National Weekend Round-Up: 7th & 8th July

Harbourman Swim Start

With temperatures hitting late twenties this weekend, athletes were met with dry but extremely warm conditions in Sligo, Cork and Wicklow, a different type of challenge!  

Base2race harbourman triathlon

The National Standard Distance Championships and Round 6 of the BMW Triathlon National Series took place at Wicklow Triathlon Club's Base2Race Harbourman Triathlon on 8 July. Con Doherty and Carolyn Hayes were the winners, becoming 2018 National Standard Distance Champions.

Harbourman 2018_Pier Wall

Click here for the full race report.

For full results visit

All the picture galleries can be viewed on the Triathlon Ireland Facebook page.

Hills of the harbour

Hills of the Harbour 2018

Midleton Cycling and Triathlon Club held their Hills of the Harbour Triathlon on Saturday, 7 July. Trevor Woods followed up his second place at the Centra Fastnet Schull Triathlon with a win in Sligo. Finishing two minutes behind him junior James Mintern finished in second place with fellow Cork TC member John O'Connell in third, making it a clean sweep of the podium for their club.

In the women's race, Annemare Power (Cork TC) and Kathryn Fahy (Limerick TC) finished within 50 seconds of each other for first and second respectively. Sally Drennan from MCTC finished third at her club's home race.

For all the picture galleries you can visit the race Facebook page here.


Hazelwood Triathlon

Hazelwood 2018

The scenic Hazelwood Triathlon, organised by Sligo Triathlon Club, took place on Saturday, 7th July. The standard distance course has a lake swim and is based in Hazelwood Forest. Heather Foley won the women's race in a time of 2:15:48 to also finish in second place overall. Sean McFadden won the men's race. Dympna Kelly and Charlotte Henry finished in second and third in the women's race while Peter Neill and Chris Fleming completed the podium in the men's race.


All the picture galleries can be seen on Sligo Triathlon Club's Facebook Page.