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SUMMER MINI TRI SERIES: RACE 2

There was plenty of new faces at the second in the series of mini triathlons taking place in Fenit this summer. They are the ideal way to practise the three sports and most importantly they are a fun way to pass a summer’s evening. Happy Heads! 24 club members set up on Transition on Tuesday evening – some again attempting their first ever triathlon event and others hoping that this practice session will get them faster and fitter this summer. Bridget – Read More...

Summer Mini Tri Series : Race 1

Leanne lays down the law You know it is officially Summer when the annual Tralee Triathlon Club Mini Tri series kicks off and although we didn’t have much sun on Tuesday, the summer buzz in Fenit was definitely there. Looking calm before the start We had 19 participants in our first mini-triathlon, which can only be labelled a great success and for those that didn’t make it you are missing out on a fun evening with friends in Fenit. Check out the new Read More...

Riding Clean : Not the Lance Armstrong Story

Last Sunday, Dick McElligot of Kingdom CC gave a hands-on demonstation of bike cleaning as part of the Bike Maintenance Workshop. For those who attended, you know that it’s a more involved process that you would first think. I’ve captured some notes below on the process as demonstrated by Dick. I’m working from memory so any mistakes are my own. Bike Cleaning : Step-by-step There are two basic parts: Cleaning: remove all dirt and grease Lubrication: replace any lubricants that were removed during cleaning Effectively, you’re Read More...

Nutrition for Triathletes

Tralee Triathlon Club Lecture Series Yesterday evening saw Joe O’ Connor first to the podium with an informative presentation on sports nutrition as part of our winter lecture series.  Joe, a West Limerick native, certainly has the gift of the gab and regardless of one’s interest in nutrition he has the ability to captivate his audience with his very quick wit, incredible enthusiasm and absolute honesty.  I for one went home vowing never to eat ice-cream again (so far so Read More...

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 Read More...

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 Read More...