Sea Scout Triathlon

The Sea Scout Triathlon is a relatively new event in the Sea Scouting calendar with it first being run by 9th Port Malahide Wednesday in 2001. It has since become one of the most well attended and popular events in our calendar, getting attendance from Sea Scouts and Land Scouts from all over the country.

The event consists of 3 legs, swimming, running, and kayaking, The approximate course distances are as follows:

Swim 80 metres
Run 800 metres
Kayak 800 metres

Teams of 3
This is where teams of 3 will each complete a leg of the race relay style. The Swimmer will swim the opening leg, handing over to the Runner who upon return to the pier hands over to the Kayaker. These Team Races are suitable for all scouts and the age categories are listed below:

U13s Mixed
U15 Female
U15 Male
U17 Female
U17 Male
Over 18s Mixed

The fastest U17 relay team on the day are awarded the Eamonn Ludden Memorial Plate.

Ironman/Ironwoman
There is also an additional Ironman and Ironwoman race where Scouts, Ventures, Rovers and Scouters can complete all three legs of the race on their own. The winner of Ironman is awarded the Maori Warrior Trophy and the Ironwoman is awarded the Uganda Trophy.

If you are interested in attending the next Sea Scout Triathlon, please contact the Sea Scouting Team for more details.