Blessington Triathlon has been taking place since 2014.
2019: standard (Paul Ogle, Mary Daly), sprint (Richie Dooley, Ailbhe Carroll) and aquabike (Marcin Mizgajski, Caron Ryan)
2018: standard (Paul Ogle & Roisin Mossop); sprint (Patrick Barry & Bronagh McConnell) and aquabike (Ross Hamilton & Martina Duignan)
2017– standard, sprint, aquabike (winners Mark Reynolds, Ger Redmond, Alex Gray, Deirdre Fagan)
2016– standard, sprint, aquabike (winners David Graham, Laura Wylie, Cian O’Reilly, Catriona Woodcock)
2015 – standard (winners Chris Flood & Laura Ward)
2014 – standard (winners Sean Featherstone & Alicja Olejniczak)
Blessington Triathlon: 2019 race report
Blessington Triathlon hosted it’s 6th year on a sunny and pleasant day at Blessington Sailing Club. With 40 clubs represented, the 400 athletes who took part enjoyed swimming in the depths of Poulaphouca Reservoir, followed by a circuit down to Hollywood and back. The run was tough to finish, with some sharp climbs. Everyone finished safely and enjoyed the atmosphere at the finish, soaking up the views of the Wicklow Mountains beyond.
A huge thanks to the 100+ people who made this possible: local residents, volunteer marshals from Belpark Triathlon Club and Blessington Sailing Club, Kildare Water Safety, ESB, Order of Malta, An Garda Síochána, Triathlon Ireland, Base2Race, ChiaBia, Fyffes, DB Therapy, Last Lap Café, Smiths Ice Creams, Wicklow Outdoors, Wicklow Local Sports Partnership, TopSpecs.ie and our charity partner Down Syndrome Ireland.
Provisional results from www.coretiming.ie:
- Full standard results: Download here
- Full sprint results: Download here
- Full Aquabike results: Download here
1st Mary Daly
2nd Sorcha McCann
3rd Benvon Lyons
1st Paul Ogle (Waterford)
2nd Conor Quinn
3rd Michael Ryan (Kilkenny)
Relay: Kings of Greystones
1st Ailbhe Carroll
2nd Sarah Hawkshaw (Portmarnock)
3rd Aisling Wyer (Naas)
1st Richie Dooley (Piranha)
2nd Art MacManusa
3rd Eoin Nagle
1st Caron Ryan (Predator)
2nd Barbara Kruta (3D)
3rd Siobhan Forman (Piranha)
1st Marcin Mizgajski
2nd Peter Gilmore (Narrow)
3rd Diarmuid Cahill
We would like to sincerely thank all our sponsors, supporters and marshal without whom the race could not have happened!
Hundreds of photos from today’s race are available via our Facebook site, with more to come. Please share your photos on social media with hashtag #Blessingtontri
Please share your feedback by writing a race report, leaving a Facebook review or just sharing your thoughts or photos with us. We hope you enjoyed the race and will see you back in 2019. Happy racing!
David Power, Race Director