March 2020 Newsletter
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Dear Lough Cutra Triathlon Fans,

Spring has nearly sprung! Despite the storms, and incessant rain, a few sunny days have hopefully brought with it some encouragement to get outside and train. We are less than three months away from our first event of the season at Lough Cutra in Galway and we can’t wait to see you there, sign up today to avail of our 15% discount.

We are monitoring closely the developments relating to the spread of COVID-19 and noting the update and advice given by the Irish government and HSE.

For the moment, keep battling through the weather and enjoying those training sessions, remember it will pay off in those glorious summer months.

Brian Adcock

Brian Adcock
Race Director, The Castle Triathlon Series

15% off of Castle Triathlon Series ends 31st March

If you haven’t signed up for an event yet for this year, now is the time to do it as there is still a 15% discount on all our race entries!


Organise and protect your kit with KitBrix, the modular designed sports and adventure system.

KitBrix have been supporting and working within the triathlon space for many years, supplying events, teams and associations like British Triathlon, on a global scale. The unique products offer a selection of strong water proof Kit that enable sports people to spend more time racing and training and less time worrying about keeping their kit dry, protected and in order.

KitBrix is happy to offer the Castle series competitors a 10% discount for March, just enter the code CASTLE10 before paying when you visit:

St Patrick’s Day

We are going green for St. Patrick’s Day and offering you €10 off your Lough Cutra Entry on 17th March 2020.

Use the code CTSSAINTPATRICKS to access the discount across all races in Galway.

If you are buying an Aquabike standard ticket on the Triathlon Ireland site please use the code: CTSSAINTPATRICKS

If you are buying an Aquathlon sprint ticket on the Triathlon Ireland site please use the code: SAINTPATRICKS

Enter now

National Championships

Bag yourself an early season National Championship title by signing up to our National Championship races in Galway.

Choose from the Mixed Relay, Aquabike Standard distance and Aquathalon Sprint distance races which are expected to attract some of Ireland’s fastest athletes to these hugely exciting and exhilarating Championship events.

Sign up now


Our athletes could not make it through such gruelling events without your help and encouragement.

Not only will you be encouraging and enabling the participants, additionally, we offer a Trading Places Scheme. The scheme offers a free race place, up to and including Olympic Distance Triathlon, which is rewarded in return for a full day of marshalling with us.

This role can be undertaken by yourself (the competitor), a friend, or a family member who would like to support you. This also includes all of our Run Series, Swim Series and Multi-sport events, and 50% off a Gauntlet entry.

Sign up now to become a Castle Triathlon Series volunteer.


Join our Strava group to check your progress as well as getting some tips from other athletes training for the same events.

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A new partnership for 2020!

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Whether it is a simple or complex package, an active adventure or a wellness retreat, a cruise or land based holiday, a luxurious or budget trip, involve family or travelling solo, Not Just Travel has you covered. You’ll also have peace of mind as your holiday is fully ABTA & ATOL protected. As suppliers pay me for selling their holidays, the service to you is completely free so get in touch and give them a try.


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