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Tralee Tri Club Aquathon 17th Jan 2016

Happy New Year to you all. 2015 was a great year for the club and I’ve a feeling that 2016 will be even better. We will have a club Aquathon in Tralee Sports Complex on Sunday 17th Jan 2016. This is only open to 2016 members of Tralee Triathlon Club. We would strongly encourage both old and new members to take part, especially new members and those who are learning to swim. Go on, bite the bullet and give it a lash! To Read More...

Tralee Triathlon Club Time Trials are here!!!

Its all about the bike! If you want to improve your times and performance in Triathlon, you should focus on your cycling….. simples!. The bike leg of a triathlon is where you will gain or lose the most time. This is because the cycle part, in any triathlon, is the longest in both time and distance. On average, across all distances, about 50% of your race is spent on the bike, with less than 20% on the swim and about 30% on Read More...

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...