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Chile Will Host a Challenge Family Triathlon in Puerto Varas

Chile will host the country's first Challenge Family triathlon on February 13, 2016 with the announcement of the half distance CHALLENGE PUERTO VARAS. Puerto Varas, one of the most beautiful regions and cities in southern Chile is also known as...

Chattahoochee Challenge Half Joins TOUGHMAN Series

We are pleased to announce the addition of the TOUGHMAN Ga, Chattahoochee Challenge to the TOUGHMAN Half Iron Series. Formerly the Chattahoochee Challenge Half, TOUGHMAN Ga, Chattahoochee Challenge will take place in Columbus on...

MetaMan Becomes IRONMAN 70.3 Bintan Triathlon

The growth in popularity of IRONMAN® triathlon in the Asia-Pacific region is set to continue with the popular MetaMan Bintan triathlon event becoming the Swiss-belHotel IRONMAN 70.3 Bintan, Indonesia. The inaugural race will take place on August 23, 2015, and be one...

Ironman Announces Addition of Ironman 70.3 Punta del Este

IRONMAN has announced the addition of the IRONMAN® 70.3® Punta del Este triathlon, the seventh IRONMAN-branded race in South America and the first in Uruguay. Previously known as the Iron Punta Triathlon, IRONMAN 70.3 Punta del Este will take place...

Iowa's Capitol Set to Host New Des Moines Triathlon

The tradition was started in June of 2007 with the inaugural running of the Hy-Vee Triathlon! The triathlon world recognized in a very short time that the standards set forth by Hy-Vee were unlike anything in the sport. From the...

Asia-Pacific Region Gets IRONMAN 70.3 Incheon, Korea

The growth in popularity of IRONMAN in the Asia-Pacific region continues with the exciting addition of the IRONMAN® 70.3® Incheon, Korea triathlon. The inaugural race will take place on July 5, 2015. Incheon, Korea's third-most populous city, is less than...

Challenge Roth Triathlon Documentary Coming

Get your popcorn ready... The first ever feature length documentary on the sport of Long Distance Triathlon reached it's Kickstarter goal of $75,000 and will now be coming to the Big Screen! They plan to release this film in...

Challenge Family Announces Challenge Regensburg

Regensburg, one of the oldest and most beautiful cities in Germany, will host the second Challenge Family race over the full distance in Germany on August 14, 2016, it was announced today. The UNESCO World Heritage City of Regensburg will...

Life Time Fitness Moving Athletic Events Division to CO

According to the The Denver Post and the Denver Business Journal, Minnesota based Life Time Fitness is moving its Athletic Events division and some 50+ jobs from Chanhassen, MN to Louisville, CO. The Athletics Events division owns and runs about...

SRAM Recalls Zipp 88 Bicycle Wheel Hubs

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with SRAM have announced / initiated a recall of the Zipp 88 aluminum hubs for bicycle wheels because the flange ring on the front hub can fail posing a crash and...

IRONMAN's New Standardized Global Competition Rules

IRONMAN announced today the global standardization of IRONMAN's Competition Rules for the 2015 race season...

IRONMAN Announced the Launch of IRONMAN 70.3 Ecuador

IRONMAN announced the launch of IRONMAN® 70.3® Ecuador, the sixth IRONMAN branded race in South America and the first in Ecuador. The inaugural race will take place on August 9, 2015 in the city of Manta, located on the Pacific...

USA Triathlon's 3rd Annual Beginner Friendly Retro Tri Series

Triathlon returns to its roots with the third annual USA Triathlon Retro Tri Series, featuring 12 beginner-friendly swim, bike, run events across the country in 2015. Established in 2013, the aim of the Retro Tri Series is to introduce...

XTERRA's 20th Year of Off-Road Triathlons

From a one-off race held on the most remote island chain in the world XTERRA has evolved into an endurance sports lifestyle with worldwide appeal. Over the past 20 years XTERRA transcended its status as 'just a race' to...

USA Triathlon 2015 Regional Championship Schedule

USA Triathlon has determined the events in each of its 10 Regions that will serve as the 2015 Regional Championships, providing athletes the opportunity to qualify for the 2015 USA Triathlon Olympic-Distance National Championships. Competitors who finish in the...

IRONMAN Announces IRONMAN 70.3 Durban Triathlon

IRONMAN is pleased to announce the addition of South Africa's second IRONMAN® 70.3® race, the Standard Bank IRONMAN 70.3 Durban triathlon. The inaugural race will be held on August 2, 2015. Durban, located on South Africa's west coast in the...

Newly Updated Strength Training for Triathletes Book

Strength Training for Triathletes is the best-selling strength training program for triathlon. Newly updated with full-color photographs of every exercise...

Henley Highwayman's New Triathlon Event Concept

For 3-years the city of Henley-on-Thames, a small town in Oxfordshire, England, was the host city for the Challenge Henley-on-Thames triathlon. A triathlon event consisting of a Full Iron distance race & Half Iron in the month of September. In...

Tom Lowe Retiring From Professional Triathlon

Tom Lowe, who ended his 2014 triathlon season with a 2nd place finish at Ironman Florida, has announced his retirement from professional triathlon. He follows in the footsteps of his girlfriend, Chrissie Wellington who also is retired from the sport...

Javier Gomez Signs on for Inaugural Challenge Dubai

Spanish sensation Javier Gomez is the latest addition to an outstanding field already assembled to race the inaugural Challenge Dubai on February 27, 2015. One of the world's greatest athletes, Gomez rewrote history in 2014 after winning his fourth...

IRONMAN Acquires Optimum Sports Events, Adds Races in France

IRONMAN announced the acquisition of Optimum Sports Events, organizers of the Challenge Vichy triathlon and the Vichy Half Triathlon in France. The acquisition means both events will now become part of the IRONMAN European Tour. The Vichy Half...

Challenge Family Adds Challenge San Gil in Queretaro, Mexico

The Mexico triathlon community welcomed the news of Challenge Family's newest member - Challenge San Gil Queretaro, taking place over the half distance June 7, 2015. Challenge San Gil brings the total number of Challenge Family races in Latin America...

Professional Triathlete Bevan Docherty Retiring from Triathlon

Bevan Docherty has announced his retirement from professional triathlon. He posted his RETIREMENT! notice on his site, here is what it says: After many fantastic years in triathlon and countless great memories, I would like to officially announce my retirement...

The End of the World's Premier Professional Triathlon teamTBB

Back in December of 2006, Alex Bok founded the world's premier professional triathlon team, teamTBB, with the help from The Bike Boutique, a triathlon store in Singapore. Bok's vision for the team was to provide an opportunity for young...

Bicycle Helmets Recalled by UVEX Sports

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Uvex Sports have announced / initiated a recall of seven models of bike helmets because the anchor for the chinstrap can fail.. Consumers should stop using the recalled product immediately...

Mexico to Host ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in 2016

Following the final Executive Board meeting of the year, ITU today announced that Mexico will host the 28th edition of the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in 2016, while Rotterdam will organize the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final....

IRONMAN 70.3 Taupo to Replace IRONMAN 70.3 Auckland

IRONMAN Asia Pacific has announced key changes to its annual calendar of endurance events in the New Zealand market. The Taupo Half triathlon will next year be rebranded as IRONMAN 70.3 Taupo, joining the IRONMAN Asia Pacific group in December...

New XTERRA Off-Road Triathlon Headed to Malta

For the first time in XTERRA history the sport is headed to the Republic of Malta, a southern European island country that lies 50-miles south of Sicily in the Mediterranean Sea. The new XTERRA MALTA race is the evolution of...

Challenge Family Announces New Race in the Philippines

After a successful inaugural Challenge Philippines in February, held in Subic Bay and Bataan, Challenge Family have announced the expansion of their footprint in Asia with the launch of new half distance triathlon, Challenge CamSur, to be held on June...

ITU Unveils 2015 World Triathlon Series Schedule

On the back of the successful conclusion to the 2014 ITU World Triathlon Series, ITU is pleased to confirm the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Series calendar. For the first time, the 2015 Series will touch down in at least...

New USA Triathlon Visa Rewards Credit Card Available

USA Triathlon and Commerce Bank have come together to offer the USA Triathlon members a Visa rewards credit card. Triathletes who become a cardholders can redeem points for thousands of items including cash back as statement credits, gift cards, merchandise,...

IRONMAN 70.3 Gdynia, Poland Joins European Schedule

IRONMAN is proud to welcome its newest addition to the 2015 IRONMAN® 70.3® European Tour, the Herbalife IRONMAN 70.3 Gdynia, Poland which will be held on August 8th, 2015. Originally introduced as the Herbalife Triathlon Gdynia in 2009, the race...

Australia Lands 2016 Ironman 70.3 World Championship Race

Queensland's Sunshine Coast will host the first IRONMAN World Championship held in the Southern Hemisphere. The IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship will be staged in Mooloolaba, Australia in September, 2016. The world championship is the pinnacle event in the global...

Ontario Selected to Host New IRONMAN Muskoka Triathlon

IRONMAN has announced that Muskoka, Ontario, Canada has been selected to host the fourteenth race in the IRONMAN® North American Series. The inaugural IRONMAN Muskoka triathlon will take place on Sunday, August 30, 2015. In addition, IRONMAN announced that...

Challenge Family Announces New Challenge Heilbronn Triathlon

Challenge Family's newest half distance race is set in the very heart of Heilbronn, Germany and is perfectly staged to play the role of the 'Road to Roth' in 2015. Sparkasse Challenge Heilbronn powered by Audi has become the 31st...

Challenge Family Launches Three New Races in Spain

The Challenge Family global series of long distance triathlons today announced three new half distance races in Spain: Challenge Salou, Challenge Riaza and Challenge Menorca. With their idyllic locations and memorable courses, all three destinations are already popular with...

IRONMAN Introduces Full Refund Plan for U.S. Races

IRONMAN has announced a new Full Refund Plan or Insurance for race registration refunds. The Full Refund Plan is an optional registration reimbursement program that provides registered participants protection for otherwise non-refundable registration expenses if they are unable to participate...

Triathlon Open Water Swim Tips via Jarrod Shoemaker

Almost every triathlon is held in a body of water other than a pool. Venues range from lakes to rivers to bays to oceans and each one presents different challenges. Most triathletes train exclusively in the pool and this can...

Broadcast of 2014 Leon's Triathlon Over the 4th of July Weekend

Leon's Triathlon which is part of the Chicagoland Tri Series that includes the Transamerica Chicago Triathlon and the ITU World Triathlon Chicago took place in June. The race featured the Body Glove SURGE GRAND PRIX, which offers triathletes who...

Triathlon Blurbs: Betty Designs, Rudy Project, GU Energy, Trigger Point

This edition of TriJuice Triathlon Blurbs! features some new triathlon related products from Betty Designs (Men's Boogie Nights Kit), Rudy Project (Transition Bag 46), GU Energy (Chocolate Peanut Butter & Salted Watermelon) and Trigger Point Performance (Grid X). Item:...

International Triathlon Union to Launch Hall of Fame

As a key part of the International Triathlon Union's 25th year anniversary celebrations, the first ever ITU Hall Of Fame will be launched at a Gala during ITU's World Triathlon Series Grand Final in Edmonton, September 1, 2014. "ITU's 25th...

USA Triathlon Launches Membership Card App

Do you know where your USAT Membership card is right now? Have you had to print a temporary one from the USA Triathlon website before? Well no need to worry about that anymore, unless you can't find your mobile phone,...

USA Triathlon Announces Clydesdale & Athena Nationals

USA Triathlon today announced the date and location of the 2014 USA Triathlon Clydesdale and Athena National Championships, held as a standalone National Championship event for the first time. Traditionally contested as competitive divisions at the USA Triathlon Age...

Challenge Family Adds New Triathlon in Bahrain

Challenge Family today announced Challenge Bahrain as the newest member of its global triathlon series. Challenge Bahrain promises to set a new standard in triathlon with a record prize purse and unsurpassed overall experience for all athletes. With the first...

Australia Regains Series Race with Ironman 70.3 Ballarat

Back in March, the Shepparton Triathlon Club announced it was not renewing the license to run Ironman 70.3 Shepparton. The event which normally took place in November was then re-branded as the Challenge Shepparton half. This left an opening...

Felt S22, S32 B12, B14 and B16 Bike Models Recalled

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with Felt Bicycles have announced a Consumer Product Recall of some Felt Bicycles. Consumers should stop using the recalled Felt Triathlon Bikes immediately Due to Risk of Injury....

Slots for 2015 Ironman 70.3 World Championship in Austria

Earlier this month IRONMAN announced that it had chosen Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria to host the 2015 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship triathlon. The championship race is scheduled for August 30, 2015 and marks the first time that the IRONMAN...

Mission Apolo: Ohno Takes on Ironman World Championship

After hanging up his blades four years ago, world-champion speedskating legend Apolo Ohno is making his athletic comeback. This time, the eight-time medalist has teamed up with the BUILT WITH CHOCOLATE MILK campaign to take on a training and recovery...

Bonk Breaker Adds Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip Protein Bar

Responding to demand in the rapidly growing protein bar category, Bonk Breaker announces the company's third flavor in their Protein Bar lineup, Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip. The new flavor embodies the Bonk Breaker whole foods philosophy of baking simple,...

New Qualifier on 2015 Schedule, Ironman Taiwan

A day after adding two new events to the 2014 race calendar in Europe comes word that the WTC has added a new Ironman World Championship qualifying race in the Asia-Pacific region. The inaugural Ironman Taiwan event will be hosted...

Ironman Announces 2 New Races in Barcelona, Spain

IRONMAN Acquires Tritlon Spain SL - Challenge Barcelona and Half Challenge Barcelona to become IRONMAN® Barcelona and IRONMAN® 70.3® Barcelona IRONMAN announced today the acquisition of Tritlon Spain SL, owners and organizers of Challenge Barcelona and Half Challenge Barcelona. These...

Challenge Family Returns To Denmark with New Triathlon

The Challenge Family global series of long distance triathlons has returned to Scandinavia with today's announcement of Challenge Denmark. Centered in the spectacular Jutland region, the first event will take place on June 13, 2015 over both the full and...

Rocker Colin Greenwood to do Triathlon for Leukaemia Charity

Colin Greenwood, bassist for the rock band Radiohead, announced via Twitter that he will partake in a charity triathlon event this summer. Greenwood will be raising money for a charity called Scarlett's Dragons in honor of a friend's daughter who...

Three 13-Year Olds Create Triathlon Fundraiser - Tri4Ghana

Angus, Luke and Willem are three 13-year olds from Island Pacific School on Bowen Island in British Columbia who are trying to raise money to send orphaned kids in Ghana to high school via their Tri4Ghana triathlon fundraiser. For the...

USAT & ITU Launch TRIFECTA Triathlon Fantasy Game

USA Triathlon, in conjunction with the International Triathlon Union, has launched TRIFECTA, a new triathlon fantasy game that allows multisport fans to predict the elite men's and women's podium finishers at each ITU World Triathlon Series event. Triathletes, fans and...

Challenge Family Announces Challenge Shepparton

A key part of Australian long course triathlon tradition will continue with today's announcement of Challenge Shepparton, taking place on 16 November 2014. The 1.9km swim, 90km ride and 21.1km run triathlon will build on Shepparton tradition, but will offer...

ITU Partners with Universal Sports Network for Triathlon Coverage

The International Triathlon Union (ITU) and Universal Sports Network announced today a new multi-year rights agreement to air global triathlon events in the United States through 2018. The deal gives Universal Sports multiplatform rights, including exclusive TV and...

Alistair & Jonathan Expand the Brownlee Tri Series

Following on the success of the inaugural Brownlee Tri in Yorkshire last fall, world-class triathletes Alistair and Jonathan are pleased to announce two new iconic venues for the 2014 Brownlee Tri Series - one up North in their home...

California's New Iron Distance Triathlon - CapitolaMan

Central California lands a new, independent, full iron distance triathlon this fall. The CapitolaMan Triathlon will be California's fourth independent, full iron distance triathlon and fifth iron distance race when you include Ironman Lake Tahoe. The inaugural event is set...

XTERRA Mauritius Added to 2014 XTERRA World Tour

TEAM Unlimited LLC, owners and producers of the XTERRA World Tour, has added the XTERRA Mauritius off-road triathlon presented by Outrigger Mauritius Resort and Spa to the 2014 schedule of XTERRA World Championship qualifying events. The inaugural race on...

USAT Introduces Age-Group Mixed Team Relay Series

USA Triathlon has announced the five events that have been selected to form the inaugural USA Triathlon Mixed Team Relay Series in 2014. The Mixed Team Relay (MTR) Series was created to encourage continued participation in multisport and raise awareness...

Challenge in Brazil with Challenge Florianopolis

Global triathlon series Challenge Family has announced their first race in Latin America with the launch of Challenge Florianopolis in Brazil. Based at Jurere International in the north of the island of Santa Catarina, the inaugural race will take place...

Five Multisport Greats Named to USA Triathlon Hall of Fame

Ironman pioneers John and Judy Collins and Tom Warren, along with elite legend Mike Pigg and age-group star Sister Madonna Buder, comprise the sixth induction class of the USA Triathlon Hall of Fame, the multisport National Governing Body announced today....

Sleek & Stylish Race Wheels from Tantalus Cycling

You have the need for speed but don't have the funds to step up your game. The price on carbon wheels goes up as technological advances on race wheels are made, so what is one to do? This is...

Challenge Family Announces Challenge Forte Village - Sardinia

Challenge Family has announced a partnership with Forte Village Sports Academy and the launch of Challenge Forte Village Sardinia, taking place on October 26th in the extraordinarily beautiful natural setting of south Sardinia. Forte Village Resort will play host to...

Sass & Stubleski USA Triathlon Age-Group Triathletes of the Year

USA Triathlon today announced Kirsten Sass and Dan Stubleski as the top amateur triathletes of 2013. The awards headline the announcement of the 2013 Age-Group Triathletes of the Year, an honor awarded annually by USA Triathlon's...

Scott Tinley & Mike Plant Launch Triathlon Hisotry Website

Former triathlon journalist Mike Plant and two-time Ironman world champion Scott Tinley have launched trihistory.com, a website the two men hope "will create a collaborative and on-going narration of triathlon's past - a history of the sport both as it...

Ironman Launches North American Pilot Race Transfer Program

New pilot transfer program allows athletes to transfer to open races in North America. Ironman athletes in North America now have a new option when it comes to issues related to not being able to get to the start line...

Challenge Family Announces 3rd USA Triathlon Event

Global long-distance triathlon series Challenge Family has announced the launch of Challenge New Albany, located in New Albany, Ohio just a fifteen minute drive from Ohio's capital city of Columbus, taking place on July 26-27. The third U.S. event of...

Nominations Open for 2013 USA Triathlon Multisport Awards

In an effort to recognize those individuals who best fueled the multisport lifestyle during the 2013 season USA Triathlon is pleased to announce that nominations are open for the third annual USA Triathlon Multisport Awards, created to recognize individuals who...

2016 ITU Long Distance Triathlon Champs Awarded to USA

The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has announced that USA Triathlon, Friends of Multisport, Inc. and the Redman Triathlon have been awarded the 2016 ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championships, to be held in Oklahoma City, OK. "The fact that...

Sprinting Ahead: 2575 Columbus Expands 2575 Series in the US

Miami Tri Events, the Miami-based multisport event organizer is expanding its 2575 Triathlon Series within the United States with the addition of the scenic city of Columbus, Ohio. The new 2575 Columbus event is scheduled to hit the ground running...

3T Design Recalls Cervélo Bikes with Aduro Aero Handlebars

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with 3T Design Ltd have announced / initiated a recall of all Cervélo P5 bicycles with 3T Aduro aero handlebars. Consumers should stop using the recalled product immediately due to risk...

Tupper Lake Tinman Triathlon Joins TOUGHMAN Family!

TOUGHMAN race organizers have announced that the popular Tupper Lake Tinman Triathlon in New York has joined the TOUGHMAN family. For over three decade, athletes have flocked to Tupper Lake in late June for the annual Tupper Lake Tinman...

New "REV3 Rush" Race Format Added to REV3 Series

REV3 Triathlon is bringing the dynamic fast draft-legal format of racing, called REV3 Rush to Richmond, Virginia and the the Richmond International Raceway on May 24 & 25. REV3 Rush will feature racing for amateurs in a variety of divisions-...

Triathlon Training & Race Venue Coming to Fruition?

Could it be? Back in 2011 there was a survey going around asking athletes if they would be interested in triathlon training and race venue concept being proposed. The concept was to build a self-contained triathlon training and racing preserve...

Western Sydney to Host New Ironman 70.3 Triathlon Starting in 2014

IRONMAN and the NSW Government today announced that Penrith will host a new IRONMAN® 70.3® triathlon at the Sydney International Regatta Centre. The race, which will take place on Sunday, November 30, 2014, will be another signature IRONMAN event for...

HITS Triathlon Adds Waconia, MN to 2014 Schedule

HITS Triathlon Series has announced that they will enter the Midwest racing scene August 16-17, 2014 in Waconia, Minnesota. Since the launch of HITS Triathlon Series in 2011, Race Director Mark H. Wilson has been searching to find a home...

2015 Ironman 70.3 World Championship To Be Held In Europe

IRONMAN today announced that the 2015 IRONMAN® 70.3® World Championship triathlon will be held in Europe. Four cities, all of which currently host IRONMAN® races...

2013 Ironman World Championship Airs November 16th

The annual NBC broadcast special chronicling the iconic GoPro® IRONMAN® World Championship triathlon will premiere on Saturday, November 16 at 4:30 p.m. ET. For 35 years, the IRONMAN World Championship has showcased the power and competitiveness of the...

Castle Triathlon Series New Iron Distance Race - The Bastion

The Castle Triathlon Series launches the ultimate challenge for long distance triathletes in the United Kingdom with the launch of its first full iron distance race at Hever Castle. The new event will be hosted on a weekend in July...

Challenge Weymouth, Challenge Family's New UK Home

Challenge Family has a new home in the UK. The popular seaside town of Weymouth in Dorset on the South Coast of England will host the inaugural Challenge Weymouth on September 14, 2014. Famous for its fine Georgian seafront and...

Simon Whitfield Retires from Competitive Triathlon

38-year old Canadian Olympic Gold medalist Simon Whitfield has announced he is retiring from competitive triathlon. "Today marks the end of my career as a professional athlete; it's been an incredible journey and an amazing chapter in my life."...

Registration Underway for 32nd Annual Wildflower Triathlon

Tri‐California Events has announced that registration is officially underway for the 32nd annual Wildflower Triathlon. Events take place May 2‐4, 2014 at Lake San Antonio, South Shore in Monterey County, CA. The weekend kicks off with the marquee Long...

ACTIVE Network to be Acquired by Vista Equity Partners

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 30, 2013-- ACTIVE Network (NYSE: ACTV), the leader in cloud-based Activity and Participant Management™ (APM) solutions, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Vista Equity Partners ("Vista"), a leading private...

Up Close With Triathlon Legend Simon Lessing

As the old adage goes, keep your friends close and your enemies closer. Never a conformer, Simon Lessing had few friends and his enemies were left trailing in his wake. South African-born, living in France and racing for Great Britain,...

Challenge Family Lands in USA with Challenge Atlantic City

The global long-distance triathlon series Challenge Family has announced Challenge Atlantic City, marking its long awaited debut in the United States. The historic seaside resort, with its world famous Boardwalk and world-class hotels, will host Europe's leading triathlon series on...

2014 World Triathlon Series Schedule Announced

Following the 2013 PruHealth World Triathlon Grand Final, ITU today announced the schedule for the 2014 World Triathlon Series, as well as various World Cup events. In 2009, the championships were revamped, expanding the former single-day World Championships...

Field Set for Super Sprint Triathlon Grand Prix in Las Vegas

The Super Sprint Triathlon Grand Prix is the most exciting, high-performance and spectator-friendly triathlon event to be introduced to the U.S. The race format delivers an experience beyond anything that currently exists in the sport of triathlon and promotes the...

Brazil to Host Second Ironman Race Starting in 2014

It's been rumored for a while, that Brazil would play host to a second Ironman event and now those rumors have come to fruition with the revelation of the new Ironman Fortaleza triathlon set to take place in 2014....

Challenge Family Coming to America in 2014

SEPTEMBER 4 2013 - A new era of triathlon in the United States began today with the Challenge Family's announcement of the team behind its first ultra distance triathlon in the USA. Set to take place in late June...

Ness Knight on a 1,500 Mile Big British Triathlon Adventure

Adventurer and Endurance athlete Ness Knight is two weeks into her latest adventure appropriately titled A Big British Adventure. She started on August 10th a will be taking on a 1,500 mile triathlon across Great Britain, three tough disciplines (swim,...

Venue & Date for Set Up Cup Championship Race Announced

Set Up Events has announced the date and location for the first Set Up Cup Championship Race. Triathletes who complete five or more designated 'Set Up Cup' event are invited to race at this special Championship Race event on Saturday,...

Pro Meredith Kessler Charged with Felony Hit and Run

KGO-TV News out of San Francisco is reporting that well-known professional triathlete and Ironman champion Meredith Kessler has been charged with felony hit and run from an accident back in March. It stems from an accident near AT&T Park where...

Tennessee to Host of New Ironman Chattanooga

Chattanooga, Tennessee has been selected to host the 11th race in the U.S. Ironman Series. Dubbed the Scenic City, outdoorsy Chattanooga offers a course nestled against the towering Cumberland Plateau and the Tennessee River. The inaugural Ironman Chattanooga race will...

Challenge Family Announces New Half in the Philippines

Taking place in the pristine protected waters of Subic's IIanin Bay, the rolling hills and costal jungle forests of Subic Bay and Bataan, today's announcement of Challenge Philippines marks Challenge Family's first triathlon event in Philippines. Challenge Philippines is...

Lee's Ironman Adventure - More Than A Race

I've set a lofty goal for myself in 2013; I've signed up to run Ironman Wisconsin. In order to provide balance to a sport that can become a little self-focused, I'll bring awareness to the Kenya Children's Fund during the...

Monterrey, Mexico to Host New Ironman 70.3 Series Event

Ironman race organizers in Mexico have added a new Ironman 70.3 Series race in Northern Mexico. The new Ironman 70.3 Monterrey triathlon will take place in the northeastern state of Nuevo León. The city of Monterrey is the third-largest metropolitan...

Life Time Minneapolis Triathlon Preview & Pros

Thousands of professional and amateur triathletes will descend upon Minneapolis for the urban setting triathlon event on Saturday, July 13th, the 2103 Life Time Tri Minneapolis at beautiful Lake Nokomis. The Life Time Minneapolis Triathlon this weekend will kickoff of...

Challenge Family Announces St Andrews Half in Canada

The elegant maritime resort town of St Andrews in New Brunswick, Canada is the latest venue to be announced as part of the rapidly growing Challenge Family global series of long distance triathlons. The inaugural Kingsbrae Garden Challenge St Andrews...

Newest Triathlon: Ironman Boulder Announced

On the heals of Boulder, Colorado city officials approving the request from the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) to host an Ironman triathlon event in the city starting in 2014 comes news that Ironman Boulder is official. This morning the...

Ironman 70.3 Podium Results, Highlights & Analysis

Quite and exciting weekend of racing took place as 6 Ironman 70.3 Series races on 4 continents were on the schedule. From Japan to Kansas and places in-between, the pros and age groupers were out giving it their all....

Chicago to Host ITU World Triathlon Series Event & Grand Final

Today the International Triathlon Union announced that Chicago will be the new U.S. location of World Triathlon Series events in 2014 and 2015 and will be the host city for the prestigious World Triathlon Series Grand Final in 2015. San...

New Book: Swim, Bike, Run: Our Triathlon Story

The new book from the Brownlee bothers Alistair and Jonathan has been published by Penguin Books just in time to kick start your Triathlon season. In one of the most breathtaking moments of the London 2012 Olympics, the Brownlee brothers...

Challenge Adding New Half-Challenge Penticton Race in 2014

Challenge Penticton has announced the inclusion of the Half-Challenge Penticton, Canada triathlon to its 2014 race calendar. The introduction of the middle-distance race will be in addition to the running of the long-distance Challenge event on August 24th, 2014...

Brownlee Brothers Launch Their Own Triathlon in Yorkshire

World-class triathletes, the Brownlee brothers Alistair and Jonathan have launched their own triathlon in Yorkshire. They have partnered with the National Trust to host a brand new open water super-sprint triathlon at Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal in Yorkshire....

Introducing the Switch Aero System

Does this scenario sound familiar? You have a road bike, you want to do triathlons, but you don't have the money to upgrade to a new tri bike and you want to be competitive. If so, then here is...

Ironman 70.3 Switzerland Cancelled Due to Landslide

The crazy weather in Europe has wreaked havoc at another Ironman 70.3 triathlon, this time the 2013 Ironman 70.3 Switzerland race which experienced a landslide during the race on the actual bike course. No athletes were harmed but the road...

Tornado Forces Cancellation of Route 66 Triathlon Festivus

The folks in Oklahoma can't seem to catch a break as new batch of tornadoes hits the area causing unfortunate death and destruction. One of the big tornadoes hit El Reno, OK last night causing more devastation and the unfortunate...

2014 Ironman 70.3 World Championship in Mont-Tremblant

The news is out! The 2014 Ironman 70.3 World Championship event will take place in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada on September 7th,...

National Training Center Named USA Triathlon Certified Performance Center

USA Triathlon recently added the National Training Center in Clermont, Florida, as the nation's fifth USA Triathlon Certified...

Revolution3 Triathlon Adds Pocono Mountains Event in 2014

Revolution 3 expands their 2014 race line-up with a new September 12-14 REV3 Pocono Mountains event. The weekend is nestled at the magnificent Shawnee Inn, a historic lodge established in the early 1900′s. The Shawnee Inn is entirely for Rev3...

Leanda Cave's World Champion Triathlon Suit Auction

Leanda Cave, the reigning 2012 Ironman World Champion, is hosting a charity auction on eBay with all proceeds going to a great cause, the Blazeman Foundation for ALS. Up for grabs is the triathlon suit she wore last October, when...

Ironman 70.3 World Championship Venue Will Rotate Globally

A unprecedented and historic move by the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) was announced today in regards to the Ironman 70.3 World Championship event, it's second major change since moving to Henderson, Nevada from Clearwater, Florida. Now Ironman 70.3...

Challenge Family Relaunches in Australia with 3 New Events

Challenge Family has today announced its return to the Australian triathlon scene with three new Challenge Half events being added to their worldwide series. Challenge Melbourne, Challenge Forster and Challenge Bateman's Bay will spearhead the Challenge Family's return to Australia....

Leon's Triathlon to Include Standup Paddleboard Triathlon Division

Leon's Triathlon, known as 'the world's fastest Olympic triathlon', will include a new Standup Paddleboard (SUP) Triathlon division in its 2013 running. Athletes participating in the SUP division will race on a Standup Paddleboard in place of the traditional...

Winter Vinecki Adds XTERRA Off-Road Triathlon to 2013 Schedule

Winter Vinecki founder of Team Winter may be the most ambitious person you could ever meet. She also happens to be an extraordinary endurance athlete who will be making her XTERRA debut this...

TOUGHMAN Triathlon - Interview with Owner & Founder Rich Izzo

Now in its sixth year, the Toughman Triathlon in Croton-on-Hudson, New York, continues to attract a growing following of participants from around the country. The easy 30 minute commute from New York City has certainly helped grow the event....

Tragedy in Venezuela: 3 Young Triathletes Dead

A tragic situation occurred on a street of Lechería, Venezuela early Saturday morning as a group of young triathletes headed to the "II válida del Campeonato Nacional de Triatlón" (2nd Triathlon National Championship) was run over by a vehicle traveling...

XTERRA Introduces New XTERRA Epic Series

XTERRA racing fans that like to go long will have a series' all their own this year as four epic-distance off-road triathlons have joined together to form the inaugural XTERRA Epic Series. The races include the XTERRA Epic - Rustman...

Alistair Brownlee Awarded MBE by Queen of England

2012 London Olympic Games triathlete and Gold Medal winner Alistair Brownlee was recognized as a MBE recipient by Queen Elizabeth II at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace yesterday. The award signifies that Brownlee is now a Member of the Most...

Timex Next Generation, GPS Enabled IRONMAN Run Trainer 2.0

Timex has introduced the Timex® IRONMAN® Run Trainer™ 2.0, a next-generation GPS-enabled watch that tracks pace, distance, heart rate, and elapsed time. This upgraded device is a smaller, more refined version of the brand's signature Timex® IRONMAN Run Trainer™ 1.0...

ITU World Triathlon San Diego Start List Announced

Four of the six medalists from last summer's Olympic Games -- including the entire men's podium -- highlight the start list for next month's Omegawave World Triathlon San Diego, slated for April 18-20, in Mission Beach, Calif. London 2012 men's...

Life Time Tri & Toyota Introduce Triple Crown Series

Multi-year agreement adds drama to three marquee Life Time Tri events, introduces rewards for Life Time Tri Pro Series participants; Combined 2013 Life Time Tri Pro Series and Toyota Triple Crown Series offers $500,000 purse Life Time Fitness, the producer...

WTC Adds New Event in Europe, Ironman 70.3 Luxembourg

The World Triathlon Corporation has expanded it's European Ironman 70.3 calendar with the addition of Ironman 70.3 Luxembourg. The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, one of the smallest countries in Europe, is the latest European country to host an Ironman 70.3...

Paratriathlon Event Added to World Triathlon San Diego

The ITU World Triathlon San Diego, slated for April 18-20 in scenic Mission Beach, is pleased to announce that an ITU-sanctioned paratriathlon event has been added to the already-exciting race weekend. The top paratriathletes from United States and around...

New Race: Inaugural Escape the Cape Triathlon

DelMoSports, Lower Township and the Delaware River and Bay Authority have announced that a historic sporting event, the Inaugural Escape the Cape Triathlon & Aquabike, will take place along the Jersey Shore on June 2, 2013. The Delaware River and...

GOTRIbal Launches ActiveBudz App Campaign on Indiegogo

The new GOTRIbal ActiveBudz app will personalize your connections so your fitness journey becomes more fun, easy and long-lasting. To help make the ActiveBudz app a reality, a campaign on crowdfunding site Indiegogo has been launched. About the ActiveBudz app...

Ironman Expands Age Group Ranking Program Globally

Age Group Ranking program will provide athletes a way to measure race performance against other competitors. Building upon the success of last season's pilot program in Europe, Ironman announced today the global expansion of the Age Group Ranking (AGR) program...

Ironman Japan Reconnaissance via Niseko Multisport

We reached out to Niseko Multisport on Hokkaido for some insight on what athletes will see and experience for Ironman Japan...

Mooloolaba to Host New Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast

Australia will host another Ironman 70.3 Series triathlon event in 2013 with the addition of the new Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast race in Mooloolaba. The inaugural triathlon is set to take place on Australia's Sunshine Coast on September 15, 2013...

XTRI24 Xtreme Triathlon in UK Cancelled

After only its inaugural year, the 2013 XTRI24 Xtreme Triathlon in the United Kingdom has been cancelled by Endurancelife due to low registration numbers this year, even after selling out last year. The event took the standard long distance triathlon...

Ironman Event Set to Return to Japan this Summer

We heard the rumor and now there seems to be more concrete evidence that the World Triathlon Corporation is set to bring Ironman racing back to Asia. 2010 was the last time a scheduled Ironman event was set to take...

Life Time Picks Oceanside for Championship Triathlon

Life Time Fitness has has unveiled their 2013 Life Time Tri Championship event, the Life Time Tri Oceanside triathlon on Sunday, October 20, 2013 in Oceanside, California. The prime California location will serve as final destination of an expanded...

SLS3's New & Improved Fit FXC Compression Socks

SLS3 has released their New and Improved Fit SLS3 FXC Compression Socks, featuring a new Look. Designed by medical professionals, their new and improved high tech FXC compression socks feature softer, special Micro-Nylon, making them very easy to put on...

USA Triathlon's New Beginner Friendly Retro Tri Series

USA Triathlon aims to return multisport to its roots with the inaugural USA Triathlon Retro Tri Series, which debuts this spring with 10 beginner-friendly events -- one in each USA Triathlon region. The focus of the Retro Tri Series...

New Clackamas Cove Triathlon Event in Oregon

A popular triathlon swim training venue sparks new triathlon event. Triathletes in the Northwest and Portland area will have a new triathlon event to test out starting in 2013. The inaugural Clackamas Cove Triathlon; touted as the Northwest's Best New...

New Hero Triathlon Series to Support Military Veterans

Streamline Events, a race company with several triathlon events in the Northeast as well as the Draft Legal Challenge events in Florida, has launched the Hero Triathlon Series. It's a new Olympic Distance Triathlon Series developed to show respect...

Orbea Teams With Orca For A New Triathlon Team Project

Orbea has announced their partnership with Orca in forming the new Orbea-Orca Triathlon Team. Orbea wants to continue to develop and grow globally. With the athletes racing in our team we are reinforcing this statement. As Andrew Starykovicz did when...

XTERRA Celebrating 18th Year In 2013

As XTERRA enters its 18th year its footprint on the endurance sports community has never been greater. With 70 races in 35 states in this year's XTERRA America Tour, 70+ races in the nationwide XTERRA Trail Run Series, 20...

New Triathlon in Vietnam, the Laguna Lang Co Triathlon

Laguna Lang Co has announced its inaugural Laguna Lang Co Triathlon to be held on April 14, 2013. The event will take place at Laguna Lang Co, Vietnam's first integrated resort development. The event aims to build on the success...

A Look at Inaugural Triathlons Occurring in 2013

Triathlon continues to be one of the hottest sports around, with new races springing up all over the world, in populous, famous as well as remote locations. From small ones, easy ones, scenic ones, short ones, long ones to...

Virginia Hosting New Eastern Shore 140 Ultra Triathlon

Endurance triathletes, if you're looking for a new and independent triathlon challenge this year, you'll certainly want to check out the new Eastern Shore 140 Ultra Triathlon (ES 140). The inaugural edition of the race is scheduled to take place...

SLS3 Accepting Applications for 2013 Team SLS3

You don`t have to be the fastest athlete to be the best. SLS3 is currently accepting applications from U.S. based athletes who would like to be considered for the 2013 Team SLS3. The Team is a community of the triathletes...

Funding Cancels 2013 Ironman 70.3 Ireland, Back in 2014?

Back in October when the 2013 Ironman European Tour dates had been formally announced, Ironman 70.3 Ireland was missing from the list even though there was a 5-year contract for the race to take place in Galway. Soon after a...

Announcing the Spirit of Triathlon Photo Contest

Here is the early scoop... Everyone who spends time around triathlons understands the spirit that surrounds the sports. Here is one way to relive the 2012 Triathlon season while looking forward to the upcoming 2013 season with a chance to...

Revolution3 Triathlon Announces New Triathlon in Branson

Revolution3 Triathlon has announced they are bringing their acclaimed triathlon race series to Branson, Missouri. On September 22, 2013, Revolution3 Branson will host Half and Olympic distance races, including a Pro race with a $60,000 prize purse. The new event...

Great Lakes 100 Mile Triathlon Series Expands

Set amidst the stunning backdrop of Lake Ontario, the inaugural Great Lakes 100 Mile Triathlon took place this past October and gave triathletes a unique and memorable challenge in Niagara County, NY. Now for 2013, Great Lakes Racing, LLC will...

A Look at Triathlon Finisher Medals from 2012

Again our year-end look takes a peak at some of the triathlon finisher medals of 2012 from races around the world. From generic to highly custom designs, they offer those triathletes that like them a post race memory of the...

Nicola Spirig Crowned Swiss Sportswoman of the Year

It's another honor for the 2012 London Olympics Women's Triathlon Gold Medal winner. With an overwhelming majority of the vote, over 53%, Nicola Spirig wins the 2012 Swiss Sportswoman of the Year award. She becomes the third female triathlete to...

Challenge's New Presence in Asia, Adding Challenge Taiwan

Challenge Family has announced two new additions to its Asian race schedule. Challenge Taiwan and Challenge Half Taiwan are the latest additions to the Challenge Family with the inaugural events taking place on May 4, 2013. The Challenge Family series...

HITS to Debut New Event in Grand Junction, CO in 2013

HITS Triathlon Series has announced that they will return to Colorado in 2013 and have opened registration for it's new HITS Grand Junction event, planned for May 18-19. HITS will offer "a distance for everyone!"™ in Grand Junction, including Sprint,...

Legendary Triathlete & Race Organizer to Retire from TriColumbia

Nearly 3 decades ago, Columbia Triathlon Association's Founder, President, Race Director and 6-time Hawaii Ironman finisher, Robert "Vigo" Vigorito had a vision to produce endurance events, especially triathlons, at the highest possible levels of challenge, safety, and...

Indiana's New Long Course TOUGHMAN Indiana Half Triathlon

America Multi-Sport; formerly Muncie Multi-Sport, has announced the newest long course, half iron distance triathlon in Indiana, the TOUGHMAN Indiana Half! The inaugural event will take place June 1st in Richmond, Indiana at the Middlefork Reservoir...

Interview with Mark Wilson from HITS Triathlon Series

We had the chance to catch up with Mark Wilson in Palm Springs who is the Race Director for all of the events in the HITS Triathlon Series. In 2012 he helped put on 10 triathlon events across the country,...

Challenge Family Arrives in Italy with New Half Iron

Challenge Family continued its expansion in Europe with the announcement of Challenge Rimini in Italy on May 26, 2013. Dating back to 268BC, Rimini is one of Italy's most popular beach resorts with its kilometres of sandy beaches, ancient Roman...

Challenge Family Expands Series Challenge Vitoria

Challenge Vitoria is the latest addition to the Challenge Family global series of long distance triathlons. The new full distance race was announced in the historic Basque town of Vitoria for July 28, 2013. Vitoria is the European Green Capital...

Milwaukee Hosting 2013 & 2014 USAT Age Group National Championships

USA Triathlon has announced that Milwaukee, Wisconsin has been selected as the host city for the 2013 and 2014 USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships. The 2013 event is slated for Aug. 10-11. Consisting of USA Triathlon's two signature...

Revolution3 Triathlon Annouces Age Group Race Series

New from Revolution3 Triathlon for the 2013 race season will be Rev3′s Age Group Race Series. This series will provide the Rev3 athletes an opportunity to race against the best age groupers in the country in a season finale,...

Spinervals 42.0 - QUADS ON FIRE!, feat. Team TriSports.com!

Looking for results next season or for some variety on your bike workouts this winter? If so, check this out... The newest addition from Coach Troy Jacobson is QUADS ON FIRE!, feat. Team TriSports.com. The Competition Series workouts are designed...

Nominations Open for 2012 USA Triathlon Multisport Awards

Awards will honor the best of the multisport lifestyle from 2012 In an effort to recognize those individuals who best fueled the multisport lifestyle during the 2012 season, USA Triathlon is pleased to announce that nominations are open for the...

2012 Minnesota Multisport Award Winners

The Minnesota Multisport Awards selection process is a highly democratic deal. Committee members study resumes and results, paying special attention to stuff like field quality, head-to-head performances, racing volume, versatility, i.e. whether athletes excelled in a single area, say, short...

U.S. Triathlon Athlete Mark Fretta, Receives USADA Sanction

USADA announced today that Mark Fretta, of Colorado Springs, Colo., an athlete in the sport of Triathlon, has committed an anti-doping rule violation and received a sanction for his doping offense. Fretta, 35, received a four-year period of ineligibility after...

2013 ITU Triathlon World Cup Season Unveiled

The ITU has announced the schedule for the 2013 Triathlon World Cup season. The 2013 calendar will cover ten cities on four continents...

Charlotte Gets New Half Iron Distance Triathlon in 2013

Set Up Events, one of the nation's largest producer of triathlon events spanning all along the East Coast has unveiled plans for a new half iron distance triathlon in the Charlotte, North Carolina area. The new Carolina Half is part...

Gordon Haller Interview, Inaugural Hawaii Ironman Champion

The first Hawaii Ironman Triathlon was established as a way to settle a debate amongst a group of friends over who was more fit -- swimmers, runners or cyclists. Back then U.S. Navy Commander John Collins proposed the ultimate test/race...

Brothers Alistair & Jonathan Brownlee Get Book Deal

Penguin has acquired the rights for a book by the dynamic duo, the Olympic and World Champion triathlon brothers Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee. They are the first British brothers to win medals in individual competition at an Olympics since 1900....

2012 Ironman World Championship Airs October 27

Okay, it's that time again, but this time it's about six weeks earlier than normal. This is a reminder, to get your DVR ready for the upcoming broadcast of the 2012 Ironman World Championship on NBC this Saturday, October 27,...

2013 ITU World Triathlon Series Schedule Unveiled

After crowning the 2012 ITU Triathlon World Champions with thrilling races this past weekend, the International Triathlon Union (ITU) today announced the schedule for the 2013 ITU World Triathlon Series. Emerging from the excitement of the highly successful London 2012...

Ken Glah Racing Ironman Hawaii for 29th Consecutive Year

This year, Endurance Sports Travel founder and 6-time Ironman champion Ken Glah will attend his 29th consecutive Ironman World Championship race in Kona. An amazing feat that extremely few athletes have achieved since the start of Ironman racing in 1978,...

Cities Across Canada Chasing Ironman Canada Dream

Bids to the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) from cities across Canada to host the next Ironman Canada triathlon were due on Monday. It won't be an easy decision for the WTC now that we know that Kelowna, Whistler, Vernon, Kamloops...

Ironman 70.3 Auckland Adds Kona Slots & Relay Teams

Organizers for the new Ironman 70.3 Auckland triathlon in January have announced two new enhancements for 2013 inaugural event in New Zealand. The Ironman 70.3 Auckland - Asia Pacific Championship on January 20th will offer 30 qualifying slots for the...

Ironman Debuts New Ali'i Drive Series on YouTube

Ironman's first ever original series, Ali'i Drive debuts on YouTube. Some highlights from the season opener, "Pressure," include Chris McCormack, Craig Alexander, and Andy Potts talking about the unique pressures of parenthood, and Rachel Joyce and Meredith Kessler...

Denmark's Rasmus Henning to Retire After Hawaii

Denmark's Rasmus Henning has announced that this years upcoming Ironman World Championship race in Kona will be his final race of his professional triathlon career. This will be the end of a pro career that has lasted for 13...

LeadmanTri Bend Attracts Those Looking for a Challenge

The second event in the LeadmanTri Series take place this weekend, on Saturday, September 22nd, in Bend, Oregon with the 2012 Leadman Epic 250/125 - Bend event. In 2011, LeadmanTri was launched as the Evolution of Triathlon. The event...

Kelowna to Submit Proposal to Host Ironman Canada

On Monday the Kelowna city council gave it's approval for staff to submit a proposal to host Ironman Canada. The bid will be submitted to the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) on September 24th. "Kelowna and the Okanagan Valley is well...

Specialized's "You Tri, We Fly" Deal for 2012 Kona Triathletes

Once again Specialzed bike owners who have qualified for the 2012 Ironman World Championship race in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii in October can have their bike shipped to the event for FREE via Specialzed's "You Tri, We Fly" Offer. Let Us Get...

XTERRA World Tour Returns to Australia in 2013

The XTERRA World Tour will once again return to Australia starting in 2013 under the guidance of Limelight Sports. "We are really excited to be bringing XTERRA to Australia. With the global and local growth of events with an adventurous...

Joe Friel Simplifies Power Meters with New User Guide

If you don't know how to use it, a power meter is just an overpriced cycling computer. Joe Friel's new book The Power Meter Handbook makes understanding a power meter easy. In his friendly user guide to power meters, the...

City of Madison Ready to Host Annual Ironman Wisconsin

On Sunday, over 2,500 athletes will compete in the 11th Annual, 2012 Ironman Wisconsin triathlon presented by Trek. Taking place in Madison, the race features over 45,000 spectators lining the course through Wisconsin farm land and downtown streets of...

ITU World Triathlon O2 Long Distance Series to Debut in Phuket

Absolute World Group will bring premier LD World Triathlon Series to Phuket Thailand in 2013. Attracting Athletes from around the world to the Island and showcasing through International TV broadcasts in more than 120 countries worldwide. Hot on the...

Could We See Triathlon Mixed Relay at Rio 2016 Games?

Marisol Casado, President of the International Triathlon Union (ITU), has called for a Triathlon Mixed Relay to be a feature at the Rio 2016 Olympics...

Olympic Medalists to Chase Top Prize at 5150 U.S. Championship

The fields are set for the 2012 Hy-Vee 5150 U.S. Championship Elite Cup races on Sept. 2 in downtown Des Moines. The world's best 30 men and women will battle for their stake of the sport's largest-ever triathlon prize...

Peasantman Triathlons, New Full & Half in Upstate New York

A new independent race option for triathltes in the Northeast and every where else. Annoucing the new Peasantman Steel Distance Triathlons in upstate New York. The inagural triathlon event will take place August 18, 2013...

Haskins & Dye Still Lead Race To The Toyota Cup Standings

Based on overall results through the Life Time Chicago Triathlon, professional triathletes Sarah Haskins (USA) and Cameron Dye (USA) continue to be the current point leaders in the Race to the Toyota Cup, which concludes in Dallas October 7th. Sunday,...

Sister Madonna Buder, Oldest Woman to Finish an Ironman

She does it again! How special and inspiring it was in Penticton for the 30th and final Ironman Canada race to have a new world record set by the one and only Sister Madonna Buder aka the "Iron Nun". A...

92 Year Old Triathlete Charles Futrell Passes Away

Charlie Futrell, a retired public school teacher from Montgomery County MD and WWII veteran of the Army Air Corps, who was known locally as the "Ironman", passed away early Sunday morning August 19, 2012, just 10 days after his 92nd...

Tri Dynamic 2013 Spring Triathlon Training Camps with Joe Friel

Tri Dynamic has announced the details of their 2013 triathlon training camps with coaching legend Joe Friel. They will take place in March 2013 in Lanzarote and Mallorca providing a great spring board leading into the new racing season and...

NASA Grounds to Host New RocketMan Triathlon in May

Triathletes looking for a unique, new triathlon event to participate in may be interested to hear that NASA will play host to a triathlon on the grounds of Kennedy Space Center. The new RocketMan Triathlon on May 5, 2013 will...

Tri Punta Cana, New Half Iron in Dominican Republic

Triathlon: Tri Punta Cana When: Saturday, November 10, 2012 Where: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Events: Half, Sprint Divisions: Age Group, Relay Website: www.tripuntacana.com Imagine ending your triathlon season on white sand beaches with turquoise waters. That's what triathletes can expect...

Brownlee in Des Moines? Field To Include Olympic Medalists

After winning Gold at the 2012 London Olympic Triathlon event, Alistair Brownlee, the new Men's Olympic triathlon champion mentioned something about crossing the pond and checking out some triathlon events in the U.S. Could that mean we might see...

Hector Picard, First Double-Arm Amputee To Finish an Ironman

Can you imagine yourself participating in a sport that requires you to Swim, Bike and Run with no arms? Much less, a grueling race that consits of a 2.4 mile swim, a 112 mile bike and a 26.2 mile run....

Unique Opportunity, Register for Epic Camp Kona 2013

Have you wanted to go to Kona but qualifying is beyond you? Or are you trying to qualify and want to see what you are getting yourself in for?

Ironman NYC & Sewage Discharge Warning for Hudson River

A sewage line break in Tarrytown, NY has prompted Westchester County officials to issue a warning to boaters, swimmers, and kayakers to avoid contact with the water and stay away until further notice. The advisory is in effect for all...

WTC Announces New Ironman 70.3 Raleigh Triathlon

World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) announces the Ironman 70.3 Raleigh triathlon as its newest event in the global IRONMAN 70.3 Series. The inaugural event is scheduled for Sunday, June 2, 2013, and will be the first Ironman race in North Carolina....

Leon's Triathlon to Host BOUS National Championship

The Best of the U.S. (BOUS), now in it's eight year has announced that it has selected Leon's "World's Fastest" Triathlon as host of the 8th annual Best of the U.S. Amateur National Championship on June 2, 2013. Qualifying state...

Haskins & Dye Lead Standings in Race To The Toyota Cup

Based on overall results through the Life Time Minneapolis Triathlon, professional triathletes Sarah Haskins (USA) and Cameron Dye (USA) are the current point leaders in the Race to the Toyota Cup, which concludes in Dallas October 7th. Saturday, July 14,...

Exotic / Unique Triathlons Events Around the World

Did you know that Nepal which is located in the Himalayas hosted its very first triathlon event this year? The Himalayan Rush Triathlon in February had both Olympic and Sprint race options for athletes to conquer. When was the first...

Team True Spirit: Wounded Servicemen to Conquer Ironman UK

Team True Spirit is a group of injured servicemen, backed up by a team of expert physiotherapists, ordinary folk and volunteers that have, fittingly, "banded together" to make a difference to their lives and those of others. With specific...

Stage Set for 2012 Life Time Minneapolis Triathlon

Thousands of professional and amateur triathletes will descend upon Minneapolis on Saturday, July 14 take compete in the Life Time Tri Minneapolis at beautiful Lake Nokomis. This event marks the fourth of seven events in the 2012 Race to the...

2012 U.S. Olympic Triathlon Team for London Games

With less than three weeks until the Olympic Games kick off in London, the 2012 U.S. Olympic Triathlon Team Roster was officially announced on Tuesday by the U.S. Olympic Committee. Representing the U.S. in the women's triathlon on August...

Triathletes Can Join the New Timex Factory Team

Here is an opportunity for you to be part of of a team, the new Timex Factory Team. The team is designed to provide multisport athletes the opportunity to connect with Timex in a way that was not previously available....

Giro Introduces the All-New Air Attack Bike Helmet

Giro announces the all-new Air Attack™, a revolutionary helmet combining aerodynamically efficient design with patent pending Roc Loc® Air system that enhances fit, comfort and cooling power to optimize rider efficiency. Giro, the cycling world's design leader since 1985, announced...

Preview: Top Olympic Contenders Line up in Kitzbühel

The 2012 ITU World Triathlon Kitzbühel promises a nail biting weekend of racing. The women begin with Andrea Hewitt (NZL) up against the likes of Switzerland's Nicola Spirig, Aileen Morrison (IRL) and Barbara Riveros Diaz (CHI). The men's race certainly...

Dave Scott Releases Triathlon Training Plans on TrainingPeaks

TrainingPeaks has announced that it will offer for sale a full range of triathlon training plans from Ironman icon Dave Scott...

Know the Rules, USAT Most Common Rules Violations

Okay, so you've made the decision to train and compete in the fun, exciting and challenging sport of triathlon, GREAT! Did you know that there are rules set in place for your safety and the safety of others? USA Triathlon...

Lance Armstrong Officially Ineligible for Ironman Events

It seems as though the current Ironman racing plans for cycling legend and new triathlon contender Lance Armstrong have come to a screeching halt for now. Armstrong, who was on a quest to qualify for the 2012 Ironman World Championship...

California Gets its Ironman Race with Ironman Lake Tahoe

It's been no secret that the World Triathlon Corporation and many west coast triathletes have wanted an Ironman race on the west coast or California. Several cities put in bids like San Luis Obispo, CA and Bend, OR and now...

Tri Dynamic Lanzarote Tri Camp with Jim Vance

Tri Dynamic has teamed up once again with top US TrainingBible Coach and former 8.37 IM Pro Jim Vance to offer a Triathlon training camp in Lanzarote from September 8th - 15th, 2012. Jim Vance is a USA Triathlon Level...

Armstrong Banned from Triathlon by New USADA Allegations

The Washington Post is reporting that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has brought formal doping charges against Lance Armstrong who now is participating in the sport of triathlon after retiring from his cycling career. According to Amy Shipley and the article...

Brazil to Host Escape to Alcatraz Triathlon Series Event

Brazil and Rio de Janeiro is set to host another major triathlon event, this time in 2013. Just last month it was announced that Rio would get a new TriStar series triathlon in October of 2012. The 29th Annual Escape...

Bear Lake Brawl Triathlon Gets New Iron Distance Event

In less than a year, Utah looses an Ironman full distance triathlon event in St. George and gains a new independent iron distance event in Laketown. Oddly enough, on the opposite, northern border of Utah compared to the southern border...

Lake Geneva Added To TriRock Triathlon Series Schedule

In the month of May, the TriRock Triathlon Series cancels one of the races on the 2012 schedule and fills the gap with the addition of a new triathlon event in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. The TriRock Seattle Triathlon set for...

Life Time Expands Popular Kids Triathlon Series

The 2012 Life Time Kids Tri schedule includes events in 11 cities and 9 states According to USA Triathlon, kids of ages 7 to 17 now make up 25 percent of all triathletes in the country. As the sport of...

Ironman Heads to Los Cabos, Mexico with New Race

Ironman and the organizers of Ironman Cozumel and Ironman 70.3 Cozumel, today announced the addition of Ironman Los Cabos, scheduled for March 17, 2013, in beautiful Los Cabos, Mexico. Los Cabos, the stunning world-wide resort destination located at the tip...

TriStar Rio de Janeiro Brings Brazil New Triathlon Concept

Triathlon is rapidly growing and Star Events is offering something unique to the athletes worldwide in the best destinations. A new concept in the organization of high-quality triathlon events is arriving in Brazil this year. Rio de Janeiro, home of...

New Beijing International Triathlon in September

IMG Worldwide, the world's leading sports, entertainment and media company, in partnership with the Fengtai Sports Bureau of Beijing announced the formation of the Inaugural Beijing International Triathlon, set to take place Sunday, September 16, 2012, at...

Toughman Triathlon Inaugurates a Closed Bike Course

Race director and owner Dr. Richard Izzo spent a few minutes with us this weekend talking about changes this year made to the Toughman Triathlon bike course. In just 5 short years, Izzo has built one of the largest 70.3...

2012 Ironman 70.3 National Harbor Cancelled

Almost four months after the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) and Washington Sports & Event Management LLC (WSEM) announced the addition of the new Ironman 70.3 National Harbor triathlon comes word...

Alaska TeamTBB Philippines Launched

Two weekends ago, at the inaugural Samui Triathlon in Koh Samui, Thailand, David Dellow and Caroline Steffen showed off what's in store from the new Alaska teamTBB Philippines group that was recently launched. The pair from the new team captured...

Sunapee Triathlons, New England's New Triathlon Event

New England and Sunapee State Park will once again host a long distance triathlon with a spectacular day of racing with the new Sunappe Triathlons in September. Reminiscent of the days of the Endurance Ironman Sunapee events from the early...

ITU Cross Triathlon World Championship Team USA Elite Squad

Twenty-two of the nation's absolute best off-road triathletes will represent America on Team USA at the 2012 ITU Cross Triathlon World Championship / XTERRA Southeast Championship at Oak Mountain State Park in Pelham, Alabama on May 19th. Leading...

Ironman St. George to be Ironman 70.3 St. George in 2013

Ironman St. George, which was announced in 2009 and took place for the first time in 2012, will be converted to an Ironman 70.3 Series event starting in 2013. The event which sold out its first year was described...

Scheidies Suing Triathlon Groups Over Blackout Glasses Requirement

It's official now, world class triathlete Aaron Scheidies, a visually impaired / partially blind competitor on Wednesday filed suit against USA Triathlon, International Triathlon Union and 3-D Racing LLC to stop the organizations from enforcing discriminatory and dangerous...

St. Anthony's Triathlon to Host Big Competitive Pro Field

On Sunday, April 29th the St. Anthony's Triathlon will celebrate 29 years of great racing in St. Petersburg, Florida. The event which stated back in the day with 500 to 600 triathletes will have 3,500 step up to the...

MA Loses Triathlon in Gloucester, Gains One in Salem

It seems that the last ditch effort by Streamline Events has failed to revive the Gloucester Triathlon. Back in October the Gloucester Fishermen Athletic Association, which took over the race, announced that the triathlon event had been cancelled. "The Gloucester...

A Perspective on the Lance Armstrong Effect

In 2012 "Lancemania" will probably spur the growth in our sport of triathlon one way or another, all because of Lance Armstrong. Besides seeing the addition of new participants in the sport, we will probably see new sponsors coming on...

Tri Dynamic Launches Kona Quest with Joe Friel

Tri Dynamic and US coaching guru Joe Friel have teamed up once again to offer a truly unique new experience based around Kona this October 10-14. The 4 day Kona Quest experience with Joe Friel will give athletes and triathlon...

Your First Triathlon: Race-Ready in 5 Hours a Week by Joe Friel

Top Triathlon Coach Joe Friel Makes Becoming a Triathlete Easy for Anyone in Just 5 Hours a Week Millions of triathletes have trusted Joe Friel to help them achieve their goals in triathlon and cycling. Now the most trusted coach...

Midwest Collegiate Triathlon Conference 2012-2013 Season

Collegiate triathlon clubs and teams in the Midwest region (North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri, Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin) will have six triathlon events to compete against each other in 2012-2013. The following triathlon races have been...

Indonesia to Host New Iron Distance MetaMan Bintan Triathlon

Asia's newest Iron Distance triathlon is born! The inaugural MetaMan Bintan Triathlon which will also be host to the Southeast Asia Championship race will take place on September 15, 2012 on Bintan Island in the South China Sea. The island...

WTC Upgrades Ironman Live Coverage Platform, is this the Future?

Live Ironman triathlon race coverage has come a long way over the past years. Did you catch a glimpse of the new layout implemented on Sunday for the Ironman 70.3 U.S. Championship race in Galveston, TX? If not, you missed...

New 2013 Rev3 Triathlon Event in Williamsburg, VA

Revolution3 Triathlon has announced a new race for next year in Williamsburg, Virginia. Set to take place on June 23, 2013, Revolution3 Williamsburg will hold a Half and Olympic Distance race steps away from historic Colonial Williamsburg. Pro and age...

Introducing Commemorative Triathlon Prints of Craig Alexander

Capturing a moment in time from an amazing event or achievement is something that can be done in many ways; here is a new one we have discovered for our sport of triathlon. Introducing limited edition, original pencil drawing triathlon...

2012 Best of the U.S. State Qualifier Triathlons

The Best of the U.S. (BOUS), now in it's eight year is delighted to spotlight the state qualifying triathlon events for the upcoming season and announces that it's National Championship is moving to a spring time race in 2013. With...

New & Unique Midnight Wo/Man Triathlon in Dartford

Organizers have come up with a new and unique twist for their new iron / long distance Midnight Wo/Man Triathlon set to take place in August. The twist is, triathletes will gather in Dartford on August 18th to take part...

Alternatives for Canceled Washington DC Triathlon

If you were planning on racing in the Washington DC Triathlon in June, hopefully you already know that's not going to happen. The race has been canceled due to the National Park Service not granting race organizers a permit for...

Washington DC Tri, a 5150 Series Event, Canceled

The Washington DC Triathlon, which is a race in the 5150 Triathlon Series has announced the cancellation of the 2012 triathlon event. The triathlon was set to take place on June 17th in the Washington DC metro area. It features...

WTC Re-brands Challenge Cairns as Ironman Cairns Event

In February the World Triathlon Corporation bought out Australian based USM Events which at the time staged many triathlons in Australia, including the Challenge Cairns triathlon event. The acquisition of USM Events resulted in an awkward relationship...

Louis Garneau's New LG Energy Gels

Known for its cycling apparel and accessories, Louis Garneau enters the highly contested nutrition market with its new Garneau Nutrition product line. It ventures into the market today with the announcement of its new LG Energy Gels, which features 6...

Ironman New Zealand Athletes Offered Opportunity to Race Again

The 2012 Ironman New Zealand event was postponed and changed to an Ironman 70.3 triathlon event due to the unprecedented and severe weather forecast that was in store for race day. The World Triathlon Corporation did the right thing, canceling...

QT2 Systems Launches QT2 Calculator Triathlon iPhone App

QT2 Systems has launched QT2 Calculator, the first iPhone / iTouch app calculator that projects an individual's triathlon race performance and determines appropriate, personalized training ranges. Jesse Kropelnicki, founder of QT2 Systems and developer of the original Triathlon Calculator says,...

Ironman New Zealand To Be Postponed, Converted To Ironman 70.3

Due to an unprecedented and severe weather forecast by the New Zealand Meteorological Service (NZMS), Saturday's Ironman New Zealand has been postponed for safety reasons. The forecast calls for a "severe gale with gusts of 120km/h between 7 and 11...

TriMapper Helps with Iron Distance Triathlon Decisions

There are many things to consider when picking and iron distance triathlon event. When, Why and Where are just a few. This post won't necessarily go into the details; instead it will introduce a site to help you with some...

New "On the Road" DVD - Kona, HI Training Ride

Here is a new product for those triathletes that have qualified for the big day in Hawaii or that would love to preview and train on the Ironman World Championship bike course. The best part right now is that you...

Half, Full & Double Iron Triathlons for the Hardcore Triathletes!

Looking for challenge? Do you think you have what it takes? If so, how about tackling UK's toughest Half, Full or Double Iron Triathlons in Wales. Organizers in Europe are quite creative these days with their extreme triathlon events, screw...

New Urban Toronto Triathlon Festival Announced

Canada's Olympic Gold Medalist, Simon Whitfield was on hand along with along with race organizers yesterday to help introduce a new triathlon festival in Ontario, Canada. Toronto's waterfront will be the backdrop for the new urban setting for the Toronto...

Six Pioneers Named to USA Triathlon Hall of Fame

Triathlon legends Mark Allen, Scott Molina and Scott Tinley, who combined to win nine Ironman World Championship titles over the course of their decorated careers, highlight the fourth class of the USA Triathlon Hall of Fame. Also selected in this...

Inaugural XTERRA Curt Gowdy Off-Road Triathlon in Wyoming

The 2012 XTERRA America Tour has several new off-road triathlon events on the schedule this year, one of them being the new XTERRA Curt Gowdy in Wyoming on June 24th. The event take place at Curt Gowdy State Park, an...

WTC Introduces New Age Group Ranking System

Age Group triathletes around the world will soon get some additional recognition for their efforts while racing in a variety of different event offerings. The World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) today unveiled a new Age Group Ranking system for age group...

Berlin to Host New 5150 Triathlon, Could Host 70.3 in 2013

The World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) has partnered with Berlin Marathon organizer SCC Events to host a new 5150 Triathlon Series event this coming July in Berlin. If all goes well, the plan is to add a new Ironman 70.3 Series...

Lance Armstrong Returning to His Triathlon Roots

Today Lance Armstrong has announced he is returning to his triathlon roots with hopes to race in the Ironman World Championship race in Kona. Part of his motivation is his new partnership with Ironman that will bring more than $1...

USA Triathlon Multisport Award Winners Announced

USA Triathlon has announced the inaugural winners of the USA Triathlon Multisport Awards. Honors were presented in six different categories designed to recognize those individuals who best fueled the multisport lifestyle during the 2011 season. "In reviewing the nominations for...

Limited Overseas Entries Still Available for Ironman 70.3 Japan

General entries for the 3rd Ironman 70.3 Centrair Tokoname Japan are officially SOLD OUT. On March 1st any duplicate entries in this category will become available - so if you are on the general entry waitlist you could be lucky!...

Harvey Cedars Triathlon, New Age Group Draft Legal Race

Jarrod Shoemaker, the Olympian and Professional Triathlete behind the first Age Group Draft Legal Race in Florida adds another race like it in New Jersey. The Harvey Cedars Triathlon in June will feature both Professional as well as Age Group...

Tri-Umph: Where Mud Run Meets Off-Road Triathlon

Swim. Bike. Run. These three words have taken on new meaning as people across the country are taking up the call to be fit for life by becoming a triathlete. There aren't many things out there that can compare to...

sheJAMs Partners with Rev3 for New All-Women's Triathlon

A Revolutionary All-Women's Olympic Distance Triathlon event to Kick Cancer is slated for Sunday, August 26th in Old Orchard Beach, Maine. The new REV3 sheJAMs Triathlon will take place in conjunction with the inaugural Revolution3 Maine triathlon event slated for...

New 5150 Triathlon Series Race in the Philippines

The 5150 Triathlon Series has a new race in Southeast Asia with the addition of the new 5150 Subic Bay Philippines triathlon event in June. Triathlon: 5150 Subic Bay Philippines When: Sunday, June 24, 2012 Where: Subic Bay, Philippines Website:...

Triathletes to Discover Sri Lanka's Beauty in February

In February, Sri Lanka, a tiny island nation off the southeast coast of India in South Asia, is set to host two world class triathlon events from the World Triathlon Corporation. February 19th 2012 marks an historic occasion as the...

Northern Ireland Decaman to Help Fight Cancer

Tri Limits, a triathlon team that organizes events within Northern Ireland and the Ulster Cancer Foundation bring you Ireland's toughest triathlon - the Northern Ireland Decaman / Iron Distance Challenge. A special triathlon challenge event that will help raise money...

Check Out Leon's Triathlon Team Challenge Concept

Are you up for a challenge? Here is something new, exciting and something to consider when choosing a triathlon event for your schedule. For the most part, triathlon is an individual sport where you swim, bike and run the entire...

Qualifying for 2012 Kona at an Ironman 70.3 Race

Unlike the professionals who now have the Kona Pro Ranking system for their opportunity to qualify for racing in the Ironman World Championship race. Age groupers get their chance via qualifying slots offered mainly at Ironman events around the world....

WTC Enhances 5150 Triathlon Series

World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) today announced changes and additions to the 5150 Triathlon Series. Professional WTC champions will have the opportunity for expanded automatic qualifying across three world-renowned championship events: the Hy-Vee 5150 U.S. Championship, Ironman World Championship 70.3 and...

Michigan Set to Host New Mi Titanium Triathlon Event

Organizers of the Grand Rapids Triathlon saw an opportunity based on the success of their event to offer triathlete in Michigan and from across the US a chance to go long. Thus the new Mi Titanium triathlon event was born,...

Erik Vervloet is New Chief Marketing Officer at WTC

The World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) will beef up their marketing efforts now that they have new hire. Former K-Swiss Vice President Sports Marketing Erik Vervloet is now Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) at the WTC which owns and runs Ironman, Ironman...

New Bridge to Bridge Triathlon at Oak Island, NC

The 1st annual sprint distance Bridge to Bridge Triathlon at Oak Island will truly be a breathtaking event with everything first timers and veterans dream about in an race! Oak Island is a barrier island on the Atlantic coast in...

Kufstein to Host the Second TriStar Event in Austria

Kufstein in Tyrol is the latest destination added to the TriStar race calendar of the upcoming season 2012 and will offer a unique set up involving the entire area of the tourism region Kufstein to the event. The inaugural TriStar...

New Ironman 70.3 Race in Washington DC Metropolitan Area

The World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) and Washington Sports & Event Management LLC (WSEM) have announced the new Ironman 70.3 National Harbor triathlon. The race is scheduled for Sunday, August 5, 2012, at National Harbor in Prince George's County, Maryland. The...

New Front Crawl Stroke Builder iPhone & iPad App

The Trilife, a leading coaching company in the UK, recently released a new FREE* front crawl / freestyle swim app. Stroke Builder, an app for the iPhone and iPad and available on Apple iTunes, is a comprehensive guide to swimming...

Chrissie Wellington To Take Break From Ironman

Four time World Champion and World Ironman Distance Record Holder, Chrissie Wellington has announced that she'll be taking a break from competing in Ironman during 2012 to explore other opportunities, including the forthcoming publication of her autobiography, A Life Without...

2575 Triathlon Series Kicks Off 2012 Season in March

The second race in the sprint distance 2575 Triathlon Series and first race of the 2012 season kicks-off in Key Biscayne in March. Created and organized by the founders of the Miami International Triathlon, the new 2575 Triathlon Series holds...

Triathlon Industry Association Established in UK

The triathlon business community has incorporated a new trade body, the Triathlon Industry Association, to act as a central representative for UK-based manufacturers, distributors and suppliers of swim / bike / run products. Britain currently reigns supreme in the sport...

Richmond Rox Triathlon, New Half Iron in Virginia

A new Half Iron Distance triathlon was born with the New Year in Richmond, Virginia. Triathletes will now have an option to go long with the new Richmond Rox Triathlon in September. Richmond Multisports, which puts on a variety of...

Interesting Iron Distance Triathlon World Record Battle Begins

There is a cowboy saying that goes "A cowboy is a man with guts and a horse." The cowboy in this story is James Lawrence who just so happens to have the nickname of "Iron Cowboy". His horse in this...

Introducing 2012 Fit Nation Triathlon Challenge Team

A new year, a new challenge a new triathlon team for Dr. Sanjay Gupta via the CNN Fit Nation Triathlon Challenge. The 2012 Fit Nation Triathlon Challenge is officially underway! This year we have selected seven CNN viewers just like...

2 Events Join 5150 Triathlon Series Schedule in 2012

2012 kicks off the second year for the WTC's 5150 Triathlon Series. Right now we have two additional races joining the 5150 Triathlon Series schedule in 2012. The Kansas City Triathlon (Kansas City, MO) and the Giant Eagle Triathlon (Columbus,...

2012 Global Ironman 70.3 Series Race Schedule

We continue to have plenty of changes in the popular Ironman 70.3 Series which now spans around the globe with a race in every month in 2012. Here is what we know so far for this year. In 2012 the...

Ohio to host 2012 USAT Junior & Youth National Championships

USA Triathlon has announced that the 2012 Junior and Youth National Championships will take place in West Chester, Ohio on August 11-12, 2012. USAT anticipates 500-plus youth and junior competitors in attendance, including athletes from Canada, Mexico, and...

Some of the Triathlon Finisher Medals from 2011

Here is our look at some of the triathlon finisher medals of 2011 from around the world. Some people really had to work hard to earn theirs. Most triathletes in 2011 received one, if they did not DNF or the...

Northern Minnesota Lands New Superior Man Triathlon

Northern Minnesota lands a new triathlon event for 2012. The city of Duluth, MN, which is about 3 hours from Minneapolis, will be hosting a brand new Half Iron distance triathlon event in August, the Superior Man Triathlon. Triathletes from...

2011 Year-End Triathlon Related Highlights

We came across many things this year while reporting the triathlon news here at TRIJUICE. Here is a look at some of the highlights from the 2011 Triathlon season here in the U.S. and around the World. Towards the end...

Snow Forces Change in Winter Triathlon National Championship

A lack of snow in the northeastern United States has forced USA Triathlon to shift its 2012 Winter Triathlon National Championship to the Powder Hound Winter Triathlon on January 29, 2012, in Butte, Montana. The annual run-mountain bike-cross-country skiing...

2012 XTERRA World Tour Schedule

XTERRA has released the 2012 XTERRA World Tour Championship schedule. The series will consist of 16 qualifying races around the world along with the XTERRA World Championship event Maui. The XTERRA World Tour gives athletes around the world a chance...

New Season Ending Book, the ITU's Triathlon 2011 Book

The Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series wrapped up its third year and continues to produce premier race action from the world's best triathletes against stunning backdrops. Sydney set the pace for the 2011 Series, leading on to finish...

Ontario, Canada Lands WTC 5150 Muskoka Triathlon Event

The 5150 Series which made it's international debut last year and is owned by the World Triathlon Corporation adds a new event to the series in Ontario, Canada. The new 5150 Muskoka triathlon event...

Scandinavia Replaces Kalmar Race with Ironman Kalmar Event

It's been rumored for a while. Now, Sweden's only Iron Distance race the Kalmar Triathlon is set to become the new Ironman Kalmar event in 2012. The only event of it's kind in the Scandinavian region of Europe for the...

New Venue for 2012 Ironman 70.3 Florida Event

Due to renovations at Walt Disney World Resort, the 2012 Ironman 70.3 Florida event has been moved to a new location/venue, Lake Eva Park near Haines City. The event, which takes place on May 20, 2012, remains just minutes away...

Norway Lands New Ironman 70.3 Haugesund Triathlon

The World Triathlon Corporation continues to extend it's reach into European countries with the addition of a new Ironman 70.3 Series race, this time landing in Norway. Now the first ever Ironman 70.3 Haugesund triathlon will be held on July...

Canary Islands Lands New Ironman 70.3 Lanzarote?

It seems that the organizers of the tough Ironman Lanzarote event on the Canary Islands have been negotiating to bring a new Ironman 70.3 to Spain and Lanzarote in November of 2012. While no official announcement has been made yet...

Introducing the ITU World Triathlon Series

The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has rebranded its World Championship Series and modified the sponsorship structure to create a stronger and cleaner brand, the series will be re-titled as the ITU World Triathlon Series.

EPIC Dartmouth: Iron Distance Race & Training in Nova Scotia

On July 1st, 2012 which just so happens to be Canada Day in Canada, Nova Scotia is set to host the Greatest One Day Endurance Event possibly ever. What started out as a training idea for triathletes in the area...

2011 Ironman World Championship Airs December 10th

Just a reminder, to get your DVR ready for the upcoming broadcast of the 2011 Ironman World Championship on NBC on Saturday, December 10, 2011, from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. EST on (check local listings). This year marks the 21st-consecutive...

New "Legends of Triathlon" Podcast Unveiled

Hosts of the popular Ironman based triathlon podcast IMTalk John Newsom and Bevan James Eyles, have launched their new podcast "Legends of Triathlon".

Milton Keynes to Host first TriStar Event in Great Britain

StarEvents adds another event in Europe, expands with new race in the United Kingdom. The inaugural TriStar Milton Keynes will be held on the 29th July, just 10 days before the Olympic triathlon at London 2012. Milton Keynes is located...

Organizers Move Ironman 70.3 Cancun to Cozumel Island

Organizers of the Ironman 70.3 Cancun triathlon race, who also have the contract for the Ironman Cozumel event have decided to move the Ironman 70.3 Cancun event to Cozumel island starting in 2012. In September, the 6th edition of Ironman...

Vanhoenacker Receives Jim Thorpe All-Around Award

On November 11th, Belgian Marino Vanhoenacker of the Commerzbank Triathlon Team received the Jim Thorpe All-Around Award at the United States Sports Academy. He earned this Award after breaking the Ironman world record that stood in place for 14 years,...

Valencia LD, New Middle Distance Triathlon in Spain

After the big success of the Valencia Triathlon and the TriGrandPrix Championship, Valencia gets ready to launch an amazing race in an amazing venue. 1,000 triathletes will cover the 1.9km Swim, 90km Bike and 21km Run in the heart of the city.

Northern Nevada's New Expedition Man Endurance Festival

A new endurance festival will take place in Northern Nevada next summer now that the details have been finalized. The inaugural Expedition Man Endurance Festival will feature Northern Nevada's 1st Ultra / Iron Distance Triathlon along with a Long /...

USA Triathlon Announces New Multisport Awards

In an effort to recognize those individuals who best fueled the multisport lifestyle in 2011, USA Triathlon is pleased to announce the debut of the USA Triathlon Multisport Awards

Organizers Merge Ironman 70.3 & 5150 New Orleans Events

Race organizers from the World Triathlon Corporation have decided to merge the two New Orleans triathlon events next year, meaning both will take place on the same day in April. This year the inaugural 5150 New Orleans event took place...

Vineyard Warrior Triathlon Adds Sprint Race and Relays

234 Warriors challenged Poseidon's rage in the first ever Vineyard Warrior Triathlon held on September 11, 2011 on Martha's Vineyard. Many succeeded, many failed; falling prey to the gruesome Skylla and Kharybdis who guard the exit to the 1 mile...

Cannes & Salzkammergut, New TriStar Destinations in 2012

StarEvents continues it's European expansion with two additional TriStar triathlon events in Europe, one in France and another one in Austria. Cannes and Salzkammergut will be the host cities of the new races. With the announcement of these two new...

Scotland Gets New CELTMAN! Extreme Scottish Triathlon

Scotland land's it's own version of the popular Norseman Xtreme Triathlon with the announcement of the new CELTMAN! Extreme Scottish Triathlon set to take place next summer in Wester Ross. Centered around the stunning Torridon mountains, it will take...

TriEssential Upgrades Triathlon iPhone App

Triessential.com, an online source for reviews of innovative triathlon-related products and services, officially launched version 1.2 of their popular TriEssential iPhone App today. The new upgrade expands the functionality of the iPhone app to include access to live information from...

Great Floridian Economic Stimulus Race Entry Promo!

Hurry, this offer ends on November 15, 2011. Once again the folks at Sommer Sports are offering triathletes a way to save some money. How does $250 for an Ultra / Iron Distance triathlon race entry fee? The Great Floridian...

Bozzone Undergoes Successful Achilles Surgery

Earlier this week Kiwi long distance triathlete Terenzo Bozzone went under the knife to solve an Achilles problem that has hampered him for much of the international season. For the past few months Bozzone has struggled with the injury, which...

Massachusetts Loses Gloucester Fisherman Triathlon

Triathletes in the Northeast will lose a popular triathlon event on Cape Ann in Essex County. The Gloucester Fisherman Triathlon, a fundraising event for the Gloucester Fishermen Athletic Association, has been canceled. The Sprint Distance triathlon event, which was limited...

Normandy Coast Lands TriStar111 Deauville Triathlon Event

Star Events will bring its international TriStar triathlon series to the coast of Normandy with the TriStar111 Deauville and TriStar33.3 Deauville races. They events will take place on June 17, 2012 in popular touristic destination of Deauville in northwest France.

Entries Open for 2012 Abu Dhabi International Triathlon

Organizers of the Abu Dhabi International Triathlon 2012 - the third in the annual series which will be held next March - are targeting a record field of 2,100 participants, up from 1,500 in 2011, as the event continues to...

Registration Open for 2012 Norseman Xtreme Triathlon

The tenth anniversary edition of the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon is set for August 4-5, 2012. It promises to be a special celebration of ten years of a singular athletic challenge across a stunning landscape. Join us! To mark the 10th...

Matt Fitzgerald's Iron War: Inside the Greatest Race Ever Run

The 1989 Ironman World Championship was the greatest race ever. In a spectacular duel that become known as the Iron War, the world's two strongest athletes raced side by side at world-record pace for a grueling 139 miles. Driven by...

Mike Reilly - "You Are an Ironman Hall of Famer"

The "Voice of Ironman" Mike Reilly, the voice thousands of triathletes have heard when crossing the finish line with "You are and Ironman", was inducted into the Ironman Hall of Fame. The surprise recognition took place at last week's 2011...

2012 ITU Triathlon World Cup Series Schedule Announced

The International Triathlon Union (ITU) today unveiled its schedule for the 2012 ITU Triathlon World Cup Series. In the crucial Olympic year, the 2012 season will travel to nine familiar host cities on four continents. "Next year will mark the...

HITS Triathlon Series Adds 2012 Race in Colorado

HITS, Inc. announced today that the HITS Triathlon Series, the first national race series to feature five distances at each venue with events taking place at unique destinations all year long, has added Fort Collins, CO to its list of...

WTC to Reward Loyal Triathletes via Kona Lottery

The World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) will announce shortly that they will implement new Ironman World Championship Kona Lottery procedures that will reward those triathletes with a loyal following. Our friends John and Bevan from the world famous IMTalk Podcast show...

Revolution3 Triathlon Adds New HalfRev in Florida

Triathletes across the country will be excited to see this news. Revolution3 Triathlon has announced a brand new race for the 2012 season! The weekend of October 27 and 28, Rev3 will take over Sarasota for a brand new HalfRev...

Revolution3 South Carolina Preview

Well folks- race weekend is fully underway!! Our staff and volunteers have done an amazing job setting up the expo area and the race course. We've got more arrows than ever before mapping out the bike and the run, so...

Jan Frodeno to Race XTERRA Worlds in Maui

Germany's Jan Frodeno is the latest in a series of world-class athletes to announce their headed off-road, keen on discovering the "fun" of XTERRA. The men's triathlon gold medalist at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing recently announced he will...

Vitor Meira's Bucket List Includes Ironman Race in Kona

Bucket List: Compete in the Ironman in Kona, Hawaii. Check! Vitor Meira will be able to do just that the evening of Saturday, October 8th when he will have completed the 2011 Ford Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Meira,...

New Destination: Nepal - Himalayan Rush Triathlon

If you are a triathlete that doesn't looks for all the glitz at a race but the experience or challenge and you love incorporating travel and racing then here is a race to consider. Triathlon: Himalayan Rush Triathlon When: Saturday,...

Rigsby to Help Wounded Warriors and Physically Challenged Youth via Kona

When the door opened more than 15 years after his accident, a relentless and determined Scott Rigsby arose and never looked back. On October 13, 2007, after enduring the elements for 16 hours and 43 minutes, Scott Rigsby became the...

Lisboa International Triathlon Adds Corporate Divisions

The sixth running of the Lisboa International Triathlon, which is set to take place on May 5, 2012 at the Parque das Nações, in Lisbon, will feature two new events exclusive to companies and senior management. Race organizers have announced...

Gatorade Launches "Inside Endurance" Web Series

Gatorade has launched "Inside Endurance", a new web series featuring Ryan Sutter, and various other endurance athletes, as they prepare for triathlons, marathons and even off-road bike races. The series will document the endurance athletes' journeys as they conquer some...

HITS Triathlon Series Offers Reduced Full Distance Entry Fees

HITS, Inc. has announced that the HITS Triathlon Series, the first race series to feature five distances at each event with events taking place at unique destinations all year long, has reduced the price of its full distance triathlon entry...

Evolta Robot to Take On Ironman Hawaii Triathlon Challenge

A trio of small Japanese robots will be working together on the Big Island of Hawaii next month to attempt to take on the Ironman Hawaii triathlon course in a show of their inner strength - rechargeable batteries. Fitted with...

Fast Action & $1.1 Million Dollars Up For Grabs in Des Moines

The fields are set for the Hy-Vee 5150 U.S. Championship Elite Cup races on Sept. 4 in downtown Des Moines. The world's best 30 men and women will battle for their stake of the sport's largest-ever triathlon prize purse totaling...

Swim, Bike, Run for the Environment in Vancouver

MultisportsCanada Vancouver Triathlon Helps Raise Funds for WWF-Canada While many will be savouring this weekend's Labor Day Monday, hundreds of triathletes will be up at the crack of dawn to swim, bike and run their way through Vancouver's Stanley Park,...

New 2575 Sprint Distance Triathlon Series is Born!

Created and organized by the founders of the Miami International Triathlon, the new 2575 Triathlon Series holds the same high standards of quality and organization for the ultimate triathlon racing experience. Inaugural series race to take place on December 4,...

Full 140.6 Iron Distance Races for HITS Triathlon Series

The HITS Triathlon Series which recently announced its special amenities for all those in attendance just did something that will significantly improve its market share in the field of full iron distance triathlon racing in U.S. When the series was...

Final Kona Pro Rankings Slots for 2011 Ironman World Championship

After a weekend of Ironman in Louisville and Penticton the final standings in the Kona Pro Rankings are out and the following professional triathletes have qualified for the 2011 Ironman World Championship race. They will be offered and opportunity to...

Mary Beth Ellis, teamTBB's Next Ironman Phenom

teamTBB's American pocket rocket Mary Beth crossed the finish line at the 2011 Ironman Canada triathlon to take her 3rd consecutive Ironman win in as many months. In doing so Ellis shatters the 21-year old course record with a winning...

TriStar111 Minnesota Press Conference Recap, Ready for U.S. Debut

Minnesota to host the debut of a TriStar111 format triathlon event in the U.S. on Saturday, August 27th, 2011 in Maple Grove with $10,000 pro prize purse. Many months of hard work came one step closer to reality for the...

Interesting Triathlon Training and Race Venue Concept

Here is an interesting triathlon venue concept being proposed, a self-contained triathlon training and racing preserve located on a 1,000+ acres of land.

Mont-Tremblant Lands New Ironman 70.3 Series Race

Triathlon: Ironman 70.3 Mont-Tremblant When: Sunday, June 24, 2012 Where: Mont-Tremblant, Québec, Canada Divisions: Professional, Age Group, Relay Website: www.ironmanmt.com Québec, Canada will now set to host two World Triathlon Corporation events in 2012 with the announcement of a new...

Macca Book Signing / TriStar111 Racing in Minnesota

Ironman World Champion Chris McCormack, fresh of his appearance on the NBC Today Show promoting his book I'm Here to Win, prepares to visit Minneapolis this week, to mingle and race with the fans here. This week Minneapolis prepares to...

Bozzone to Miss Kona Due to Achilles Injury

New Zealand Ironman triathlete Terenzo Bozzone has made the tough call and will miss the Ironman World Championships in Kona this October, with an Achilles injury finally getting the better of him in Germany on the weekend. Bozzone has made...

MiracleKid Athletes Race to $300K Fundraising Goal

The second MiracleKids Triathlon of the summer here in Minnesota took place this past weekend at Lake Ann Park in Chanhassen. Some 1,000 kids aged 7 to 17 took part in the swim, bike, run fundraising triathlon event. The weekend's...

Paula Findlay: Training & Racing with Her Injury

Here is a look into the mind of Paula Findlay, Canada's next big hope for an Olympic medal in 2012 at the London Olympics. She talks about dealing with and coming back from her recent hip injury. See what she...

Specialized's "You Tri, We Fly" Deal for Kona Qualifiers

Check this out! Specialzed bike owners who have qualified for the 2011 Ironman World Championship race in Hawaii in October can have their bike shipped to the event for FREE! Specialzed's "You Tri, We Fly" Offer You've been planning for...

2012 Tri Dynamic Triathlon Training Camps with Joe Friel

Martin Boddie has been in touch to let us know that Tri Dynamic have announced their new series of maximum personal attention triathlon training camps with Coaching Legend Joe Friel . Last year Tri Dynamic organised a series of successful...

Australia to Host Ironman Melbourne Asia-Pacific Championship

It looks like everything is being finalized for a new iron-distance race announcement soon. Everything appears to be set for Australia to host it's third Ironman race in the global series with the new Ironman Melbourne race in 2012. The...

Normann Stadler Announces His Retirement from Professional Triathlon

Four weeks after his heart surgery Normann Stadler, 38, announces that he will not return to triathlon at the professional level, thus ending his professional career in the sport. Normann Stadler: "I am flattered that so many people believe in...

True Spirit: Wounded Servicemen Unite to Conquer Ironman UK

Here is a great story of courage and determination by a group bound together by the unfortunate circumstances that servicemen can endure and encounter while serving and protecting their country. These guys from the UK are determined to continue living...

Tri4Japan Charity eBay Auction to Launch on Sunday, July 31st

Tri4Japan, the charity established by Mike and Rieko Trees to help ease the suffering of the people of Kamaishi, a town devastated by the March Tsunami and earthquake is set to launch a major sports and triathlon charity auction on...

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation and Triathlons

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation will raise money this year through a triathlon event in New Jersey. On July 31st, executives and friends of the foundation will participate in the 2011 Triathlon/Duathlon for Autism in Belmar, New Jersey. The...

Current 2011 Kona Pro Rankings Standings as of 07/25/11

Some major shuffling in the Kona Pro Rankings (KPR) took place after this weekend's 2-Ironman races and one Ironman 70.3 race. The major news is that both Faris Al-Sultan and Virginia Berasategui validate their Ironman Qualifying requirement and help their...

ITU Suspends Britain's Harry Wiltshire for 6 Months

Britain's Harry Wiltshire has received notice from the International Triathlon Union (ITU) that he has been suspended for six months for unsportsmanlike conduct. Wiltshire receives the suspension for aggressively impeding world champion Javier Gomez during the swim portion of the...

Triathlon in Royal Mail 2012 London Olympic Stamp Release

The 2012 London Olympic Games are set to commence one year from today in England. To celebrate the one year countdown the Royal Mail, the national postal service of the United Kingdom, has issued it's final set of ten 1st...

Michael Raelert Withdraws from Ironman European Championship

News out of Frankfurt is that Michael Raelert has withdrawn from the Ironman European Championship race due to a hip injury. Michael, the younger brother of Andreas Raelert and the 2010 Ironman 70.3 World Champ, was set to make his...

July 2011 Ironman World Championship 70.3 PR Qualifiers

This year the Ironman World Championship 70.3 triathlon race will take place in Henderson, Nevada on September 11, 2011. The inaugural location at Lake Las Vegas in Henderson is located just minutes away from the Las Vegas Strip and is...

Ironman Champ Normann Stadler Recovering After Heart Surgery

We've been thinking about Normann Stadler the last few weeks while doing our Kona Pro Rankings updates and just mentioned him in this week's update on Monday. We'll now we now what has happened. News today from the Commerzbank Triathlon...

New 2011 Ironman Triathlon Results Grid Page

We've added a new page to the site that makes it easy to go back and see who won a particular Ironman race this past year. Our 2011 Ironman Triathlon Results Grid is our comprehensive, quick reference page with all...

Tony Rich's YMCA $10,000 Indoor Ironman Fundraiser Quest

Hosted by the Oak Square YMCA, Tony Rich to complete an indoor Ironman to raise $10,000 to benefit the Y's annual financial assistance fund. In 2004, when lifelong Boston resident Tony Rich wanted to begin training for an Ironman Triathlon,...

Current 2011 Kona Pro Rankings Standings as of 07/11/11

Positions shuffled on the women's Kona Pro Rankings side. Karin Thuerig extends her season and solidifies her Kona starting spot by winning her 3rd Ironman Switzerland title. She fulfills her one Ironman race requirement as well. She moves up from...

New York City Triathlon Implements Time Trial Swim Start

The Nautica New York City Triathlon, an Olympic Distance triathlon event which takes place in August has announced that it's implementing a time trial start for the swim portion of the race. That's good news for those athletes with an...

Current 2011 Kona Pro Rankings Standings as of 7/04/11

The results from this past weekends Ironman and Ironman 70.3 races shuffled the rankings on both sides. Both Marino Vanhoenacker and Michael Weiss who last week had not met their one Ironman race requirement got that taken care of. After...

Life Time Minneapolis Triathlon Celebrating 10yr Anniversary

The fourth leg of the 2011 Life Time Fitness Triathlon Series Race to the Toyota Cup takes place this weekend, July 9th just outside of downtown Minneapolis. The Life Time Fitness Triathlon, the premier triathlon event in Minnesota will be...

Felix Walchshöfer - There is Only One Challenge in Triathlon

The Challenge Family is a global series of long distance triathlons that is changing the face of iron distance racing around the world. Their triathlons feature spectacular courses in iconic locations. The focus at Challenge is to deliver the race...

Current 2011 Kona Pro Rankings Standings as of 6/27/11

Last year the World Triathlon Corporation implemented a new twist to the qualification process for upcoming Ironman World Championship races for the professional triathletes. Athletes will no longer be able to qualify for Kona with a single race finish. Now...

Blind Athlete Aaron Scheidies to Sue USAT for Discrimination

Aaron Scheidies' quest for another national championship in the grueling triathlon race is at risk because of a rule requiring the visually impaired athlete to wear "black out" glasses. Scheidies, 29, of Farmington, is a professional triathlete with a doctorate...

Captiva Island, FL to Host New Triathlon Event in September

A new triathlon event in Southwest Florida has been added to the triathlon calendar with the addition of the new Captiva South Seas Triathlon. The inaugural and island's first-ever triathlon event is set to take place on Captiva Island in the Gulf of Mexico...

Mobile Wind Tunnel Testing for your Triathlon Bike via Aerofit

Want to try a wind tunnel but your surname isn't Lieto, McCormack or Armstrong? Soon you will be able to do what the big guns can afford at a race near you. The guys at Aerofit recently debuted their mobile...

IM Mont-Tremblant vs IM U.S. Championship Poll Results

Will registration for Ironman Mont-Tremblant be more popular than that of Ironman U.S. Championship tomorrow? Will the Mont-Tremblant race sell out before the New York City event? We think those will be the trends starting tomorrow and in the future,...

Brian Boyle Qualifies for Ironman70.3 World Championship

In 2007, Brian Boyle, 25, competed in his very first triathlon, the Steelhead Ironman70.3 in Michigan. He finished in a time of 7:13. He went on to compete in the 2007 Ironman World Championship in Hawaii a few weeks later...

Next Up in 2011 Series, TriGrandPrix Basque Country

Stage 2 in the 2011 TriGrandPrix Championship Series will take place this weekend, June 11th with the 25th Anniversary running of the BH Zarauzko Triatloia which hosts the TriGrandPrix Basque Country triathlon event. This years event breaks the record with...

Now WTC to Annouce Ironman U.S. Championships in NYC

It has been rumored for a while and now appears to be coming to life. An announcement is coming later today that will introduce the 28th race in the Ironman global series. The new Ironman U.S. Championships triathlon set to...

WTC Set to Annouce New Ironman Mont-Tremblant Triathlon

An announcement is coming later today that will introduce the 27th race in the Ironman global series. The new Ironman Mont-Tremblant triathlon set to take place next summer will be the 12th Ironman race in North America and the second...

Important News for Those Interested in Ironman Brazil 2012

Here is some important registration news for those interested participating in the 2012 Ironman Brazil triathlon race in Florianópolis, Brazil. The race has sold out the last couple of years, so if you are interested in checking out this Ironman...

USA Triathlon Midwest Region Needs USAT Officials

Though race directors can provide safe, challenging and fun events, only properly trained officials can bring fairness to the athletes. Triathletes look for and count on USA Triathlon Officials to enforce the Competitive Rules at triathlons and duathlons. The absence...

5150 Series Lands in South Africa with New Triathlon Race

It is official! South Africa joins the mix in the highly anticipated new triathlon series of the year, the 5150 Series. The 5150 is the latest venture from the World Triathlon Corporation which also owns and runs the Ironman and...

IndyCar Stars Tony Kanaan & Vitor Meira to Race in Kona

Brazilian-born IndyCar drivers Tony Kanaan and Vitor Meira will compete in this year's 2011 Ironman World Championship race on October 8th in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. They will participate in one of the most challenging endurance events around, a step up from...

Texas Hill Country Gets New Kerrville Triathlon Festival

A new anchor event has been added to the Texas Tri Series the series. The new Kerrville Triathlon Festival, which is set for October 1-2, 2011. The new event will bring a new long course triathlon to Texas hill country along International and Sprint distance races.

All Set for Inaugural Ironman Texas Race in The Woodlands

Eleven months ago, after months of planning and negotiating, The Woodlands Township voted on an agreement with the World Triathlon Corporation to bring and host a premier international triathlon event in the community in 2011. The culmination since that decisive...

EPICMAN Challenge, New Ultra Triathlon Competition

The guys behind the grueling EPIC5 Challenge, a 5 Days, 5 Islands, 5 Iron Distance Triathlon race, have a new event in store for those looking for ultra enduracne event. Jason Lester and Endurance Race Group have announced plans for the EPICMAN Challenge

Ironman 70.3 Zell am See-Kaprun, New 70.3 Race in Austria in 2012

Austria will get it's second Ironman 70.3 Series race with the soon to come announcement of the new Ironman 70.3 Zell am See-Kaprun triathlon set to take place in August, 2012. Athletes will swim in the beautiful Lake Zell, compete on the bike...

Minnesota to Host International TriStar111 Triathlon Event in 2011

Maple Grove, Minnesota lands an international triathlon event and the first in the United States with the announcement of the new TriStar111 Minnesota triathlon. The new triathlon race will be one of 11 worldwide destinations offering a TriStar race.

Orangeman, New Orange County Half Iron Distance Triathlon

Orange County, California will be setting for a new Half Iron Distance triathlon this Fall. The inaugural Orangeman Half-Distance Triathlon will feature an amazing course where triathletes swim in the beautiful Pacific Ocean off Salt Creek Beach Park...

TriGrandPrix 2011 Championship Opens with TriGrandPrix UK

TriGrandPrix is a bold, exciting and unique world class championship of triathlon experiences over varying distances. The goal is to create a safe, professionally organized, world class championship of triathlon experience for professionals and amateur triathletes from around the world....

Australia Gets 5th Ironman 70.3 Race with Ironman 70.3 Shepparton

The World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) has converted another former Australian Half Ironman Series race to the global Ironman 70.3 Series with the announcement of the new Ironman 70.3 Shepparton triathlon race. The new Shepparton event is set to take place...

Triathletes Descend upon Las Vegas for Inaugural Leadman Triathlon

A new evolution in the sport of triathlon kicks-off tomorrow just outside of Las Vegas, Nevada with the inaugural running of the Leadman Triathlon. Triathletes will be putting their endurance and will power on the line instead of their wallets...

New Ironman 70.3 Panama Race Added to 2012 Schedule

The World Triathlon Corporation has announced the addition of a new Ironman 70.3 Series race in 2012 in Central America. The organization is expanding its Latin America reach with the Ironman 70.3 Panama triathlon. Ironman 70.3 Panama is set to...

Ironman China Woes Continue, 2011 Races Now Cancelled

The news isn't good for triathletes is Asia and those around the world that had plans to participate in the upcoming Ironman China and Ironman 70.3 China races in Jixian, Tianjin. The inaugural events set to take place in Jixian...

ITU Triathlon World Cup Celebrating 20 years

A new era in triathlon history began on May 5th 1991 as the ITU World Cup series kicked off in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, just two years after the first World Championships in Avignon, France. Canadian Carol Montgomery and...

Learn More About the Firecrest Rim Shape from Zipp

For every rider, every discipline, and every ability level, carbon aero wheels truly make a difference. If you're looking to add to your advantage out on the bike course then check out the Zipp Firecrest 404 / 808 Tubulars or...

Spring 2011 Issue of XTERRA Planet Magazine Now Avaialble

The Spring 2011 issue of "The XTERRA Planet" Magazine is now available for your reading pleasure. The fresh new issue celebrates season-opening XTERRA races in the Philippines, Saipan, South Africa, and New Zealand, and shines a spotlight on several members...

Illness Forces Craig Alexander out of Ironman Australia

Illness has forced star triathlete Craig Alexander out of Ironman Australia, robbing the event of its top drawcard and severely disrupting his upcoming schedule. The two-time Hawaiian Ironman champion confirmed to AAP on Thursday he had to pull out of...

Costa Rica's Tamarindo 1/3 Costa Rica Man Triathlon

Here is another great way to see, experience and race in the exotic country of Costa Rica in Central America. A triathlon is set to take place in June in Tamarindo, a town located on the Northern Pacific coast of...

NASCAR's Michael Waltrip Ready for First Triathlon

On Sunday, May 1st NASCAR's Michael Waltrip will compete in the Monticelloman Olympic Triathlon in Lake Monticello, VA., just hours after watching his two NASCAR Sprint Cup teams race Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway. The two-time Daytona 500 winner...

Ironman Launches 2011 Charitable eBay Auction

For a ninth consecutive year, World Triathlon Corporation (WTC), owner of the Ironman brand, will conduct its annual Ironman auction with eBay, designed to benefit a variety of charitable organizations worldwide. Since its inception in 2003, The Ironman Foundation has...

Buffalo to Host USAT Elite Race Series Event in September

Buffalo, New York is set to host a new world-class triathlon event with the addition of the new Nickel City Triathlon event set to take place this September. The new event was born when USA Triathlon selected the city to...

Japan's Nuclear Crisis Postpones ITU WCS Yokohama Event

The nuclear reactor crisis aftermath after the catastrophic earthquake that hit Japan has forced the postponement of next month's ITU World Championship Series triathlon race in Yokohama due to radiation fears. The International Triathlon (ITU) today announced that the Dextro...

Conrad Stoltz Wins While Racing with New BEX Runner

This past weekend in Waco, Texas South African Conrad Stoltz won his record-breaking 38th career XTERRA Championship race (story link) on a picture-perfect 75-degree afternoon at Cameron Park. At the same time he crossed the finish line while wearing a...

Green Light for Curaçao International Olympic Distance Triathlon

Back in January the Curaçao Triathlon Association was looking for sponsors for their 8th annual Olympic Distance triathlon event, the only Olympic Distance event on the island. Plain and simple, without a sponsor, the event would have to be canceled....

X-Man UK, First Fully Off-Road Iron Distance Triathlon

A new extreme off-road triathlon is set to take place next year in the United Kingdom. The new X-Man is being billed as the world's first long distance off-road triathlon. The extreme triathlon starts in Eastbourne and finishes 140 miles...

Berlin to Host 2nd TriStar111 Triathlon in Germany

The new TriStar111 Berlin race will be held in Germany's Capital in July and offer triathletes the opportunity to race the unique triathlon distances of a 1km Swim, 100km Bike and a 10km Run.

Janus Charity Challenge Partners with Life Time Fitness Triathlon Series

Janus is pleased to announce that the Janus Charity Challenge program is now a part of the Life Time Race to the Toyota Cup Triathlon Series! In the investment world, performance is often gauged by averages. Ironically, Janus is anything...

Pease Brothers Prove Cerebral Palsy No Obstacle in Triathlon Quest

When Brent crossed the finish line at Ironman Louisville in 2010 he inspired his younger twin brothers, Evan and Kyle, to vow to finish a triathlon together in 2011.

Daniel Velasco Seriously Injured in Accident, Needs your Help!

Triathletes, here is a story that requires you attention one way or another. XTERRA amateur athlete Daniel Velasco was seriously injured in paragliding accident and now needs your support! As any XTERRA athlete can attest to - with any great...

ITU World Championship Series iPhone App Launched

The International Triathlon Union has launched a new FREE iPhone app for those interested in following the action in the ITU World Championship Series. Triathlon fans can now have the best of the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series...

Inaugural Atlantic City International Triathlon

The inaugural Atlantic City International Triathlon event set for September will feature virtually everything Atlantic City has to offer. A swim in the ocean, biking on the expressway and a run on famous Boardwalk.

Croatian City to Host New TriStar111 Split Triathlon Event

The Croatian City of Split will host the newest and first ever TriStar111 triathlon race on September 18th, . The Mediterranean City will offer triathletes a beautiful race circuit in Split along with it's history.

2011 Best of the U.S. State Qualifier Triathlons

The Best of the U.S. Triathlon Series shines the spotlight on the talent-rich field of amateur men and women from around the country and brings them together to compete against each other and as a team representing their home state...

Peaksware Acquires SprintGPS Suite of Tracking Apps for the iPhone

Peaksware has announced its acquisition of SprintGPS, a premiere suite of GPS tracking Apps for the iPhone, upgrading the value of it's popular TrainingPeaks program.