Transition Talk – 14th March

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Transition Talk Weekly News - 14th Mar Vol 2.7

National Duathlon Championships 2018

The National Duathlon Championships took place in Letterkenny on Sunday, 11th March and was organised by 24/7 Letterkenny Triathlon Club. Conditions on the day were cold but dry and calm. Aoife Reilly & Ellen Murphy raced over the standard distance course. Ellen Murphy finished in the top five of the women's race, posting the third fastest bike split and a time of 02:14:07. Aoife Reilly finished in a time of 2:30:22 and was 2nd in her AG.
Overall, Heather Foley retained her title and is the women's National Duathlon Champion (2:08), with Ciara Wilson 2nd (2:10) & Barbara Dunne 3rd. In the mens race, Con Doherty was the overall winner in a time of 1:49:41, with Niall Cornyn 2nd (1:53:04) & Colm Turner 3rd (1:53:44).

Race Results

    Ellen Murphy 5th overall (1st AG), Aoife Reilly (2nd AG)


  • TRIATHLON IRELAND AGM The Annual General Meeting of Triathlon Ireland will be held on Saturday, 28th April 2018, at Sports HQ, National Sports Campus, Abbotstown, Dublin 15. The meeting will commence at 12.00pm. Triathlon Ireland members are invited to submit any Resolutions for discussion at the AGM. Resolutions must be put forward and signed by a member and seconded by another member in order to be accepted.
  • ACCOMMODATION FOR CLUB RACE We have secured 10 houses in Dunmore East for the club race on the 16th June 2018. These are on sale now! First come, first serve basis! Please book via Members Zone.
  • BIKE FITTING New date tbc.
  • DUATHLON - REQUEST FOR MARSHALS All members should have received an email about the Belpark duathlon races and the need for volunteers. Please respond if you can marshal.


  • Mon – UCD swimming - 6-8, Pilates S&C classes 8-9pm
  • Tues – Rathfarnham run intervals 6.30-7.30pm
  • Wed – UCD swimming 6.30-7.30am
  • Thurs – Coached run session 7pm UCD
  • Fri – UCD swimming 6-8am
  • Sat - As per training plan
  • Sun – Bike spin-9am Rathfarnham - No Balrothery swimming on 18th March

Belpark Feeds

Belpark has Instagram (use #BelparkTri) Twitter @BelparkTri, Facebook and Flickr accounts for members to share pictures, events and more. So be sure to use & check the club’s social media accounts regularly as well as the Forum!

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