Ironman

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Sub-13: Unlucky for some?

    20th September 2010

    Editor Liz Hufton has decided to take on another long-distance race for an elusive sub-13-hour finish time. But first she has a few weaknesses to tackle: namely swimming, cycling and running At the end of my first marathon in 2002,…

  • Triathlon Hall Of Fame: Simon Lessing Interview

    2nd September 2010

    After dominating the sport for nearly two decades and setting a world record for Olympic-distance triathlon, Simon Lessing has earned his place among the best of the best, writes Matt Anniss… For professional triathletes, retirement can be a curse. Stripped…

  • The Five Best Seaside Triathlons

    2nd September 2010

    Sandy toes and splashing through waves – we whet your appetite with the best seaside triathlons. Ice creams at the ready! Perranporth Surf Challenge Tri Where Cornwall, UK When 12 September, 2010 Not for the faint-hearted, this 23-year-old Cornish tri…

  • The Six Best River Triathlons

    2nd September 2010

    From iconic cityscapes to tropical islands, we’ve hunted down the best river triathlons… Windsor Triathlon Where Windsor, UK When June 2011 (date TBC) Winner of the British Triathlon Association’s (BTA) Event of the Year seven times, the 2010 race a…

  • Ironman Regensburg

    2nd September 2010

    Mark Robinson reports on an exciting staging of the Ironman circuit’s newest race… Winners Men: F Al-Sultan (GER) 8:13:37 Women: S Tajsich (GER) 9:09:46 The Ironman circuit took in one of the prettiest corners of Bavaria for the first time…

  • Ironman UK

    2nd September 2010

    Mark Robinson reports on maiden Ironman victories for two Britons at the UK showpiece in Bolton Winners Men: F Cartmell (GBR) 8:40:17 Women: Y Grice (GBR) 10:01:02 The Ironman circuit returned to Bolton for the second consecutive year at the…

  • Ironman Running

    31st August 2010

    Finishing an Ironman is all about getting through that tough 26.2 mile run, and half the battle is in the mind. Here’s how to prepare mentally… The hardest part of any long distance triathlon is the marathon. Coming on the…