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Cliffs of Moher Charity Cycle

Hosted by Riverside Cycling Club, the Cliffs of Moher Cycling Challenge is a leisure cycle in aid of local charities and voluntary organisations. Past beneficiaries include: Clare Cancer Centre, Milford Hospice, Home Share Clare, Cystic Fibrosis and Ennistymon Hospital. There were three routes available on the day, catering for all abilities. The 40km route took… Read More »

Moby Dick Kids Duathlon

The first Moby Dick Kids’ Duathlon took place in Youghal on last Sunday morning. The Youghal based, South Coast Triathlon Club once again ran an excellent event with four different races on offer to cater for children from 8 to 15 years of age and over 150 children taking part on the day. Lovely weather… Read More »

The Kilkenny Duathlon

The Kilkenny Duathlon took place on Sunday the 7th of April in the beautiful grounds of Kilkenny Castle. The Blackwater Triathlon Club was represented there by two club stalwarts, Michael Mulcahy and Mick Beston. This is a very popular early season race, in a stunning location and 250 athletes lined up at the start line… Read More »

Greater Manchester Marathon

Congratulations to Blackwater Triathlon Club member Conor Bartley who competed in the Greater Manchester Marathon on Sunday the 7th of April. Conor is training for the forthcoming Ironman event in Youghal in June, and if his performance In Manchester is anything to go by, he’s well on track. Over 16,000 runners started the race on… Read More »

The Hardman Duathlon

On Saturday April the 6th, three members of the Blackwater Triathlon Club, Bernard “Barney” Kiernan, Gearoid Murphy and Dermot Johnson, travelled to Killarney to take part in the Hardman Duathlon. The perfect test before the triathlon season opens, the Hardman Duathlon is held on a fast, flat course in Killarney. It starts with a 10km… Read More »

Blackwater Triathlon Club Winter Camp

Following the success of last year’s Blackwater Triathlon Club spring training camp in Lanzarote, 8 of the club’s finest athletes once again braved the balmy temperatures and spectacular scenery of the Canaries in an effort to get a head start on the triathlon season. This year the winter camp moved from Lanzarote to the neighbouring… Read More »

Mallow 10

Hosted by Mallow Athletics Club, the Mallow ‘10’ ten mile road race had its 31st annual running on Sunday the 24th of March. This popular race attracted over 1500 competitors from all over Ireland. Lining up on the start line with them were eight of Blackwater Triathlon Club’s finest. Conditions on the day were near… Read More »

Araglin 7 Bends of Hell Charity Cycle

On Sunday the 24th of March the Araglin Parents Association held a charity cycle to raise funds for the local school, Scoil Mhuire. There were three routes available on the day, a 5km kids’ route, a 50km tour and the 75km “7 Bends of Hell” option. Amongst those taking part on the day were several… Read More »

The West Cork Duathlon

The West Cork Duathlon took place in the picturesque surroundings of Clonakilty on Sunday morning last, the 24th of March. Bright morning sunshine greeted the 78 competitors as they waited at the start line for the 9.30 start. The race consisted of a 2.5 km run, followed by a 23km cycle, before finishing up with… Read More »