Sprint & supersprint triathlons for beginners: the UK’s top 14

Completing your first-ever triathlon will be one of the most life-affirming and unforgettable multisport memories you’ll ever create. But how to pick the race for you can be one of the biggest challenges, with the course, location and multitude of distances all key factors to consider. Here, we’ve picked a selection of the best beginner … Read more

Middle-distance triathlons for beginners: the UK’s top 8

Half iron, Ironman 70.3, middle-distance, half-Ironman… Whatever you want to call it, 113km racing is on the rise. And it’s an achievable and hugely-rewarding experience, yet comes in as far more manageable and less all-consuming than full iron-distance racing. Happily, like their bigger siblings, they invariably take place in spectacular settings, from stately homes to … Read more

Four of the Longest Running Triathlons – Triathlete

“], “filter”: { “nextExceptions”: “img, blockquote, div”, “nextContainsExceptions”: “img, blockquote”} }”> For access to all of our training, gear, and race coverage, plus exclusive training plans, FinisherPix photos, event discounts, and GPS apps, >”,”name”:”in-content-cta”,”type”:”link “}}”>sign up for Outside+. Not sure which race to sign up for this season or next? You might want to start … Read more

The unique physical challenge of triathlon’s ‘sadistic’ Arena Games – Elite News

“I don’t know if it was just because it was early in the year but I think it was some of the most pain I went through in 2021. But I’m looking forward to going back there in a weird, sick way. ” When we heard Alex Yee – who went on to win Olympic … Read more

How Do USA Triathlon’s Rankings Work? – Triathlete

“], “filter”: { “nextExceptions”: “img, blockquote, div”, “nextContainsExceptions”: “img, blockquote”} }”> For access to all of our training, gear, and race coverage, plus exclusive training plans, FinisherPix photos, event discounts, and GPS apps, >”,”name”:”in-content-cta”,”type”:”link “}}”>sign up for Outside+. If you’re not familiar with USA Triathlon’s national rankings system, here’s the scoop. Each year, if you … Read more

15 incredible triathlons that you’ve probably never heard of

Events such as Challenge Roth, Escape from Alcatraz and Kona are understandably lauded as some of the world’s best triathlons by many age-group athletes. But competition for entry is fierce. Harlech Triathlon Location: Harlech, Wales Distance: 400m swim | 21.5km bike | 5km run Date: March From the organisers of the unparalleled Slateman comes Harlecha … Read more