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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)

Blog: Busting Ironman myths on debut in Barcelona

After making her long-distance debut at Ironman Barcelona, British pro Susie Hignett debunks some of the more popular M-dot sayings, such as 'don't drink cola'
21 October 2014 at 12:19

Blog: From hospital bed to racing Ironman Hawaii in just one month

Aussie age-grouper Tim Ballintine makes it to Kona despite a serious bike crash just weeks earlier, and discovers the importance of having a solid support crew…
20 October 2014 at 12:39

Blog: Harry Wiltshire arrives in Kona for the “big dance” – and finds it a bizarre experience

British pro says the town is a zoo full of people in compression wear, and wonders if he’ll like it more when the race is over…
08 October 2014 at 11:00

Blog: Challenge Sophie bikes the Alpine Coast to Coast

British age-grouper Sophie Radcliffe describes cycling the length of the Alps and climbing its highest mountains in one month
07 October 2014 at 11:38

Blog: Digging deep into the hurt locker at the Double Brutal Extreme

Aussie endurance athlete Luke Tyburski picks a double-Iron distance race in beautiful Snowdonia for his first triathlon – and finds it every bit as hard as he imagined
01 October 2014 at 11:37

Blog: Surf’s up at Ironman Wales

Triathlon coach Mark Kleanthous goes in search of a big challenge for his 37th Ironman race – and gets some massive waves
30 September 2014 at 10:37  (1)

Blog: Iran’s first female triathlete goes from frustration to smiles at this year’s WTS Grand Final

After a long and nerve-wracking wait, Shirin Gerami finally gets permission to race in Edmonton – and comes away beaming
29 September 2014 at 12:24

Blog: Island hopping to World’s End at Xterra Swimrun Norway

British age-groupers Patricia Richardson and Naomi Shinkins encounter mild hypothermia and serious fatigue on a spectacular journey across 20 Nordic islands
26 September 2014 at 12:35

Blog: Racing with the big girls in Mont Tremblant

British pro Susie Hignett finds herself in at the deep end at her first Ironman 70.3 Worlds
26 September 2014 at 10:12

Blog: The Weekend Warrior on… getting injured

220’s Martyn Brunt finds his season curtailed by injury, and is starting to climb the walls
25 September 2014 at 11:44

Blog: Tackling Ironman 70.3 World Champs on the road to Kona

Australian age-grouper Tim Ballintine describes his injury-hit race at Ironman 70.3 World Champs at Mont-Tremblant, Canada
22 September 2014 at 09:32

Blog: Planning for the Double Brutal Extreme Triathlon

First-time trier Luke Tyburski has chosen the ultra-long Snowdonia event to make his debut. Here he tells us how he thinks his love of food will see him through…
19 September 2014 at 15:10

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