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Blog: Iran’s first female triathlete endures a nervous wait for her WTS Grand Final paperwork

For the second year running, top age-grouper Shirin Gerami sees it go right to the wire despite earning her spot on the starting line in Edmonton – can she get there in time?
28 August 2014 at 11:24

Blog: Gearing up for the 2014 Enduro Challenge

As teams from London’s financial district get ready to race each other from London to Paris, we hear how preparations are going for defending champions Accenture
26 August 2014 at 09:26

The Weekend Warrior on… why you should never try to hide the truth from your wife

Our man Martyn Brunt gets caught out after covertly entering (and winning) a 5k race on holiday in Mexico, despite his best efforts to keep it under wraps
20 August 2014 at 09:08

Harry Wiltshire talks recovery and Kona hopes...

Writing just before last weekend’s Ironman race in Sweden where he placed fifth, the British athlete updates us on his recovery from injury
19 August 2014 at 17:16

Blog: Fraudulent feelings at a paratri talent spotting day

British paratriathlete Barry Davids gives an honest account of his journey into the world of para sports, following a severe injury playing rugby
15 August 2014 at 12:15

Blog: Falling off the wagon with the World Champs fast approaching

Age-grouper Phil Renna makes the cut for the World Championships in Canada but also suffers domestic upheaval and lots of late nights – and gets lured back into old habits…
13 August 2014 at 10:56

Blog: Overcoming colon disease to become a GB triathlete

As a student Michelle Willcocks was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis and underwent major surgery; recovering afterwards her Dad brought her some tri mags and a dream took shape…
12 August 2014 at 12:46

Blog: Pain and suffering on Zombie Hill at the Norseman

Scottish triathlete and coach Graeme Stewart heads to Norway fully prepared for the 'world’s hardest triathlon’. It doesn’t disappoint…
11 August 2014 at 11:54

Blog: Relief at crossing the Ironman Zurich finish line

Age-grouper Pete Jones describes the collective mass effort needed to get him past the post in Switzerland last month – he's OK after all
08 August 2014 at 10:47

Blog: Shaky starts and high-fives at this year’s London Triathlon

European age-group champion Kimberley Morrison describes racing with the elite women last weekend, where she came a respectable 13th
06 August 2014 at 12:55

Blog: Intensely cold swimming and brutal bike climbs at the Alpe D’Huez Long Distance Triathlon

Age-grouper Brian Carlin describes his race last week, where the swim was so cold his face quickly went numb and three huge bike climbs then followed
04 August 2014 at 11:47

Blog: From tri newbie to Ironman 70.3 winner in just two years

Pro athlete Susie Hignett has been racing for just two years but has already beaten stacked fields at 70.3 races in France and Norway, and now has Mont Tremblant in her sights
31 July 2014 at 13:09

Blog: Queensland Triathlete of the Year goes for the Ironman double

Aussie age-grouper Tim Ballintine decides to take on the Ironman World Championship double in 2014 – Mont Tremblant and Kona
24 July 2014 at 11:14

The Weekend Warrior on… the madness of triathletes

220 columnist Martyn Brunt finds a common theme to many of the athletes he meets at Ironman Lanzarote – nuttiness
22 July 2014 at 12:15

Blog: The Endurance Adventurer takes on Snowdonia

Australian tri newbie Luke Tyburski targets the Double Brutal Extreme Triathlon this autumn, which he says is “a good place to start”. Just as well he likes a challenge...
21 July 2014 at 16:44

Blog: Getting it right on the European stage

British age-grouper Paul Brown describes winning his category in the 2014 European Sprint Triathlon Championships in Kitzbühel, Austria last month
17 July 2014 at 14:29

Blog: Awkward truths at the Surrey Human Performance Institute

In a bid to improve his race performances, age-grouper David ‘Big Man’ Pawsey tries the Advanced Triathlon Package – and learns lots from his day as a lab rat...
17 July 2014 at 12:15  (3)

Blog: training with Chris McCormack and Team MaccaX

220 finds the pace soon cranks up at a Macca-led training camp in Newport Pagnell, days before the Jenson Button Trust Triathlon
15 July 2014 at 11:29

Blog: feeling the heat at the Jenson Button Trust Triathlon

Age-grouper Sam Anderson reports from last weekend’s race after winning a 220 competition for a free place – and making it through heat one into the final race
15 July 2014 at 09:36

Blog: going from Ironman to IronDAD

Age-grouper Max Curle recounts racing in the Ironman European Champs in his wife’s hometown of Frankfurt – just a few days after the birth of his son Jona
14 July 2014 at 16:04