Next Triathlon / Multisport Watch for Q3 Q4 2016 – the contenders for 2016 and beyond

Still not sure what 2016 tri watch to buy? OK gadget fans we’re half way through the year. Polar and TomTom and maybe even Epson might still yet surprise us with something. Following Suunto’s news this week, any surprise is now likely to be a September announcement at the earliest. Garmin might also further surprise us at…

Why Do People Do Duathlon?

Elite athletes may well race Duathlons prior to the triathlon season starting…the water is too cold for most people until April (ish) and so triathlon races do not normally start until then. A similar argument applies after September when it starts to get colder again. So there are commercial pressures around this but also the…

5k times way down: what's happening?

I had my first run/brick brick session of the year last night. R-B-R-B-R with the biking on my turbo trainer thingy. That followed a (deliberately) slow parkrun on Saturday where I was practicing my running form trying to get my shoulders level and my arm swing right and my foot-strike right. Anyway that slow 5k…

5k times way down: what’s happening?

I had my first run/brick brick session of the year last night. R-B-R-B-R with the biking on my turbo trainer thingy. That followed a (deliberately) slow parkrun on Saturday where I was practicing my running form trying to get my shoulders level and my arm swing right and my foot-strike right. Anyway that slow 5k…

Duathlon & Triathlon Race Distances

Here is a reference to the standard distances for Duathlons and Triathlons across a variety of organisations including Powerman, Challenge, ETU, ITU and Ironman. An “Ironman” is a branded term and other organisation CANNOT call their event an Ironman distance…hence they sometimes use the term Iron Distance or Half Iron (not sure if that is allowed…

Duathlon & Triathlon Race Distances

Here is a reference to the standard distances for Duathlons and Triathlons across a variety of organisations including Powerman, Challenge, ETU, ITU and Ironman. An “Ironman” is a branded term and other organisation CANNOT call their event an Ironman distance…hence they sometimes use the term Iron Distance or Half Iron (not sure if that is allowed…