Lough Cutra Castle Triathlon

The annual Lough Cutra Castle Triathlon event took place on the weekend of the 25th and 26th of May. This year three members of the Blackwater Triathlon Club travelled to Gort in Co. Galway to take part. This is a hugely popular event, with large numbers of competitors travelling from all over Ireland and the… Read More »

Joey Hannon Triathlon

On Sunday the 12th of May, a large contingent of Blackwater Triathlon Club members, accompanied by various family members and supporters, travelled to Limerick to take part in the Joey Hannon Memorial Triathlon. This event is run by the Limerick Triathlon Club on the grounds of the University of Limerick, in memory of fellow triathlete,… Read More »

MunsterTri League off to flying start.

Below is a message from MunsterTri League HQ “To all competing triathletes in the TRIMunster League 2019 and participating clubs: Congratulations to all of you that competed in the first race of the innagural TRIMunster League; The Joey Hannan Memorial Triathlon held in the grounds of the University of Limerick this past weekend.  The sun made a… Read More »

Blackwater Triathlon Club Spring Training Camp 2019

It’s spring time in Ireland and as the Triathlon season rapidly approaches it was time for the annual Blackwater Triathlon Club Spring training camp. Following several successful years in Killarney we decided to change the venue for 2019 and over the weekend of the 12th to the 14th of April more than thirty club members… Read More »

The Great Railway Run

The Great Railway Run is a charity running event organised by the Carrigaline & District Lions Club with the support of Carrigaline Road Runners AC. There were two events available on the day, with 297 finishers in the 10km race and 434 in the 25km run. The run starts on the quays in the city centre and takes… Read More »

The Camida Clonmel Duathlon

The Camida Clonmel Duathlon took place in Clonmel on Easter Monday the 22nd of April. Organised by the Clonmel Triathlon Club, this was a well run event consisting of a picturesque 4 km run along the banks of the river Suir, followed by a 23km, two lap cycle along the road to Kilsheelan and back,… Read More »

The Battle of Ballinspittle

Easter Bank holiday Monday also saw the running of the “Battle of Ballinspittle” duathlon. Organised by the Kinsale Triathlon Club, this popular event is part of the BMW National Series and as a result attracts a very high quality field. The race begins with a 3km road run, followed by an 18km cycle, before finishing… Read More »

Cliffs of Moher Charity Cycle

Hosted by Riverside Cycling Club, the Cliffs of Moher Cycling Challenge is a leisure cycle in aid of local charities and voluntary organisations. Past beneficiaries include: Clare Cancer Centre, Milford Hospice, Home Share Clare, Cystic Fibrosis and Ennistymon Hospital. There were three routes available on the day, catering for all abilities. The 40km route took… Read More »

Moby Dick Kids Duathlon

The first Moby Dick Kids’ Duathlon took place in Youghal on last Sunday morning. The Youghal based, South Coast Triathlon Club once again ran an excellent event with four different races on offer to cater for children from 8 to 15 years of age and over 150 children taking part on the day. Lovely weather… Read More »

The Kilkenny Duathlon

The Kilkenny Duathlon took place on Sunday the 7th of April in the beautiful grounds of Kilkenny Castle. The Blackwater Triathlon Club was represented there by two club stalwarts, Michael Mulcahy and Mick Beston. This is a very popular early season race, in a stunning location and 250 athletes lined up at the start line… Read More »