Triathlon News

  • Ironman Launch Olympic Distance Triathlon Series

    6th October 2010

    The World Triathlon Corporation (WTC), best known for its Ironman and Ironman 70.3 races, have announced the launch of a new global event series titled 5150. All events within the 5150 Triathlon Series include a 1.5km swim, 40km bike and…

  • Chrissie Wellington Interview

    1st October 2010

    As Britain’s finest prepares to defend her Ironman World Championship in Kona next weekend, she talked to Triathlon Plus South Africa’s Glen Gore about her career and hopes for the future. Chrissie Wellington is seriously hard core and puts some…

  • New Ridley bikes launched

    30th September 2010

    Ridley have released ‘value’ versions of their top-end road and TT bikes for 2011, reports James Huang, technical editor Riders who are pining after Ridley’s top-end Noah or Dean carbon fibre flagships but can’t afford their premium prices have two…

  • Ironman 70.3 UK Sold Out For 2011

    28th September 2010

    The UK leg of the 2011 Ironman 70.3 series at Wimbleball has sold out. But fear not – there is a waiting list and we can show you where to find it. The event at Wimbleball Lake in Exmoor next…

  • Ironman Wales And Ireland 70.3 Confirmed For 2011

    24th September 2010

    It’s been a good couple of days for Ironman fans and competitors from the UK and Ireland, after two new races were added to next season’s calendar – one full race and one 70.3. On consecutive weekends in September 2011…

  • Extra Kona Places At Ironman UK 2011

    21st September 2010

    Some long distance news hot off the press: there’s extra Kona places up for grabs at next year’s Ironman UK; and a brand new race in the Challenge series at Henley-on-Thames. Ironman UK 2011 Just weeks after Britain’s Fraser Cartmell…

  • GE Parc Bryn Bach Triathlon Review

    20th September 2010

    There was glory for Helen Jenkins and the Brownlee brothers at the final race of the 2010 British Triathlon Super Series in Wales, which saw Jodie Stimpson and Tim Don secure the overall series crowns. The 2010 British Triathlon Super…

  • British Triathlon and Wiggle team up

    18th September 2010

    British Triathlon have announced a new partnership with online retailers Wiggle, and Focus bikes, as part of their new online shop, www.britishtriathlonshop.org. Wiggle, who already sponsor top triathletes including Stuart Hayes, Jodie Stimpson and Emma-Kate Lidbury (pictured), will become the…

  • Nike launches GPS app

    16th September 2010

    A new Apple iPhone app from Nike+ should solve the ‘heavy cover’ problem of GPS speed-and-distance monitors. The app is designed to move from GPS tracking to an accelerometer without missing a beat, so if you run into a built-up…

  • Race photos: ExtremeMan 113 Menorca

    15th September 2010

    Our coaching editor Phil Mosley took on the first ExtremeMan 113 Menorca last weekend in scorching heat. Simon Goddard caught the action in pictures In eerie morning light at 7:30am, the 300 starters get going in the beautiful clear waters…