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The Carrick on Suir Triathlon

The banks of the River Suir were once again the setting for the Carrick on Suir Sprint Triathlon 2019, which took place on Sunday the 4th of August. The race is now in its 26th year and draws a large number of triathletes from around the country and is also one of the preferred races… Read More »

Tri Kingdom Come

Organised by Tralee Triathlon Club, the Tri Kingdom Come Triathlon took place in Fenit in County Kerry on Saturday the 3rd of August. There were two options open to competitors on the day; a sprint race consisting of a 750m swim, 20km cycle and a 5km run, and a try-a-tri race which consisted of a… Read More »

The Edge Sports Blackwater Triathlon 2019

The Edge Sports Blackwater Triathlon will be taking place in Fermoy on Sunday the 11th of August 2019. Despite the well publicised issues with the river, following the damage to the weir, our races will be going ahead as normal. There will be three different distances available to athletes on the day, a try-a-tri race,… Read More »

The Grange-Fermoy 4 Mile Road race.

The Grange-Fermoy 4 Mile Road race.The Grange-Fermoy AC Bob Burke 4 mile road race took place in Grange on Sunday morning, the 28th of July. Four members of the Blackwater Triathlon Club took part in the race, and a number of others helped out as stewards. For three of the four it was their second… Read More »

Courtmacsherry Lifeboat Swim.

The 9th Annual Courtmacsherry Lifeboat Swim took place at Blind Strand, near the picturesque fishing village of Courtmacsherry at 1.30pm on Saturday, July 27th. There were two options on offer for participants on the day, a one lap 1.5km swim or a two lap 3 km option. All proceeds on the day went to the… Read More »

The King of The Hill Triathlon.

The King of The Hill triathlon took place in Kinsale on Saturday the 27th of July. This popular, but tough, sprint distance race, which is organised Cork Tri Club, has been running in Kinsale for the last 19 years. This year Blackwater Triathlon Club designated this as one of our club events, where we try… Read More »

The Edge Sports Blackwater Triathlon 2019.

The Edge Sports Blackwater Triathlon will be taking place in Fermoy on Sunday the 11th of August 2019. Despite the well publicised issues with the river, following the damage to the weir, our races will be going ahead as normal. There will be three different distances available to athletes on the day, a try-a-tri race,… Read More »

Killarney Half Marathon.

Congratulations to Blackwater Triathlon Club member, Kevin O’Farrell, who took part in the Gleneagle Run Killarney half marathon on Saturday the 20th July. Kevin and over 1200 other athletes, ran the 21.2 km route on the scenic routes through Muckross House and Killarney National Park in bright summer conditions. Despite the attention of the infamous Muckross midges… Read More »

Triathlon challenge in The Garden of England.

Blackwater Triathlon Club member, Ciara MacCallum, was in the Garden of England on Sunday the 21st of July for a half Ironman distance race. Ciara, along with 82 other enthusiastic athletes travelled to Lydd in Kent to take part in the Owler Triathlon. There were a number of distances on offer for athletes, from  sprint… Read More »

Immedis Kilkenny Triathlon

The Immedis Kilkenny Sprint Triathlon took place in Kilkenny on Sunday the 21st of July. This popular event, which is organised by the Kilkenny Triathlon Club, takes place in the grounds of Kilkenny Castle. There were two events on the day, a try-a-tri race consisting of a 250m swim, a 20km cycle and a 5km… Read More »