Long distance

Will Clarke and Eimear Mullan win Ironman 70.3 UK

British athlete has a Father’s Day to remember at Wimbleball with first 70.3 win, while Ireland's Eimear Mullan wins women's race for third time
16 June 2014 at 10:17  (4)

Slateman Savage planned for 2015

New achievement requires completion of sprint race on Saturday AND the full Slateman on Sunday; tickets go on sale 1 July
13 June 2014 at 17:01

A triathlete’s guide to salt levels

Should you increase your salt intake with supplements and drinks when training for and racing longer triathlons? We take a look
12 June 2014 at 15:00

Kerching! – Challenge Bahrain winners to get $100k apiece

Top 10 men and top 10 women to share $500k prize purse, with Pete Jacobs, Mirinda Carfrae and Rachel Joyce among pro athletes already confirmed
09 June 2014 at 12:47

Want to know what it feels like to race IM Frankfurt? Watch this video

Vivid documentary from Italian age-grouoer Michele Zucchi describes the nerves, clashes and elation he went through at Ironman Frankfurt
06 June 2014 at 14:29

Can heavy lifting increase your endurance performance?

It may sound bizarre but new research suggests it can improve both explosive power and efficiency of movement on the swim, bike and run – as well as cut your chance of injury
03 June 2014 at 15:59

Chrissie W on… recovering from an iron-distance triathlon

Four-time Ironman world champion shares her advice on how best to recover after a long-distance triathlon
26 May 2014 at 08:58

Going somewhere hot this year?

We tell you how to get ready for warm-weather racing without leaving the UK
24 April 2014 at 15:25

Seven ways to ward off pain and boredom when going long

We share some effective coping strategies for Ironman distance triathlons
19 February 2014 at 12:10

Chrissie Wellington on prepping for a hilly Ironman

World champ helps you prepare for challenging bike courses like IM Wales
04 February 2014 at 11:42  (1)

Sub-1hr session: tempo run

Perfect practice if you're going long this season
27 January 2014 at 09:58

Triathletes 'feel pain differently'

Israeli study suggests athletes feel less pain, cope better
14 November 2013 at 10:54

Kona qualifier’s weekly training diary

Age-grouper Liz Pinches prepares for Kona this October

17 September 2013 at 09:42

Kona qualifier case study: Liz Pinches

Kona debutante Liz Pinches tells 220 about her preparations for next month’s Ironman Hawaii

17 September 2013 at 09:38

Tame your first Ironman: Pt 3

And the final part of our Ironman prep series looks at goals, life balance and selecting the optimum event

22 May 2013 at 09:18

Tame your first Ironman: Pt 2

Part two of our taming Ironman tips, covering nutrition, bike fit and pacing

21 May 2013 at 09:00

Racing at Speed: Challenge Roth

How to race the event that’s in a league of its own

19 May 2013 at 09:00

Racing in the Wind: Ironman Lanzarote

Three-time European Ironman champion Timo Bracht gives his advice on dealing with the crosswinds in Lanza

18 May 2013 at 09:00

Racing on the Hills: Alpe d’Huez Tri

Entered Alpe d’Huez, Ironman France or any other hilly M-Dot this year? Here are our hill riding tips

17 May 2013 at 12:59

Racing in the Heat: Challenge Vichy

Racing Vichy or any other sticky Ironman race this year? We show you how to beat that challenge...

16 May 2013 at 12:39