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Total Immersion at Fermoy Pool.

As part of the Blackwater Triathlon Club’s ongoing commitment to improvement we regularly arrange different types of training to help keep our members fit and focused, especially over the off-season winter months. This is an opportunity for members to focus on key skills and improving their technique in each of the core triathlon disciplines. On… Read More »

Clonakilty Races

On Saturday the 29th of November, four members of The Blackwater Triathlon Club travelled down to Clonakilty to take part in the Clonakilty Waterfront Marathon event. Conor Bartley, Dave Bartley and Jim Crowley all took their places at the start line of the marathon, while Pat Dunlea took on the 10km challenge. The race routes… Read More »

Dublin City Marathon

Sunday the 27th of October saw the 40th edition of the Dublin City Marathon. The race, which was first run in 1980, is the fourth biggest marathon in Europe and is widely reputed to be the friendliest. The marathon is a long-distance running event with an official distance of 42.195 kilometres (26.219 miles, or 26 miles 385… Read More »

The Rebel Run

The Cork Rebel Run 5km & 10km event took place on Sunday October 20th in Bishopstown. Sponsored by Cork County Council and Cork City Council and organised by Cork Sports Partnership, CIT and Leisureworld, the race is now in its 9th year and is a popular event on the Cork running calendar attracting athletes of… Read More »

Cork to Cobh

This popular race is used by many people as preparation for the Dublin City marathon and over 800 athletes took part on the day. Amongst them were some of Blackwater Triathlon Club’s finest, Dave Bartley, Gina Lyons, Jonathon Kenneally and Peter O’Brien. Weather conditions on the day were perfect for running as the runners headed… Read More »

Pieta House Cycle.

There was a strong turn out from Blackwater Triathlon Club members on the 2019 Pieta House Cycle on Sunday the 29th of September. Cyclists had a choice of a 50km or 100km route on the day and all funds raised went towards supporting the great work done by Pita House. Well done to the organisers… Read More »

Moby Dick Triathlon

For many years The Moby Dick Sprint Triathlon, which takes place in Youghal, has taken pride of place as one of the last triathlons on the year’s racing Calendar. This year was no exception and once again on Saturday the 28TH of September, the South Coast Triathlon Club pulled out all the stops to make… Read More »

Sandycove Island to Dock Beach 5km swim

On Satueday the 7th of September, three members of The Blackwater Triathlon Club, Dave Mulcahy, Declan O’Keeffe and Stephen Dalton, travelled down to West Cork to take part in the Sandycove Island to Dock Beach 5km swim.  This event, which was raising funds for the stroke unit in CUH, involved a full lap of Sandycove… Read More »

Dungarvan Triathlon

The Dungarvan Triathlon took place on Saturday the 7th of September. There were two races taking place on the day, an Olympic distance event and a sprint race. The Olympic distance consisted of a 1500m swim, a 40km cycle and a 10km run. This is a very popular event and on the day over 300… Read More »