Long distance

Gallery: Challenge Weymouth

Rolling seas, beautiful Dorset countryside and two British winners – we round up the best images from yesterday’s race
15 September 2014 at 11:58  (1)

Gallery: Ironman Wales 2014

With Matt Trautman and Amy Forshaw crowned this year's winners, we round up the best images from today's arduous race in Pembrokeshire
14 September 2014 at 20:44  (1)

Joe Skipper and Eleanor Haresign win Challenge Weymouth

British men win all three medals on a day that brought tough sea conditions and a curtailed swim, while British women claim gold and silver
14 September 2014 at 20:23

Matt Trautman and Amy Forshaw win Ironman Wales 2014

South Africa's Matt Trautman wins men's race ahead of Fraser Cartmell (GBR), while British athletes Amy Forshaw and Amy Ogden earn gold and bronze in women's race
14 September 2014 at 19:22

Love hills? Here's a cycling trend for you to try – Everesting

Warning: not for the faint hearted or short of time. With only 10 UK cyclists completing the challenge (so far) of ascending 8,848m in one go, we look at how to join the club
12 September 2014 at 12:30  (1)

Emma Pooley on life after cycling: “I've already got my WTC licence”

British athlete says she enjoys the friendliness and equality of triathlon, where men and women tackle the same courses, and reveals which distances she’s targeting
12 September 2014 at 10:29

Blog: A tense day out in tough conditions at Ironman Copenhagen

Three athletes from Manx Tri Club take on Ironman Copenhagen, with one of their number finding herself fighting hard in the wind and rain to beat the cut-off...
11 September 2014 at 14:04

Race Tips: Challenge Weymouth

With days to go until this year’s race, we get some top course advice from one of the pro women to compete, Charisa Wernick, who's been training in Dorset for the past week
11 September 2014 at 13:27

Race Tips: Ironman Wales

Last year’s winners Scott Neyedli and Lucy Gossage have eight tips to prepare you for one of the hardest Ironman races – and remind you to smile for the finisher's photo!
10 September 2014 at 11:26

Blog: Team Accenture hit choppy channel waters this year in the Enduro Challenge

Teams from London’s financial district raced each other recently in a relay triathlon from London to Paris. We found out how the race went for the defending champions...
09 September 2014 at 10:21

Challenge and Rev3 saddle up together for long-distance triathlon in North America

Organisers to merge their two North American race series from 2015, with Rev3 events to add nine instalments to the Challenge calendar
05 September 2014 at 11:58

Race report: Challenge Vichy 2014

A second victory for Croatia’s Andrej Vistica in the men’s race, and a first for Gabriella Zelinka in the women’s
03 September 2014 at 15:13

Gallery: Swedes claim victory at ÖtillÖ 2014

Local team Milebreaker shatter last year’s course record by 19mins at the Swimrun World Championships
02 September 2014 at 12:22

Aussie Ironman likely to smash world record in ‘Arch to Arc’ bid

John Van Wisse is nearing the end of an ultra-triathlon challenge from London’s Marble Arch to the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, despite getting stopped by UK border police
28 August 2014 at 12:39

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

Elite advice: Craig Alexander on why you should only try to control the controllables

Three-time Ironman world champ Craig ‘Crowie’ Alexander, famed for his meticulous preparation, tells Paul Moore about his measured approach
14 August 2014 at 16:25

In pictures: Gordon Ramsay training in California for Ironman World Champs 2014

TV chef puts in the work with his son Jack in Santa Monica after getting another wildcard, with an eye on beating last year’s Kona time of 14hrs
14 August 2014 at 10:53  (2)

What are the main limiting factors for endurance athletes?

We explain why heart function is more important than lung capacity, and what other factors like technique and genetics might also be holding you back on race day
11 August 2014 at 16:23

Blog: Pain and suffering on Zombie Hill at the Norseman

Scottish triathlete and coach Graeme Stewart heads to Norway fully prepared for the 'world’s hardest triathlon’. It doesn’t disappoint…
11 August 2014 at 11:54

Britain's Adam Walker describes “huge sense of relief” after swimming the seven seas

Swim coach reaches Scotland after crossing the North Channel in just his trunks, having met Portuguese men-of-war, dolphins and tiger sharks in his epic round-the-world challenge
08 August 2014 at 12:34