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  • Coping With DNF

    Coping With DNF

    A DNF leaves every eager runner demoralized and broken. In case you didn’t crossed the finish line, here is some advice to help you coping with DNF. 1 COGNITIVE RESTRUCTURING First, you’ll feel terribly disappointed, but once you are through the initial frustrating feelings, it’s time to move on. Think constructively and set new goals. […] More

  • Maratona di Roma 2016

    Maratona di Roma 2016

    First spring sunshine is on its way, and this is a great occasion to start this year’s running season. What could be a more inspiring backdrop to the start of a marathon than the Colosseum? Join 22nd Maratona di Roma on 3rd April 2016. Colosseum, the Rome’s great monument stands at the far end of the same […] More

  • Engadin Ski Marathon

    Engadin Ski Marathon

    Do you want to take part in one of the most popular cross-country ski marathons in the world? Join the Engadin Ski Marathon. Every year, more than 10,000 skiers from 50 different countries slide and glide their way over the full 42km marathon distance at the Engadin Ski Marathon, in the stunning surroundings of Switzerland’s […] More

  • Great Ethiopian Run

    Top World Run Races: Great Ethiopian Run

    GREAT ETHIOPIAN RUN Addid Ababa, Ethiopia Next event: 2016 TBC The Great Ethiopian Run held in Addis Ababa is without doubt one of the largest of all the 10K races worth doing. The great running event is held in a country where, as we all know, running is the national sport and home to a number of the best athletes on […] More

  • 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

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