Best Triathlons

  • Winter Ballbuster Preview

    11th November 2011

    The RG Winter Ballbuster Duathlon will kick off the winter race season in style this Saturday November 12 and will see the 500 duathletes signed up for the sold-out event take on a tough course that includes the strenuous climb…

  • ITU Long Distance World Championships Report

    8th November 2011

    An unconventional race proved high in excitement as Jordan Rapp and Rachel Joyce took gold in Las Vegas. A spectacular achievement in Jordan Rapp's comeback year (Photo: Triathlon.org | Rich Cruse / ITU) The surprisingly chilly race morning in Henderson,…

  • Best UK Iron-distance Triathlons

    4th October 2011

    Some of the best iron-distance races in the UK aren’t Ironman events. Whether you want to race the distance before a foreign M-dot event or don’t fancy the Ironman price tag, here are five of the UK’s best long-course triathlons.…

  • Ironman Qualifiers Selling Out Fast

    3rd October 2011

    With long-distance triathlon popularity soaring, Ironman qualifying races now sell out with such astonishing speed that you’ll need to think in the long-term to plan your Ironman ambitions. It's ok for Macca, but for the rest of us even entering…

  • New Races for 2011

    18th February 2011

    Fancy racking your bike somewhere different this year? Scott Power runs through some of the best new triathlons on the calendar. Challenge Henley-on-Thames Where: Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire When: 18 September, 2011 The Challenge series (which includes the world-record course in Roth)…

  • TriStar launch US races for 2011

    12th November 2010

    Star Production, the company behind the new TriStar 111 race series, has joined forces with Pacific Sports LLC to take their hugely successful European race formula to the US next season. Star Production have brought forward their plans to bring…

  • 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…

  • The Six Best Mountain Triathlons

    2nd September 2010

    Scale the dizzy heights of triathlon with our guide to the world’s most stunning mountain races Embrunman Triathlon Where Embrun, Haute-Alpes, France When August 2011 If you suffer from a weak heart, then look away now, as the mere mention…

  • The Six Most Glamorous Triathlons

    2nd September 2010

    Whether it’s the setting, celebrity or prize purse making these races über-aspirational, this bunch are the most glamorous of the lot… Abu Dhabi International Triathlon Where United Arab Emirates When 12 March, 2011 Abu Dhabi has diversified beyond its oil…