Loch Allua Swim.

Blackwater Triathlon Club’s resident water babies, Dave Mulcahy and Declan O’Keeffe, were out in their favourite environment once again this weekend taking part in the annual Lough Allua open water swim. This charity swim took place in the scenic Lough Allua between Ballingeary and Inchigeelah at the foothills of the Shehy Mountains. The swim was… Read More »

The Edge Sport Blackwater Aquathlon.

The Blackwater Triathlon Club Aquathlon 2017 took place in Fermoy on the evening of Wednesday the 12th of July. 84 people took part in the race on a warm sunny evening. The race consisted of a 750 metre swim in the Blackwater River, followed by a 6km run. Participants entered the water down by the… Read More »

The 2017 RNLI Mytrleville to Church Bay Swim.

The RESCHEDULED 2017 RNLI Myrtleville to Church Bay 2km open water sea swim took place on Thursday, July 13th . All proceeds from the event were donated to the RNLI. This is a challenging 2km swim in open water conditions from Myrtleville Beach to Church Bay, with majestic views of Roche’s Point lighthouse, the entrance… Read More »

The Tribesman Olympic Triathlon.

Blackwater Triathlon Club’s Brighid Liston, Mick Mulcahy and Adam Blaikock ventured up the west coast last weekend to take part in the second annual running of the Tribesman Olympic Triathlon on Saturday the 15th of July. This event, which is organised by Galway Triathlon Club consists of a beautiful 1500 metre down river swim in… Read More »

The Moby Dick Aquavelo.

Sunday the 16th of July saw the second running of the Moby Dick Aquavelo, run by the South Coast Triathlon Club, in Youghal. A total of 70 competitors lined up on the beach beneath the Youghal Lighthouse for the event. Amongst those on the start line were 10 members of the Blackwater Triathlon club: Julian… Read More »

Club Aquathlon

In preparation for the Edge Sports BTC Aquathlon, which took place on the 12th of July, the Blackwater Triathlon Club decided to hold a members only practice aquathlon on the night of Wednesday the 5th of July. This served a dual function; it was an opportunity to try out the course and also a training… Read More »

The Harbourman Triathlon.

The Harbourman triathlon took place in Wicklow town on Sunday the 9th of July. The Olympic Distance event, started with a 1500metre swim in Wicklow harbour followed by a 40km out and back cycle and finishing with a 10km run which included 2 laps of Wicklow town. Joe Scanlan, Stehen Collins and club chairman, Mick… Read More »

June 20th News

Staffordshire 70.3 Staffordshire is a landlocked county in the West Midlands of England. It adjoins Cheshire to the north-west, Derbyshire and Leicestershire to the east, Warwickshire to the south-east, West Midlands and Worcestershire to the south and Shropshire to the west. Staffordshire is also home to the highest village in Britain, Flash. Last weekend it… Read More »

June 13th News

The Schull Fastnet Triathlon Blackwater Triathlon Club had four members taking part in the Centra Fastnet Triathlon which took place in Schull on Saturday the 10th of June. This was the 13th edition of this popular race which takes part in one of the most scenic areas of the country. The race started with a… Read More »

June 6th News

As the June weekend arrives the Triathlon season kicks off in earnest and this weekend members of the Blackwater Triathlon Club were out in force with nearly 30 members taking part in events as diverse as triathlons in Athy, a Duathlon in Watergrasshill and the Cork City Marathon.   Hillfest Duathlon The June bank Holiday… Read More »