Kona

  • 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…

  • Ironman World Champs: Step Up To Ironman

    11th October 2013

    Inspired by Kona? Start planning today and you could race your first Ironman within a year Watching athletes race in Kona is an awe-inspiring sight. If you watch the whole thing live, it’s easy to appreciate just what a feat…

  • Craig Alexander On His Last Race In Kona

    11th October 2013

    Three-time Ironman World Champion Craig Alexander says 2013 will be his last appearance at Ironman Hawaii Can Crowie round off his final appearance in Kona with a win? Craig Alexander was asked about retirement at the pre-race press conference before…

  • Uplace BMC Pro Triathlon Team Introduced

    11th October 2013

    Uplace and BMC Switzerland introduce 2014-2015 international pro triathlon team in Kona (Photo: Bert Stephani) Uplace and BMC Switzerland have introduced the 2014-2015 Uplace BMC Pro Triathlon Team in Kona, Hawaii, ahead of the Ironman World Championship. Seven top iron-distance specialists…