The King of The Hill Kiddathon

Following the exploits of the adults the day before, the younger members of the Blackwater Triathlon Club had a chance to shine in the King of The Hill Kiddathon on Sunday the 22nd of July. This was a brilliantly organised event and designed to encourage children to take part in the sport of triathlon. It… Read More »

The King of The Hill Triathlon

The King of The Hill triathlon took place in Kinsale on Saturday the 21st of July. This event, which has been running for 19 years, was organised the Cork Tri Club. Two members of the Blackwater Triathlon Club, Shane Collins and Dave Murphy were among the 320 athletes who took part on the day. After… Read More »

The Edge Sports Blackwater Sprint Triathlon

The Edge Sports Blackwater Sprint Triathlon is on in Fermoy on August 12th. It’s now open for entry for individuals and relays through www.triathlonireland.com. 10 years after the inaugural Edge Sports Blackwater Triathlon the club is delighted to announce the addition of an Olympic distance event to our race program. For 10 years our annual… Read More »

The Great Blackwater Swim

The second annual Great Blackwater Swim took place on the 14th of July in Fermoy and, like last year, it was a great success. It is an event that attracts a huge variety of people from experienced open water swimmers to relative novices, for whom not so long ago the idea of swimming 3.5km would… Read More »

Ennis Triathlon

The fourth annual Pat Keogh Construction, iTri Inis triathlon which was hosted by Ennis Triathlon club took place at Ballyalla Lake on Saturday the 21st of July. Over three hundred competitors braved overcast but very warm conditions to take part in this increasingly popular sprint triathlon event. There were two adult events on the day,… Read More »

The Courtmacsherry Lifeboat Swim

The 8th Annual Courtmacsherry lifeboat Swim took place at Blind Strand near Courtmacsherry on Satuday the 21st of July. There were two routes on offer for participants on the day, a  one lap 1.5km option or a two lap 3 k.m. option with a short walk or run on the beach between laps. All proceeds… Read More »

The Jailbreak Triathlon

On Saturday the 21st of July Cobh Triathlon Club’s Jailbreak Standard Distance race took place in Cobh. Amongst the nearly 300 competitors that took part in this popular National Series race were no fewer than nine members of the Blackwater Triathlon Club. Conditions on the day were calm and very warm as the athletes gathered… Read More »

The Moby Dick Aquavelo

Sunday the 15th of July saw the third running of the Moby Dick Aquavelo, run by the South Coast Triathlon Club, in Youghal. A total of 76 competitors lined up on the beach beneath the Youghal Lighthouse for the event. Amongst those on the start line were 9 members of the Blackwater Triathlon club: Shane… Read More »

The VGraph KTC Triathlon

On Sunday the 15th of July, two members of the Blackwater Triathlon Club, Ken Power and Bernard (Barney) Kiernan, travelled to Kilkenny to take part in the VGraph KTC Triathlon. This popular event, which is organised by the Kilkenny Triathlon Club, takes place in the grounds of Kilkenny Castle. For both Ken and Barney this… Read More »

The Edge Sport Blackwater Aquathlon

The Edge Sports Blackwater Triathlon Club Aquathlon 2018 took place in Fermoy on the evening of Wednesday the 11th of July. 64 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… Read More »