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The Edge Sports Blackwater Triathlon 2018

Fermoy was the centre of attention for the Blackwater Triathlon Club on the morning of Sunday the 12th of August as the Edge Sports Blackwater Triathlon once again took over the town. This was the 11th edition of the race and, as had happened in the previous years, some of Ireland’s top triathletes competed side… Read More »

The Edge Sports Blackwater Sprint Triathlon

The Edge Sports Blackwater Sprint Triathlon is on in Fermoy on August 12th. It’s now open for entry for individuals and relays through www.triathlonireland.com. 10 years after the inaugural Edge Sports Blackwater Triathlon the club is delighted to announce the addition of an Olympic distance event to our race program. For 10 years our annual… Read More »

Carrick On Suir Triathlon

On Sunday the 5th of August, the banks of the River Suir were once again the setting for the Carrick on Suir Sprint Triathlon. The race is now in its 25th year and draws a large number of triathletes from around the country. It is also one of the preferred races for first time participants to… Read More »

The GADD Swim 2018

The 8th annual BISRA Gaddinabtgarnish swim took place on Saturday the 28th of July at 6.00 pm. This swim, around Garnish Island in Glengarriff, Co. Cork is one of the most stunning and safest island circumnavigation swims in Ireland. It is set in a beautiful post-glacial landscape in the sheltered clear waters of the northeast corner of Bantry Bay… Read More »

The King of The Hill Kiddathon

Following the exploits of the adults the day before, the younger members of the Blackwater Triathlon Club had a chance to shine in the King of The Hill Kiddathon on Sunday the 22nd of July. This was a brilliantly organised event and designed to encourage children to take part in the sport of triathlon. It… Read More »

The King of The Hill Triathlon

The King of The Hill triathlon took place in Kinsale on Saturday the 21st of July. This event, which has been running for 19 years, was organised the Cork Tri Club. Two members of the Blackwater Triathlon Club, Shane Collins and Dave Murphy were among the 320 athletes who took part on the day. After… Read More »

The Edge Sports Blackwater Sprint Triathlon

The Edge Sports Blackwater Sprint Triathlon is on in Fermoy on August 12th. It’s now open for entry for individuals and relays through www.triathlonireland.com. 10 years after the inaugural Edge Sports Blackwater Triathlon the club is delighted to announce the addition of an Olympic distance event to our race program. For 10 years our annual… Read More »

The Great Blackwater Swim

The second annual Great Blackwater Swim took place on the 14th of July in Fermoy and, like last year, it was a great success. It is an event that attracts a huge variety of people from experienced open water swimmers to relative novices, for whom not so long ago the idea of swimming 3.5km would… Read More »

Ennis Triathlon

The fourth annual Pat Keogh Construction, iTri Inis triathlon which was hosted by Ennis Triathlon club took place at Ballyalla Lake on Saturday the 21st of July. Over three hundred competitors braved overcast but very warm conditions to take part in this increasingly popular sprint triathlon event. There were two adult events on the day,… Read More »

The Courtmacsherry Lifeboat Swim

The 8th Annual Courtmacsherry lifeboat Swim took place at Blind Strand near Courtmacsherry on Satuday the 21st of July. There were two routes on offer for participants on the day, a  one lap 1.5km option or a two lap 3 k.m. option with a short walk or run on the beach between laps. All proceeds… Read More »