DCT News

Dublin City Triathlon – A Brief History

August 25, 2017 Leave your thoughts

John Wallnutt, a long-time triathlete, Piranha member and successful DCT race director takes a look back at the storied histories of one of the longest-standing and most popular races on the calendar.   The Early Days The beginnings of Dublin City Triathlon (DCT) can be traced back as far as 1985 when 3 Rock Tri held a race which attracted…

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Leading Triathlete Aileen Backs DCT’s Women-Only Swim Waves

May 7, 2017 Leave your thoughts

By PETER SWEENEY Aileen Flynn is one of Ireland’s leading triathletes and she is currently gearing up for her second Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii in October. But this chartered physiotherapist, who works in the Beacon Hospital, only took up the sport seven years ago after a lifetime playing hockey and the main attraction at the time was the…

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On your (aqua)bike!

April 19, 2017 Leave your thoughts

As well as being one of the biggest and officially the best triathlon in Ireland, DCT will also double as the Aquabike National Championship in 2017, Aquabike – a swim and cycle – is a relatively new but quickly growing sport sanctioned and encouraged by the International Triathlon Union (ITU). Dublin City Triathlon’s Aquabike this year is over the Olympic…

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