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Family Club Day 2019

The Family Club Day was held this year in Bunclody last Satruday with a trail run and mtb race between the runners and mountain bikers of the club. With fantastic weather, beautiful food courtesy of Sugar n Spice and a refreshing icecream, it was a really good day!. Thanks to everyone who helped out.

Click here for all the photos of the day – courtesy of David Kendellan and Mike Ryan.

Club Championship Swim Series 2019

Adventure Race Interview June 2019

Great interview in this month’s edition of Kayathlon Magazine with our very own David Tully on page 30 and 31 about the fun of adventure racing.

To see the full June July 2019 edition click here.

K Cap Cup XC Mtb, Bunclody 7th April 2019

K Cap Cup, Bunclody, 7th April 2019

Racing795 hosted Round 2 of the exciting K Cap Cup cross country mountain bike series in Deerpark Old near Bunclody on Sunday. Round 1 was held in Belmont Demesne, Round 3 will take place in Djouce next Sunday, 14th April. Sign up here.

There were races for all ages from under 6, all the way up to over 60s. Top honours went to Klaudia Bajolek in the senior ladies race, with Robin Seymour taking win for the senior men.

Racing795 had some success on home ground. Lorraine Byrne came second in the ladies race while Ross Moorhead and David Conway were first and third in the men’s B race. David Furlong and Jamie Conway also placed well.

Junior racers Jamie Conway and Isobel Furlong both won in their age categories, and Orla Conway was second in her race.

Full Results (provisional)

Photos by Gareth Gibbons available here

Racing795 would like to thank:

Robin Seymour and Evan Ryan for inviting us to be part of the series and helping to organise.
Mark Kenny, sponsor of the K-Cap series.
Coillte for the venue.
Noel and Avril Deacon for the parking. 
John Lambert and Slieve Bui MTB for the use of their equipment to prepare the course.
Tim from Woodbrook Coffee for keeping us all fed and watered.
All the competitors young and old.
All the trail workers, and most especially, the marshals who make every 795 event a happy place to be.

Don’t forget to sign up for Round 3 –  which will be hosted by EPIC MTB on Sunday 14th April
Learn more at the K Cap series Facebook page

 

A few of the podium photos:

 

 

Event Info

Racing795 has a thrilling course lined up for 7th April, with some testing climbs and classic singletrack.  The lap is approximately 7km. “A” riders will do 3 laps while the “Bs” will do 2 laps.  Preliminary timings suggest that race duration will be similar to Belmont, i.e. in the ballpark of 1hr 30mins for most riders.

Timetable for Sunday 7th April, 2019

Sign-on from 9:30
10:30 – U6 & Strider race
10:45 – U8 race
11:00 – U10 race
11:15 – U12 race
12:30 – A/B/Youth/Ladies races

Venue Map (click image to enlarge)

Course profile

Directions from Dublin to Round 2
Follow the M7/M9 from Red Cow out of Dublin. Where the M7 and M9 diverge keep left for the M9, signposted Waterford, Carlow, Kilkenny. Next take Junction 5 off the M9, keeping left to head for Bunclody. You are now on the N80 for about 20 mins, passing through the village of Ballon. Driving down the hill into Bunclody take the right turn towards Mt Leinster opposite Supervalu. Event location is 5 km out this road at the first Coillte forest entrance. Please follow marshal directions to parking.

Maps: Red Cow to Bunclody | Bunclody to Race Venue

 

 

 

Club Duathlon March 2019

Our Final Club Duathlon was held in glorious March sunshine this morning in Kildavin. Well done to everyone who took part and to all the marshalls, tea makers,timekeepers, photographers and supporters who have helped out at the three duathlons this year. Also a bigs thank to Kildavin GAA for allowing us to use their facilites.

Results

Gallery (thanks to Niall O’Muiri and Kate Tully)

Club Training Duathlon – February 2019

Well done to everyone who competed in the Club’s second training duathlon this morning in a foggy Kildavin, Co Carlow.

Here are the results

Club Duathlon 24/2/2019 Results

Gallery – courtesy of Eimear Bowden

Club Duathlon January 2019

Our first event for 2019 kicked off this morning inbright winter sunshine along with a bitter cold wind. Thanks to all the competitors and of course to all the Marshalls and helpers. Thanks to PJ for organising and David Kendallen for the time keeping.

Results

 

Gallery

(thanks to Grace & Kate Tully and Niall O’Muiri for some of the photos)