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Black Friday Gear Sale – Everything Must Go!

November 16, 2018 Leave your thoughts

On the 1st Jan 2019 Piranha will go live with our new gear supplier and E shop. The new suppliers gear will match the old gear as close as possible. To clear out the last of the gear please find below our special BLACK FRIDAY PRICES. Prices will not drop any lower. The sizing is small so go up one…

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Warm Weather Training 2019

November 3, 2018 Leave your thoughts

We have decided to align with Triathlon Ireland (TI) to provide a Warm Weather Training camp option for our members for 2019. The details are as follows: Date – 2nd to 9th March 2019 Cost – €875 with club subsidy – Note this includes flight price, but could change depending on the rise or fall of flight prices.  As of today…

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RATED R: Olé Olé Olé, I’m The World Championé (well kinda) (18)

October 29, 2018 Leave your thoughts

“ !#%k  !#%k !#%k YOU !#%kING  !#%kER”.   To the uninitiated this may sound like a rather surprising reaction to having just completed the world championships but to the seasoned triathlete you know what I’m talking about. Coming into the last kilometre, I made a pact with myself that nobody was going to pass me until I crossed that finish line. Four minutes…

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Piranha Annual General Meeting 2018 – Outcomes

October 25, 2018 Leave your thoughts

The 2018 Annual General Meeting of the members of Piranha Triathlon Club was held on Saturday 14th October. Date: 20th October 2018 Time: 1030hrs Place: Westwood Club, Clontarf. The 2018/2019 Committee Members were nominated and confirmed at the meeting: Chairman:  Paul O’Donovan Treasurer:  Stephen Eustace Club Secretary:  Claire Gorman Marketing:  Dara Lawlor Membership:  Enda Marren Training:  Killian Nolan Social:  Susan…

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Ironman Barcelona 2018 with Type 1 Diabetes!!!

October 23, 2018 Leave your thoughts

    I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in 2004 while in San Diego on a J1 visa for the summer.  Since then I have had to manually do the work of my pancreas by injecting insulin into my body 24/7. Out of those 14 years I’ve been doing triathlon 4 years. I can definitely say carbohydrate counting, diet…

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Ironman Barcelona 2018: Just getting to the start line

October 21, 2018 Leave your thoughts

by Gerry Maher Obstacles are put in your way to see if what you want, is really worth fighting for. — Unknown I joined Piranha Triathlon Club in March 2016. After a decade or more of little physical exercise, bar commuting by bike to work, and an attempt at doing a Sprint triathlon, where I breast-stroked the swim, blew up…

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Berlin Marathon: Breaking 3

October 17, 2018 Leave your thoughts

by Shane Gavin Hope you can endure this race report; it is a bit of marathon in itself!! Once I found out I gained entry into Berlin Marathon in January, it immediately became my A race for the season. Inspired by Kipchoges project Breaking 2, I started to formulate my own project to break the elusive 3 hour mark and project…

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Gear Order *FLASH SALE*

October 16, 2018 Leave your thoughts

*FLASH SALE* 30% off a number of items! We have a number of items of gear available in stock that we are now ready to put on sale.  Please place your order now and collect it at the AGM on October 20th at Westwood in Clontarf.  We don’t have stock in every size, just what is on the list. Thanks…

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Piranha Awards Night

October 14, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Its that time of the year again ladies and gents… The Piranha Triathlon Club Awards Night 2018 is nearly upon us. After a hugely successful season of racing, we will be celebrating by letting our hair down at the Piranha Awards Night. This is an unmissable event and promises to be better than ever this year. The event will take place…

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DCT Race Director 2019

October 4, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Members, The committee are pleased to announce that John Wallnutt will take up the role of Dublin City Triathlon Race Director for 2019.  Aidan Hughes will fill the role as Assistant Race Director. We would like to thank John for stepping forward to fulfill such an important role for the Club, and wish him every success. We would also like…

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