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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

Bitten by the 'other' triathlon bug at The Bastion – blog

220 columnist Tim Heming blogs from transition tent at The Bastion as he prepares for the final leg of a hastily-arranged relay team
17 July 2015 at 10:20

The long and hilly road to Ironman Wales 2015 – blog

After deciding to make Tenby her debut race, age-grouper Abi Williams has eight weeks to go before the big day…
13 July 2015 at 15:44

Racing Celtman for the ‘Wild Lady of Lochbroom’ – blog

Age-grouper Calum Hudson enters Scotland’s epic long-distance race in memory of his grandmother – but only has one month to train…
10 July 2015 at 10:51

Competition winner Katy Campbell: ‘I’ve been over-performing since the day I won’

With Kona champ Chrissie Wellington by her side, our winner says she’s starting to believe she can hit her goal – Alpe d’Huez Long Course Triathlon
02 July 2015 at 11:04

The Weekend Warrior on…How to avoid looking like a tri numpty

Our man Martyn Brunt shares his tips to stop newcomers looking like a weapons-grade idiot
01 July 2015 at 10:26  (6)

Joe Skipper on coming third at ITU Long Distance World Champs

British pro male triathlete blogs on his historic result in Motala, Sweden
29 June 2015 at 15:45

Blog: Spetsathlon AG tale, plus amazing drone footage

Action from the Greek Island event complete with some innovative race day footage
16 June 2015 at 10:30

Moment of truth at Ironman Lanzarote – blog

Will the Three Amigos' drunken bet end in glory? Race day arrives and age-grouper Peter Slater has to make a difficult decision...
04 June 2015 at 11:30

The Weekend Warrior on… Swimming a million metres

Martyn Brunt asks himself just why he’s agreed to yet another crazy challenge…
28 May 2015 at 11:16