What's this all about ?
The Northwest Triathlon Junior Club was setup to offer the local junior budding triathletes the opportunity to experience triathlon training and the excitement "buzz" of triathlon racing. Following phenomenal public interest on the back of a very successful city of culture kids "triathlon , "City of Culture Senior Triathlon" and last but not least our very own Aileen Reid performing amazingly on the international triathlon circuit the senior club at their recent AGM took the decision to setup a "junior" section.
The Northwest Triathlon club have taken on the responsibility to introduce and manage this exciting opportunity. Children from 8 years old to 16 years old are considered "junior" members by Triathlon Ireland and our Club.
What is triathlon ? well its a multi sport discipline sport consisting of Swimming, Cycling and Running. There are multiple forms of triathlon racing the most popular being the following;
Aquathon: - Swim - Run
Duathlon: - Run - Bike - Run
Triathlon: Swim - Bike - Run