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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

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