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Tri Munster League

Blackwater Triathlon Club is excited to be part of a new race league in 2019. The Edge Sports Blackwater Triathlon is one of nine select races in the new TRI MUNSTER LEAGUE. The race is open to all affiliated club members. There will be over-all league cash-prize winners, cash-prize age group winners and a Club… 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 »

Winter Training

As part of the Blackwater Triathlon Club’s ongoing commitment to improvement we have arranged a number of different types of training to keep our members fit and focused over the winter. These sessions give Blackwater Triathlon Club members access to high quality coaching where they can focus on improving their technique in each of the… Read More »

Sunday’s Well Masters Swim Gala

Blackwater Triathlon Club member, Julian Boeg, has been a serious competitive swimmer since he was 7 years old and, despite the fact that he’s now competing in the 55-59 years age group, his enthusiasm for the sport remains undimmed. Julian has been a regular competitor at the annual Sundays Well Masters Swimming Gala, usually returning… 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 »

Dungarvan 10 Mile

The 28th Annual John Treacy Dungarvan 10 mile race was held on Sunday February the 3rd. Nearly 2,500 runners from all over Ireland gathered together to compete on this fast, flat course on the roads around the historic town of Dungarvan. Conditions on the day were as good as could be hope for in early… Read More »

The Ballyhoura Moonlight Challenge.

While most of us were tucked up safely in our beds on Friday night last, the 18th of January, three members of the Blackwater Triathlon Club, Dave McCarthy, Adrian Collins and Peter O’Brien, were making their way to the Ballyhoura Mountains in Limerick to take part in the first Ballyhoura Moonlight Challenge. The challenge took… Read More »

Swim Course

The Blackwater Triathlon Club was pleased to welcome Eilis Burns to Fermoy pool on the afternoon of Sunday the 13th of January for a swimming course.  Eilis is a level 3 swim coach and one of the most successful marathon swim coaches in Ireland. She is an accomplished swimmer, being an Irish Masters Swim record… Read More »

Core Strength and Condtioning

Core strength is an important element of all three of the disciplines in triathlon. The Blackwater Triathlon Club has an early morning core strength and conditioning session for members. Core conditioning is a lot more than just doing crunches to expose that six pack. The core is composed of multiple muscle groups including the abdominal and low… Read More »

Running Coaching

The final part of a triathlon is the run section. Running on its own can be challenging enough but facing into a 10km run having spent the last couple of hours swimming a mile and cycling 40km is not for the faint of heart. There is an opportunity for members to train with top international… Read More »