Busy summer continues for Tullamore Triathlon Club

Congratulations to all Tullamore triathletes who competed in Ironman Galway 70.3 on Sunday, September 2.

Congratulations to all Tullamore triathletes who competed in Ironman Galway 70.3 on Sunday, September 2.

This was a half Ironman event which consisted of a 1.9km Swim, a 90 km cycle and a 21km run. This was a tough course opening with a sea swim, an undulating cycle on an out and back course and finished with a run along the promenade in Salthill. Competing for Tullamore were as follows (race position followed by category position in brackets):

John Monaghan 283 (67) 5:34:28 with splits of 48:54, 2:45:12 and 1:51:11. Harry Phelan 373 (92) 5:43:21 with splits of 52:31, 2:46:27 and 1:52:49. Ivan Dunne 501 (122) 5:58:18 with splits of 51:34, 2:52:24 and 1:59:05. Tony McCormack 633 (98) 6:17:20 with splits of 45.57, 2:52:14 and 2:26:44. Darren O’Connor 762 (157) 6:38:48 with splits 53:14, 3:23:12 and 2:06:24.

On the August 26, Mark Serviss competed in the Dublin City Triathlon. This was an Olympic distance triathlon comprising a 1.5Km swim, a 40Km cycle and a 10Km run. Mark had an excellent race to finish in 39 position with a total time of 2:24:10. Mark’s splits were 27:17, 1:11:33 and 40:44.

Diarmuid Herlihy was also in action competing in the Tri the Hook triathlon which consisted of a 400m swim, a 22.5Km cycle and a 5Km run. Diarmuid finished in 54th position overall (category 30th position) with splits of 7:04, 49:31 and 25:45.