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Travel Channel’s Rob Bell joins '777 club' – blog

TV presenter recounts his round-the-world adventure covering 300km on foot in a week
26 February 2015 at 14:06

London to Paris in 24hrs – you in?

‘Challenge Sophie’ Radcliffe is organising a sportive from Greenwich to the Eiffel Tower this May, and wants you to join her…
16 February 2015 at 09:55

The Weekend Warrior on… Mirror triathlon

The Brunty bathroom witnesses his world-beating no.1s…
05 February 2015 at 11:28

Update – are triathletes better today than they were 20 years ago?

Former Royal Marine and veteran triathlete Mike Harris reflects on his return to the sport
22 January 2015 at 11:13

Tri Preston goes long in 2014 – an update (blog)

Member Steve Throup tells us how a quarter of his club set themselves the target of moving up to Iron distance in 2014 and how they got on...
15 January 2015 at 12:39  (1)

Are triathletes better today than 20 years ago?

Former Royal Marine Mike Harris returns to tri after leaving at the top two decades ago
13 January 2015 at 12:21  (2)

Holy grails and ‘Must Do One Day’ races in 2015 – blog

Age-grouper Andrew Keetley cracks open the 220 calendar and puts a big red circle around his first iron distance race, the Outlaw
09 January 2015 at 11:17

The Weekend Warrior on… When to wear race t-shirts

Witnessing a t-shirt-wearing faux pas, Brunty turns into a sartorial sage
08 January 2015 at 09:35  (3)

The quest for Rio, an update – blog

Age-grouper Phil Renna shares his latest progress in an audacious bid to make the Olympics
07 January 2015 at 08:59

Turning the Rwandan wheels of development

Chrissie Wellington blogs on what sport means to her, and why she loves to see the positive impact that cycling is making in post-genocide Rwanda
11 December 2014 at 10:21

The Weekend Warrior on… pool challenges

Pathologically incapable of turning down a challenge, Brunty enters a 10km swim event
09 December 2014 at 17:10

Tri St Lucia: 220's Tim Heming takes on 'Blackbeard's Revenge'

If you can resist the rum, sun loungers and beach parties then this Caribbean cracker may be one to add to your race calendar for 2015...
29 November 2014 at 16:24

Meet our new blogger, as he prepares to go long in 2015...

Inspired by a comment in last month's 220, Andrew Keetley has decided to take on the long-distance challenge. Here's the first of his monthly blogs...
26 November 2014 at 15:41

Goose pimples and slippery conditions at the BallBuster

Veteran age-grouper Mark Kleanthous returns to the famously tough duathlon on Box Hill
24 November 2014 at 11:36

Blog: What it's like to race Kona for the first time

British age-grouper Gail Wilkinson recounts this year's race – pushes, punctures and all…
20 November 2014 at 14:42

The Weekend Warrior on… finding your best side for race pics

Brunty ponders the perils of finding your best side as you pass the event photographer
12 November 2014 at 14:00

Blog: A hot and brutal war of attrition at the European Middle Distance Champs

GB age-grouper Peter Whent races in brutal conditions in Mallorca last month – and is never so happy to cross a finish line...
05 November 2014 at 12:22  (3)

Blog: Racing's a family affair at this year’s Xterra World Champs

GB age-grouper Leanne Hier heads to Hawaii with her mum, and comes away with a fresh approach to triathlon
31 October 2014 at 11:24

Blog: Overcoming a severe bonk to post a new Ironman PB

Age-grouper John Walsh has a day to remember at Ironman Mallorca
29 October 2014 at 12:13

Blog: New 'experiences' and silver medals at Challenge Mallorca

GB age-grouper Niamh Lewis races at the European Middle Distance Champs, and finds herself challenged in more ways than one…
23 October 2014 at 14:30  (2)