Kona

  • From Weymouth to Kona in 9 hours 38 minutes

    From Weymouth to Kona in 9 hours 38 minutes

    23rd September 2016

    Written by Paul Ransome   Anyone who knows me will tell you I took this race very seriously and that included booking the hotel right in transition no matter what the cost!     I arrived in Weymouth on the…

  • The Nov/Dec Issue Is On Sale Now

    The Nov/Dec Issue Is On Sale Now

    16th September 2016

       The November / December Issue of Triathlon Plus is ON SALE NOW Pick up the latest issue of Triathlon Plus; available in supermarkets & in WH Smith. This issue includes: Paratriathlon – Meet the stars of Rio 2016 Kona…

  • Diamondback Andean Super Bike Redefines Aero at Kona

    Diamondback Andean Super Bike Redefines Aero at Kona

    16th September 2016

      Diamondback Bicycles, one of North America’s most well-known cycling brands, debuts a bold, new super bike, dubbed the Andean, at the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii, with Olympian and multiple-time Ironman winner Michael Weiss. Diamondback introduced its first…

  • Reflect Review and Refocus

    Reflect Review and Refocus

    18th December 2015

    Age-grouper Amy Kilpin takes some time off training and allows herself to be introspective and inspired for the coming year. It’s that time of the year when we look back, wondering if we got the best out of ourselves, achieved our goals and managed…

  • Kona Q&A: Tyler Butterfield

    21st August 2015

    We caught up with two-time Olympian and top long-course triathlete Tyler Butterfield to see how he’s gearing up for Kona 2015… What is it about Kona that makes it the ultimate iron distance race (other than the prize money!)? First…

  • Nine Of The Best Ironman Workouts

    9th May 2014

    Beat Kona and reach the pinnacle of Ironman triathlon with nine Ironman training sessions The field in Kona is the toughest on the planet so prearation is key (Photo: Bakke-Svensson/Ironman) To tackle the 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride and 26.2-mile run…

  • Q&A: Daniel MacPherson

    26th April 2014

    Aussie A-lister talks about his triathlon roots, toughest race, new role as Fitness First Corporate Triathlon ambassador and life in Tinseltown Australian actor Daniel MacPherson named Fitness First Corporate Triathlon ambassador [photo: Chris McKeen | Newspix] It may be hard…

  • Ironman Triathlon Training Plans

    18th March 2014

    These exclusive free Ironman triathlon training plans will help you race better and faster in your next long-course triathlon event Ironman triathlons aren’t just tough races to compete in, they’re also incredibly challenging to train for. You’ll need consistency and…

  • Frederik Van Lierde Wins In Kona

    14th October 2013

    Frederik Van Lierde wins the Ironman World Championship in 8:12:29 Frederik Van Lierde was victorious this year after coming third in 2012 (Photo: Nils Nilsen/Ironman) Belgium’s Frederik Van Lierde ran into the lead during the second half of the marathon…

  • Mirinda Carfrae Wins Ironman World Championship

    14th October 2013

    Mirinda Carfrae wins second Kona victory with a new course record, Joyce and Blatchford take second and third Australia’s Mirinda Carfrae won with a dominant run (Photo Nils Nilsen/Ironman) Australia’s Mirinda Carfrae stormed to a second Ironman World Championship title…