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The Edge Sports Blackwater Triathlon Canceled

It is with deep regret that due to the coronavirus outbreak we announce the cancellation of this years ‘The Edge Sports Blackwater Triathlon’, due to take place on Sunday 9th of August 2020. We understand this is disappointing, this was not a decision we have taken lightly, but we have made it in the best… Read More »

Club Notes

As the country continues to deal with the Covid 19 outbreak, people are finding ways to fill their time at home. For members of The Blackwater Triathlon Club, who would usually at this time of the year be preparing for the start of the racing season, trying to keep fit without access to pools and… Read More »

Sunday 8th March 2020

While Mick, Kay and Frank were taking on the hills of the Beara Peninsula, some of the less adventurous members of the Blackwater Triathlon Club were taking part in a few more traditional events around the country. On Sunday the 8th of March Ashleigh Byrne O’Brien, Therese Ryan, Lisa Crowley and Ken Power took part… Read More »

Quest adventure Kenmare

On Saturday the 7th March, 3 Blackwater Triathlon Club members, Kay Quirke, Michael Mulcahy and Frank Kiernan, travelled to Kenmare, County Kerry to take part in the first Quest Adventure Race of the 2020 season. Quest Adventure races are one day, multi-sport events consisting of various run, cycle and kayak stages. Quest Kenmare had 3… Read More »

Total Immersion Swimming Course

As part of the Blackwater Triathlon Club’s commitment to training for our members we run regular training sessions for the various disciplines that make up the triathlon event. On Sunday the 23rd February we held two sessions in the Total Immersion technique of swimming in Fermoy Leisure Centre. The methodology of Total Immersion technique is… Read More »

Kinsale 10m Road Race

Blackwater Triathlon Club member, Stephen Dalton, was in Kinsale on the 23rd of February to take part in the second annual Kinsale 10 mile Road race. Organised and hosted by Riverstick-Kinsale AC and Kinsale Triathlon Club, the race attracted a great turn out with approximately 1000 athletes competing on the day. The race started and… Read More »

Tramore Duathlon

As the spring starts to make an appearance it’s once again time to dig out the triathlon gear and start competing again. It’s still a little on the cool side for open water swimming but it’s time to start taking part in duathlons. 350 hardy souls took to the roads of Tramore at the weekend… Read More »

Saturday Morning Cycles.

While the weekly turbo training sessions are an invaluable training tool during the winter months, nothing really beats getting out on the road on your bike. Unfortunately due to short days and inclement weather at this time of the year it’s not always possible, or indeed safe, to get out on the road. In order… Read More »

Ice Swimming in Armagh.

On Saturday the 25th of January, Frank Hallissey, Blackwater Triathlon Club’s resident polar bear wannabe, travelled to Wild Water in Armagh to take part in the National 1K Ice Swimming Championships. The event was held in association with The International Ice Swimming Association (IISA). Formed in 2009, the IISA’s mission is to promote swimming in… Read More »