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Skipping. It’s something I started doing earlier this year for the times when I needed to be at home whilst my boys were asleep. Stick the monitor in the garden and do a quick 20 min session. For the last few months I’ve considered it my ‘secret weapon’, a better-than-treadmill work out to keep me […]

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I’m Joe and I’m an average triathlete who is attempting to become an ‘Ironman’! I now have 6 months to go until my first (and probably last) Iron-distance race at the inaugural Ironman Italy Emilia-Romagna. I’m a bit scared! As editor of this site I’ve completed over a dozen Olympic/ Sprint triathlons and even had a […]

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VIDEO: What’s an ‘Equal Triathlon’ like?

The second year of the Isoman Triathlon was a great success with 25% more triathletes taking on the challenge than last year. The race is all about ‘equalising’ the sport making it less about cycling and more about finding the best all-round athlete. So what’s it like and is it ‘the future’? We went to race it and […]

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The opening race in the popular Castle Triathlon Series. Set around the stunning Lough Cutra Castle and lake in west Ireland, this is about as picturesque a race as you can get and quite a challenge too thanks to a undulating and twisting bike course. When: Late May,  since 2012 Where: Lough Cutra, Ireland. Size: […]

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VIDEO: Chantilly Triathlon Review

A flat, fast and very French triathlon set in the stunning grounds of Chantilly Château and surrounding villages. Easy to travel to at just over 2 hours from Calais and even closer to Paris – well worth a bank holiday trip. Where: Northern France When: Late August (since 2010) Distances: Sprint, relay, olympic, half iron […]

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Possibly the longest-running triathlon in the UK and one of the most popular. A tough swim in the fast flowing Thames is followed by a scenic bike ride and a noisy, atmospheric run through Windsor. One of the best races in country. When: June (since 1990) Where: Windsor, Berkshire Size: Around 4,000 triathletes Distances: Sprint, […]

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