Mallow ‘Splash ‘n’ Dash ‘n Ballyhass’ Aquathlon.

Fresh from his success at the Edge Sports Blackwater Triathlon Club Aquathlon the previous week, Blackwater Triathlon Club’s Justin Ryan continued his winning streak, claiming a hard fought victory at the Mallow ‘Splash ’n’ Dash ‘n Ballyhass’ Aquathlon. The event took place in Ballyhass lakes near Mallow on the evening of 2019 Wednesday the 17th… Read More »

The Edge Sports Blackwater Triathlon 2019.

The Edge Sports Blackwater Triathlon will be taking place in Fermoy on Sunday the 11th of August 2019. Despite the well publicised issues with the river, following the damage to the weir, our races will be going ahead as normal. There will be three different distances available to athletes on the day, a try-a-tri race,… Read More »

The Bere Island Midsummer Run.

Blackwater Triathlon Club member, Michelle Kearney, was also in West Cork last weekend, travelling down to Bere Island to take part in the annual Bere Island Midsummer Run. The event took place on Saturday the 13th of July, starting at 1pm. There were two races on offer on the day, a 5k and a 10k… Read More »

Inchydoney Summer Swim.

On Sunday the 14th of July, the annual Inchydoney Summer Swim took place on Inchydoney beach just outside Clonakilty. The swim was limited to 200 swimmers across three distances, 500m 1.5km and 3km. Blackwater Triathlon Club had members participating in all three distances. First up was John Hennessy in the 500m swim which he completed… Read More »

The Vibes and Scribes Lee Swim 2019

It was a busy day in Cork on Saturday the 13th of July this year as the 15th 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 Edge Sport Blackwater Aquathlon

The Edge Sports Blackwater Triathlon Club Aquathlon 2019 took place in Fermoy on the evening of Wednesday the 10th of July. More than 60 competitors 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. Due to the… Read More »

The Ring of Kerry

On Saturday the 6th of July the annual Ring of Kerry charity cycle took place, starting and finishing in the scenic Kerry town of Killarney.. Over more than 30 years the cycle has attracted hundreds of thousands of participants and raised millions for local charities. Among the 8,000 or so cyclists that took part in… Read More »


The Waterways Ireland triAthlone event took place on Sunday the 7th of July in the picturesque riverside location of Athlone. There are three races on offer to triathletes on the day; a super sprint race consisting of a 200 metre swim, a 7.5km cycle and a 2.5km run; a sprint race consisting of a 750… Read More »

Club Members Aquathlon

With The Edge Sports Blackwater Aquathlon taking place this week, the club held a practise event for club members only on the evening of Thursday the 4th of July. Seventeen of Blackwater Triathlon Club’s finest took to the river and roads of Fermoy on the evening, swimming 750 metres before a 6 kilometre run. Everything… Read More »

Hills of the Harbour Sprint Triathlon

Organised by Midleton Cycling and Triathlon Club, the Hills of the Harbour Sprint Triathlon took  place in Whitegate, East Cork on Sunday July 7th. The event began with a 750 metre open water sea swim in the heart of Whitegate village. This was followed by a challenging 20 kilometre out and back cycle in the… Read More »