The Edge Sports BTC Aquathlon

The Blackwater Triathlon Club is delighted to announce that we will be holding an Aquathlon event in Fermoy on Wednesday the 11th of July at 7.30 p.m. This Triathlon Ireland sanctioned event will provide an ideal opportunity for beginner triathletes to have a go at two of the three disciplines of triathlon while providing an… Read More »

Dar 12

As the sport of Triathlon has increased in popularity over recent years, triathletes are constantly finding different ways to push themselves further. Last weekend, on Saturday the 30th of June, Blackwater Triathlon Club member Aidan Fitzgerald competed in the DAR 12 (Dingle Adventure Race 12 Hour), accompanied by his friend Steve Hogan, a member of… Read More »

Sheephaven Middle Distance Triathlon

On Saturday the 30th of June , Blackwater Triathlon Club member, Stephen Collins, was in Downings, Co. Donegal, to take part in the Sheephaven Middle Distance Triathlon. This is a beautiful part of the country and makes for a scenic, but very tough race. The race started with a 1.9km swim in the crystal clear… Read More »

The Blessington Triathlon

The Blessington Triathlon took place on Sunday 1st July 2018 in the beautiful lakeside setting of Poulaphouca Reservoir, Co. Wicklow.  There were three different races available to the athletes on the day, a Sprint distance race, an Olympic distance race and an Aquavelo event. Among the 400 athletes who took part were seven of Blackwater Triathlon… Read More »

The Hell Of The West Triathlon

The Kilkee Hell of the West Triathlon is an Olympic Distance Triathlon which has been up and running now for over 30 years – making it one of the longest continuously running triathlons in both Ireland and the World. Organised by the Limerick Triathlon Club this race falls annually on the last weekend in June.… Read More »

The Vibes and Scribes Lee Swim 2018

It was a busy day in Cork on Saturday the 30th of June this year as the 14th edition of the ‘New’ Lee Swim took place.  Originally held in 1914, the annual Vibes and Scribes Lee Swim in Cork has become one of the top open water swimming events in Ireland and indeed, the world.… Read More »

The Wicklow 200

The Wicklow 200 is a non-competitive one-day cycle ride that takes place every June and attracts over 3000 cyclists from many different countries. Established in 1982 the Wicklow 200, as the name suggests, covers over 200 kilometres around Co. Wicklow, taking in most of the famous hills that have made Wicklow a major international cycling destination over… Read More »

Hillfest Duathlon

The June bank Holiday weekend was the 5th year of the Hillfest festival in Watergrasshill. An initiative of the Watergrasshill Community and National School association, Hillfest is an opportunity for clubs in the local area to work together, hold an event and raise much needed funds for the local community and their charity partner, Pieta… Read More »

The Rebel Plunge

The 3rd annual Rebel Plunge open water swim took place on Sunday the 10th of June as part of the Cork Harbour Festival. 294 brave souls entered the water at 5p.m. on Sunday evening with the Blackwater Triathlon Club providing no fewer than 10 swimmers on the day.  There was a great mix of swimmers… Read More »