Dundalk as it Happens
Blackrock Sprint Triathlon taking place this Sunday
This year’s Blackrock Sprint Triathlon will take place in Blackrock on Sunday.
The ‘Crack the Rock’ challenge, hosted by Setanta Triathlon Club, gets underway on the day from 1.15pm.
This fun event will incorporate a beach start for the swim section of 500m (triangle route, Blackrock sea-front) followed by 18km cycle (village, Green Gates, Castlebellingham, returning to Blackrock) and 6km run (towards Dundalk, left Rock Road, Old Golflinks Rd, Dublin Rd, Green Gates, back to the village.
You can sign up online here, at a cost of €35. A discount is also available for those who enter both the Blackrock Triathlon and The Carlingford Olympic Triathlon, which is scheduled for Sunday August 6th.
Registration will also be available on the day from The Neptune Bar at 10.30am, closing at 1pm.
This year’s event is sponsored by McKenna McArdle Solicitors and Designer Kitchens.
A prize-giving ceremony will take place afterwards in The Neptune Bar.