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Piranha National Series Strategy: Hook or By Crook Handbook

June 13, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Races are coming in thick and fast and by now most of us have got one under the belt! Sea temperatures have risen beautifully over last few weeks and it’s now time for our second race in the National series strategy. It’s one of triathlon Irelands longest serving races and it is set in the beautiful surroundings of Dunmore East.…

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Joining the Piranha Triathlon (Swim) Club

May 25, 2018 Leave your thoughts

by Marlon Major It was October 2017, I was having a pint with a fairly new friend, Bernard Hanratty.  He was energised and chatty….  He had just come from swim training.  And he couldn’t stop talking about his breathing, his strokes and his form.  He went on to talk about running sessions and then cycling sessions.  Honestly, I didn’t know…

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National Series – Lough Cutra

May 22, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Hi All Next up on the National Series is Lough Cutra this weekend in Gort Co Galway There are more National Series points on offer in the Olympic Race (only) on Sunday. Just to note the Wave list is in the (very long) email that was sent out by Cutra last week. You will find the wave list just above…

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Carlow Sprint – Ava Whelan

May 22, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Background Last year I joined Piranha and completed 3 enjoyable sprint races beginning with Carlow. This year my training kicked off with warm weather training in Lanzarote during January with my goal for the year to complete the national series and also the 70.3 Ironman Dun Laoghaire in August. Motivation: As with any competitor, we all have goals which we…

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Piranha NS Strategy: Tri 795 Sprint (Race 1) Handbook

May 16, 2018 Leave your thoughts

The time is here! First race of the season has arrived. Indoor training on treadmill or turbo is a distant memory; the interval sessions running in Clontarf or UCD are paying dividends and you have marked the hard miles in the pool under Ewa’s watchful eye. It is time to let loose and race! Although some of you may have…

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“Karen – one year on”

April 29, 2018 Leave your thoughts

– words from Megan How can a year have passed already when at times the days dragged by?  A year ago, our worlds changed – whether we knew Karen well or whether we just knew her from training – I think it’s safe to say that everyone in the club has encountered Karen at some stage during the past year.…

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Dates for your diary

April 25, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Transition Seminar Date: Saturday morning 28th of April Time: 11:00-12:30 Venue: St. Annes’s Park (location TBC) Please fill out the google survey to sign up. https://goo.gl/forms/PoPw9aJrVojkYypq1   Open Water Swim Date: Saturday morning 12th May Time: TBC Venue:  Ladies Triathlon Talk Date: Saturday 19th May Time: 10am Venue: Westwood meeting room

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Triathlon Ireland AGM

March 15, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Piranhas, The AGM of Triathlon Ireland (TI) will be held on Saturday, 28th April 2018 at Sports HQ, National Sports Campus, Abbotstown, Dublin 15. The meeting will commence at 12pm. TI members (including Piranhas) are invite to submit any motions/resolutions for discussion at the AGM. Resolutions must be put forward and signed by a member and seconded by another member in…

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Summer Gear 2018

February 22, 2018 3 Comments

It has broken many a man and woman but once again it is that time of the year when we order our summer gear.  This year’s collection includes tri suits, summer cycle wear and run gear.  Also this year we are offering an exciting new range of casual race day wear!  This is great value at €30 (plus transaction fees)…

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