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Ironman 70.3 Nice

Blackwater Triathlon Club member, Stephen Collins, recently took a little trip to the south of France to compete in the Ironman 70.3 race in Nice on last Sunday week, the 16th of September. With its mix of old-world opulence, year-round sunshine and stunning seaside location, Nice is the unofficial capital of the Côte d’Azur and… Read More »

Ironman Italy

The ultimate goal for any triathlete is to take part in and complete an Ironman race. Months, and sometimes years, of preparation go into getting ready for the 3.8km swim, 180km cycle and 42km run that make up the event. For most people completing any single part of the event would be a huge challenge,… 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, last Saturday, the 22nd of September, the South Coast Triathlon Club pulled out all the stops to make… Read More »

Club Aquathlon

Members of the Blackwater Triathlon Club gathered in Fermoy last  Wednesday evening, the 5th of September for the second Club Aquathlon of the summer. 18 club members took part in the event, which consisted of a 750m swim in the Blackwater river, followed by a 6km run. Justin Ryan was the first man home on… Read More »

Inchidoney Summer Swim.

Following his exploits on Saturday on the Rebel Tour Cycle, Blackwater Triathlon Club member Jim Crowley and his son David went for a change of pace the following day. While most of the rebel tour participants were still in bed recovering from the rigours of the day before, Jim was up and about and heading… Read More »

The Rebel Tour

Following the exploits of some of our members down on the Beara Peninsula for the Lost Sheep Triathlon last weekend, three more of the Blackwater Triathlon Club’s finest headed down West on Saturday for the Cork Rebel Tour. Jim Crowley, Conor Bartley and Joe Scanlan headed to Glengarriff for a 9a.m. start on the 160km… Read More »

The Edge Sports Blackwater Triathlon 2018

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

The Edge Sports Blackwater Sprint Triathlon

The Edge Sports Blackwater Sprint Triathlon is on in Fermoy on August 12th. It’s now open for entry for individuals and relays through 10 years after the inaugural Edge Sports Blackwater Triathlon the club is delighted to announce the addition of an Olympic distance event to our race program. For 10 years our annual… Read More »

Carrick On Suir Triathlon

On Sunday the 5th of August, the banks of the River Suir were once again the setting for the Carrick on Suir Sprint Triathlon. The race is now in its 25th year and draws a large number of triathletes from around the country. It is also one of the preferred races for first time participants to… Read More »

The GADD Swim 2018

The 8th annual BISRA Gaddinabtgarnish swim took place on Saturday the 28th of July at 6.00 pm. This swim, around Garnish Island in Glengarriff, Co. Cork is one of the most stunning and safest island circumnavigation swims in Ireland. It is set in a beautiful post-glacial landscape in the sheltered clear waters of the northeast corner of Bantry Bay… Read More »