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Osborne, Poor win XTERRA Germany

Osborne, Poor win XTERRA Germany

Monday 21 Aug 2017

There’s a habit forming here in Europe as Osborne and Poor won for the second straight week, this time in the Saxony mountains. The forecast all week was doom and gloom. They called for rain on Friday at 17:00 (5pm), and rain all day on Saturday. It never came on Friday until about 23:00 (11pm) and it came hard. At the venue a bunch of expo tents were ripped from the ground and tossed meters away. But as quickly as the storm came – it went. Race day morning was cool and cloudy but no rain. more

Michelle Vesterby leads all girl pro group at Ironman Copenhagen

Michelle Vesterby leads all girl pro group at Ironman Copenhagen

Friday 18 Aug 2017

IRONMAN Copenhagen course passes many of the picturesque city's historic landmarks, such as the world-famous Opera House, the Little Mermaid statue, Amalienborg Palace (home of the Danish Queen) and the New Harbour waterfront. The swim is a 3.8 km one-lap course in the lagoon at Amager Beach Park with excellent spectator views from the shores, as well as atop the three picturesque bridges perched above the action. more

Off-Road racing continues at 17th edition XTERRA Germany

Off-Road racing continues at 17th edition XTERRA Germany

Friday 18 Aug 2017

The biggest race on the XTERRA European tour is here in Zittau/ Olbersdorf, Germany. It is also the oldest XTERRA in the Tour, and will be a very big event. This is the next to last stop before the final and a gold race so most of the athletes fighting for points on the Tour will be here. This was very good news for our race organizer – the famous “Benno”- and XTERRA Europe, because even with the ITU world championship in Penticton Canada, we will have the best Elite field of the season so far. more

2017 KPR comes to a close at Ironman Mont-Tremblant

2017 KPR comes to a close at Ironman Mont-Tremblant

Friday 18 Aug 2017

Mont-Tremblant is simply an idyllic race location for IRONMAN athletes and their families and friends. The quaint village and its surrounding communities offer a walkable, easily navigable location for all your race-week activities, including hiking, kayaking, golfing, and cycling. Athletes will start the 2.4-mile (3.8 km) swim in Lac Tremblant, which in August boasts comfortably warm, wetsuit-legal temperatures. The quarter-mile run to T1 is lined with a soft red carpet, and cheering spectator more

All men at Ironman Kalmar Sweden (pro field)

All men at Ironman Kalmar Sweden (pro field)

Thursday 17 Aug 2017

The inaugural IRONMAN event in Scandinavia took place in Kalmar in 2012 and the event has quickly become an athlete favorite. The swim course is in the Baltic Sea, the bike course is over the 6 km long bridge to the island Öland, a popular spot for tourists from around the world, and the run course goes through central parts of Kalmar with the finish line located on the main square. more

Llanos, Cheetham headline 70.3 Dublin

Llanos, Cheetham headline 70.3 Dublin

Thursday 17 Aug 2017

Dublin has a great sporting heritage through Irish sports of Hurling and Gaelic Football who stage their annual championships at Croke Park, along with one of the top European rugby teams, international running events, and even a stage of the Giro d’Italia. IRONMAN will add to this sporting pedigree and combine both the best athletes in the world with newcomers to the sport more

Champs Croneborg, Bevilaqua return to 70.3 Bintan

Champs Croneborg, Bevilaqua return to 70.3 Bintan

Thursday 17 Aug 2017

Located at Singapore’s doorstep, Bintan itself is the epitome of an island paradise providing endless beaches, a wide variety of international-class resorts, and tropical holiday activities, including golf, spas, and water sports. Such close proximity to Singapore also gives visitors the best of both worlds; a vibrant city visit followed by a beautiful beach holiday. more

IRONMAN Announces Full Distance Event in Estonia

IRONMAN Announces Full Distance Event in Estonia

Tuesday 15 Aug 2017

The inaugural IRONMAN Tallinn will take place on August 4, 2018. General registration opens August 28, 2017. We are excited to announce today the addition of IRONMAN Tallinn. The inaugural race will take place on August 4, 2018. The new race will take place in Estonia’s capital of Tallinn, located at the Baltic sea. Considered one of the most beautiful and best preserved medieval cities of Europe, today’s Tallinn is home to 445,000 people and has gained a reputation as Europe’s Silicon Valley. M more

Mid-Week Mission at the 34th Edition Embrunman

Mid-Week Mission at the 34th Edition Embrunman

Monday 14 Aug 2017

Created in 1984 as a short distance event, the Embrun triathlon evolved until 1990 when it took the format of a mountain triathlon on an Ironman distance. It is after the international triathlon of Nice the oldest international competition very long distance of France . Since its inception, the event has traditionally held on August 15th. It is organized by the non-profit organization "Embrun Man Organization", chaired by Gérald Iacono and in partnership with the city of Embrun more

Cunnama, Sammler win Ironman Hamburg

Cunnama, Sammler win Ironman Hamburg

Monday 14 Aug 2017

James Cunnama was the athlete to control the inaugural IRONMAN Hamburg from the get-go. The 34-year old South African was among the best swimmers in the group and kept cool, especially during the first part of the race. Cunnama went onto the bike course with Germans Horst Reichel, Markus Fachbach, and Alexander Schilling shortly behind the fastest swimmer, Carlos Lopez. From that moment on, he paced himself and focused on his strengths. Starting onto the second half of the bike course, he pushed more

Jackson, Starykowicz win 70.3 Steelhead

Jackson, Starykowicz win 70.3 Steelhead

Monday 14 Aug 2017

It was wire-to-wire domination today at IRONMAN 70.3 Steelhead by none other than Andrew "Starky" Starykowicz. Just one year after getting hit by a car while training, just racing again this year seemed like a big ask. Against all odds, he’s back racing and racing well. Starky went straight to the front in the swim, kept the lead on the bike leg straight away. A 1:58:31 bike split gave him over seven minutes on the nearest group of chasers more

Raelert, Moeller highlight Ironman Hamburg

Raelert, Moeller highlight Ironman Hamburg

Friday 11 Aug 2017

The city of Hamburg truly offers a unique and unforgettable race for all athletes.The provisional course includes the Jungfernstieg pier in the very heart of the city as the start point of the 3.8 km swim course, which goes through the Binnen and Außenalster lakes. The two-loop 180.2 km bike course leads athletes through Harbour City and across the famous "Köhlbrandbrücke" bridge and the southern metropolitan area of ??Hamburg. more

Challenge Regensburg Champ Jan Raphael returns to defend

Challenge Regensburg Champ Jan Raphael returns to defend

Friday 11 Aug 2017

One of the oldest and most beautiful cities in Germany will host the second edition of Challenge Regensburg on August 13th 2017. The UNESCO World Heritage City of Regensburg wants to give triathletes a spectacular stage: The beautiful and picturesque historic center is always a pulsating and busy spot. When thousands of athletes cross the finish line between the Danube and Cathedral Square, an overwhelming atmosphere will be guaranteed. more

Pro field returns to 70.3 Steelhead

Pro field returns to 70.3 Steelhead

Thursday 10 Aug 2017

This race celebrates its 15th anniversary of attracting triathletes to Southwest Michigan's resort beach town. Southwest Michigan's Saint Joseph/Benton Harbor area is known for its beaches, wineries and fruit orchards, and family-friendly vibe. There's plenty to do, whether you're 5 or 55. For kids, there's The Carousel, a hands-on children's museum, and for the older set, a Jack Nicklaus signature golf course. From kayaking, more

Frommhold, van Vlerken headline Finland’s Challenge Turku

Frommhold, van Vlerken headline Finland’s Challenge Turku

Thursday 10 Aug 2017

Challenge Turku is a true city race in the very heart of Turku. With guaranteed atmosphere, the race offers fast and functional courses. We are proud to announce a truly representative PRO FIELD at CHALLENGE TURKU middle distance! Kaisa Sali (Lehtonen) (FIN) will return to Turku after two year break. Yvonne Van Vlerken (NED) will also start in Turku, she is the reigning CHALLENGE TURKU women pro champion from the last year. Kaisa will race her only domestic race in Finland at CHALLENGE TURKU. We more

Weiss, Castro win Ironman Maastricht

Weiss, Castro win Ironman Maastricht

Tuesday 08 Aug 2017

Michael Weiss turned on the turbo on the final part of IRONMAN Maastricht in the Netherlands. As always, the Austrian was behind the leaders in the water, before the 36-year old hit the gas on the bike and run. When he came off the bike, he was 5 minutes behind long-term leader Michael van Cleven from Belgium and found himself being a "Pacman" on the run. While the audience was expecting a win by one of the strong Dutch or Belgium athletes, Weiss nailed a sensational marathon to take the fourth more

Moldan, Frederiksen win 70.3 Otepaa

Moldan, Frederiksen win 70.3 Otepaa

Tuesday 08 Aug 2017

Johannes Moldan (DEU) put in a hard effort on the bike and was rewarded with six minute advantage on the competition as the German heading out transition. The defending champion, the ageless Viktor Zyemtsev (UKR), 44, was off the bike in third and facing a deficit of over eight minutes. Moldan, who faced a long challenge of recovering from glandular fever this year, hit the run uncertain of his running legs. Zyemtsev put in a brilliant run but came up two minutes short, as Moldan crossed the fi more

Stein, Huethaler win 70.3 Gdynia

Stein, Huethaler win 70.3 Gdynia

Tuesday 08 Aug 2017

Once more in his career, Boris Stein put his cards on the table on the bike. In both the men’s and women’s race, the bike splits were the key to success at IRONMAN 70.3 Gdynia. Being 2:30 behind the lead after the swim, the gap was not too big for Germany’s strong biker and runner Stein. He hammered from bike start to finish and started into the run already in first place. Although the two-time IRONMAN champion had a solid run, his compatriot Christopher Hettich almost caught up with him on the more

Reed, Watkinson win 70.3 Philippines

Reed, Watkinson win 70.3 Philippines

Tuesday 08 Aug 2017

Tim Reed (AUS) established quickly on the bike that he would be the one to beat on the day in the Philippines. The 2016 IRONMAN 70.3 world champion took it to the field on the bike and hit the dismount line with 2:40 lead on his closest rival. The Aussie had to hold off a late charge from behind by Xterra standout Mauricio Mendez (MEX) in the late stages of the run before grasping the finish line banner in victory. more

Don, Seymour win 70.3 Boulder

Don, Seymour win 70.3 Boulder

Tuesday 08 Aug 2017

With many pro athletes living in or using the Boulder area as a training base, reigning champions of this race can claim bragging rights for the following 12 months. Tim Don (GBR) and Jeanni Seymour (ZAF) will be the "toast of the town" as the pair continued their winning ways in 2017 at this years edition of IRONMAN 70.3 Boulder. Both started the run trailing the leaders and stormed their way into the lead with solid runs and the eventual win. Their performances in Colorado bode well for Don an more

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Osborne, Poor win XTERRA Germany

Osborne, Poor win XTERRA Germany

Monday 21 Aug 2017 [Triathlon News]

There’s a habit forming here in Europe as Osborne and Poor won for the second straight week, this time in the Saxony mountains. The forecast all week was doom and gloom. They called for rain on Friday at 17:00 (5pm), and rain all day on Saturday. It never came on Friday until about 23:00 (11pm) and it came hard. At the venue a bunch of expo tents were ripped from the ground and tossed meters away. But as quickly as the storm came – it went. Race day morning was cool and cloudy but no rain. more

Michelle Vesterby leads all girl pro group at Ironman Copenhagen

Michelle Vesterby leads all girl pro group at Ironman Copenhagen

Friday 18 Aug 2017 [Triathlon News]

IRONMAN Copenhagen course passes many of the picturesque city's historic landmarks, such as the world-famous Opera House, the Little Mermaid statue, Amalienborg Palace (home of the Danish Queen) and the New Harbour waterfront. The swim is a 3.8 km one-lap course in the lagoon at Amager Beach Park with excellent spectator views from the shores, as well as atop the three picturesque bridges perched above the action. more

Off-Road racing continues at 17th edition XTERRA Germany

Off-Road racing continues at 17th edition XTERRA Germany

Friday 18 Aug 2017 [Triathlon News]

The biggest race on the XTERRA European tour is here in Zittau/ Olbersdorf, Germany. It is also the oldest XTERRA in the Tour, and will be a very big event. This is the next to last stop before the final and a gold race so most of the athletes fighting for points on the Tour will be here. This was very good news for our race organizer – the famous “Benno”- and XTERRA Europe, because even with the ITU world championship in Penticton Canada, we will have the best Elite field of the season so far. more

2017 KPR comes to a close at Ironman Mont-Tremblant

2017 KPR comes to a close at Ironman Mont-Tremblant

Friday 18 Aug 2017 [Triathlon News]

Mont-Tremblant is simply an idyllic race location for IRONMAN athletes and their families and friends. The quaint village and its surrounding communities offer a walkable, easily navigable location for all your race-week activities, including hiking, kayaking, golfing, and cycling. Athletes will start the 2.4-mile (3.8 km) swim in Lac Tremblant, which in August boasts comfortably warm, wetsuit-legal temperatures. The quarter-mile run to T1 is lined with a soft red carpet, and cheering spectator more

All men at Ironman Kalmar Sweden (pro field)

All men at Ironman Kalmar Sweden (pro field)

Thursday 17 Aug 2017 [Triathlon News]

The inaugural IRONMAN event in Scandinavia took place in Kalmar in 2012 and the event has quickly become an athlete favorite. The swim course is in the Baltic Sea, the bike course is over the 6 km long bridge to the island Öland, a popular spot for tourists from around the world, and the run course goes through central parts of Kalmar with the finish line located on the main square. more

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