Stage 5: 42KToday was the marathon stage of the race. I managed to run the first half - I'd become bored with walking and wanted to test myself, but at the second checkpoint, at the 24K-mark, and with the temperature hovering around 50C, I took a break and never really got going ...
. There are triathletes from all round the world. I think the town of Kona is pretty sleepy the rest of the year too so that contrast over race weekend is exciting. The chaos created by the race is good fun. Everyone checks each other out in training.On race day
bike fitting service like the one Freespeed provide is a considerable benefit to anyone - whatever level of triathlete you may be - and the advantages in terms of performance and injury prevention and treatment are considerable.Find out more at www.freespeed.co.uk.
was seventh in Ironman Lanzarote in May, eighth in Ironman France in June and then came that third place in Ironman UK, where she finished in 10:16:22, earning a slot at the World Championships in Hawaii. "I'd had a very full race schedule and was wondering
You've followed Triathlete's World Editor Alison's Marathon des Sables blog over the last week, and now she's back with some stunning pictures which show off the dramatic backdrop to this epic week-long desert race (and her bandaged feet...).
Champion couple Chrissie Wellington and boyfriend Tom Lowe The fastest couple in triathlon were honoured at the British Triathlon Annual Awards 2011 on Saturday 12 November 2011 when they were named elite long-distance triathletes of the year. Four
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A turbo-trainer is a stand which clamps to the rear axle of a bike with a roller beneath the rear wheel, turning the bike into a stationary cycle. The range on sale is enormous - see Triathlete’s World March 2011 for a round-up.Wherever you use it
. Now it is perfectly normal for new triathletes to choose a long-distance race as their debut event. Blame Chrissie Wellington. This remarkable woman has proved an outstanding role model, not just in terms of her world-beating ability, but also because of her
Open-water can seem daunting for even the most experienced swimmers. So an open-water masterclass with one of the best in the business, World Champion and Olympic silver medalist Keri-Anne Payne, was snapped up by a group of keen triathletes
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