Sea Scout Triathlon
The Sea Scout Triathlon is hosted annually by 9th Port of Dublin (Malahide) since 2001. It has since become a very popular event with over 100 competitors attending from all Scouting Groups from across 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:
Over 18s Mixed
The fastest U17 relay team on the day are awarded the Eamonn Ludden Memorial Plate.
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.