Triathlons usually begin with the swim section and for a lot of people swimming is the most difficult part of the event. Nearly everybody can cycle and run but for a lot of people 750 metres in a river or a lake is a step too far. Swimming coaching sessions are currently being held every… 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 »

Happy New Year

Blackwater Triathlon Club would like to wish a Happy New Year to all club members and their families and to all the businesses and people of Fermoy and the surrounding area, who helped make 2018 a bumper year for the club. In 2018 we introduced an Olympic Distance event to the Edge Sports Blackwater Triathlon.… Read More »

Marymount Christmas Cracker Cycle

Blackwater Triathlon Club members, Bill McAulliffe and Ashleigh Byrne, were amongst the 430 cyclists that took to the roads of Cork on Saturday to take part in the Marymount Cycle. This popular annual cycle is a fund raiser for the Marymount Hospice and the Laura Lynn Childrens Hospice. Each year Marymount alone needs to raise… Read More »

Waterford Half Marathon.

The Waterford AC Half marathon took place on Saturday the 1st of December. Based around the WIT Sports Campus in Carriganore on the outskirts of the city, this is a very popular event attracting over 2000 athletes of every ability to the City on the day. The event serves as a fund raiser for the Waterford… Read More »

Ironman Exploits

On Sunday the 7th of October three more members of the Blackwater Triathlon Club joined the elite ranks of people who have completed an Ironman distance Triathlon. Niamh Fleming, Marie MacAree and Michael Mulcahy all travelled to Spain to take part in Ironman Barcelona. Along with over 3,000 other athletes, they took on the 3.8km… Read More »

AGM Presentations

The Blackwater Triathlon Club Annual General Meetingwas held in The Grand Hotel in Fermoy on Friday the 6th of October.Before all the usual AGM business of reading reports, detailing finances andelecting club officials began, the club took the opportunity to recognise thecontributions of three other organisations which had played an important partin our events this… Read More »

Ironman Exploits

Most triathletes  The sport ofTriathlon can be a little addictive. It usually starts out small. A sprinttriathlon just to see if you can actually do it…A 750 metre swim, 20km cycleand 5 km run. Not easy, but definitely doable. Then another one, because now you have a better idea what’s involved andyou can improve your time… Read More »