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  • Britain’s Lucy Charles Second At IRONMAN World Championship

    Britain’s Lucy Charles Second At IRONMAN World Championship

    16th October 2017

    Daniela Ryf and Lucy Charles dominated the 2017 women’s IRONMAN World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i and took the coveted first and second podium places after battling it out for a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike ride, and a 26.2…

  • Europeans Dominate & Records Fall At Ironman World Championship

    Europeans Dominate & Records Fall At Ironman World Championship

    16th October 2017

    European dominance of the IRONMAN World Championship in Kailua-Kona has continued but not as the pre-race script had been written. While Switzerland’s “Angry Bird” Daniela Ryf made it three Kona victories, it was not defending champion Jan Frodeno’s day, with…

  • Pre-Race Thoughts As Sophie Bubb Takes On Kona

    Pre-Race Thoughts As Sophie Bubb Takes On Kona

    14th October 2017

    Sophie Bubb, a 36-year-old mum of 2 pre-school boys, will ‘toe the line’ in Kona, Hawaii, at the Ironman World Championships. If you include the three major long distance triathlon championships she has raced, this will be Sophie’s 8th Iron distance…

  • Can I Use Zwift To Help My Training?

    Can I Use Zwift To Help My Training?

    7th December 2016

    Written by Paul Ransome.   Recently, I traded my trusty Exocet for a more virtual bike on the popular online training program ‘Zwift’ in a quest to see if it can help me with my training over the winter. The…

  • Sophie Bubb Reviews the Altium-i10

    Sophie Bubb Reviews the Altium-i10

    16th November 2016

    We talk to top amateur long distance triathlete Sophie Bubb, AKA ‘Mum On The Run’, about her experience using the Altium i10 altitude simulator device during the latter part of her extensive competition schedule this autumn and in the lead…

  • Kona: Then and Now

    Kona: Then and Now

    7th October 2016

      In many ways David Evans is your typical triathlete. A fifty-five year old maths teacher and married father of two as well as a triathlon coach of 25 years. However, David is also quite extraordinary. He has also had…

  • Australia’s Mirinda Carfrae Chases History In Kona

    Australia’s Mirinda Carfrae Chases History In Kona

    7th October 2016

    A win at the 2016 IRONMAN® World Championship this weekend would place Australian Mirinda Carfrae in an exclusive club. A title would add to her legacy in Kona and bring her tally to four. After the disappointment of last year’s…

  • 2016 IRONMAN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

    2016 IRONMAN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

    3rd October 2016

    More than 2,300 of the world’s top athletes will unite in Kailua-Kona, Hawai`i on 8th October for the most iconic one-day endurance event in the world – the 2016 IRONMAN® World Championship. The largest international athlete field in this race’s…

  • 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…