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2018 Training Plans

Hi all It’s now time to clean those googles, oil your bike and dust of those runners as we are putting the final touches on the 2018 training plans. The plans will start next week so we need to do what you are planning for next year. Please fill out this form by Thursday the…

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Club Member Benefits

Westport Triathlon Club is an association of athletes who focus on training for completing and competing at the sport of triathlon. We are an association where all members are required to donate 20 hours of their time that is roughly split between 10 hours to running the club activities and 10 hours towards our club fundraising…

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We asked a pro your training questions and here are the answers…

When Nicolas Roche was in town launching the Junior NRPT Cycling Team the club cycling officer, Keith O’Connell caught up with him to ask your questions. Keith asked the following questions: Do you do strength and conditioning as part of your training plan, can you describe that? Do you use nutritional supplements such as protein…

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Club Time Trial League 2017

The club TT League is intended to introduce and develop riders towards competing in Time Trials (TT) and Triathlons. The format for this year is changing to 6 x 16 km TT and 1 final 16 km TT of mixed teams of 2 riders. Approximately one TT will happen per month. Eligibility In the interests of safety, each rider…

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Open water swim safety tips

Swimming in open-water (river, lake or ocean) is very different to swimming in the clear warm waters of a swimming pool. Besides adjustments that you may need to make to your stroke technique (which we will discuss shortly), the biggest factor for most people is adjusting to this strange environment and overcoming the fear and…

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All members must have a valid 2017 Triathlon Ireland License

Do I need a license? Yes you do. All Westport Triathlon Club members must have a valid 2017 Triathlon Ireland (TI) license. The main reason that you should get a TI license is for insurance cover, it can give you both personal and third party cover depending on the type you get. How much does a license…

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