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An exciting sporting weekend is in store for Athlone, with the return of Elite triathlon to the town and the arrival of 1,500 athletes to participate in the weekend’s events.
Athlone’s largest annual sporting event, triAthlone, was launched yesterday, Thursday June 14 with the help of Irish Olympic 2012 triathlete Gavin Noble, Minister Jimmy Deenihan, and TV personality Kathryn Thomas.
New Irish Sprint champions crowned at triAthlone 2011
This week a bunch of beautiful Irish Roses including the Westmeath Rose gathered together to explain “It’s as easy as one, two, three” to take part in the 2011 Waterways Ireland triAthlone. The eight Roses from all over Ireland bunched together to kick off the official countdown to Ireland’s biggest annual triathlon event which takes place next Saturday July 2 in Athlone.
Preparations are in full swing for the sixth year of the Waterways Ireland triAthlone, and registration is now open for the event happening on July 2.
Saturday July 2 is the date to put in your diaries for triAthlone 2011, providing an agreement can be reached in the coming weeks with the town’s traders, some of whom say they suffered a loss of business during last year’s event.
A civic reception for Liam Heavin and the organisers of last weekend’s triAthlone was mooted at the recent meeting of the town council.
“We thought it was busy in previous years, but this is a new level of insanity,” said triAthlone CEO Liam Heavin yesterday as the Waterways Ireland triAthlone 2010 event began to make its presence felt on the streets of Athlone.
Waterways Ireland triAthlone, Ireland’s biggest triathlon, has something for everyone this July and the closing date for registration in this exciting summer event is today, Friday June 18.