Triathlon

  • Should you just stick with real food to fuel your race?

    Should you just stick with real food to fuel your race?

    25th May 2016

    Written by Andy Blow   If you’ve ever wondered whether sports nutrition products are actually any more effective than ‘normal foods’ at sustaining exercise performance, you’re definitely not alone.     After all, until Gatorade came along in the early…

  • Nurturing a Love for Triathlon

    Nurturing a Love for Triathlon

    20th May 2016

    Written by Frances Weston   Before meeting my husband, Duncan in 2004, the world of Triathlon wasn’t on my radar at all.  While I’d always enjoyed exercising up to a point, swimming, cycling and running competitively was something I thought…

  • Half iron numbers double to 400 at Lough Cutra Castle

    Half iron numbers double to 400 at Lough Cutra Castle

    11th May 2016

    The Gauntlet half iron distance triathlon at Lough Cutra Castle, Gort, Co. Galway has been a success since it was introduced two years ago. Numbers have doubled each year and are now at more than 400. An impressive 1500 triathletes…

  • Buy One Island Challenge and Get Two Free

    Buy One Island Challenge and Get Two Free

    5th May 2016

    The first in a series of blogs from Laura Kennington:   Looking at a map can cause all sorts of trouble – The Channel Islands Triathlon was formed during one of those troublesome map afternoons.  I had it in my…

  • GO TRI returns to Nottingham

    GO TRI returns to Nottingham

    28th April 2016

    GO TRI, the low-cost, beginner-friendly triathlon format, returns to the National Water Sports Centre in Nottingham next month. Four events will feature, starting from 17 May. The Tuesday night races are designed for beginners and cover short distances that are…

  • ENTRIES FLOOD IN FOR SWIM SERPENTINE

    ENTRIES FLOOD IN FOR SWIM SERPENTINE

    13th April 2016

    Entries are flooding in for Swim Serpentine’s new mass participation one-mile swim on Saturday 24 September in Hyde Park. There have already been entries from the USA, South Africa, Germany, France and Switzerland. As well as the round-the-world entries, people…

  • Special entry offer to Outlaw Half Holkham

    Special entry offer to Outlaw Half Holkham

    8th April 2016

    The new Outlaw Half Holkham event is taking place in north Norfolk on 3 July covering a 1900m swim, 56mile bike ride and 13.1mile run at Holkham Estate. There’s on site camping, an open-air cinema and accompanying events including 10km…