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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 »

The Lost Sheep Triathlon.

The 17th annual Lost Sheep Triathlon took place in Kenmare on Saturday the 31st of August. This middle distance event, which takes place through some of the most beautiful parts of Kerry and West Cork, is renowned as one of the toughest races on the Irish Triathlon calendar. Entries are limited to 400 each year… Read More »

Boston Scientific Clonmel Half Marathon

Blackwater Triathlon Club members Therese Ryan and Liam O’Connor took a trip to Tipp on Sunday 25th August 2019 to take part in the Boston Scientific Clonmel Half Marathon. This is a popular event on the race calendar for athletes hoping to race in the Dublin City Marathon and is limited to 1000 competitors on… Read More »

Try The Hook Triathlon.

Blackwater Triathlon Club member Marie MacAree travelled to the Sunny South East at the weekend to take part in the Try The Hook Sprint Triathlon. This event, took place on Saturday the 24th of August on the stunning Hook Peninsula in Co. Wexford and consisted of a 750m swim, 20km cycle and a 5km run. The 750 metre swim… Read More »

Jailbreak Triathlon.

The Jailbreak triathlon in Cobh, took place on Saturday the 24th of August. Blackwater Triathlon Club was well represented, with several members taking part on the day. Justin Ryan, Niamh Fleming, Julian Boeg, Adrian Collins, Eleanor Fennessy and Dave Murphy were all there to compete in the popular Olympic distance race, which this year was… Read More »

Ironman 70.3 Dun Laoghaire

The coastal town of Dun Laoghaire was the setting for the annual Ironman 70.3 event on Sunday the 25th of August which allows both professional and amateur athletes to compete on the same course.  Blackwater Triathlon Club was represented on the day by Harry Feeney, Peter O’Brien, Gearoid Murphy, and Kevin O’Farrell. Harry and Kevin gave… Read More »

The Edge Sports Blackwater Triathlon 2019

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