October Club Newsletter

14 October 2011



Ironman 70.3 Galway:A huge congratulations is given to all 10 club members who braved the elements to take on the 70.3 Ironman event in Galway in early September. They all did the club proud by not only all completing the course but also recorded some impressive times, with Edward O'Keefe finishing best of the KTC bunch with a suberb sub-5hr time. For a full report on how the race went please click the following link http://www.kilkennytriathlonclub.com/club-news/results/110-ironman-703-galway-ktc-member-results

George Sherwood also put together his own report on his experience at Galway Ironman 70.3 that can be read here - http://www.kilkennytriathlonclub.com/club-news/results/111-ironman-703-galway-george-sherwood-race-report

Triathlon Results:There were many races that took place over the last 2 months that had a strong KTC presence and, as with almost every triathlon this year, KTC members were never too far from the podium! Check out our results page to see how we did at the following races: Dublin City Triathlon / Tramore Metalman / Brian Boru / Blackwater Triathlon / Tri3 Series Kilrush / Loughrea Triathlon / Kilkenny Half Marathon - http://kilkennytriathlonclub.com/club-news/results

2011 Club Ranking: Triathlon Ireland have posted the Tri Club Rankings for 2011, which is based on club member performances at National Series events. We are delighted to say that Kilkenny Triathlon Club finished in 13th position out of 60 clubs! This is a fantastic achievement for a club only 8 months old and we want to give mention to the 6 racers that have collected the most points this year for the club - Brendan McCarthy, Edward O'Keefe, Colm Murray, Ronan Meally, Darragh McGuire and John Fogarty

Running Sessions: Our track session will resume at the Watershed from Thursday 3rd November at 20:30. Cost is €2 per head to cover the cost of the track. We also have the option of retaining the track for the sessions from January onwards but this is dependant on turnout, so dont let the cold weather put you off. Dig out the winter woolies!! Also, we will be starting running in the castle park on Saturday mornings beginning 5th Nov at 10:30am.

Cycling Sessions: Marble city cyclers have agreed that we can cycle with them on Saturday mornings. They leave from the castle gates at 9am every Saturday

Check out our Training page at http://www.kilkennytriathlonclub.com/training-and-events/training

Pub Quiz: For all you budding eggheads out there we will be having a pub quiz in Billy Byrnes on Thurs 17th Nov at 20:00. Table of four €20. Open to all members and anyone else they want to bring (excluding Stephen Hawking !!!). Prizes to be announced, but it will be cash

Christmas Party / Awards Night: Please keep Saturday the 10th December free as this is the night where all athletic ability will go out the window !! We are having our inaugural Christmas Party. This will also be our awards night so you should really make an effort to be there. Who knows, you may get the award for best dressed at a training session, or best bike stunt or even best sense of direction in a race !!! Time and venue to be confirmed at a later date (before 10th December !)

Sponsors Update: We have some offers and messages from our great sponsors:

For al your electrical and digital needs George Sherwood is your man. Sherwoods offer 10% discount to all KTC Members for the range of Garmin GPS Watches, the Triathletes perfect training buddy!

The Watershed kindly offers a 20% discount to KTC Members on all of their membership packages. They currently have a Summer promotion "Buy 2 Memberships, Get 1 Free", which ends 8th August. The Watershed are also offering some great swimming lessons for beginners/improvers, for more info on this please click on the link - http://www.kilkennytriathlonclub.com/club-news/news/99-swim-lessons-at-the-watershed

KTC would like to kindly thank Mint Health & Beauty for offering a free Dr. Fish Pedicure to all KTC ladies members that completed the Kilkenny Triathlon! A great treatment to get any sore feet sorted out and get you fit again for your next Triathlon! Emails with details on how to collect the voucher have been sent out to all ladies members that finished the race, if you haven't received the email please contact Ray at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and we will get you on the list. For more info on the treatment please click on link - http://www.mintbeauty.ie/dr-fish.html Mint also offer all KTC Members a 25% discount on massage treatments

Our Official club bike sales and repair store has moved to the a great new location in Padmore & Barnes, on Wolfe Tony Street. They offer all our members a 10% discount on all purchases and have a great selection of bikes, bike accessories and tri gear. They are now authorised dealers of Lapierre, Colnago, Merckx, Ghost, and Merida in addition to the previous brands. Padmore & Barnes also cater to the runners with selection of Ronhill & Asics items. Check out their website for the full host of products - http://www.bikestore.ie/

Marble City Physiotherapy (MCP)
Marble City Physiotherapy would like to remind our members of their great offer of 20% off all Physio treatments for members of the club and also now offer 30% off Orthotics to all KTC members. Getting your body checked out is vital for a successful and injury free tri season and we highly recommend visiting Martin Phelan at MCP for a checkout

Wedding Bells: Im sure you will all join me in wishing our esteemed treasurer, Mr. Aidan J Brennan, and club member, Miss Ailish Bolger, a huge congratulations on their recent wedding (to each other !). Rumour has it that Baden Powell himself presided over the ceremonies, and the honeymoon was at a jamboree in Iceland !!! Congrats Mr. and Mrs.Brennan.

Birthdays: Happy birthday to the following who celebrate thier big day in October, and also a belated Happy Birthday to those who celebrated their big day in September (for those of you who didnt notice there was no newsletter in Sept. I blame Galway 70.3 !!!)

Paul Donlan
John Fogarty
Michael O Neill
Anne Skehan
Linda Delaney
Mick Stack
Liam Dunne (Sergeant Liam Dunne to you and me !!)
Michael Deasy
Brian Walsh
Mary Mahoney
Niamh Richardson (sometimes mistaken for Sonia O Sullivan !!)
Niall Skeehan
Brian Kearns

Apologies if anyone missed!

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