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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...

Fergus Foley Special Recognition Award 2015

And the award goes to…… Leanne McCarthy Leanne at Ironman Dublin 70.3, August 2015 Again this year, the Club has achieved new heights, in terms of membership, level of training, increased participation and achievements of club members. We had over 140 members this year, which is a fantastic achievement for a relatively new club. None of this would have been possible without the support of our sponsors. Fergus Foley Physiotherapy was the main club Sponsor again this year. The Fergus Foley Special Recognition Read More...

Get Lean for Christmas with Tralee Tri Club & Nisus Fitness

Tralee Triathlon Club have again partnered up with the best to deliver a top class triathlon specific periodised programme for our members. This is our second year with Joe O’Connor and Daniel Breen of Nisus Fitness following on from our very successful term with the team last season. The next 12 week block will run on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 to 9pm beginning 29th September and right up to 17th December. Tuesdays are sold out and there are limited places left 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...

Club Membership

2015 Membership Open Club Membership is now open for 2015! New members can join via the Triathlon Ireland website. Joining now covers you for the end of 2014 and all of 2015. The club is affiliated with Triathlon Ireland. To be a member of the club you first need to be a member of Triathlon Ireland. There are two costs involved in the sign up process. Triathlon Ireland Membership Tralee Triathlon Club Membership Sign Up Process Go to the Triathlon Ireland sign up page. (more…) Read More...

My First Triathlon

Me ? Do a Triathlon ? Yes I did ! Read her story …. In my wildest dreams I would not have believed this time last year that I would have completed a Sprint Distance Triathlon by the end of this summer! I have known people involved in Triathlon for a number of years now and they were always firmly placed on a pedestal too high for me to climb. This time 2 years ago I decided it was time to learn Read More...