Phoenix Park Duathlon: July Race Report

The summer 2016 duathlon season continued in cloudy & windy conditions in the Phoenix Park on Wednesday. The 3rd race in the series organised by Belpark Triathlon Club featured a field of 175 competitors, setting off in 3 waves.

O’Flynn & Keane claim the victories

Winners for July 2016 were debutant Ronan O’Flynn of Orwell Wheelers in 39:14 & last month’s winner Shona Keane in 46:02. Times were a bit slower due to the blustery conditions. Second was Sean McCann of 3D Tri in 39:52 and Paula Prendergast in 46:47. Third was Ray Lonergan of Kilkenny Tri in 40:08 and Sorcha McCann of 3D Tri in 48:23. Junior winners were Jonathan Nangle (Tri an Mhí) in 45:16 and Orla Walsh of Pulse Tri in 49:20. Veteran winners were Gary Crossan in 41:56 and Siobhan Forman of Piranha Tri in 50:15. The overall series winners were Brian Cunningham & Shona Keane who win lovely ChiaBia hampers.

Results now available –  video & photos in Flickr will be available Thursday, or check out the entire Belpark Gallery


Many thanks to all the competitors, marshals, volunteers, sponsors and supporters for a successful event. Prizes from our sponsors – Sports Physio Ireland, Andy Kenny Fitness, Lactate Ireland, ChiaBia, Quest Adventure, Aidan Hammond Bike Fitting, Fyffes, Avonmore Protein Milk. Also thanks to Last Lap Café, Sports Food Ireland, the OPW and Gardaí and all organisations who made this race possible.

Send us your feedback

Tell us what you think – suggestions, comments, memories so we can continue to improve the quality of the race series. Email or simply write a comment on the Facebook Event page. We look forward to seeing you back in  May 2017!

Photo competition

Share your photo of the race on Twitter or Facebook using the hashtag #PhoenixParkDuathlon. Or mention @belparktri on Twitter or post it to the Facebook event page. Winners prizes include bike saddles and Quest race entries. Winners announced by Sunday 10-July.

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