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Running Gear Order – 2017

August 10, 2017 1 Comment

Hi all, We are now ready to take orders for the running gear.  We are delighted to announce that after looking around the market the chosen supplier for our running gear is Ronhill. Please note that Ronhill advise that the lead-time should be in and around 7 weeks. THE GEAR The following running gear items are available for purchase: Please…

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Gear Order

July 30, 2017 2 Comments

Hi all We all know that you want to look your best while representing the club so if you missed the opportunity to order now is your chance.  You can now purchase club gear including tri-suits and aero suits on the links below.  Sizes are limited so make sure you order your correct size. And when they are gone they’re…

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Westpost Tri – by Neil Murphy

July 26, 2017 Leave your thoughts

After nearly eight months in a triathlon club, I figured it was time to actually give this sport a tri. Multiple ‘big’ and apparently ideal beginner triathlons came and went, but life, work and laziness prevented me from entering. Finally on June 17, a weekend away in the West of Ireland was offered. It also coincided with the Westport Sprint…

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National Series update

July 24, 2017 Leave your thoughts

With only 16 races counting for the national Series this year we are well over half way through the season. With a 3 week gap in the season now it is time to rest (a little) fix any injuries and get ready to go again.  We only have 7 races left, 3 sprints, 3 Olympics and one middle distance. For…

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Two Provinces Sprint (Race 4) Handbook

July 12, 2017 Leave your thoughts

Let’s be honest, how many opportunities do you get to go to Longford!? Well, here’s a great one, the Two Provinces sprint triathlon, taking place on Saturday, 15th July. This is recognised as one of the best events on the calendar, both for the race itself and the event around it (of course, not as good as DCT, not that…

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Tried a Tri, and Survived – Chloe Doran 

June 29, 2017 Leave your thoughts

I joined Piranha a few months ago looking for a new physical challenge, and some training variety after years of pounding the concrete on the running scene. Within weeks of joining, I was encouraged by other members to enter the Carlow sprint triathlon to get a baseline of where I was at. Safe to say, I thought they were crazy.…

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National Series Strategy: Jailbreak Cobh Standard Tri (Race 3) Handbook

June 26, 2017 Leave your thoughts

Cobh, Jailbreak Olympic Distance Triathlon is the next Club Race on Saturday July 1st.  This is also a Club Weekend Away, with many Piranha Competitors staying in the Bellavista Suites and dining Post Race in the China Sea Restaurant. Links below: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/15TTLK6d9_kdJ_yMaIlVdLd2g8o-Z_nxXoucy_RrnTgc/edit#gid=0 https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1guP6Wi-kHUSEjrRXHzfIE_16QVcP9h553KUvqGozNgU/edit#gid=0 This will be a tougher challenge than our Sprint events, but offers the opportunity of an epic…

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Interim Chairperson position

June 15, 2017 1 Comment

Dear All, Further to the formal resignation of Nick Walsh as Chairperson (see post for further details), the Committee hereby formally invite applications for the position of Interim Chairperson from eligible members of the club. The Interim Chairperson shall hold the office for the remainder of the term that is up until the 2017 Annual General Meeting. Please note that applications for…

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National Series Strategy: Westport Sprint (Race 2) Handbook

June 13, 2017 Leave your thoughts

Racing season is now decidedly upon us and the second club race Westport will be held on Saturday 17th next. This is a Club Weekend away and accommodation has already been sorted – The majority of those racing are staying in the Harbour Mill Apartments, along the Westport Quays – a stone’s throw from the Race Start / Transition and…

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