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We have the latest news, blog posts and endurance sport updates for professional and amateur triathletes.


3 Signs you're ready to do an Ironman When it comes time in your triathlon career to do a full-distance race, here are three things you should consider.

4 Resorts That Cater To Triathletes These four destination resorts recharge both the body and mind with heavenly packages tailored to multisport athletes.

How I Fuel: As An Athena National Champion Leslie Battle is changing perceptions of Athena athletes.

Tested: New Balance’s BOA-Equipped FuelCore Sonic The super-quick, easily-adjustable tightening system has only had limited appearances on run footwear—until now.

Quick Set Friday: Tarzan Drill Try this new swim workout from Triathlete contributor and swimming all-star Sara McLarty.

Anatomy of a Record Attempt Slowtwitcher Kevin Metcalfe attempted to set a new age group world hour record last week. How did he go about it? Did he succeed?

A Love Story The Wilderman touts itself as "harder, better, wilder, and a heck of a lot less expensive than...

Hands-on: Airdog’s new ADII sports-tracking drone Last week Airdog announced their latest sports-tracking drone, the Airdog ADII. Years ago the company announced on Kickstarter the first drone, simply called Airdog, which is aimed 100% at the sports tracking market. It didn’t pretend to be a more.

Revolutionary new approach to aerodynamic testing We meet with Aerotune's Sebastian Schluricke, who explains and demonstrates the power of his company's aerodynamic testing platform.

Chasing Kona If you dont get automatically redirected, click here...

Garmin Acquires Cycling Aerodynamics Company Alphamantis This afternoon Garmin has announced that it has acquired the cycling aerodynamics focused company Alphamantis. What’s that? You’ve never heard of Alphamantis before? Shame, you’ve been missing out on some pretty cool stuff. Alphamantis has actu

Kona bound again: John Wragg has completed 222 full-distance races If there's anyone on the planet who deserves to be at the Ironman World Championship it's John Wragg, who just completed his 222nd full-distance race.

From Grind to Glam America Ferrera accessorized a pre-Emmy’s party dress with the number from her first-ever triathlon last fall. The image bounced around the world, notching more than 21,300...

Must-Do Workouts to Get Ready for Race Day These key sessions will give you the confidence to let it rip at your next sprint or Olympic tri.

How to Break Bad Habits and Form Good Ones For the routine to become automatic, we need to design it with such conscious and deliberate precision that it’s ready-made to run on autopilot.

USAT Responds to Life Time In a letter to "key stakeholders" USA Triathlon's president, Barry Siff, chided Life Time for its decision not to sanction.

Harder, shorter and colder Our editor-at-large Herbert Krabel competed in the 2017 OetillOe Swimrun Engadin with new partner Carson Christen on a harder, shorter and colder course and here is his report.

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Wednesday at the movies Fast in Frankfurt: 's video recap Sebastian Kienle and Sarah Crowley were super-fast in Frankfurt to take the Ironman European Championship titles. Our video recap of the race.

World Cup circuit returns to Tiszy for the 21th year ITU World Cup season continues this weekend with the seventh stop of the fifteen-part World Cup calendar arriving to the iconic Hungarian town of Tiszaujva...

ITU World Triathlon Series returns to Leeds in 2018 The International Triathlon Union (ITU) is pleased to announce that the ITU World Triathlon Series will return to the city of Leeds for a third successive...

The Crank on the Mixed Team Relay, Racine and Lance Armstrong The Crank liked what he saw from the Aussie mixed relay team, was impressed by the Racine results and finds Lance Armstrong to have some interesting insight.

The 4 Tastiest Stroopwafels Money Can Buy We sampled a dozen flavors of stroopwafels to find the yummiest, most-likely-to-wind-up-in-a-jersey-pocket confections.

PROfile: Jodie Cunnama (née Swallow) Jodie took time to reflect on her relationship with her body throughout her stellar career.

Tested: Osprey Duro 15 Hydration Pack Despite my best efforts to destroy it over two months of use, I was unsuccessful.

3 Mental Tips For Getting Better At Dealing with Pain As an endurance athlete, you’re going to encounter pain. You’re also expected to be able to tolerate and manage that pain.

Xert rolls out free real-time FTP app on Garmin devices Earlier this week Xert rolled out a new Connect IQ app. Now I don’t normally cover too many Connect IQ apps. In fact, I think I’ve only covered maybe 2-3 ones in total so far as standalone individual posts go.

The Specialized S-Works SHIV of Tim Don Tim Don set the Ironman brand record of 7:40:23 at Ironman Brazil, highlighted by a 4:06:56 bike split.

The breathtaking 2017 Rockman Swimrun The 2017 Rockman Swimrun in Norway took place over the weekend and this OetillOe merit race is very distinctive and challenging. Enjoy the following pictures.

Super League Triathlon announces round 2 Super League Triathlon announces a second round with men and women vying for $260,000 this September in the UK.

Racing for a Cure in Lake Placid: It's All in the Family This weekend, a family ritual will take on new meaning as two members strap on timing chips for the first time.

Hot bikes from Hamburg WTS The draft-legal bikes used by the elites at the World Triathlon Hamburg on the weekend. has photos of the speedy bicycles in transition.

Wahoo Rolls Out ELEMNT/BOLT Live Tracking with Data & Routes One of my biggest complaints about live tracking on Wahoo’s platform over the last year and a half is that it sucked. I mean, not just a little suck, but a big suck. Previously when you enabled live tracking on...

Only one month to go until Penticton Multisport World Championships Can you believe that we are at the one-month countdown to the Inaugural ITU Multisport World Championships Festival!? After over two years of planning, de...

Are you addicted to exercise? 6 Questions to ask. Are you training to be better in your next race, or working out because you're addicted to exercise? TriathlonWorld,com explores six markers of exercise addiction in a story from partner TrainingPeaks.

Next Super League Triathlon set for Jersey, UK The next Super League Triathlon will take place in Jersey, UK and will include both men and women.

World Champions Australia Confirmed For British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup The Australian team has now confirmed its participation in the British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup Nottingham on 2 September.

Best Times Of Human Race Triathlon Series 2017 Revealed Ita€™s been a successful year for the Human Race Triathlon Series with thousands swimming, cycling and running their way around their magnificent venue.

Behind the Grassroots Efforts to Make Triathlon More Diverse Jacqueline Sweet takes a look at the burgeoning grassroots efforts to make the sport more diverse.

The Detergent That’ll Finally Defunkify Your Stank Workout Clothes Results from the Inaugural Challenge Roth Bike Count! And the Most Popular Bike Is...

One-Hour Workout: Pull Buoy Swim Strength Session Lacking strength in the pool? Skip the weight room, and go straight to the pull buoy.

Is Triathlon Ruining Your Teeth? Triathlon training can be hell on your teeth. Dodge the drill with this slice of dental savvy.

361° Running Sensation 2 It's like the Asics GT2000. But more cushioned, more springy, and much more flexible in the forefoot.

The 2017 Alaskaman Extreme Triathlon The inaugural Alaskaman Extreme Triathlon took place this past weekend in a stunningly beautiful and harsh environment and here are some great pics by Eric Wynn.

Get the Kona Window Right: 6 Secrets Six-time IRONMAN World Championship winner Mark Allen simplifies the build to the final big race of the season.

Heart-Pounding Photos From ITU Hamburg Mixed Relays This past weekend's mixed relay World Champs in Hamburg gave tri-fans a taste of what's to come when the event gets its Olympic debut in three years: fast, exciting, heart pounding competition.

Capturing Ironman UK in pictures Renowned for its tough course, Ironman UK is a challenge worth taking on for any full-distance competitor. We've got pictures to prove it.

Lawrence and Appleton Rock in Racine After cold water forced the cancellation of the swim, Holly Lawrence and Sam Appleton had to rely on their bike and run prowess to take the titles. recaps the day.

The Monday Round-Up: Gossage and Viennot Take IRONMAN UK Race results from Bolton and Racine, registration openings to watch for, and more from the world of IRONMAN.

What Can I Do to Get Ready for a Hot Race? Proper prep to race in the heat can take up to two weeks and is pretty simple.

Is Your Sunscreen Safe? SPF shouldn’t be all you look at when selecting a sunscreen.

Video: Strengthen Your Key Core Muscles Learn how to strengthen your key core muscles, the rotating core muscles and upper body muscles to make us a more complete runner.

Beginner's Luck: Open-Water Tips and Tricks (Part I) "Beginner's Luck" columnist Meredith Atwood shares advice on becoming a confident open-water swimmer.

Week in Review–July 17th, 2017 The Week in Review is a collection of both all the goodness I’ve written during the past week around the internet, as well as a small pile of links I found interesting – generally endurance sports related. I’ve often wondered...

Gossage, Viennot top Ironman UK Lucy Gossage edged Diana Riesler by 2:08 and Cyril Viennot beat Will Clarke by 5:56 at Ironman UK.

Cam Dye, Lauren Goss win NYC Triathlon Due to restart confusion, the NYC Triathlon awarded equal Equalizer prizes for top male and top female pros.

Lawrence, Appleton win swimless Racine 69.1 When temps in Lake Michigan hit 50, organizers canceled the swim. Lawrence and Appleton won the Racine 69.1.

Gossage and Viennot take Ironman UK Lucy Gossage and Cyril Viennot were brilliant on the challenging Ironman UK bike course and stayed ahead to take the Ironman UK titles.

Swedish Tennis Star Seeks Triathlon Debut in France This weekend, coaching star Norman Magnus will try a new challenge in Nice.

GB Youth Team Wins Double European Gold In Panevezys ETU Triathlon, Lithuania Great Britaina€™s youth team won two gold medals at the Panevezys ETU Triathlon Youth European Championships Festival in Lithuania.

Great Britain Fourth In Thrilling Mixed Relay World Championship Great Britain narrowly missed out on a medal at the ITU Mixed Relay World Championships in Hamburg. Australia, claimed the world title.

Australia celebrates World Mixed Relay Championships win In a brilliant come from behind performance, Team Australia took the Hamburg ITU Triathlon World Mixed Relay Championships today in Hamburg, Germany.

Australia crowned first-time Mixed Relay World Champions In Mixed Relay's first event since the announcement to be included as an official Olympic sport for the Tokyo 2020 Programme, Australia put forth a fierce...

Meet the incredible Rudy Garcia-Tolson Bob Babbitt interviews four-time paralympian and Ironman finisher Rudy Garcia-Tolson at the New York City Triathlon.

Men's photos from WTS Hamburg Mario Mola successfully defended the WTS Hamburg title, the first person to do that. captured the repeat win in pictures.

Duffy takes 3rd straight WTS win at Hamburg Flora Duffy dominated the women's field to take her third straight WTS victory at the Hamburg sprint distance.

Mola wins second straight WTS Hamburg title Mario Mola became the first man to repeat at WTS Hamburg and took the lead in 2017 WTS points in the bargain.

Photos from the WTS Hamburg women's race Flora Duffy delivered another decisive win, her third in a row in the 2017 WTS series. recaps the women's race in pictures.

Mola masters Hamburg again Mario Mola became the first man to defend his title at the World Triathlon Hamburg, pulling away from a huge lead group on the run to take his third WTS series race of the year over Jacob Birtwhistle and Ryan Sissons. recaps the ex

Duffy drills the field in Hamburg Flora Duffy took her third straight ITU World Triathlon in Hamburg, once again pulling away on the bike and hanging on for the win. recaps the exciting women's race.

Mola earns first-ever repeat WTS Hamburg win Becoming the first man to ever repeat a win at the venue, Spaniard Mario Mola captured his fifth career sprint distance victory at the 2017 ITU World Triat...

Flora Duffy Collects First-Career WTS Sprint Distance Win in Hamburg It is hard to believe that Flora Duffy (BER) had to miss the first two races of the World Triathlon Series due to injury as she continues to be unstoppable...

How fast did you have to go in Frankfurt to make it to Kona? 75 for the Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii were up for grabs at the Ironman European Championship in Frankfurt. Here's how fast you had to go to get one of those qualifying spots.

Challenge Roth recap recaps the exciting day of racing at Challenge Roth, won by Bart Aernouts and Daniela Ryf and featuring the epic crowds we've come to expect at the German race.

Alaskaman prepares for the extreme Race Director Aaron Palaian joined us on the eve of Alaskaman.

11 Summer Essentials for Triathletes Look, feel and be cool with these summertime essentials.

Joe Gambles on Coaching, Cairns, Kona and Being a New Dad After a couple of tough years filled with on-and-off injuries, Australian Joe Gambles is feeling healthy and has already had a big year.

Stirling and Bessette capture inaugural Canada Man/Woman Extreme Triathlon The first Canada Man/Woman Extreme Triathlon took place last week in Lac Megantic, Quebec and was won by Britain's Chris Stirling and Canadian Lyne Bessette. has pictures from the epic race.

Summer update: Staying the course I have decided to make a return to the blog world after a long hiatus for three reasons...

Laura Lindemann prepares for WTS Hamburg Laura Lindemann won the last three world championships she's raced, represented Germany at the Olympics and tomorrow will race in front of a huge German crowd of fans at the World Triathlon Hamburg. interviews the rising German tri

Quick Set: The Ultimate Full Body Swim Workout For a next-level, full-body blast, try this in-and-out-of-water workout.

Triathletes Look For Sprint Speed At WTS Hamburg The ITU World Triathlon Series visits Hamburg this weekend. The Mixed Relay World Championships take place alongside sprint distance racing.

TILLÖ's Fearless Founders A midseason sit-down with OeTILLOe's founders, Mats Skott and Michael Lemmell.

The science and art of tapering and peaking for the big race If you dont get automatically redirected, click here...

Training Optimization with Anaerobic Endurance & Bike-Run-Bike Workouts If you dont get automatically redirected, click here...

The Bachelorette’s Shawn Booth is Headed to Ironman Check out Booth’s crazy journey to 140.6, and his advice on how to tune out the haters, tune into what matters and tackle your next big goal.

Tested: Hoka One One Speedgoat 2 Trail Running Shoe Our tester gives high marks for durability and long-haul comfort.

Tour de France Behind the Scenes: How Dimension Data Rider Live Tracking Works If you’ve been watching the Tour de France over the past week and a half, you’ve likely seen either the little gizmos pointing off the back of riders seats, or the constant stream of data on your TV about where...

How to Stop Making Mistakes on Race Day Assuming you show up physically prepared, mental errors are the biggest cause of bad races, and they are self-inflicted.

WTS Hamburg preview With over 10,000 participants and a stacked field, there's lots to look forward to this weekend at the World Triathlon Hamburg.

Athletes chatter ahead of #WTSHamburg Both current World Champions, Flora Duffy (BER) and Mario Mola (ESP) chatted with the media ahead of ITU World Triathlon Hamburg. The world best triathlete...

Yvonne Van Vlerken calls out Daniela Ryf In a newsletter posted after this weekend's Challenge Roth, Yvonne Van Vlerken had some harsh words for champion Daniela Ryf.

ITU confirms dates for WTS Abu Dhabi and WTS Yokohama 2018 ITU is pleased to announce that dates have been confirmed for WTS Abu Dhabi and WTS Yokohama for 2018. The season will head over to the UAE again to start...

More on the Life Time Changes USAT is entirely out. One-days for 2018 registrants will be refunded. Qualifying for the 2018 NYC Champs began last week.

Making The Perfect Triathlon Pro triathlete Eric Lagerstrom took his partners at Red Bull along to showcase what his perfect triathlon would look like.

Jan Frodeno to compete at the Allgäu Traithlon Jan Frodeno won't be in Chattanooga this year - his pre-Kona race prep will include the Allgaeu Triathlon in Immenstadt, Germany.

Master the Course: IRONMAN Santa Rosa IRONMAN Master Coach Matt Dixon offers insider tips on this popular event in the heart of wine country.

These 24 Photos Will Get You Pumped for Mixed Relay Triathlon Mixed relay has officially been added to the Olympic program—and it's something to get excited about!

Training for Your First Ultra? You Need These 5 Tips! With more and more people signing up for ultramarathons—are you starting to get the itch too?

Tri University: Triathlon on a Budget I got bills, they’re multiplying…” ok, so that isn’t how the song goes, but it is how college and post-grad finances seem to go.

21 Teams Will Fight in Hamburg for the Mixed Relays Crown In addition to the menas and womenas elite races of the World Triathlon Hamburg this weekend, this Sunday Hamburg will also host the thrilling...

Marathon hydration tips Adding a marathon to the a 3.8 km of swim and 180 km bike is quite a challenge. Hydration and acclimation are keys to success for a marathon in hot conditions.

The Festival Of Endurance Returns To Hever Castle For The 4th Year Over a thousand legendary athletes took part in Sundaya€™s (9th July) Festival of Endurance at Hever Castle.

How This Age Grouper Finished an Ironman on 6 Continents Last November, age-grouper Lloyd Henry became one of only five athletes to complete an Ironman on all six continents.

Skipper runs his way to second again Great Britain's Joe Skipper repeated his runner-up finish from a year ago at Challenge Roth, pushing himself to the limit in the process. catches up with the long-distance star from Norwich, UK.

Stacked Start Lists To Line Up For Ninth Annual ITU World Triathlon Hamburg The longest-running World Triathlon Series event returns this weekend as the elites head to Germany to compete at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Hamburg.

Amberger and Huetthaler win Ironman 70.3 Jönköping Australian Josh Amberger and Austrian Lisa Huetthaler won Ironman 70.3 Joenkoeping in Sweden. recaps the day in pictures.

Road Rash: The Definitive Guide We asked a doctor who treats wounds for a living, and who gets wounds as a hobby (if he's anything like the rest of us).

STAC Performance Virtual Wind Tunnel Marrying state-of-art gaming tech with CFD, here's a company that brought a wind tunnel into my garage.

The Orange Crush of Timo Bracht Timo Bracht closed out his professional triathlon career with a 4th place finish at DATEV Challenge Roth and here is a closer look at his "Orange Crush" Quintana Roo PRsix race bike.

The Brownlee Effect: Why Triathletes Are Bigger Celebs in the UK than the US Will triathletes ever be celebrities in the mainstream?

GALLERY: IRONMAN Frankfurt If you dont get automatically redirected, click here...

6 Top Amazon Prime Day Deals for Triathletes It’s the third-annual Amazon Prime Day, a holiday the ecommerce giant invented in 2015 to make the world buy stuff and give deal-loving Prime members...

Roth Photos! This is What a Bucket List Race Looks Like A field of 3,400 competed on a hot and humid day at the 2017 Challenge Roth triathlon.

Huge men's talent coming out for WTS Hamburg The 2017 ITU World Triathlon Hamburg returns once again to the World Triathlon Series to host one of the most popular and fan-favourite races of the season...

Timo Bracht calls it a career at Challenge Roth One of Germany's all-time greats, Timo Bracht made Challenge Roth his final professional race.

Timo Bracht calls it a career at Challenge Roth One of Germany's all-time greats, Timo Bracht made Challenge Roth his final professional race.

One-Hour Workout: T1 Swim/Run Heart Rate Crusher Brick Every Tuesday we’ll feature a different coach’s workout you can complete in 60 mins (or less!). This week’s workout comes from Los Angeles-based Gareth Thomas...

Women's Hamburg Roster Looking to Shake Up Series Rankings The longest-running World Triathlon Series event returns to the calendar as this weekend the elites head to Germany to compete at the 2017 ITU World Triath...

Aernouts rips the run in Roth Bart Aernouts used his experience and impressive running talent to take the biggest win of his career at Challenge Roth. catches up with the champ.

Amazon Prime Day Deals Today in Sports Tech Today is Amazon Prime Day, which is basically an excuse for the equivalent of Black Friday / Cyber Monday sales to happen in July for one day…and in this case, one vendor. It technically started last night US time (9PM EST), but...

Ironman European Championship finish line photos Photos from the spectacular Ironman European Championship finish line in Frankfurt. captures the epic finish.

Class shown in Roth, Crowley on the rise and draft issues from the Crank The Crank is impressed by Challenge Roth's classy move, liked what he saw from the speedy racing in Frankfurt and applauds Michelle Vesterby speaking out. commentary on a big weekend of racing at the Ironman European Championship,

The 2017 ÖtillÖ Swimrun Engadin The OetillOe Engadin course was shortened but it is now even more spectacular and harder. And it is still 40km of running and 6km of swimming.

Changes at Life Time: Is USAT Out? Life Time Fitness was caught in the crossfire of declining participation and escalating fees. What got jettisoned? USA Triathlon's rules, at least.

Paris Blog: A Trip to A French Costco - Wine tasting, caviar, and so much fromage! It’s been far too long since I posted in the ‘Paris Blog’ section. When we first moved over here (5 years ago this month!!!), we posted slightly more often. Now much of what used to be Paris Blog material has...

The Monday Round-Up: Kienle Shines in Frankfurt Kienle and Crowley take the IRONMAN European Championship, Oceanside goes on sale, and more news from the world of IRONMAN.

Serious Triathlon Podcast: The Story of A2 Bikes If you dont get automatically redirected, click here...

Beginner's Luck: Power Meters for Everyone! Or Maybe Not. When entering the sport, be a consistent worker before worrying too much about the data.

The Ironman European Championship marathon in pictures Sebastian Kienle and Sarah Crowley run their way to the wins at the Ironman European Championship while Patrik Nilsson sets a new run course record.

How Life Time Tri Plans to Make Short Course Triathlon Great Again The eight-race series just kicked off a huge makeover at last weekend’s Minneapolis Triathlon.

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The Ironman Frankfurt bike in photos Sebastian Kienle and Andreas Boecherer showed their class on the bike at the Ironman European Championship. The ride in picutres.

European champions triumph at Iseo Paratriathlon World Cup Four European champions continued their good form at the Iseo-Franciacorta ITU Paratriathlon World Cup this past weekend. The third World Cup event of the...

Buenos Aires 2017 World Cup Cancelled Due to the cleaning and construction works on the lake of the autonomous city of Buenos Aires, the 2017 ITU Buenos Aires World Cup due in November has been...

The swim at the Langener Waldsee Over 3,000 athletes began their full-distance day at the Langener Waldsee. captures the morning in pictures.

Video: An Exercise To Strengthen The Glutes This week we demonstrate the supine bridge, an exercise aimed at strengthening the glutes.

ITU extends its partnership with SEL Sport & Events Logistics ITU is pleased to announce that we have extended our partnership with SEL Sport & Events Logistics (SEL) to serve not only as the global logistics part...

Ryf wins Challenge Roth, falls short of Wellington record Daniela Ryf dominated her opposition but fell 21:45 short of Chrissie Wellington’s 2011 Challenge Roth record time.

Bart Aernouts wins Challenge Roth Men’s title Bart Aernouts of Belgium outran Joe Skipper of Great Britain to win Challenge Roth by a 3:53 margin.

Sebastian Kienle, Sarah Crowley prevail at Frankfurt Sebastian Kienle of Germany and Sarah Crowley of Australia topped Ironman Frankfurt with fast times.

Daniela Ryf makes a big step forward While she didn't get the record she'd hoped to go for, Daniela Ryf comes out of Roth happy because she's back on track after a few months of injury.

Photos from the run course and finish at Challenge Roth A new run course at Challenge Roth featured more hills but also more fan sites with lots of cheering and support. offers up some photos from the run course and finish line.

2017 Challenge Roth Bike Count Saturday night after check-in closed, a team of industry experts organized by Triathlete magazine contributor Jay Prasuhn entered Challenge Roth’s T1 and conducted a late-night count...

Photos: Aernouts, Ryf Victorious at Challenge Roth Bart Aernouts (BEL) and Daniela Ryf (SUI) earned the wins at today's Challenge Roth triathlon in Germany.

The Solar hill at Challenge Roth It is one of the most epic bike sections in our sport. takes in the famous Solar hill at Challenge Roth with it's "Tour-like" atmosphere.

The Solar hill at Challenge Roth It is one of the most epic bike sections in our sport. takes in the famous Solar hill at Challenge Roth with it's "Tour-like" atmosphere.

Kienle, Crowley Post Fast Times at Ironman European Championships Germany's Sebastian Kienle and Australia's Sarah Crowley punched their Kona tickets with victories in Frankfurt.

The start and swim at Challenge Roth TriathlonWorld. com captures the energy and spirit of the swim start at the 2017 Challenge Roth event.

The start and swim at Challenge Roth TriathlonWorld. com captures the energy and spirit of the swim start at the 2017 Challenge Roth event.

Kienle and Crowley take Ironman European Championship Sebastian Kienle ripped through the streets of Frankfurt to an impressive win, while Sarah Crowley pulled clear once she was on dry land to take the women's title.

Kienle and Crowley take Ironman European Championship Sebastian Kienle ripped through the streets of Frankfurt to an impressive win, while Sarah Crowley pulled clear once she was on dry land to take the women's title.

Ryf survives Roth Daniela Ryf didn't make it look as easy as she did a year ago, but still managed to dominate Challenge Roth as she defends her title.

Bart Aernouts takes Challenge Roth Belgium's Bart Aernouts took his biggest title and his second long-distance win of 2017 by running his way to the title at Challenge Roth.

Week in Review–June 9th, 2017 The Week in Review is a collection of both all the goodness I’ve written during the past week around the internet, as well as a small pile of links I found interesting – generally endurance sports related. I’ve often wondered...

2.000 Women and a Frodeno The day before Challenge Roth is all about the women - more than 2,000 took part in today's run, joined by Jan Frodeno, Emma Snowsill and Chrissie Wellington. A photo gallery from

Making full-distance nutrition easy: Caroline Rauscher Struggling to dial in your long-distance nutrition? Meet Caroline Rauscher, nutritionist to the European Ironman stars, who manages to make it all work. chats with the German nutrition expert about eating and drinking properly duri

Andreas Böcherer's new ride On Sunday Andreas Boecherer will race the Ironman European Championship on a new bike. has pictures of the German's new ride for Frankfurt.

Roth’s Israeli connection A group of 120 competitors from Israel and South Africa are ready to compete at Challenge Roth tomorrow. revisits a story we posted last year.

Why isn't anyone talking about Lucy Charles? Lucy Charles, the winner of Ironman Lanzarote and the recent Challenge Championship, will certainly be one to watch at the Ironman European Championship in Frankfurt. previews the women's race.

Laura Siddall hunts for a podium finish Great Britain's Laura Siddall was fourth here last year and is coming off a win at Ironman Australia. Can she move up to the podium in 2017?

Roth-Frankfurt double header preview Roth and Frankfurt will be held Sunday – Ryf and Skipper are favored in Roth, Kienle and Beranek in Frankfurt.

A new ride for Andi Böcherer German Andi Boecherer is one of the favorites for the IRONMAN European Championships in Frankfurt and he will be blitzing the bike course on a new Cube C-68.

Spy Shots of Giro's New Aero Helmet: Fast and Cool Giro's bold new design spotted at the Tour de France.

MTB Strength Training: Dand Push-Ups Dand push-ups strengthen your upper body, while also loosening your tightest areas.

Photos: 2017 Challenge Roth Pre-Race Action We're just over 24 hours away from the 2017 Challenge Roth triathlon.

Jet Stream: Rebuilding a Bad Knee If you dont get automatically redirected, click here...

Roth Announced As Location for Inaugural Collins Cup The inaugural Collins Cup will take place in Roth, with Challenge Roth as the host race, on July 1, 2018.

Heather Wurtele chases a sub-9 in Roth Known for her full-distance wins on tough courses, Heather Wurtele is at Challenge Roth in search of a fast time. catches up with the six-time Ironman champion.

Collins Cup to take place in Roth in 2018 The Collins Cup, a long-distance triathlon event modelled after golf’s Ryder Cup, will be hosted by Challenge Roth in 2018.

8 Performance Assessment Tests for Triathletes Performance assessment, or field testing, is a simple way to evaluate your current performance level.

Lake Iseo provides stunning World Cup backdrop Lake Iseo, in Italy, will provide a stunning backdrop to the Iseo-Franciacorta ITU Paratriathlon World Cup this weekend. A 750m lap of Lake Iseo is the swi...

Quick Set Friday: Vertical Kick Break Triathlete contributor and swimming all-star Sara McLarty provides a workout for you to take to the pool this weekend.

Entries Open for Always Aim High’s Harlech Triathlon Entries for the 2018 Harlech Triathlon are now available at an early bird price until Sunday 16th July, after which entries will return to a standard price.

SRAM Debuts S-900 Aero HRD Disc Brakeset at Challenge Roth If you dont get automatically redirected, click here...

Nils Frommhold gets ready for a tight race The 2015 Challenge Roth champion, Nils Frommhold, anticipates Sunday's race will be a close one. We chat with the German as he prepares for the big day.

Tour de France 2017 Behind the Scenes: Stage 6 Looks like there’s going to be a bit more cycling on the blog this week. At least for today. Don’t despair runners – there’s non-cycling stuff soon arriving! And if you like cycling? Don’t despair there either, almost more of...

Frodo Mojo He isn't racing this year, but that hasn't lessened Jan Frodeno's popularity at Challenge Roth one bit. The two-time Kona champ took a group of athletes for a run from the swim start in Hilpoltstein. captured the morning in photos.

Biking Beaches and Braii : Why You Want to Race the South African Worlds Next year's IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Port Elizabeth will be so much more than a race. Here's how to make it into the trip of a lifetime.

The Ultimate Kitchen Hack for Triathletes One grocery list. A week of tasty meals. No waste. Batch cooking is the ultimate kitchen hack.

SRAM Announces New Aero TT Hydraulic Brake System SRAM made a big leap forward in the triathlon/TT world by announcing its new S-900 Aero HRD Hydraulic Disc Brake system.

That's what the favorites said Three days before the big battle for the Ironman European Championship, the pros speak at the press conference. Here's what they had to say today in Frankfurt.

Timo Bracht gets ready for his final pro race One of the greatest German full-distance racers ever, Timo Bracht will call it a pro career after Challenge Roth on Sunday. catches up with Bracht as he prepares for another big day in Roth.

70.3 Worlds is Going to Have Rolling Starts Ironman announced today that the 2017 Ironman 70.3 World Championship, set to take place on Sept. 9-10 in Chattanooga, Tenn., will kick off with a...

6 Tricks to Fight a Mid-Season Slump Feel like you’re stuck in a rut? Here's how to stay focused and fired up about reaching your goals.

My IRONMAN Checklist: Frankfurt—Anja Beranek's Perfect Race This German pro can’t wait to hit the run course at the IRONMAN European Championship.

How fast will Daniela go? Earlier this year Daniela Ryf was all set to go after Chrissie Wellington's world-best time at Challenge Roth, but after some injuries the record attempt is up in the air. caught up with the Swiss two-time Kona champion as she prep

How fast will Daniela go? Earlier this year Daniela Ryf was all set to go after Chrissie Wellington's world-best time at Challenge Roth, but after some injuries the record attempt is up in the air. caught up with the Swiss two-time Kona champion as she prep

6 Plyometric Exercises For Triathletes For faster times with fewer miles, try incorporating plyometrics into your training.

Tune In to the Mainova IRONMAN European Championship Read more for details on how to keep up with the championship action in Frankfurt.

The press conference in Roth It is amongst the biggest races in the world - the excitement starts to ramp up for Sunday's Challenge Roth at the press conference.

My IRONMAN Checklist Frankfurt: Andreas Boecherer, No More Runner-Up? Last year’s runner-up shares his thoughts about this weekend's big race in Frankfurt.

The Frankfurt Final: PRs, Podiums, and Predictions The fifth and final IRONMAN regional championship of the year kicks off Sunday in Frankfurt, Germany. As it has done since its inception, this midsummer classic promises to deliver an amazing show.

Sneak Peek: August 2017 Issue of Triathlete Magazine We've updated our policy regarding how we treat and protect data that is collected and used from our websites. This site also uses cookies which are necessary to its functioning and required to achieve the purposes illustrated in the policy. By using

Challenge Roth to Feature a Relay Full of Legends Challenge Roth organizers have revealed that Sunday's race will feature an all-star relay.

5 Cutting-Edge Tech Products for Triathletes from PressCamp PressCamp is an annual spring gathering that brings together a cultivated collection of bike, tri industry brands and select media outlets. In a stark contrast...

Alex Zinardi turns tragedy into opportunity Former Formula 1 and Indy Car star Alex Zinardi chose not to let anything get in his way after he lost his legs in a car crash. catches up with the Italian after his third Ironman race in Austria.

Take Better Action Photos Veteran tri photog Paul Phillips shares the gear and tips you need to start snapping your friends like a pro.

Chattanooga Start Times and Format Announced An age-group rolling wave swim start will spread athletes out and decrease bike course density at the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Ironman Austria's classic finish line It is, without a doubt, one of the most iconic finish lines in the sport. captured a bit of the action from Klagenfurt.

My IRONMAN Checklist: Patrick Lange, a Home Favorite in Frankfurt The Kona run record holder expects a fast race in Frankfurt, and shares his insights going into his third IRONMAN competition ever.

Power2Max NG Power Meter In-Depth Review Last August at Eurobike, Power2Max announced their latest power meter – the Power2Max NG. This power meter would be their first unit with dual ANT+/Bluetooth Smart, while also tweaking their underlying measurement design to increase accuracy. While

Nail your best race through smart brick workouts So what is a "brick" workout, anyway? For triathletes, brick workouts are a great way to perform race specific training. TrainingPeaks coach Heather Blackmon explains what a brick workout is and how you can use them to prepare for race day.

Timo Bracht and the end of a fabulous career For German Timo Bracht the 2017 Datev Challenge Roth will be his final big race. He talked to slowtwitch about racing, family, Bockwurst ...

50 Years Old and a First-Time IRONMAN This German triathlete is ready to face his first IRONMAN a day before his 50th birthday.

Ironman 70.3 Haugesund in pictures Tough conditions made for a challenging day at the final Ironman 70.3 Haugesund - next year the race becomes a full. captures the day in photos.

The Crank's take on Frodeno's big win and much more The Crank liked what he saw from Jan Frodeno and Eva Wutti in Austria and was equally as impressed with Andreas Raerlert and Emma Pallant in Edinburgh, too.

Tour de France 2017 Behind the Scenes: Stage 2 We left off yesterday with the first of my two weekend days at the Tour de France. Don’t worry (or maybe you will), I’m not going to all the stages. I’m going to pop in and out where it seems...

Tour de France 2017 Behind the Scenes: Stage 2 We left off yesterday with the first of my two weekend days at the Tour de France. Don’t worry (or maybe you will), I’m not going to all the stages. I’m going to pop in and out where it seems...

Spanish Paratriathletes shine in Altafulla sun Spain made the most of home advantage in the second ITU Paratriathlon World Cup of the season in Altafulla, Spain. The Spanish contingent impressed in the...

Haugesund becomes a full-distance race Ironan 70.3 Haugesund will become a full-distance Ironman race in 2018, taking place on July 1.

Castle Howard Triathlon Returns For A Two-Day Festival & Brings A Taste Of Tokyo 2020 To Yorkshire. This July, the Castle Howard Triathlon will feature a weekend of top level sport, hosting more than 2,000 athletes over two days of competition.

Tim Don and Cecilia Perez win Challenge San Gil Tim Don dominated the men and Cecilia Perez made a late race pass on Laurel Wassner to take the elite titles at Challenge San Gil.

Patrick Nilsson: A Swedish Dark Horse in Frankfurt 25-year old Swedish Patrik Nilsson will be one to watch out for at the IRONMAN European Championship. We sat down with the new dad to find out what he's aiming for.

Photos: Jan Frodeno, Eva Wutti Win Ironman Austria Two-time Ironman world champion Jan Frodeno (GER) punched his Kona ticket on Sunday.

GALLERY: 2017 Swissman Xtreme Triathlon If you dont get automatically redirected, click here...

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend This weekend was definitely within the whirlwind classification. Between two airplane flights, two countries, a boatload of photos, and capped at either end with two evenings out in Paris – it was destined to be crazy busy. 1) So much...

One-Hour Workout: Fourth of July Hill Interval Fireworks! This week’s workout may not have food or beer, but it is a pyrotechnic way to increase speed and endurance.

Twigg & Moore Win Outlaw Half Holkham Twigg & Moore took the top spots at Outlaw Half Holkham as 1250 people finished the second edition of the middle-distance race at Holkham Estate.

Beginner's Luck: How Bad Do You Want It? We've updated our policy regarding how we treat and protect data that is collected and used from our websites. This site also uses cookies which are necessary to its functioning and required to achieve the purposes illustrated in the policy. By using

ITU confirms the partnership with African Triathlon Union ITU is pleased to announce it has signed the Development Grant contract with the African Triathlon Union (ATU). The budget will be invested in strategic de...

Gold Coast To Host ITU World Triathlon Grand Final The host of the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final, Rotterdam, will hand the Grand Final baton over to the Gold Coast at this yeara€™s event in September.

Catching up with some impressive women: Klagenfurt's podium Eva Wutti wins again after having a baby last August, Corinne Abraham continues her steady return to top form and Michelle Vesterby puts it all on the line.

Frodeno talks strategy We caught up with Jan Frodeno and the rest of the men's podium after their race at Ironman Austria yesterday.

Tour de France 2017 Behind the Scenes: Stage 1 This weekend was a whirlwind of time spent at the opening two days of the Tour de France. I took over 1,000 photos on the first day alone. About 100 of those ended up in my Tour de France 2017...

Video: A Mobility Exercise For Your Hips This week we demonstrate the cradle walk, a great exercise that will increase hip mobility and help smooth out your running stride.

Castle Triathlon Series Partners with Outdoor Swimmer to Launch a New Hever Castle Swim As well as a one-mile leisure and family wave, the Hever Castle Swim offers 2.5km and 5km distances for swimmers looking for more of a challenge.

FTW: Lionel Sanders' Continued Dominance in Mont Tremblant The Canadian pro is tearing up the IRONMAN 70.3 scene. Here are the details of how he notched his latest victory.

Gold Coast to host ITU WTS Grand Final 12-16 September 2018 The International Triathlon Union (ITU) is pleased to announce that the 2018 ITU World Triathlon Series Grand Final will be hosted between 12-16 September...

Jan Frodeno, Eva Wutti triumph at Ironman Austria Jan Frodeno smashed the men’s field and Eva Wutti edged Corinne Abraham at Ironman Austria.

Emma Pallant, Andreas Raelert win Edinburgh 70.3 Emma Pallant topped Lucy Gossage by 3:15 and Andreas Raelert bested Alessandro Degasperi by 6:54 at Edinburgh 70.3.

Wurtele and Deckers capture Challenge Geraardsbergen Trevor Wurtele and Tine Deckers mastered one of cycling's most famous climbs to capture the inaugural Challenge Geraardsbergen.

The Monday Round-Up: Frodeno Delights in Austria The 19th edition of IRONMAN Austria saw spectacular wins, a new race in Norway, and more news from the world of IRONMAN.

Gold Coast to host ITU World Triathlon Grand Final The 2018 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final will take place between September 12 and 16 on Australia's Gold Coast.

Elite’s new Direto trainer–Hands on! Today Elite announced their newest trainer for the 2017-2018 winter trainer season – the Direto. This direct drive controllable trainer is notable partly for its price ($899), but also partly because it’s sporting easily the highest accuracy rati

IRONMAN Announces New Event in Norway IRONMAN 70.3 Haugesund to become an IRONMAN event; first edition of full-distance race to take place on July 1, 2018.

Sebastian Kienle: Three Times a Charm in Frankfurt? Defending champion Sebastian Kienle could be the first athlete to take the IRONMAN European Championship for the third time.

Pallant and Raelert Excel in Edinburgh Emma Pallant and Andreas Raelert took the inaugural Ironman 70.3 Edinburgh event, overcoming a shortened swim and a tough course.

Ironman Austria in pictures Renowned as one of the world's most spectacular courses, Ironman Austria lived up to its billing in 2017. captures the day in pictures.

Week in Review–July 1st, 2017 The Week in Review is a collection of both all the goodness I’ve written during the past week around the internet, as well as a small pile of links I found interesting – generally endurance sports related. I’ve often wondered...

Eva Wutti wins again After a year's "maternity leave" Eva Wutti returned to long-distance racing to win another title at Ironman Austria.

Frodeno frightening in Klagenfurt Jan Frodeno might not have broken the course record at Ironman Austria, but he proved once again how formidable he has become at Ironman racing.

Tour de France 2017–The Trainers, Power Meters and Gadgets of the Pro Peloton How quickly the 2017 season is moving forward. Back at the Tour Down Under doesn’t seem all that long ago, neither does the Giro d’Italia – yet it’s been almost two months since I was there. Still, it’s always interesting...

Can Ivan Rana hang with Frodeno? Ivan Rana knows full well that it will be a challenge to stay with Jan Frodeno at Ironman Austria, but he's looking forward to the challenge!

Photos from the IronGirl event at Ironman Austria It was a celebration of women's running at Ironman Austria today with the running of the IronGirl event. captured the race in photos.

Can Michaela Herlbauer get her first Ironman win at home? She was second last year. She's gone under nine hours twice. Is this the year Michaela Herlbauer finally gets the win at home? catches up with the Austrian speedster.

Triathlon Bikes in the Age of Peak Aero The much anticipated results of the comparative wind tunnel comparing several of the industry’s best new triathlon bicycles are here.

Pemberton Council nixes future support of IM Canada The Village of Pemberton Council voted against a proposed 3-year renewal of support for IM Canada.

Work To Begin On Scotland's First Cycle Circuit The 1.6km outdoor circuit will offer cycling opportunities in a traffic free environment to people of all ages and abilities.

The Story of the Pease Brothers' Third Ironman Will Inspire You A few weeks ago at Ironman Boulder, two amazing brothers finished their third Ironman race together.

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