Fastest UK Half Iron Distance Triathlon including Ironman-branded events

I reckon the Marshman near Dungeness/Lydd is the quickest Half Iron?

Ironman: Brownlee Sub7, Spirig/Charles-Barclay Sub 8

Sub 2, Sub 7, Sub 8 Just like the recent successful Sub2 marathon by Eliud Kipchoge,…

Mavic Saved, Kona Cancelled and something else interesting

Mavic Saved We saw some worrying shenanigans a few weeks back as Mavic appeared to have…

Pru Ride London -CANCELLED – FULL REFUND – KUDOS

Pru Ride London Cancelled The last remaining ‘proper’ bike race in the UK has been cancelled…

Ironman Sold…again

Wanda Group bought the Ironman brand/business in 2015 and has just agreed to sell it in…

Ironman cancellations and other triathlon cancellations

It must be obvious to all of us now that this season’s multi-sport racing is going…

new Timex Ironman R300 specs opinion

Timex Ironman R300 Specifications & Opinion Timex recently & surprisingly returned to the world of sports…

Helen Jenkins: Gadgets, Olympics, Bionics, Training and 70.3

Olympian Helen Jenkins MBE tells us about training, tech, kits, races, recovering from a seious op…

IMUK Ironman UK Bike course 2020

Here we have the 2020 Ironman UK bike course,

Alistair Brownlee Wants to buy Ironman from Wanda |

The Professional Triathletes Organisation (PTO) last week appointed Alistair Brownlee and others as directors. Yesterday, 3rd…

Announcement: Suunto 9 IRONMAN

Suunto have just announced the Suunto 9 Baro Titanium IRONMAN Limited Edition watch, there was an…

Target HIM Running Power with STRYD, IM too

I’ve completed a few HIMs over the last 3 years and one Ironman. I’ve used the…

Hever Castle Gauntlet 2017 – Half Iron Distance & Glorious Sunshine

I’ve done Hever’s GAUNTLET Half-Iron distance triathlon a few times now. I seem to be losing the…

Season Finale and Demonstrable Effect of an Ironman (on me)

As Rotterdam’s ITU Final finishes the season for the Age Grouper triathletes, I await the tales of potential…

Post-Ironman training – 800w and a splash in a puddle

Whilst “ticking the Ironman box” and “getting the tattoo on a private part” may have been…

Ironman UK – Tick – Done – Got The T-Shirt

IRONMAN UK (BOLTON, 2017) Having gone though an ‘Age Group’ triathlon/duathlon phase in previous years it…

IMUK Bolton Weather – Journey Nears The End

I’ll take that weather. A little bit of everything more than I’d like (rain, temp wind)…

Ironman Journey : All over bar the racing…almost

This weekend just finished was nice and ‘easy’ with ‘only’ about 6.5 hours of training. Although…

Ironman Journey – My Grandma’s Toenail

Two posts in one title. You lucky people. My granny’s new rear cassette just arrived. 11-32T.…

Ironman Journey – TaaaaaaaaaaaPeeeeeeeeer

Finally, today marks the start of my 3-week taper. The 14/15 hours this week seems positively easy…

Weekend Endeavours in Surrey – Training, Stuff and a sore bottom all for my Ironman Journey

I’ve had a rather enjoyable weekend training. If you are in the UK you might know…

IRONMAN JOURNEY: Fuelling & Some More Supplements

Before I start wittering on about gel, this is an interesting chart from QS EMFIT. It’s…

Ironman Journey: Body Fail: Garmin Fail

It seems that neither my body nor Garmin are infallible. No surprise there, really. My Ironman…

Ironman Build – The Shape of the Pear

I always thought that pears had quite a nice shape. But when applied to training ‘maybe…

Polar M200: Wins Challenge Gran Canaria

BMC-ETIXX-sponsored athlete Emma Pallant won Challenge Gran Canaria (Middle Distance Triathlon) by 6 seconds and here…

My Ironman Journey: A Mouthful of Humble Pie Might Have Been Good For Me

In previous posts I have scoffed a little about ‘Zone 2 training’  which, by now, I…

Mirinda Carfrae – Running Form Analysis

Today I want to take a look at some great footage that coach has provided, featuring…

My Ironman Journey: Running Shock / Impact / Braking

A mate has invited me on a 22 mile run next week. Oh dear. I don’t…

My Ironman Journey Continues: Gods, Gadget and Oil

The Greeks probably had a god of Ironman. S/he was probably called Brownlee, Jorgensen or Friel.

My Ironman Training Load – The Only Way is UP?

Another thrilling instalment of my IRONMAN JOURNEY, this time with a red AND blue chart.

Ironman Staffs 70.3 – 92% Full

I was thinking of sneaking this one into the mix. But at 92% full (source: triathlonbusiness)…

Ironman Training – 200 Hours In The Wrong Zones? Not a good idea.

A lot of the Ironman plans I looked at rely on Training Zones. Either POWER zones…

Ironman Training – Self-Coached Sporting Suicide?

I’ve approached my Ironman training with a degree of trepidation. The problem I have is that…

Choosing my Ironman Journey 2017 Venue – Bolton? Copenhagen? Wales? Kalmar? Austria?

The decision of which race to enter for my first Ironman was not straightforward. To a…

My Ironman training – and a bit of a hiccup in my F3 HM prep

I just had this post-Autumn race panic. You know, in autumn when you fill the next…

My Ironman Journey – Kit cheque List

Ha Ha. Geddit? Cheque list. This is going to be expensive! I appreciate that Americans spell…

My Ironman Journey – Runner to Age Grouper to Ironman

I’m not so sure if anyone is particularly interested in MY Ironman journey. There have been lots…

Thames Trail Half Marathon (F3) and other Running Races 2017 – Windsor / Kew / Long / Hever

It’s still sinking in that I am supposedly doing a full Ironman in 2017. Of course…

"Ironman or Iron-Distancer?" That is a question.

Are you an Ironman or an Iron-distancer? That was the thought which faced me a couple…

Alert! Ironman Weymouth and 70.3 OPENS TODAY

Entries open at midday today for IRONMAN® Weymouth and IRONMAN® 70.3® Weymouth, which will both take…