Triathlon News

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


Star-Studded Line Up For 2017 Prudential RideLondon Classique The Prudential RideLondon Classique will once again welcome the world's best female cyclists on Saturday 29 July.

Earplugs for Swimming? In 36 years of adult-onset pool training, I was never a user of earplugs, either in the open water or in the pool. Until this year.

Traveling After Your Race? Here's How to Recover Right Gotta fly or drive after your race? You can do more than throw on compression socks and hope for the best.

Video: 2 Exercises for Strengthening Your Hips These exercises targeting the lateral muscles in the hips, which, when inefficiently trained can lead to knee and hip pain.

Alistair Brownlee: Going Long but Not Slowing Down How is two-time Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee finding success at both ITU and half-iron racing in the same season?

How about some more exciting social media posts? Are the pros and the media playing it too safe when it comes to social media?

Transition Clinic: Mastering T1 Practice transitions and keep things simple to shave minutes off your triathlon finish time.

Oakley releases a new version of the EVZero Oakley's new EVZero Stride adds another lens shape to the super-light EVZero line.

Brownlee Confirmed To Take On Reigning World Champions At British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup The British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup will see 20 British and international quartets compete in the City of Nottingham in September.

Greg Whyte Tackles Swim Serpentine As Part Of His #50at50 Challenge Swim Serpentine is a one-day open water swimming festival staged in the heart of London on Saturday 16 September. Organised by London Marathon Events.

ITU Board Member Debra Alexander, running for the IPC Governing Board The International Triathlon Union (ITU) is pleased to announce that Executive Board member, Debra Alexander, is running for a position at the International...

Athlete at 70.3 Syracuse disqualified for tampering with a competitor's bike Canadian age grouper Kristen Johnson was disqualified at IRONMAN 70.3 Syracuse after a man said he noticed her tampering with his wife's bike.

Photos: 2017 Ironman 70.3 Costa Rica The United States' Kevin Collington and Great Britain's Leanda Cave claimed the victories at the inaugural Ironman 70.3 Costa Rica triathlon in Playa del Coco.

Beginner's Luck: Why I Can't Quit Triathlon "Beginner's Luck" columnist Meredith Atwood writes about the draw of signing up for race after race.

One-Hour Workout: Killer Bike Intervals for Power and Endurance The goal of this workout is to increase muscular endurance by coupling long, high-intensity intervals with short rest periods.

Cave and Collington capture Costa Rica Leanda Cave and Kevin Collington took the inaugural Ironman 70.3 Costa Rica race in dominating style.

The Crank on the European Champs, drugs and more The Crank likes what he saw at the 70.3 European Championship, is happy to see Leanda Cave winning again and saw some interesting tweets this week.

Paratriathlon Community Pays Tribute to Paratrialete Markus Häusling in Kitzbuhel Successful Paratriathlete Markus HA¤usling lost his battle against Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) last December. To celebrate his lastin...

Last Week in Review–June 20th, 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...

Co-Founders of TRIBE Aim To Complete One of the World’s Toughest Duathlons; Run For Love II A trio of adventurers will complete a two-week 2,000km duathlon across Eastern Europe in a bid to help eradicate modern-day slavery, Run For Love II...

PD J5/F40tt: Bicycle Companies, are you listening? Profile Design has just come out with new, and industry leading, front-end products for tri. This is important!

Lanzarote hotel embraces a sporting clientele The Occidental Lanzarote Mar hotel has built facilities to attract the growing athletic market.

27 IRONMANs and Counting: The Unsung Legends of Charlie and Kate Stannett From racing Kona to annually facing Wimbleball, a UK-based power couple shares their secrets of longevity.

Chrissie Wellington Crushes Everything Always (Now It's Ultramarathoning!) Chrissie Wellington shares advice for anyone considering making the leap from long-distance triathlon to an ultra-run.

Photos: 2017 Ironman 70.3 European Championship Elsinore Michael Raelert and Annabel Luxford grabbed wire-to-wire wins.

The Ironman 70.3 European Championship in pictures It was a big day for Germany in Elsinore with a podium sweep, while Annabel Luxford topped the women's field. The day in photos.

Countdown to #Penticton2017 reaches only two months! Two months until the Inaugural ITU Multisport World Championships Festival! Slightly less than two months until all eyes are on Penticton for the inaugur...

Summer, sun, England So much for England's "cold and rainy" reputation ...

Serious Triathlon Podcast: How Tim O’Donnell Won Ironman Boulder If you dont get automatically redirected, click here...

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Monday Minute: Stability Ball Push-Up The stability ball pushup is an excellent exercise that works the upper body and engages the core.

Stein and Sämmler super in Heilbronn Boris Stein and Daniela Saemmler topped the Canadian connection (Heather and Trevor Wurtele) at Challenge Heilbronn.

Portugal and Great Britain claim European titles in Kitzbuhel The best triathletes in Europe met this weekend in the beautiful Austrian mountains of Kitzbuhel for the ETU Triathlon European Championships, and Portugal...

How Do I Learn to Race by Feel? 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

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend in the Netherlands It continues to be a busy summer, even more so with a bunch of products on the radar to get reviews knocked out as announcements occur coming into the start of the Tour de France next weekend (the weekend after...

Princess Beatrice Among Participants Taking Part In Nuffield Health Royal Windsor Triathlon 2017 Over 2,500 triathletes of all abilities took part in the Nuffield Health Royal Windsor Triathlon 2017 on Sunday 18th June.

Waugh & Learmonth Win European Titles at ETU Triathlon European Championships in Kitzbuhel Mixed Relays brought the ETU Triathlon European Championships to a close, marking a successful three days of racing for Great Britain.

Belgians rule Luxembourg 70.3 Alexandra Tondeur and Kenneth Vandendriessche earn a Belgian sweep at Ironman 70.3 Luxembourg.

Stein, Sämmler win Challenge Heilbronn Boris Stein topped Trevor Wurtele by 4:33 and Daniela Saemmler edged Heather Wurtele by 1:08 at the Challenge Heilbronn Half.

2017 ÖtillÖ Swimrun Isles of Scilly Records were broken and new champions emerged at the 2017 OetillOe Swimrun Isles of Scilly and here are some amazing images by Jakob Edholm.

Luxford and Raelert excellent in Elsinore Annabel Luxford and Michael Raelert pulled clear on the run to take the Ironman 70.3 European Championship in Elsinore, Denmark.

The Monday Round-Up: A Championship Weekend in Denmark Recaps from the European IRONMAN 70.3 Championship and other weekend races, saying goodbye to IRONMAN Coeur d'Alene, and more news from the world of IRONMAN.

Learmonth wins Kitzbühel European Championship Jessica Learmonth of Great Britain topped fellow Brit Sophie Coldwell to win the ETU European Championship at Kitzbuehel.

Change in Challenge list This is Lakesman tri weekend however this is not a race report of this long course triathlon in stunning scenery of the Lake District. Due to my asthma diagnosis and affects on my training I used m...

Mixed Relay Is in the Olympics: Here's What That Means The excitement of the mixed relay event will likely draw more eyeballs and get more people interested in triathlon.

New Tech: Lifebeam Vi Opens Up Fresh Territory in Virtual Coaching If you dont get automatically redirected, click here...

JET STREAM: New Tech to Measure Fat Burning If you dont get automatically redirected, click here...

Why Every Athlete Needs Omega-3s In Their Diet 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

Build a Better Nap How to get the most out of your midday snooze. (See also: A Triathlete’s Guide to Sleep) We’ve all been there—passed out on the couch after...

Nils Frommhold's speedy Canyon Speedmax checks out the bike Nils Frommhold will ride at this weekend's Ironman 70.3 European Championship.

Eric Lagerstrom capturing the life of triathlon outside of sport Picking a favourite elite triathlete is a part of the sport. Whether it be based on home nation pride or is an athlete that has an entertaining racing styl...

British Paratriathletes Win Six European Gold Medals in Kitzbuhel Great Britaina€™s paratriathlon team won a stunning six gold medals at the ETU Paratriathlon European Championships in Kitzbuhel.

Stages Dash Bike Computer In-Depth Review Late last summer at Eurobike, Stages announced a new product line from the company with the addition of their Dash bike computer.A But in many ways ita€tms more than just one product line, but rather an entire collection of products.A...

Excellence on tap in Elsinore This weekend's Ironman 70.3 European Championship in Elsinore, Denmark features a stacked field.

Quick Set: Plenty of 100s Don't go to the pool without a plan! Try this week's workout from coach Sara McLarty.

Science in Sport (SiS) to Fuel British Triathlon Science in Sport (SiS) will supply British Triathletes across both the Olympic and Paralympic National Lottery Funded Programmes.

3 Ways to Fire Up Your Focus Feeling stale? Nab one of these easy tricks for turning up the heat on your training.

Top triathletes meet in Kitzbühel for the European Championship crowns KitzbA¼hel has filled with cars carrying bikes, with athletes riding bikes and with mechanics working on bikes as Europeas best athlete...

Ruzafa and Erbenova win Xterra Belgium Ruben Ruzafa and Helena Erbenova continued their winning ways at Xterra Belgium.

And the Winner of Our Canyon Cover Bike Contest Is A huge thank you to everyone who participated in our cover bike contest!

Toughman adds new event in Chile Toughman has added another race in Chile to its 2017 calendar - the new event in Quillon, Chile will take place on October 29.

This Kona Finisher Does Half of Her Training on Her Commute This month, Kris Klotzbach will celebrate her four-year work anniversary at her job, and so far, she has not once driven her car to the office.

Training Plan: 8 Weeks to Your First Sprint Triathlon A sprint triathlon is the perfect introduction to the sport, and you can get to the finish line triumphantly using this eight-week plan.

FTW: Josh Amberger's Cairns Victory How did the Aussie athlete spring to his first IRONMAN win? Geek out with us over the details of the new champ's win.

Bengt Nilsson: Age Is No Barrier At 61, this Swede is showing few signs of slowing. Here he shares the secrets of his longevity.

Mixed relays signals a new era The addition of the mixed relay to the 2020 Games is an exciting addition to the Olympic program, but signifies a change in the landscape of sports.

How a Good Giggle Can Make You a Better Athlete Forget trying to hang with your fast friend. You should be training with Mr. (or Ms.) Funny Guy.

Seven-Strong ashmei Triathlon Team Boasts International Athletes From Around The Globe For 2017 ashmei is proud to announce a seven-strong triathlon team, which includes international level athletes from across the globe.

The Hard Truth About Running Surfaces By John Post, MD Here’s one for which every running shoe shop employee thinks they know the best answer. If you just apply a little common sense, and physics of course, you can figure out what’s be...

How to Love Training for the Swim By Jesse Kropelnicki HIP/SHOULDER CONNECTION …HAND ENTRY … CATCH AND PULL… RECOVERY … KICK. Swimming has so many moving parts. Does it really have to be that complicated? Sw...

Race Recon: How To Race Toughman Minnesota By Ashley Lauretta TOUGHMAN MINNESOTA : PARADISE PARK, CHISAGO CITY, MINNESOTA : SUNDAY, JULY 30, 2017 : 1.2-MILE SWIM, 56-MILE BIKE, 13.1-MILE RUN If you’re in the Twin Cities and are looking for...

The Old-School Mastery of Flora Duffy By Jay Prasuhn The ITU pro racing world is a strange, insular place. The athletes are lithe but young. Limitless but malleable. Amid a sterile series replete with ties and blue carpets and federati...

How to get started training with power Decided you want to start monitoring your power to get more from your training? Here are some keys to making it part of your regimen.

Why Your Online Friends Make You Feel Like S***! Ever wonder why you leave a Facebook binge feeling worse about yourself than before?

Practicing Open-Water Swimming in the Pool Practicing these skills in the pool will help prepare you for the open water and make you a faster, more relaxed swimmer.

Elite Squad Ready for ETU European Championships Great Britain senior and junior triathletes and paratriathletes have arrived in Kitzbuhel, Austria, ready for the ETU European Championships this weekend.

Pack for Your Next Triathlon Like a Pro So much gear, so little space. Here’s how to make it all fit.

Andreas Raelert hammers in Hungary Our photo of the day celebrates Andreas Raelert's convincing win at the Keszthely Triathlon in Hungary.

Off-Road Triathlon Debuts in Hadleigh, Essex for Havens Hospices On Sunday 3rd September, triathletes will have the chance to take on a brand new off-road triathlon route in Hadleigh Park in Essex.

How to Get Back to Training After an Illness Don't let a case of the sniffles sideline you for too long. Read on to know when you're ready to start training again.

Jonny Brownlee Triumphs Over Alistair In Race To Deliver Brews Yorkshire Tea partnered with deliveroo for a€˜deliverbrewa€™, the first time a tea-only delivery service has been offered to the public in the UK.

Kanute's Alcatraz Winning Bike and Run Power Files Ben Kanute blitzed the hilly Alcatraz bike and run courses on Sunday to win one of triathlon's classic races, contested without a swim leg.

2017 Escape From Alcatraz photo gallery High winds led to cancellation of the swim as Ben Kanute and Lauren Goss won the Escape From Alcatraz duathlon. Photo gallery by Timothy Carlson.

6 Ways to Cope When Your Race Gets Cut Short Finally! Your epic race is here! You’re suited up, ready…and it’s cancelled, shortened or otherwise no longer epic.

Photos: 2017 Ironman Asia-Pacific Championship Cairns Near perfect conditions made for super-fast racing in Cairns.

Challenge Venice in pictures Taking in one of the world's most popular destinations, Challenge Venice featured fast racing and a beautiful race site. recaps the day in pictures.

Fitbit Alta HR In-Depth Review In what may seem like a sea of Fitbit models, the Fitbit Alta HR attempts to strike the balance between what folks want as a straight forward activity tracker, while making some nods towards basic workout support.A Ia€tmve been wearing...

This Triathlete Couple Got Married in T1 Kevin Collins and Shannon Wright did the usual swim-bike-run, as they have at every race. But this time, they also added a fourth event: I Do’s.

A Tiny Dial May Be Your Ticket to a Speedy T2 BOA has announced a new version of their run-shoe lacing system that could give triathletes an edge.

One-Hour Workout: A Tough Indoor Brick The indoor brick should be considered a difficult workout in your training week schedule.

Pro fields, superstars and more thoughts from the Crank Josh Amberger has arrived, Alistair Brownlee can suffer, Flora Duffy's amazing day, Rachel Joyce is back and much more from the Crank. recaps the weekend's racing.

Brain Doping with Halo Sport After 3 months of testing, here is the question I pledged to answer at the beginning: Does it work?

Short-Course to IRONMAN 70.3: Step Up Smart Five pro tips for making a seamless transition from your local Olympic to the heralded half distance.

Bread for athletes: good, bad—or yummy? Sports nutrition expert Nancy Clark has the lowdown on eating bread - contrary to what many people think, it has an important place in any your diet.

Simon Oldham: Chasing Dreams in Staffordshire What do an expanding waistline, volcanoes, and autism all have in common? A life-changing journey for this charity athlete.

5 Takeaways from the Ironman Asia-Pacific Championship This weekend's Ironman Asia-Pacific Championship in Cairns, Australia, featured two worthy champions, but not much depth to take them on. offers some thoughts on this year's race.

Beginner's Luck: If You Can't Run, Then Run-Walk Walking in a race will slow you down, right? Not necessarily.

Meb Keflezighi How To Be A Runner Forever If you dont get automatically redirected, click here...

Photos: Alistair Brownlee Returns to ITU with Stellar WTS Leeds Victory Great Britain’s Alistair Brownlee returned to the World Triathlon Series to reclaim his hometown race.

Photos: Flora Duffy Makes it Back-to-Back WTS Victories Earning her fourth career World Triathlon Series victory and second consecutive win of the season, Flora Duffy won in a near-perfect race scenario.

Photos: O'Donnell, Joyce Earn Big Wins at Ironman Boulder Boulder provided a picturesque backdrop for athletes from around the world Sunday at the 2017 Ironman Boulder triathlon.

Sebastian Kienle's 2017 Scott Plasma Scott pulled out all the stops for 2014 Ironman world champion Sebastian Kienle when it came to his 2017 ride. checks out the speedy ride.

Monday Minute: A Core Stability Exercise The stability ball roll out will teach your core to resist over-extension and support your entire body.

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend Nice to be back home for the weekend, especially as the temperature heats up as we ease into summer.A Herea€tms what we were up to! 1) Special delivery You know those small mailbox supply stores you see in strip malls...

Brownlee Brothers Delight Fans at Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee delighted their hometown crowd with a repeat gold and silver performance at the Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds.

While training for half-distance Ali wins at Olympic Alistair Brownlee rebounded from a meltdown in a half-distance to win the Columbia Threadneedle World Leeds Triathlon. Jonny 2nd, Alarza 3rd.

Flora Duffy Dominates in Leeds The world’s most skilled triathlete across all formats showed she is also clearly the best, at least among those currently racing.

O’Donnell, Joyce take home town IM Boulder wins Boulder residents Tim O’Donnell and Rachel Joyce dominated the return of Ironman Boulder to professional fields.

3 Reasons to Harness the Power of the Peloton Group riding is your ticket to fun and success on and off the race course. Here's how to make it work for you.

Kanute and Goss win shortened Escape from Alcatraz Ben Kanute and Lauren Goss took the titles at Escape from Alcatraz after the swim was cancelled due to high winds.

Photos: Kanute, Goss Win Shortened Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon Today, Sunday, June 11, nearly 2,000 amateur and professional athletes endured high winds and a modified course due to the cancellation of the swim, to...

The Monday Round-Up: Big Wins in Cairns and Boulder Race recaps from a busy weekend of racing, new Kona slots, exciting changes to registration at two North American events, and more news from the world of IRONMAN.

O'Donnell and Joyce brilliant in Boulder Rachel Joyce continued her impressive comeback after becoming a mom last fall while Tim O'Donnell took the men's race at Ironman Boulder.

Wild and Ryf rip it in Rappwerswil Ruedi Wild and Daniela Ryf made it a sweep for the home country at Ironman 70.3 Switzerland.

Kienle and Philipp unstoppable in Kraichgau Sebastian Kienle and Laura Philipp were untouchable at Ironman 70.3 Kraichgau, easily taking the titles on their home turf.

Brownlee's and Duffy dazzle in Leeds It was another one-two finish for Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee, while Flora Duffy made it two in a row at the ITU World Triathlon Leeds.

Crowley and Amberger set course records in Cairns Sarah Crowley and Josh Amberger were super-speedy at the Ironman Asia-Pacific Championship in Cairns, setting new course records in taking the wins. recaps the race day in our two-minute ticker.

Alistair Brownlee returns to WTS to reclaim Leeds Despite dedicating his season to longer distances, Great Britainas Alistair Brownlee returned to the World Triathlon Series to reclaim his hometown r...

Duffy tops strong Leeds field for back-to-back WTS wins Earning her fourth career World Triathlon Series victory and second consecutive win of the season, Flora Duffy (BER) claimed the 2017 Columbia Threadneedle...

Records Fall at IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championship Cairns Near perfect conditions made for super-fast racing with Queensland athletes and training partners Josh Amberger and Sarah Crowley smashing both the men’s and women’s course records at the Cairns Airport IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championship Cairns.

Dirksmeier and Pedersen dominate in Denmark Patrick Dirksmeier and Camilla Pedersen were crowned European champions thanks their big days at Challenge Denmark in Herning.

Olympics Adds Mixed Relay The ITU realizes goal of adding Triathlon Mixed Relay to the Olympic program, starting with Tokyo in 2020.

Triathlon National Championships Taking Place In North Yorkshire This July Ripon Triathlon has been awarded the England National Championships for 2017.

10 Things to Know Ahead of WTS Leeds The World Triathlon Series heads to Europe this weekend for the second annual Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds event. After debuting on the calendar last...

Dîner en Blanc 2017– Still the best night in Paris! Ita€tms that time of year again for the best night in Paris. For the last four years in Paris wea€tmve been lucky enough to attend the famed DAner en Blanc (Dinner in white) event, which is a massive flash-mob like...

Heather Jackson: Looking to Tick the Kona Box at Ironman Boulder To improve on her third-place finish from a year ago, Jackson aims to satisfy her Kona qualification standard with a finish at Ironman Boulder Sunday.

Mike Reilly: Last man standing He's known as the "Voice of Ironman" and his "You are an Ironman" greeting has become a mainstay in the sport. profiles the famous Ironman finish line announcer.

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Triathlon Mixed Relay Officially Added to Tokyo 2020 Olympics The ITU revealed today that the triathlon mixed relays have been officially included on the program for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

IOC Includes the Triathlon Mixed Relays in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics ITU is pleased to announce that the Triathlon Mixed Relays has been included on the Programme for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Mixed relays added to Games program for 2020 The mixed relay will be part of the Olympic games program in 2020!

Tri Dog & The First Triathlon With Dogs To Be Held In The UK Tri Dog arranged a 3 stage event where participants swam with their dog, transitioned onto the bike and completed a trail run to finish the triathlon.

3 New Reasons to Register for IRONMAN Texas and Boulder If you have your eye on one of these early-season races, read on for exciting changes we've made to registration.

Meet the Future of Triathlon USA Triathlon’s High School Program is creating a new generation of multisport standouts.

Meet Tine Holst A decade ago she couldn’t swim, bike or run. Now she’s an Ironman champion hoping for a big day in Cairns this weekend.

Select IRONMAN Races to Offer Increased Kona Slots Regional Championships, IRONMAN Wales, and IRONMAN Western Australia to receive additional IRONMAN World Championship qualifying slots.

Quick Set: Pull, Kick, Race! Check out the latest workout from Triathlete contributor Sara McLarty.

Cairns Regional Title Up for Grabs On Sunday, a strong field of professionals will fight for the IRONMAN Asia-Pacific regional championship win. Michael Lovato gives us a primer.

IOC includes the Triathlon Mixed Relays on the Tokyo 2020 Olympics ITU is pleased to announce that the Triathlon Mixed Relays has been included on the Programme for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The International Olympic C...

Reap the Benefits of a 'B' Race Meet an Austrian age-grouper putting an IRONMAN 70.3 to good use for her debut IRONMAN.

Sanctuary! The Story Behind the Protected Waters at Tris Across the Nation Events held in national marine sanctuaries are almost guaranteed a gorgeous first leg, every time.

Daniela's homecoming Daniela Ryf returns to racing after a back injury at one of her favorite races: Ironman 70.3 Rapperswil.

Quick Look: Garmin’s New Forerunner 935 Garmin’s new Forerunner 935 will make all XT-model devotees just a little jealous.

Aussie/ Kiwi showdown in Cairns Tim Van Berkel is back to defend his title at the Ironman Asia-Pacific Championship Cairns, but there are lots of speedy Australian and New Zealand athletes in the running, too. (Along with a Canadian who has won big in Australia before!)...

Understanding nutrition periodization In the same way we need to periodize our training, it's important that we modulate our nutrition, too. Here is a guide to nutrition periodization and how to apply it to your training regimen.

Your Game Plan for Racing Back-to-Back Triathlons These six tips will dial-in your game plan for racing back-to-back triathlons so you can peak at the perfect time (and rest at the right time too!).

Piampiano, Crowley and Holst highlight Cairns field Sarah Piampiano, Sarah Crowley and Tine Holst lead the field for this weekend’s Ironman Asia-Pacific Championship in Cairns. previews Sunday's women's race.

Behind the Scenes of America Ferrera's Cover Shoot Emmy Award-winning actress America Ferrera graces the cover of our July 2017 Triathlete magazine, on newsstands now, sharing how triathlon helps her defy her inner critic.

Athletes chatter ahead of WTS Leeds With less than three days to go until WTS Leeds, the Brownlee brothers' hometown is ready to welcome the first stop of the European leg of the series. Let...

Thoughts on the wearables studies (including The Stanford Wearables study) As might be obvious these days, publishing a study on wearables is the fashionable thing to do.A There seems to be a new major (or at least noticed in the mainstream media) wearable study published every month.A Sometimes more often.A...

Catch the Coverage in Cairns Read on for details on how to follow the Cairns Airport IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championship, Cairns.

Tim O’Donnell: Racing Ironman Boulder with New Inspiration This weekend O'Donnell is literally from home, aiming to earn his Kona start this fall.

Time-Worn IRONMAN Wisdom from Cameron Brown Ahead of the IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championship in Cairns, a racing legend shares insight from decades of racing.

Do You Know How to CycleSmart? We are excited to announce a new focus on proper cycling techniques and education for athletes of all backgrounds.

The 2017 World Triathlon Series Begins European Leg at the Second Annual Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds The World Triathlon Series heads to Europe this weekend for the second annual Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds event.

Atlantic City MLT photo gallery Major League Triathlon is halfway through its second season of Super Sprint Mixed Team Relay racing.

Why We're Psyched About Shimano's New Ultegra Groupset Today, Shimano unveiled its newest Ultegra groupset and it is slick. The all-new R8000 comes roughly four years since Shimano last updated its workhorse line...

Ironman Pivot Ironman continues to purchase non-triathlon events. Is it part of a grand scheme to hang on to participants? Phil Wrochna,'s Asia-Pacific editor weighs in.

So Very Data: Stages Dash, Link Software Analysis Hits Market If you dont get automatically redirected, click here...

4 "Big Gear" Cycling Workouts to Build Leg Strength Doing intervals of “big gear” work—throwing your bike into a large gear and grinding it out—can help build cycling-specific leg strength.

Our Top 10 Most Popular Running Articles Ever Today (June 7) is Global Running Day! To celebrate, we’re sharing the 10 most popular training articles we've featured on over the years.

MyTri: Get Inspired by Cancer Survivor Emma Stewart "I am hoping this story can be an amusing yet somewhat inspiring story on making a comeback."...

Cardiff Triathlon Sells Out in Record Time 2017 promises to be a massive year for the Cardiff Triathlon, with over 1,400 people taking part in the Super Sprint, Sprint and Olympic distances.

Kitchen Hacks Every Time-Crunched Triathlete Should Know Here’s how to press the easy button in the kitchen and save mega-time.

Race-ready simulation workouts Try these three standard-distance simulation workouts to gauge your race-day readiness.

5 Things to do in Cairns Known as the "gateway to Queensland's tropical north," Cairns offers one of the most beautiful spots for an Ironman. offers some tips on how to get the most out of trip to the scenic Ironman venue.

A New Mucky Duathlon for the Eliminator Weekender in Fife The Mucky Duathlon will be staged on Saturday 24 June as part of the new Eliminator MTB Weekender Festival, from Friday 23 to Sunday 25 June 2017.

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

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Polar A370 In-Depth Review Just over a week ago Polar announced their latest wearable a€“ the Polar A370.A This new unit took the hardware of the Polar A360 that was released about 18 months ago and plopped in a few new features like continuous...

Strong women's field turns up for second-ever WTS Leeds race The fourth stop of the 2017 World Triathlon Series sees the athletes traveling over to England to begin the European leg of the nine-city tour. Elites will...

Calling All Runners: Your Favorite Run Courses On National Running Day here in the US, we share IRONMAN athletes' top 10 favorite run courses. Be sure to put these unforgettable races on your bucket list!

Championship thoughts and a sad loss to the sport's weekly Crank column offers up his thoughts on the Championship, mixed relay and mourns the loss of one of triathlon's legends, Nick Munting.

Beginner's Luck: A Newbie's Guide to Running in Public For those of us who came to running or triathlon late in life, the issue of running in public is a real challenge.

A Training Plan for Breaking Six Hours at the Half-Ironman Distance Flirting with the six-hour half-Ironman mark? Here's your plan for hitting your target and finishing healthy an strong.

Photos: 2017 Cagliari ITU Triathlon World Cup The Swiss team couldn’t have planned it better for the 2017 Cagliari ITU Triathlon World Cup.

Sneak Peek: July 2017 Triathlete Magazine The July 2017 issue of Triathlete magazine, the “Body Issue” is all about how to make your body work for you.

French Paratriathletes impress on home soil France win five events and secure 11 podium finishes at Para Triathlon World Cup.

How To Prevent Chafing Stop chafing! 2skin gel is safe for neoprene wetsuits and is recommended by world champion Jan Frodeno.

T1 at the Championship: Hot Bikes A look at some of the speedy rides that were on hand for the Challenge Championship on the weekend.

One-Hour Workout: Changes in Pace Under Fatigue This week’s workout focuses on changes in pace under fatigue and managing decreasing rest.

Castle Triathlon Series Race Report: Lough Cutra Castle Triathlon 2017 Lough Cutra Castle Triathlon 2017 hailed a huge success with 1,500 competitors enjoying exhilarating racing in a spectacular location.

The Championship podium speaks out continues it's recap of the Championship with some quotes from the men's and women's podium finishers.

Master the Course: IRONMAN 70.3 Edinburgh Professional triathlete Caroline Livesey shares her local’s perspective on how to gie it laldy —or pull out all the stops at this inaugural Scottish race.

Get Discounted Entry to This Year's Spartan Race There's no better time to sign up to the UK's craziest obstacle race...

7 Takaways from the Challenge Championship This weekend's Challenge Championship was considered a success and whetted the appetite for more. Here are a few of our takeaways.

A minute with the dad who picked up his kid from school in a Speedo Here's an interview with the triathlon father whose epic parenting prank was memorialized on video.

Rapp, Dimond settle their dispute Ruster Sports (Dimond) and Jordan Rapp put aside their differences and bury the hatchet.

BWR, AllRoad, and the Next Big Thing Strip away the hype, the marketing, even the competitive element. Does the Thing (that you’re hoping is Big) solve a problem?

How to Fuel Workouts on a Plant-Based Diet A properly nourished plant-based athlete can compete effectively at a high level in endurance sports.

Photos: Sanders, Charles Win The Challenge Championship Canada's Lionel Sanders and Great Britain's Lucy Charles earned the victories at Saturday's The Challenge Championship in Samorin, Slovakia.

7 Things We Miss From The Good Ol' Days's Asia-Pacific editor Phil Wrochna misses the good ol' days with all the rivalries, crazy tech, fun nicknames and more.

Withrow and Albert take Victoria 70.3 titles Kelsey Withrow and Marko Albert got out in front and stayed there to take Ironman 70.3 Victoria. recaps the day and results.

World Record Holder, Ross Edgley, to Attempt Island-to-Island Swim Pulling a 100-Pound Tree Adventurer, world record holder & a€˜tree-athletea€™, Ross Edgley, will attempt a year-long series of extreme, open water swimming events with a 100-pound tree.

Monday Minute: Strengthen Your Glutes Check out this great exercise for runners that strengthens the glute medius and improves lateral stability.

Monday Minute: Strengthen Your Glutes Check out this great exercise for runners that strengthens the glute medius and improves lateral stability.

Why (and How) to Find Your Optimal 100-Yard Swim Pace Finding your optimal 100-yard pace will make you a faster, stronger swimmer. Here’s how to do it.

Why (and How) to Find Your Optimal 100-Yard Swim Pace Finding your optimal 100-yard pace will make you a faster, stronger swimmer. Here’s how to do it.

The Monday Round-Up: New Running Events Join IRONMAN Results from Raleigh and Victoria, IRONMAN makes a large acquisition and branches into 5k races, and more news from the race circuit.

Cotswolds 113 – middle distance tri This weekend I took part in a relay team at 113, my 6th relay so next year I need to go solo. Although I did have fun on the run Great event, supporters, marshals, organisers are great. The wea...

Swiss Team Shines in 2017 Cagliari ITU World Cup The Swiss team couldna€™t have planned it better for the Cagliari ITU Triathlon World Cup, as Annen and Briffod claimed gold in a hilly sprint race.

Butterfield and Roy rip through Raleigh Tyler Butterfield and Stephanie Roy ran their way to the titles at Ironman 70.3 Raleigh. recaps the day's racing.

Butterfield, Roy win Raleigh 70.3 Tyler Butterfield overcame a 3:14 deficit at T2 with a 1:19:22 run and Stephanie Roy outran the women to win Ironman 70.3 Raleigh.

Withrow, Albert win Victoria 70.3 Kelsey Withrow edged Jen Annett by 1:37 and Marko Albert topped Taylor Reid by 2:26 at Victoria 70.3.

Annen, Briffod of Switzerland top Cagliari WC Jolanda Annen and Adrien Briffod of Switzerland notched victories at the Cagliari World Cup.

Week in Review–June 4th, 2017 The Week in Review is a collection of both all the goodness Ia€tmve written during the past week around the internet, as well as a small pile of links I found interesting a€“ generally endurance sports related. Ia€tmve often wondered...

Lionel Sanders (CAN) and Lucy Charles (GBR) Triumph At The Championship 2017 CHALLENGE FAMILY is proud to announce that Lionel Sanders (CAN) and Lucy Charles (GBR) have been crowned the winners of the inaugural THE CHAMPIONSHIP 2017...

Swiss team shines in Cagliari World Cup The Swiss team couldn't have planned it better for the 2017 Cagliari ITU Triathlon World Cup, as Jolanda Annen and Andrea Briffod both claimed gold in a hi...

Sanders, Charles win Challenge - The Championship Lionel Sanders outran Sebastian Kienle and Lucy Charles overtook Annabel Luxford on the run to win The Championship titles in Slovakia.

The Championship in pictures It was a day that lived up to the hype - exciting racing from Samorin, Slovakia at the Challenge Championship. captures the day in pictures.

Sanders and Charles Champs at the Championship Lionel Sanders and Lucy Charles were too tough on the run for their competition in taking the Challenge Championship in Samorin, Slovakia.

Viking Life Tour of St. George The latest episode of Viking Life finds Eric Lagerstrom trading in his touring van for a motorhome.

Ironman acquires Competitor Group The world leader in producing long, complex mass-participation events, Ironman, just bought the largest series of long, complex events.

Ironman Acquires Group, Inc. IRONMAN, a Wanda Sports Holdings Company, has acquired 100% of Competitor Group Holdings, Inc.

A few quick thoughts on the bePro Gen2…err…Favero Assioma Earlier this week bePro announced their 2nd generation power meter.A Well, actually, they didna€tmt.A A company called Favero announced something called the Assioma, which is the successor to the bePro power meter pedals announced almost exactly tw

Alistair Brownlee continues his middle-distance quest Heading into tomorrow's Challenge Championship all eyes will be on two-time Olympic gold medalist Alistair Brownlee. catches up with the British superstar as he prepares for his third half-distance race in Samorin, Slovakia.

Wurtele, Vodickova and Salthouse ready for the Championship We caught up with three of the top women's contenders - Heather Wurtele, Radka Vodickova and Ellie Salthouse before the Challenge Championship.

You Could Use Pre-Tax Dollars to Support Your Multisport Habit First introduced in Congress 11 years ago, the PHIT Act would let you pay for tri-related expenses with pre-tax dollars...

How I Fuel: A Kona-Qualifying Nutritionist 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

Press Conference highlights from #CagliariWC For the second consecutive year, the beautiful beaches of Sardinia host the 2017 ITU Cagliari World Cup, with top elite triathletes facing a tough sprint r...

Video: The Importance Of Active Recovery While it's great to take complete rest after a hard workout, sometimes active recovery is a better choice.

Quick Set: The 2-Minute Challenge Designating a time instead of a distance for a set lets everyone swim together—and rest at the same time so you won’t miss any gossip.

Hanquinquant targets medal on home soil in Besancon The French Para triathlete finished fourth last year and is hoping for a medal in 2017.

Anja Beranek is ready for the Championship Anja Beranek had a breakthrough year in 2016 with her fourth-place Kona finish. She arrives at the Challenge Championship as one of the favorites.

Two steps forward one step back – May After April showers May saw some sunshine and a drier month, first thing was to get my big girl pants on and slip into the lake for my first chilly open water dip of the year. Change of venue as Cl...

IRONMAN Acquires Competitor Group Acquisition of the owner of Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon extends IRONMAN’s excellence to athletes across their entire endurance life-cycle.

Richard Murray takes on his first half-distance race He's one of the world's best standard-distance racers. On Saturday Richard Murray will compete in his first half at the Challenge Championship in Samorin, Slovakia.

Sebastian Kienle ready to rock at the Championship Always a great interview, two-time Ironman 70.3 world champion and 2014 Ironman world champion Sebastian Kienle (GER) was at his best for this one as he previews the Challenge Championship event in Samorin, Slovakia for

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Postcards from Samorin: Thursday at the Championship Five photos. Five stories. recaps some of the action ahead of the Challenge Championship in Samorin, Slovakia.

Tri University: Why You Need a Paper Planner And other ways to keep up your social life after you’ve decided to train for a triathlon.

Terenzo Bozzone is ready to take on a stacked field at the Championship It's been a whirlwind of a few weeks for Terenzo Bozzone. We catch up with the Kiwi legend as he prepares for the Challenge Championship in Samorin, Slovakia.

The Brave Athlete: Lesley Paterson and Simon Marshall Two-time Xterra world champ Lesley Paterson and her husband Simon Marshall chat about their revolutionary new book called "The Brave Athlete: Calm the F&*% Down and Rise to the Occasion."...

Tim Don - Ironman record smasher Tim Don took 3rd at the 2014 Ironman 70.3 Worlds. Last weekend he broke the Ironman brand world record.

Does sock height matter on the bike trainer? Crazy indoor riding questions. While our northern hemisphere readers are finally enjoying the summer, those down under are heading into their winter. Phil Wrochna is losing his mind on his bike trainer.

What Do Triathlon Coaching Credentials Mean? They can cost thousands of dollars, and some programs don’t require hands-on experience.

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3 Olympic-Distance Triathlon Simulation Workouts An Olympic-distance triathlon tests both your endurance and speed, so you need workouts that will allow you to work on both.

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Sprint racing continues at the Cagliari World Cup For only the second time in ITU history, the World Cup circuit heads to the Italian island of Sardegna for the 2017 Cagliari ITU Triathlon World Cup.

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Tim Don's world record, the Championship and more ... The Crank is his usual cantankerous self as he recaps the weekend's world-best time at Ironman Brazil and looks forward to the Challenge Championship.

Ventum One The Ventum One is one of the exotic new tri-specific bikes we've seen hit the market over the last few years. checks out this unique ride.

There is a new Kona bike sheriff named Boris German Boris Stein recorded the fastest bike split at the 2016 IRONMAN World Championships in Kona, Hawaii and we had a chat with this man who ended up in 7th place on that day.

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