Indoor Aquathon 7th December

Aquathon!

It’s that time of year again when after a very mild autumn the winter chill is starting to hit the air.  But that doesn’t stop our club members! What better way to spend your Sunday morning than putting in a good swim followed by a fast run or, as otherwise known an aquathon :) We’re not brave or reckless enough to go into the open water at the moment so the swimming pool  in the Tralee Sports Complex had to suffice. Over 20 club members participated in the event which given the busy lives people have at this time of year wasn’t a bad turnout.

Aquathon Race Briefing
Aquathon Race Briefing

Swim

There were three different options for the swim:

  • Beginner – 10 mins plus
  • 750 Metres
  • 1500 Metres

The event kicked off on time with staggered starting times to coincide to the estimated duration for each distance. Here is the start of the 1500m swim.

For those doing the distance swims there was a marshal at each lane whose job it was to count the laps for each swimmer. When the swimmer reached their penultimate lap the marshal signaled to them so that they knew when to finish. Continue reading Indoor Aquathon 7th December

Aquathon this Sunday!

Tralee Triathlon Club Indoor Aquathon

This Sunday 7th Dec  we are holding an aquathon training session for all our members! You should have received the invite by email. If you haven’t please email info@traleetriclub.ie. 

What is an Aquathon? – an Aquathon is a swim followed by a run.

Race against the clock or with a friend! Whatever your speed, you set the pace. Whether you’re new to triathlon putting your first toe in the water or an experienced triathlete looking to check the progress of your training indoor aquathons are a fun way to stay motivated during our colder winter months! Don’t worry, the club committee and club members will be on hand to provide extra encouragement and guide you through the whole process.

We will provide tea and coffee, sandwiches, light snacks and some goodies afterwards.

Be sure to thank all the volunteers! Continue reading Aquathon this Sunday!