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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
27 April 2017 at 14:00

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

British age-grouper Gail Wilkinson recounts the 2014 race – pushes, punctures and all…
07 October 2016 at 07:00

Blog: Chris Arthey at The London Triathlon

Chris Arthey and his wife Denise were involved in a horrific road accident in 2008 that claimed both their left legs. Fast forward eight years and both lead full and active lives, giving motivational talks while Chris regularly takes on endurance events with the aid of a prosthetic. Here's his report from the London Triathlon back in August...
04 October 2016 at 14:55

ÖtillÖ Swimrun Isles of Scilly: a competitor's adventure of a lifetime

With only 10 days’ notice, 220 Triathlon Editor Helen Webster finds herself tied to a Swedish man and about to attempt 37.5km of tough trail running and choppy sea swimming. Here’s how she got on…
21 June 2016 at 17:49

Chrissie Wellington on... Budget triathlon gear

"Ultimately, you compete using your heart and your head, not your wallet," says Britain's four-time Kona champ

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

Witnessing a t-shirt-wearing faux pas, Brunty turns into a sartorial sage
11 May 2016 at 09:35  (4)

Race Report - The Grantham Triathlon

After weeks of below-par temperatures, the sun finally made an appearance for the second weekend of May... just in time for the Grantham Triathlon in Lincolnshire! Jane Taylor talks us through her race, where she managed to scoop 1st place in her age-group...
10 May 2016 at 12:52

Ulverston Triathlon race report - Eli Thorogood

The last time Eli Thorogood was involved in triathlon was when she travelled with the Welsh team to the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow! We caught up with Eli after finishing 2nd at the Ulverston Triathlon in her first race back since taking a break from the sport...
07 April 2016 at 11:57

Blog: Triple Brutal Triathlon

A month on from arguably the toughest triathlon in the UK, James Page details the trials and tribulations of competing in the Triple Brutal Extreme - that's 7.2 miles of swimming, 336 miles of cycling and a 78 mile run in the heart of Snowdonia!
28 October 2015 at 15:35

Conquering Ötillö, the Swimrun World Championships

Rosemary Byde was worried she'd bitten off more than she could chew when she signed up for the mammoth-distance Ötillö Swim run event in Sweden. Read how she got on below...
05 October 2015 at 15:06

Game on at the Perranporth Extreme Surf Triathlon 2015 (blog)

Age-grouper Tim Green gets into the swing of Cornish living by entering his local triathlon – sea swells and all
10 September 2015 at 11:36

Highs and lows on debut at The Outlaw 2015 (blog)

Race day arrives for age-grouper Andrew Keetley on his long-distance initiation, and it proves a day of extremes…
26 August 2015 at 09:46  (2)

An eight-year-old's account of becoming a triathlete (blog)

Leo Riggs recounts this year's baptism-by-tri, from his debut in Dorset to a birthday aquathlon, jellyfish blooms and more
19 August 2015 at 15:21

Going back for more at the Triple Brutal Extreme Triathlon (blog)

After completing a double-iron distance triathlon, UK age-grouper James Page is having a crack at Snowdonia’s whopping Triple Brutal Extreme next month
18 August 2015 at 14:38

Obstacle course racing - a triathlete’s tale (blog)

220’s Staff Writer Jack Sexty headed to the London River Rat Race on 25th July, a 10km obstacle course around the Thames. Find out how a swim/bike/runner coped with the demands of monkey bars, swimming in trainers and learning how to kayak mid-race…
13 August 2015 at 11:04

Overcoming fuelling struggles at Ironman UK for an epic finish – blog

Age-grouper David Waring makes his M-dot debut in Bolton
07 August 2015 at 14:33  (1)

The Weekend Warrior on… Finding new triathlon adventures

Following an eye-watering cycling incident, our man Brunty decides it’s time for something a little different...
07 August 2015 at 10:54

From Jack the Lad to making history at Rio 2016 – blog

GB squad paratriathlete Andy Lewis talks about his year so far and what he wants to get out of the 2016 Rio Paralympics
06 August 2015 at 11:22

From weightlifter to triathlete via the ‘SuperHero’ programme – blog

Age-grouper James Stammers signs up for the London Triathlon in a bid to push what his body is capable of in new directions
04 August 2015 at 14:07

Making Ötillö Swimrun World Champs 2015’s big challenge – blog

Age-grouper Rosemary Byde bags her place at this year’s race in Sweden after a strong run of domestic results, and prepares with the Borås swimrun
23 July 2015 at 10:13