The 29th Hell of The West triathlon will take place on Saturday June 29th in Kilkee, Co.Clare. Individual entries for this iconic race will open through Active Europe on Friday March 1st at 8am and Wednesday March 27th at 8pm. Tag relay team entries will also be available, and always popular, they are limited and will go on sale on March 1st.
In addition to the main event we are we are hosting further events over the weekend:
A Kids 'Splash and Dash' which will take place during the main race cycle leg on Saturday, on the Blue Flag beach of Kilkee Bay. We welcome all our younger multisport fans to this free event, with each child receiving at T-shirt, medal and goodies. Watch out for a competition for the design of these T-shirts on our face book page
On Sunday the 30th the action moves to the picturesque fishing village of Carrigaholt, 10km west of Kilkee, for the Super Sprint 4 x Mixed Relay. This ITU format sees each member of a 4 person team (2 males & 2 females) complete a short triathlon course (300M swim, 10k cycle and 2k run) in turn. It is exciting, fast paced and fun, and will see inter and intra club rivalry. This event is open to all clubs and each club can enter multiple teams, but only one team per club can make the podium. We are limited to 50 teams for this event, and we have already had a lot of interest. Entries will open to all on March 1st, (club or not) so if you want to secure places for your club in advance, please email firstname.lastname@example.org by February 25th. Entry will be €100 for a team of four.
The Kids of the West event will also taking place on Sunday June 30th in Carrigaholt and will see Juniors and Youths race over age appropriate distances, and this event will form part of the TI Kids Triathlon Series.