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  • Ironman World Championship

    Top World Triathlons: Ironman World Championship

    Ironman World Championship Hawaii Next event: 4th June 2016 Distances 3.8km swim, 180km bike, 42.2km run Ironman World Championship started In 1977, trying to settle a local argument between who was the toughest – swimmers, cyclists or runners. Commander John Collins started organizing what would turn out to be the most important event in triathlon . A […] More

  • Challenge Roth

    Top World Triathlons: Challenge Roth

    CHALLENGE ROTH Roth, Germany Next event: 17 July 2016 Distances 3.8km swim, 180km bike, 42.2km run Because of massive crowds and super-fast times this is an annual sell-out. Almost 200,000 spectators cheer along the route with the Solarberg climb resembling the Dutch Nook on Alpe d’Huez. The race starts with a canal swim, where the millpond conditions make […] More

  • Ironman World Championship Nice

    Top World Triathlons: Ironman World Championship Nice

    Ironman World Championship Nice Nice, France Distances 3.8km swim, 180km bike, 42.2km run Ironman world championship Nice is set in great place to organize such events: there’s the nice weather throughout a year and even more importantly, there are hills and mountains galore. And you’ll negotiate many of them on the Ironman Nice bike leg, which includes over 5,000 feet of […] More

  • Xterra World Championships

    Top World Triathlons: Xterra World Championships

    XTERRA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS Maui, Hawaii Distances 1.5km swim, 30.4km mountain bike, 9.5km path run The Ironman World Championships are soon followed by the world’s most respected off-road triathlon held is Hawaii. Qualification for Xterra World Championships, the Maui mash-up, can be gained through one of Xterra’s events over the world with entry maxing out at 800. A rough-water non-wetsuit […] More

  • Norseman Triathlon

    Top World Triathlons: Norseman Triathlon

    NORSEMAN TRIATHLON Hardangerfjord, Norway Next event: 6 August 2016 Distances 3.8km swim, 180km bike, 42.2km run Would you like jumping off a boat into Norwegian waters at 5am in the morning? Of course you would. Who wouldn’t be enticed by swimming through dark, icy waters in early, dark morning all within the menacing shadows of dark mountains? Racers are shipped out on […] More

  • Laguna Phuket Triathlon

    Top World Triathlons: Laguna Phuket Triathlon

    LAGUNA PHUKET TRIATHLON Thailand Next event: 2016 TBC Distances 1.8km swim, 55km bike, 12km run Without doubt, there’s not a lot of people who wouldn’t want to sprint down the finish chute together with an elephant. Well, these dreams may come true at this staple of the world’s triathlon calendar. Take part in Laguna Phuket Triathlon! Over the past twenty years, athletes from all […] More

  • Abu Dhabi Triathlon

    Top World Triathlons: Abu Dhabi Triathlon

    ABU DHABI TRIATHLON Abu Dhabi Sprint: 0.5km swim, 20km cycle, 5km ride Olympic: 1.5km,40km,10km Maxi: 2km, 80km, 20km Introduced with typical UAE fanfare in 2010, Abu Dhabi Triathlon in the desert has already proved to be one of the most popular early-season triathlon races for professionals and amateur athletes. The former are attracted by the prize money, $40,000 each […] More

  • Alpe d'Huez Triathlon

    Top World Triathlons: Alpe d’Huez Triathlon

    ALPE D’HUEZ TRIATHLON Alpe d’Huez, France Next event: 26-29 July 2016 Distances 2.2km swim, 115km bike, 22km run If you mention Alpe d’Huez to professional cyclists, the’ll gaze into the abyss. If you mention it to triathletes, they’ll fall to the ground in fits of tears. The impressive Tour de France mountain is just one torturous layer in a debilitating […] More

  • Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon

    Top World Triathlons: Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon

    ESCAPE FROM ALCATRAZ TRIATHLON San Francisco, USA Next event: 12 June 2016 Distances 1.5mile swim, 18mile bike, 8mile run Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon is one of the most beautiful triathlons. It starts with the ferry, when the San Francisco Belle takes its victims to the start next to Alcatraz Island. With strong currents and 12° waters, this […] More

  • Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Festival

    Top World Triathlons: Noosa Multisport Festival

    NOOSA MULTISPORT FESTIVAL Australia Distances 1.5km swim, 40km bike, 10km run Every year, over 8,500 triathletes head to Noosa, Queensland, for the largest multisport festival all over the world. The majority are age-groupers, although its elite Olympic distance category attracts only the best racers. For once you won’t need to persuade the family to support you because a wide range of […] More

  • Weekend Adventure: Great Staple Tor Devon

    Weekend Adventure: Great Staple Tor, Devon

    Great Staple Tor is an amazing granite outcrop that is the perfect centerpiece for an exciting two-day Dartmoor adventure.    Why: The rugged wilderness of Dartmoor National Park offers a stunning natural playground for all outdoor enthusiasts. Due to the military ranges, nothing much has changed on the moorland, which means vast open spaces, amazing rocky tors […] More

  • Grab the Chance to Exercise Outdoors

    Grab Every Chance to Exercise Outdoors

    New statistics show that an enormous number of Britons rather exercise outdoors in Britain’s great ‘green gym’ surrounded by the natural environment. A study by Natural England calculated that 1.3 billion people headed to the countryside for health and exercise between March 2013 and February 2014, which is the highest number of visits to the countryside ever recorded. […] More

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