Wednesday, 12 September 2012

Prizegiving 2012

Belfast Harlequins has been booked for Friday 26th October.

The format will be similar to last year, i.e., prizes, curry and lots of wine.

Rear lights optional!

Food at 7:30PM.

Please arrive for 7PM for a complimentary drink at the bar.

Tuesday, 4 September 2012

Drumbo Hill Climb (4th Sep 2012)

The TT series finished on a high - probably about 200m high at the top of the Drumbo Road.  The weather was unusually warm and not one cow (of the moo-ing variety) was blocking the road this year.

The Phoenix TT league also just happened to be using the Drumbo route tonight. This of course put the triathletes on best behaviour and anxious to impress the 'proper' cyclists. [Note to myself: remember to remove tongue fom cheek.] It was decided to unaminous relief that the hill only needed to be conquered once rather than twice.

Peter Morrison provided these sharp and colour balanced photos. Peter should give up being a fulltime athlete and take up sports photography.

That's it for the Tuesday nights this year. Thanks to everyone for taking part, trying hard and helping out. There will be a prize giving night some time in October. Details will be posted here soon.

Next year is the 5th year of the TTs and the organisers will be looking to share the work out and freshen things up with some new blood taking over the reigns. Have a think on new ideas and consider volunteering yourself.

Finally good luck to Desi in Las Vegas this weekend. Instruction for Desi: "no naked billiards", no matter what.


1 Aisling Trainor   9:17
2 Aisling Allum     9:24
3 Emma Kerr        10:00
1 Mike Millar       7:10
2 Vaughan Purnell   7:20
3 Eoin Lennon       7:28
4 John McManus      8:01
5 Eamon Hill        8:20
6 Wes Kettyle       9:00
7 Desi McHenry      9:19
Donald (mystery rider) 6:40

Thanks to timekeepers Mark Heron, Carl King and Peter Morrison.

TT Training 2018

2018 News

The TT 2018 series is currently in a planning stage.

What's it all about?

The TT league is a series of training events for triathletes from local Triathlon Ireland affiliated clubs. These are timed sessions, not races, and there are a number of different events that reflect a fun element. The organisers are all volunteers. In June there is a BBQ and in October there is a prize giving evening.

Entry Requirements
Participants must have a current Triathlon Ireland license (either associate or full membership) - no exceptions. Participants must be a member of a Triathlon Ireland club.

Riders must have a working red rear light on their bike and sign a disclaimer before each event.

How much does it cost?

There is no cost however there is a suggested donation, which can made at the start of the season, of £30 to cover running costs.

When and where are the events?

The calendar can be viewed at the bottom of this page. The TTs take place on Tue nights at either 18:45 PM or 19:00 PM sharp from various locations - please see links for maps on this page.

In the event of having to cancel an event a note will be put on this website between 5PM and 6PM on the day of the event. One reason for cancelling would be because of bad weather.

What is the League?
The league is a series of 12 individual TTs with a competitor's best 6 results counting. There will be a separate league for the boys and girls.

Time keeping and marshaling duties?
Marshaling and time keeping duties are shared each week between the competitors.

Legal stuff
Competitors must show their Triathlon Ireland license, sign a waiver form and provide next-of-kin details before being allowed to join in. The TI membership covers public liability for any who are found to be negligent in their duty to other particapants and as such cause personal or property damage. TI also covers for members for 25,000 euro in the event of death or disability following an accidental injury.