Sunday’s Well Masters Swim Gala

Blackwater Triathlon Club member, Julian Boeg, has been a serious swimmer for many years now and has been a regular competitor at the annual Sundays Well Masters Swimming Gala, usually returning home with an impressive haul of medals. This year he was joined by Niamh Fleming, and Niamh, who was competing in her first ever… 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 »

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 »

Blackwater Triathlon Club Training Camp 2018

The 2018 Blackwater training Camp weekend will take place in Killarney on the weekend of the 13th to the 15th of April. The training weekend will consist of both theory and practical sessions for all three triathlon disciplines, including some morning swimming sessions at the Killarney Leisure centre. This is an ideal opportunity for all… Read More »

Lynne Algar Workshop

The Blackwater Triathlon Club is pleased to announce that on Friday the 26 of January at 7pm, renowned Triathlon coach Lynne Algar will be doing a workshop on how to put together your individual training plan. Lynne has been employed by Triathlon Ireland as a High Performance Coach and Performance Manager based in Limerick working… 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 »

Steve Redmond Talk

The Blackwater Triathlon Club was delighted to welcome Steve Redmond for a talk in Fermoy on Sunday the 21st of January. Steve was the first person to complete the notorious “Ocean’s 7 Challenge”. Ocean’s Seven consists of seven long-distance open-water swims, and is considered the marathon swimming equivalent of the Seven Summits mountaineering challenge. It includes the North Channel,… Read More »

The 2nd Great Blackwater Swim Registration Open

The 2nd Great Blackwater Swim will be run on the 14th of July 2018. After the success of the event last year we are very much looking forward to running the event again in 2018. This is a beautiful 3.5km down river swim from Castlehyde House to Fermoy along the Blackwater River, getting out at… Read More »

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 »