DCT News

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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Dublin City Triathlon is open for registration!

February 24, 2017 Leave your thoughts

DCT has been the winner of Triathlon Ireland’s prestigious Race of the Year prize four out of the past five years, highlighting that we run one of the best value, friendliest and most fun races you’ll do anywhere this year. The 2017 event will take place on Sunday, August 27 in and around the Phoenix Park – just a short…

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DCT 2016 – My First Triathlon

October 18, 2016 Leave your thoughts

This all began when I was nabbed one evening by my neighbour, Aidan Hughes, who had been trying to convince me to sign up to a triathlon for quite a while. He spoke of the sport with such enthusiasm that it was very hard not to be lured in. He described the atmosphere of pure excitement during race days, the…

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