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AGED 8 TO 18 – BRITISH TRIATHLON WANT YOU!

British Triathlon has launched new membership scheme aimed at enticing youngsters into triathlon In a news release the organisation described it’s new junior membership scheme as “jam-packed with fantastic features to take advantage of across the coming year.” The scheme aims to further engage youngsters, aged 8-18, in the sport by offering bespoke content and […]

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AVERAGE JOE TO IRONMAN – DIARY 2: FIRST RIDE OUT!

Before this challenge, cycling was my least favourite part of training for triathlon. The main reason, like always, is time. I usually only have about an hour or so to work out by the time I’ve got to the gym or hit the road and getting a decent ride in with less than 60mins is […]

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ALI BROWNLEE LAUNCHES LONG-DISTANCE CAREER

Challenge has announced that Alistair Brownlee is to begin his long-distance career at one of their races. In  a release, the race firm said (with understandable excitement!): CHALLENGEFAMILY will welcome Alistair Brownlee on April 22, 2017 in the pro line-up of the second Gloria Challenge Mogán Gran Canaria 70.3 race, marking his new involvement in competitive […]

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IRON KIDS EXMOOR

FIRST EVER IRONMAN 70.3 COMING TO AN END

In a release today they said: IRONMAN® 70.3® UK Exmoor enters a new chapter in its history books on Sunday 25th June as organisers have confirmed that 2017 will be the last edition of this iconic IRONMAN 70.3 event. In 2006 triathletes took the initial plunge in Wimbleball Lake in the heart of Exmoor’s spectacular […]

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AVERAGE JOE TO IRONMAN – Diary 1

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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BIG-MONEY SUPER LEAGUE MIXING UP PRO EARNINGS

Super League Triathlon is taking the tri world by storm with big budget coverage and big-cheque prize money. Last weekend saw the first stage of the series bring together the best of the world’s triathletes in Hamilton Island, Australia for a mixed-format re-imagining of the sport. The grueling competiton saw the chaps race 8 times […]

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