Category Archives: triathlon

Tri trio – Fingal sprint 2009

Last Sunday myself and Frank competed in another sprint triathlon and managed to convince Alan to join usĀ  – the Fingal Sprint 2009 was a great success despite the weather and a phantom puncture. Myself and Frank were in the same lane for the swim which was great as it gave me someone I knew […]

Triathlon number 3 – Llanrwst 2008

Last weekend I completed my third triathlon (Llanrwst tri 2008) but this time it was in Wales (where I live now). It was a 400m swim in a very small 20m pool, 25km bike ride on a surprisingly hilly course and finally a 5km run on a very hilly course which was half road and […]

Lake Garadice 2008 (triathlon number 2)

On Sunday last myself and big Frank borrowed my mum’s car (as it has a hitch) and drove across to Leitrim with our bikes and butterflies in our bellies. Frank did the same race last year and said he really enjoyed and it was my first open water race. This was meant to be my […]

My first sprint triathlon – Fingal sprint

This year Frank convinced me to join him in training for a sprint triathlon. I agreed and last weekend was my first ( It was tough – real tough. I’m not a strong swimmer and I was punished severally in the swim – somehow I was placed in the fast group and ended up being […]