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2013 Spike Island Jailbreak Tri 0

January 21st, 2013

Cobh Tri Club present Europe’s only Jailbreak triathlon on the 4th of August.  Take the ferry over to the prison island of Spike in Cork Harbour.  Swim to Cobh’s titanic pier.  Cycle around the Great Island of Cork Harbour.  Run along Cobh’s promenade.  There’s both a Sprint and Olympic distance triathlon, as well as relays to choose from.  Enter now to ensure your spot.  The current Irish Ironman record holder Joyce Wolfe has already secured her spot on the starting line.

Here’s a few photos from 2012 to remind you about the Spike Island Jailbreak Triathlon.


Ready for action on spike Island

Cycle from Cobh

Cycle from Cobh


Race up Cobh’s hill

cork tri run

Sunny weather guaranteed for the run.

Hope to see you on the start line.
Your race director
Brian Crinion

Escape from Spike Island swim 0

February 24th, 2012

Thanks to Vanessa Daws for her video of the Escape from Spike Island swim below. What’s more impressive is that while most wore wet suits, Vanessa is part of the hardcore open water swimmers who did not!