Congratulations to Kristi Hogan, who was awarded the Ciarán Smyth Perpetual Cup on Saturday. The cup is named in honor of Ciarán, whose PJ Mathews business was a long time sponsor of the Club and our races. It is awarded to the person whose contribution to the Hell of the West has made it one of the longest continually [...]
The 50M pool is closing for refurbishment form this Friday July 5th. There will only be very limited access to the 25M pool during this time. The works will take at least 4, and likely 6 weeks to complete.
Hell of the West – The big one of the year for so many. Congratulations to our podium finishers Aaron O’Brien, Colm Turner and Aoibhe Reidy. Ronan Costelloe, Pádraig O’Sullivan, Eamon Hanley & Bryan Nolan made the top 15 men, while Shóna Keane, Sinéad Walsh, Andrea Cullen & Eimear Laffan were in the top 15 [...]
It is the wind on the Wild Atlantic Way that poses the biggest challenge to athletes in this long running event, however with temperatures in Clare reaching a 40 year high this week, it was the heat which would be the biggest factor for athletes at the 34th running of Kilkee Hell of the West Triathlon. [...]
On the hottest record day in Ireland in 40 years, we made use of the Shannon for a swim, followed by a mostly shaded run along the River path, out and back for 4.4KM. In his last training session LTC, Greg Baxter set the pace on the swim, but was chased with super quick runs from [...]
The fine weather is back! This is great news for heading to the beach but means there are a few things we would like you to consider for race day. The temperature is predicted to be 27 degrees in Kilkee on Saturday. Please be sure you are well hydrated ahead of the race (start on [...]
A quieter weekend than last, but still plenty of activity: HardMan Valentia Sprint – what a fabulous weekend for this great race, well done to Niamh Yelverton who placed 5th (1:19:24), Ivan Yelverton, Tony Trehy, Claire Trehy, Jimmy Shanahan and Tommy O’Brien. Mullaghmore Sprint – well done to Elisa O’’Donovan who completed this race last [...]
Another great showing this weekend by LTC members at the Lough Derg Sprint which was hosted by Nenagh Tri Club in the scenic surroundings of Dromineer. With a stiff wind making a challenging swim and bike with a few rolling hills in the run it was the perfect warm up for Hell of the West [...]
It was a busy weekend with 4 Races taking place this weekend Lough Derg Sprint – We had a great turn out for this Club League race – with 30 members at this race. Well done to Mai Burke Hayes in the Try Distance. In the Sprint, Colm Turner and Ronan Costelloe battled it out, [...]
Updated map as promised or here http://www.mapmyfitness.com/routes/view/2108327269
Well done to the 18 Swim-runners who came out to try our Aquathlon course tonight – some got in more of a run than planned and sightings of Llama (not even joking) Next in series June 28th – if you have any feedback or queries please let Sinead know email@example.com Swim T1 & Run Total [...]
Due to circumstances out of our control, we have to change our bike course for this year. Maps will follow shortly but we wanted to put the word out for everyone. The course will run as follows: Kilkee-Carraigaholt-Cross-Kilbaha-Bridges of Ross-left at the co-op and home to Kilkee.