first_imgThe main race last weekend was the aptly named “Hell of the West” Olympic distance triathlon held in Kilkee, Co.Clare.Five club triathletes took the long trip down south and all performed admirably. Aidan Callaghan finished fourth overall, in an event with a highly competitive field, backing up his winning performance in Mullaghmore.The competition doubled as a National Series and National Championship event. Lisa Dalton and Gavin Crawford also featured strongly. Christine Russell won the female section of the sprint triathlon hosted by Sligo Triathlon club and held in Rosses Point with all the junior club members very much to the fore.On the local front Michael Tunney and Stephen Sweeney performed well in The Gaelforce Adventure Race.The National Series rankings have been updated and at this stage individual club members are high up the rankings and the club is also well placed in the club section under the three separate categories. Further details are on the Triathlon Ireland website www.triathlonIreland.com. Training continues as followsMonday Open Water session Gartan 6.30p.mTuesday Track session Aura 7.45pmWednesday Pool session Aura 8pmThursday TT/Brick Foxhall 7.00pmSaturday Club cycle Aura car park 9.30 Results (provisional)“Hell of The West” Olympic Triathlon Men’s4th Aidan Callghan 2.05.1827th Gavin Crawford 2.13.26 (8th in category) 124th John Conaghan 2.24.30 (6th in category)616th Damian McGoohan 2.53.22 (91st in category)“Hell of the West” Olympic Triathlon Women’s results17th Lisa Dalton 2.29.18 (6th in category)Rosses Point Sprint Triathlon14th Christine Russell 1.06.56 overall female winner18th Stefan McCrossan 1.07.21 category winner43rd Kirsty McIlwaine 1.12.47 category winner56th Clara Quigley 1.14.47 category winner63rd Gavin Harris 1.15.5069th Liam Tinney 1.16.5870th Kevin Hennessy 1.17.1576th Patrick Patton 1.19.06LETTERKENNY 24/7 ATHLETES PARTICIPATE IN THE ‘HELL OF THE WEST’ TRIATHLON was last modified: July 1st, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:GAAletterkenny 24/7NoticesSportlast_img

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