UFC star Paul Felder is done with MMA, picks his next fight… – Age Group News

People still ask Paul Felder when he’s coming back – nobody ever believes a fighter when they say they’re retired – but this man has a new opponent, and it’s name is triathlon. The 38-year-old former UFC star turned color commentator, like all sports stars, has a burning desire to compete and better their level … Read more

#IMWC St George: ALL of the UK & Ireland Female Age-Group results – Age Group News

It wasn’t the traditional October in Kona, but the delayed 2021 IRONMAN World Championship in St George, Utah on Saturday delivered some great racing and challenging courses. The Pro races of course saw your new IRONMAN World Champions in Kristian Blummenfelt and Daniela Ryf. Every IRONMAN World Championship also features plenty of exceptional amateur athletes … Read more

IRONMAN St George: Inspiring Age-Group stories elevate the big dance – Age Group News

Few sports are better at mixing professional with amateur, and Saturday’s IRONMAN World Championship will again showcase so many inspirational Age-Group stories. Around 3000 athletes in total will accept the challenge of covering 140.6miles in swim/bike/run in terrain which will test even the very best to the limit. Some 7000ft of climbing on the bike … Read more

St George start list: British & Irish Age-Group Men racing at IM WC – Age Group News

It’s not just the Pro athletes who have been waiting more than two-and-a-half years for an IRONMAN World Championship event. For many long distance amateur athletes, the World Champs in Kona is the dream. Of course, with the delayed 2021 IRONMAN World Championship taking place in St George, Utah on Saturday (May 7), there’s no … Read more

Noel Mulkey: Triathlon is 100% my addiction – Age Group News

Addiction: A condition of being unable to stop using or doing something as a habit, especially something harmful. Triathlete Noel Mulkey has experienced the lows of addiction. The Tulsa-based American suffered from a crippling heroin addiction in his youth – spending up to $500-a-day to feed his habit. But that addictive trait has also been … Read more

Neil Eddy, Emily Freeman selected for Zwift Academy Tri team 2022 – Age Group News

One of the most prized goals of many top performing amateur athletes in recent years, six athletes have today been announced as the members of the 2022 Zwift Academy Tri team. First launched by the global fitness platform in 2018, the program sees amateur athletes provided with close on pro-level support from some of the … Read more

What’s A Good Marathon Time? Average Marathon Times By Age + Sex

It’s not uncommon for runners to constantly want more. A new PR, a longer distance, a more challenging route. Let’s just say we become a bit addicted or, better yet, obsessed with running. Once we’ve mastered our 5k, 10k, and half-marathon, the next natural step is, yes, you guessed it, a marathon! Whether it’s your … Read more

What’s A Good Half Marathon Time? Average Times By Age + Sex

​​Aside from the 5k, the half marathon is the most popular race distance worldwide, with 2.1 million participants in 2018, according to the International Institute of Sports Medicine. Many runners gravitate towards the half marathon because it’s a nice sweet spot between the shorter distances like the 5k and 10k and the unforgiving and time-consuming … Read more