public beach/ Public roads so you may practice the course beforehand but you do so at your own risk. We advise you use the Race maps provided and know the route before race day. 



Run route for the first and second run[2nd run shorter]

Bike route

Bike Turn around

Where do I leave my bike
Your bikes must be left at T1 (Pier In Enniscrone) this is
where the event starts and finishes. On the morning of the race you can leave
you bike in the marshaled transition area. All competitors will be wearing a race
number for the event and will be issued a race number for your bike also which helps
us identify your bike at the transitions. Race numbers will be issued at race
registration with your pack and your electronic timing chip “ankle bracelet” For the
bike transitions within the event, the bikes will be safe and secure. You will need to
pick up your bike from the main transition area by 12.45pm, so that we can tidy up.

Do I have to navigate on the Course?
While navigation skills are not a requirement, do not travel faster than your route
knowledge. The route will be described and marked with signs/arrows; there will be
Marshall’s on all the major junctions but always proceed with caution as this is an
unsupported adventure challenge

Will the race go ahead if there is bad weather?
If the situation arrives that we are unlucky enough to get weather that may be
dangerous to participants, the organizer may have to make a decision to shorten or
take out certain sections of the course, and this will only be decided on the morning of
the event.

Race Marshaling
Please obey the race organization at all times, these include Order of Malta, Gardai,
Volunteers and all race personal. On the bike please adhere to the rules of the road
and while competing comply to TI rules by staying 25meters apart.
Strictly No IPods or Headphones; If you wear either you will be disqualified on the
spot, safety is a huge priority and failing to here instruction or the sound of oncoming
traffic can cause serious accidents to you, fellow competitors and to the general

What time is Registration
The registration location at Waterpoint In Enniscrone will be open on
Sunday morning (23rdFebruary) from 8.30am-10.30am.

Preferably entry on line at

When you register, you will receive your race pack containing your competitor
number (Pin it to the front of your jersey) There will be staff on hand to answer
questions. You will also receive your electronic timing chip which you will wear on
your ankle throughout the event. On Sunday morning the 23rd of February (after 8am)you can leave your bike at T1 transition area at Community Sports Grounds –
Pier Enniscrone, where we will have set up bike racking with a number for your bike. It
will be safe as the transition area is guarded by the marshals.

Can I see my split times?
Your progress through the course (and results) is measured with the use of electronic
timing equipment, part of which requires the wearing of a small device on your ankle.
Full breakdown of all the stages (Run, Bike, and final run plus overall time and
ranking for each stage) Event timing by www.coretiming.ie

What time is the Start Proper ?

Race brief will take place at the start/ finish line in Enniscrone 15minutes before the race start
the race will start proper at 11am please obey the marshals, as penalties will apply
for not doing so.

What are the prizes ?
Prizes Males 1st 2nd 3rd overall
Female 1st 2nd 3rd overall
In these categories below there has to be a min of 5 per category to have a price.
Male and female 1st Under 18 (Junior)
Male and female 1st Over 40
Male and female 1st Over 50

Relay Teams
First team only

What time can I see the results?
Once every competitor has finished we will have a draft set of results of category
winners, the full results will be available on our Facebook page

Showers and changing facilities will be available in the Waterpoint Enniscrone.

Prize giving
Will take place at Waterpoint Enniscrone where food will also be supplied. 

We Hope you enjoy the event..