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Kilkenny Duathlon 9th March 

 

Well done to Fiona, James, Ashley, Robert and Barry who all competed in the Kilkenny Triathlon Club Duathlon on 9th March. Over 200 participants took part where James came 20th, Ashley 39th, Robert 47th and Fiona 85th. Well done all!

 

 

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Monday
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Marble City Cyclers Training Day with Paddy Doran

Saturday 23rd of February 2013

Programme 
- Register / sign on 9.30 am Hotel Kilkenny
- Start 10 am 

Introduction morning session
- Bike safety
- Skills
- Fitness sessions
- Practical; this will demonstrate and have cyclists doing the specific sessions that we recommend, according to the riders abilities and goals
- Echelons
- Hill strength training
- Lactate threshold / steady state in up and overs small groups
- Sprints

Lunch

Afternoon session
- Principles of training
- Peaking
- Mental training
- Q+A

Price €25

Text Eoin (0868122030) to reserve a place ASAP as places will be limited. If you have any areas you want covered on the day e-mail them to Eoin who will collate them and pass them to Paddy.

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About the coach Paddy Doran

Paddy is a Qualified cycling coach and Tutor to cycling coaches He was recently awarded the Coach Of the year award by Cycling Ireland for 2005. He has Represented Ireland as a junior and senior cyclist. He has thirty years experience of coaching at international level. Riders coached by Paddy have won three FBD Milk Ras events which is the leading Irish bicycle race and produced excellent performance in many International events.

He has been director of Coaching for Cycling Ireland / ICF. He was winner of the overall Tutor of the year award in the National Coaching and Training Centre Coach of the Year awards in 2000. He has also helped to prepare three athletes who represented Ireland in the Athens Olympics. Two of these athletes produced Irelands best ever Olympic cycling results.

He is influenced by former East European training methods, and has completed a Cycling-coaching course in the Former East Germany. He has also worked as masseur to amateur and professional cycling teams and World-class athletes from other sports. He currently coaches and acts as a consultant to cyclists and some other endurance athletes.