Westport Triathlon club are hosting the BMW National Triathlon Championship on Saturday morning.

The triathlon which consists of a 1,500m sea swim , 40km cycle and a 10k will take place at Westport Quay where the swim will be at “The Point” with the cycle on the coast road via Belclare and on through Murrisk towards Louisburgh where they will turn around and return to the point.

The run takes in the Ardmore road and the greenway with a finish at the quay.

With over 350 people taking part from all over Ireland some delays are expected at the quay from 7am-1pm and people traveling to Westport are advised to go via the west rd and those going to the quay area approach via Quay hill.

The event is being hosted by Westport Triathlon club and is working under guidelines from Sport Ireland regarding Covid.

More details are available on www.westporttriathlon.ie