GTC Aquathon a Huge Success

National Aquathon Championships a huge success in Salthill despite driving, wind, rain and wild seas. This certainly proved to be the case for Galway Triathlon Club’s annual Aquathon Festival where National Championship titles were up for grabs at Long Course, Junior and Children's races along with a short course race. The weather was the main talking point with unrelenting wind adding its destructive force to the day-long sideways rain, a challenging day for athletes, supporters, the race committee and an amazing team of race marshals. First to face the elements and battle the wild waters of Galway Bay were the children from 8 – 15 years of age. The weather couldn't dampen their spirits, as

Galway Aquathon Festival Final Countdown

Galway Aquathon Festival on the Final Countdown to the National Championship this Saturday 11th July Galway Aquathon Festival is the flagship event and feature race of Galway Triathlon Club. Now in its 5th year, the event this Saturday features the National Long Course Aquathon, The National Children’s Aquathon as well as a Standard distance event. The Festival is expected to attract over 600 athletes to Galway shores for what has become a hugely popular event on the triathlon racing calendar for athletes of all abilities. Swimming in the crystal cool waters of the bay, from the iconic diving board in Blackrock to Grattan Beach, the 2 km swim set against the back drop of Salthill promenade

GTC Aquathon Race Briefing

All of us here at Galway Triathlon Club are looking forward to hosting you this weekend for our annual club race and for The National Aquathon Championships, Long Course, Childrens and Junior races. Attached is the Athlete Briefing for our Race. Please read it carefully. See you all at the weekend. Dear Athletes, We hope your preparations are going well and look forward to welcoming you to the 2015 Galway Aquathon. We would like to bring the following specific details to your attention, please familiarise yourself with the information below. REGISTRATION: Registration for ALL races opens at 6.30pm and closes at 9pm and will be held at Lohan’s Bar, Salthill on Friday the 10th of July. For

GTC Launch Junior Triathlon Section

The launch of Galway Triathlon Club’s Junior Section took place last night (Wednesday) in the Salthill Hotel following a training session in Grattan Beach with fellow Junior triathletes from neighbouring Loughrea based Predator Triathlon Club. It was a wet and wild night but that didn’t dampen the spirits of the young athletes, their coaches or their parents. The 29 new junior members of Galway Triathlon Club all received their gear bags and hoodies as part of their membership of the club after a brief presentation in the Hotel by Joanne Murphy, Club Chaiperson, Tony Daley, Vice President of Triathlon Ireland and Noel Carrick Junior Club Chairperson. The Junior Section of the club is a welc

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