Setanta Triathlon Sportsman Duathlon Series

The extremely popular Sportsmans Duathlon Series will take place again this year during February, March and April. Just 45 minutes from Dublin, the race begins and finishes at the Sportsmans Bar & Restaurant on the old Newry road. For more details on location and directions, click here

Garmin Connect View of the Circuit

Bike Circuit

Run Circuit

The race consists of a 3.2 Km Run around the sportsmans loop followed  by two 8 Km laps of a challenging bike circuit, 16 Km total, then a second 3.2 km run lap of the sport-mans circuit. The race has attracted many big names over the years including the Brownlee twins and is becoming a very popular test route for those competing in larger seasonal events. For more information click here.

Welcome to Setanta Triathlon Club

Join Us

The Setanta Triathlon Club was founded in Dundalk in 2004 and our goal is to offer support to those just starting out in the sport or those looking to improve and become more competitive. Our membership includes athletes training for their first duathlons and sprint distance races; experienced triathletes that compete in National Series and ITU events; and those preparing for long distance events, such as IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3.

Whether you’re looking for information on joining the club or just trying to keep updated on club activities, training sessions, race results or social events, we hope you’ll find what you’re looking for. If you wish to contact the club, please send a mail to or fill out our contact form.

Is Triathlon for Me?

Triathlon is a sport that is social, challenging and a lot of fun. Moreover, it can be taken up by anyone regardless of age, gender and fitness. If you can’t swim – no problem, Why not take part in a duathlon (bike and run). We also run excellent beginners swim training programs and more information on these can be found in the Training section of the site.

By taking up triathlon, you will…​

  • Lose weight and look and feel years younger
  • Have more energy
  • Be more productive and self confident
  • Join the fitness elite and rub shoulders with the best athletes in the world
  • Learn to handle stress more effectively
  • Have an increased sense of purpose in your life
  • Become the best you that you can be

If your looking for a challenge or just a fun way to get and maintain a great level of fitness, why not join us and we will help you get started on your triathlon journey. Triathlon is one of the world’s fastest growing sports and we think that once you try it you’ll understand why.

News & Upcoming Events

Race results for the second race are available on the Results page and also our Facebook page. The last race in the series takes place on April 14th 2013 and you can enter online.

Masters Swimming Class

Swim group continues this Saturday March 9th in Felda. We are doing a time trail this week, if you have a stop watch that works swimming please bring. All setanta members welcome. Doors locked @ 2 Euro a session.