Lough Cutra Castle: Why race in Galway?
Triathlon, Multisport, Run and Swim for all!

It's our 11th Birthday!

Galway Triathlon and Multisport Festival

After a sunny and successful 10 year anniversary at Lough Cutra in 2022, we are back for the 11th edition, bigger and better than ever!


Our Courses

Quality Racing in the West of Ireland

Year after year, we welcome back athletes old and new to Lough Cutra! What keeps people coming back are our amazing courses! Many athletes will experience the Burren, the vast Lough Cutra lake and the stunning Galway countryside!

If you’d like to learn more about our courses at Lough Cutra, check them out below!

Looking for more information? Our Competitor Guide and Gauntlet Guide are another great tool leading up to race day!

Course Information

Triathlon Ireland National Championships!

Mixed Team Relay

We are thrilled to be hosting the National Mixed Team Relay Championships! Teams of two men and two women will race 250m/5km/1.5km and battle it out for the title. Clubs from across the country will descend to Galway, including several elite teams from TI. We can’t wait!

For all triathlon clubs we are offering 25% off all races, so enquire with our team today about your exclusive club discount!

Enquire here

Costcutter Youth Series

Junior Triathlon

Our Junior events at Lough Cutra play host to the first in the Costcutter Youth Series. We expect to see some of the finest junior triathletes in country take part! These races are also a great and competitive introduction to the sport, so you don’t have to raced before to sign up!

Book today!

Triathlon Ireland Championships

Aquathlon Sprint

Lough Cutra will also host the TI National Aquathlon Sprint Championships!

It’s looking to be one heck of a champs, and we cant wait to see who makes it out on top!

Even if you are not wishing to enter the champs, you can still take part! Challenge yourself with 750m swim, followed by a 5km run!

Book today!

Family, friends and fans!

Free Spectator Entry

Lough Cutra isn’t just all about the athletes, we wish to make sure that their loved ones are also looked after! During the weekend, spectator entry is completely free! Spectators can roam the grounds whilst their athletes are making their way around the course. There will be tasty food concessions and industry leading traders in the event village.

The local area!


Make a extended trip this May! Galway has so much to offer! The Cliffs of Moher are particularly stunning and worth a trip to see. The Burren, where part of the Gauntlet cycle race passes through is also a spectacular natural beauty. You can find out more information about Galway Tourism here!