Below are links to all the info you need to be become the complete triathlete! Just click on any link that is of interest to you to go straight to that page! Also don’t forget to check out our FACEBOOK page where we will be constantly adding new and relevant YouTube clips and tri news. If you have any links you would like to share with us or a particular area you want to learn more about then drop us a line at

Governing Bodies
Triathlon Ireland (Official Irish Governing Body)
Run Ireland
Swim Ireland
Cycling Ireland
International Triathlon Union
Ironman Organisation

Irish Race Calendar
Triathlon Ireland Race Calendar
National Series Race List

Race Day Checklist
Create your own perfect list for every Triathlon

New to Triathlon
Beginners Guide to Triathlon
Beginners Triathlon Training Plan
Good blog article for first time triathletes

Frequency asked questions for your first Triathlon

General Training 
Amateur Endurance Website – covers training for all disciplines

How to best prepare for your Triathlon (
Common mistakes by athletes in pre-season training
KTC Official Physiotherapist Martin Phelan – 20% Discount to all KTC Members
Long Distance Duathlon Training Plan (10km Run, 40km Cycle, 5km Run) 

Training Articles for KTC Members (courtesy of

Triathlon Store

Nutritional Information
Top 10 Nutritional tips for Triathletes
Triathlon Ireland – High Performance Nutrition
Top tips on Carb Loading for race

Transition Area
Tips for a faster triathlon transition
How to set up your area in transition (YouTube)

How to put on a wetsuit (YouTube)
Open-water swimming tips

3 Minute Triathlon Swim Class (YouTube)
Swimming technique with World Triathlon Champion Jodie Swallow (YouTube)
Swim workout plan for triathletes
10 Steps to Improve your Triathlon Swimming (YouTube)

Cycling Training with a Brick (Bike and Run) Session
Cycling Nutrition
Bike Faster in a Triathlon
RSA (Road Safety Authority) Cycle Safety Booklet
How to set up your Road Bike (YouTube)
How to Fix a Flat Tire
Bike Maintenance
Calculate your bike ride distances on 


Run Repeat – Reviews of running shoes
Calculate distances for your runs on
Training Sessions for Speed Work on the Track
Stretching exercises to prevent injuries while running
Training on the treadmill
The Perfect Running Form (Runner’s World)
Running drills with Olympic Triathlete Tim Don
Half Marathon Training Plans for Beginner, Intermediate, Expert (Runner’s World)
First Marathon Survival Plan
The Ultimate Marathon Training Plan (Runner’s World)

Working the ‘Core’ / Strength Work
Core stability exercises
Core exercises for triathletes (YouTube)
Mens Fitness UK – Will Clarke Triathlon Gym Conditioning Workout (YouTube)

i-Phone Apps
Ghost Race

Triathlon Magazines & Blogs 
220 Triathlon Magazine

Triathlete Europe Magazine
Cycling Weekly
Joe Friel (Author of the renowned Triathletes Training Bible) 
Chrissie Wellingtons Blog

Local Races and Clubs
TriGrandPrix Kilkenny Triathlon
Stoneyford 10k Challenge
Mount Juliet Half Marathon/10k
Marble City Cyclers
Kilkenny City Harriers Running Club
Deenside Wheelers

Local Training Facilities
Active Health Leisure Centre Hotel Kilkenny Discounted membership for KTC members
Ormonde Hotel Leisure Centre Discounted membership for KTC members
Springhill Hotel Leisure Centre Discounted membership for KTC members
Watershed Leisure Centre Discounted membership for KTC members