Naas Triathlon club will once again host the Butchers Block Duathlon Race Series in Punchestown racecourse in 2016. This race series kick-starts the Triathlon Ireland race calendar and is a great opportunity for anyone looking to try their hand at triathlon with a run/bike/run event. The event consists of a 3.5km run followed by a 20km bike and finishing off with the 3.5km run. The race series is held in Punchestown racecourse and is proudly sponsored by local business the Butchers Block run by Pauraic Cribben in Monread shopping centre Naas. http://www.thebutchersblock.ie/
The 3 races which take place on January 17th, February 21st & March 27th 2016 are part of Triathlon Ireland’s Duathlon National Series races and will be keenly contested by athletes looking to score points for this Competition. A testament to the popularity of this race series, now in its 10th year, the February race will be the Duathlon National Championships, the premier age group competition.
Online registration will be opening 1st December (REGISTRATION LINK) with a discount if your register for all 3 races. If your goal is triathlon in 2016, then this race series is one to consider. Naas Tri Club have a structured training program over the winter months in swim, bike & run and welcome new members to come along to try any of their training sessions.