(This race report is for our full sprint and try-a-tri training event held on the 14th of July 2015)
With no sprint distance triathlon taking place this year in Tralee the next best thing was our very own training sprint distance triathlon. What else would you be doing on a Tuesday evening after work?!
The swim 750m, the cycle 20k and the run 5k, was definitely one of our top events of the year with a huge turn-out from the club both taking part and supporting the event.
This race report is from our aquathon which was held on Friday, 10th of July 2015
Fear is not a word in the vocabulary of Tralee Triathlon Club athletes who will go to great lengths to ensure that they get the necessary training done and rough water conditions definitely don’t phase them.</>
Even though we won’t be having our club race this year we had to recognise the hard work of the members who joined this year and give them a chance to set down a marker for the future. So last Wednesday we gathered for our graduation mini-tri for the class of 2015. The gods of triathlon gave us a break for once this summer, granting us a beautiful sunny evening with calm seas and only a light breeze.
There was a great atmosphere at the sign-in as we were joined by several of our newly-minted Half-Ironman athletes. As stories were swapped about the events of Dublin last weekend the participants nervously racked their bikes and zipped up their wetsuits.
For this event experienced club swimmers took to the water to act as “buddy” swimmers and provide encouragement and support to the graduates, several of whom were completing the slip to shore swim for the first time. It gave the graduates great confidence and worked out really well. Continue reading The Class Of 2015 – Graduation Tri Race Report→