The full timetable for the summer series has been finalised and surely has something to offer all abilities!!! These events are perfect training for those wishing to get ready for the upcoming race season and offer the chance to prepare for the upcoming:
- National Series events,
- Kilkee “Hell of the West”
- our own “Lough Derg sprint” in July.
The events take place on the Lough Derg route and there are a variety of distances so should appeal to both the seasoned triathlete and those undertaking the upcoming “Try a tri”.
The series is free to enter and is open to both club members and non-members. Members from other clubs are also welcome and invited to intend as long as you are TI affiliated.
The second duathlon in the series takes place tonight and from then on it is into the lake. Details of the Duathlon and triathlon routes are given below.
Hope to see you there!!!!
The duathlon route offers a mix of run and bike distances and as such should be open to all level of competitors. The route is along the Lough Derg sprint bike and run route and is detailed below.
Suggested distances on the night are (Run – Bike – Run)
- 5k – 19k – 2k
- 2k – 10k 2k
The run goes out from the Whiskey still and is an out and back loop with a turn around point at 1k and 2.5k.
The Cycle leg goes back in towards town and has a 10k turn around point in Ballycommon, and for those doing the full distance you head all the way into town and turn at the Borrisokane road roundabout on the N52 bypass and make your way back then to Dromineer.
The triathlon route follows the same bike and run legs as the duathlon route and again offers a mix of distances that should be open to all level of competitors. There are 2 open water courses for both the experienced and inexperienced swimmer detailed below.
Suggested distances on the night are (Swim – Bike – Run)
- 750m – 19k – 5k
- 400m – 10k – 2k
The longer swim leg goes directly out from Pier 1 and back in to Pier 2 for about a 750m total. For novice swimmers a Pier to Pier swim will keep you close to shore and at waist depth to cover a distance of choice, but recommended of 400m.
The Aquathlon events will use the combined swim and run leg courses.