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Piranha National Series Strategy: Harbourman (Race 3) Handbook

July 3, 2019 Leave your thoughts

Get your racing heads on, because just like buses the 3rd and 4th races in our Club National Series take place one week apart, with the Wicklow Triathlon Club hosted Harbourman Olympic on Sunday next (July 7th) and then 2 Provinces Sprint Triathlon the following Saturday (July 13th).  First up is Harbourman in Wicklow town on Sunday 7th . This…

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Marathon talk and 1 Mile TT

June 18, 2019 Leave your thoughts

Hi Folks, We’ve been working on an exciting evening of running events to take place in Irishtown Stadium on Thursday 20th June. 7-8pm: Our wonderful run coaches and marathon champions Maria & Gary are going to give a talk on marathon training and preparation. Dublin marathon entries are reopening on 1st of July, this talk will be beneficial for anyone…

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Piranha National Series Strategy: Westport (Race 2) Handbook

June 5, 2019 Leave your thoughts

Summer is (allegedly) here and so is the second club race -Westport held on Saturday next –June 9th.  The Olympic distance race is National Series, but there are other races being held on the day including Sprint and Relay. This is a Club Weekend away with the majority of those racing staying in the Harbour Mill Apartments on the Westport…

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Little Sport Bike Shop and Repairs Member Offers

June 1, 2019 Leave your thoughts

Dear Piranhas,   We have been working with Little Sport Bike Shop & Repairs (opposite the footbridge at Fairview Park) to secure a discount and some excellent offers for members. The FREE pre-event bike check and wash may be of particular interest to members taking part in Westport triathlons.   Little Sport Bike Shop will offer Piranhas: – General 10% off…

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Carlow Race Report by Niall O’Flynn

May 30, 2019 Leave your thoughts

Oh Niall, you’re panicking again, aren’t you? That thought is bouncing around my head as I turn to breathe. Warm chlorine-rich water sweeps into my mouth and I start spluttering. I’ve made the attempt without having my arm outstretched, causing my body to sink low enough so my mouth doesn’t clear the water line. I turn my face back down,…

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On the Spot Volunteer Award

May 8, 2019 Leave your thoughts

All Hail Dastardly and Dangerous Dave O’Shea ( he crashes a lot) and Cunning Cathal O’Sullivan for their herculean efforts in organizing last month’s superb spring break in Dungarvan.  Where would the club be without these magnificent men?  Killer gets an honorable mention too for his input and also because he’s in the picture.  Well done lads.

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Piranha Online Store Now Open for Business

March 14, 2019 Leave your thoughts

The Piranha Triathlon Club online store is now open for business.  We’ve partnered with Tribe Clothing Solutions to cater for all of your club gear needs 365 days a year. Please use the following link to access the store: https://www.triathlonirelandstore.com/Piranha-Triathlon-Club-c215.html   Tribe have appointed a customer services rep who will deal with any queries or questions  directly with you. His details…

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Piranha Cycle Skills Sessions – 24th and 31st March

March 2, 2019 Leave your thoughts

Piranha Triathlon Club are keen to increase the cycle skills of our members and to this end are offering a series of training sessions led by Ian Cassidy, the club cycling coach. These are designed to assist members to develop the skills and know-how for group cycling in a secure and supportive group. The course will be delivered over two…

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