Jodie Swallow wins Ironman 70.3 South Africa

Interview with Jodie Swallow: “The spectacle and progression of standard in long distance triathlon is evolving monthly”

This month you voted Jodie Swallow our Triathlete of the Year 2014 in your thousands, after a brilliant and consisting year bothering podiums and winning big races. It was a seminal year for More »

Swim Lough Cutra Castle Triathlon

Lough Cutra Castle Triathlon announced as Triathlon Ireland National Series Race

Triathlon Ireland has announced the Olympic (Standard) Distance Triathlon at Lough Cutra Castle, Gort, Co. Galway, as a Vodafone National Series Race for the second year running. This is a huge vote More »

conrad stolz xterra england

XTERRA England named in top 10 moments from the 2014 series

It’s the biggest and unmissable off-road event of the year and this year XTERRA England 2014 rose from the ashes to deliver a classic race that was won by Conrad Stoltz and More »

Jodie Swallow wins Ironman 70.3 South Africa

Joe Skipper, Jodie Swallow named Triathlete of the Year 2014

It was the most hotly contested award in sport. Ten domestic Goliaths of the long distance triathlon game have spent the month of November battling it out in front of you to be More »

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Liz Blatchford 3rd at Ironman Western Australia

In the women’s race, Britta Martin (NZE), the winner of 2012, took the victory in 08:56:33, breaking the race record with more than 3 minutes. Maureen Hufe (GER), who was leading most More »

Night Skyline Bahrain

Challenge Family announces $1million prize purse as part of Triple Crown series

The record-breaking Challenge Bahrain wrapped today with an announcement that has set the benchmark in global endurances sport. At the Challenge Bahrain Awards Ceremony, His Highness Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa More »

Raelert, Frederiksen reign in Bahrain

Rachel Joyce and Jodie Swallow occupy podium spots Germany’s Michael Raelert returned to the winners’ circle today in commanding style to claim the world’s richest half-Iron distance prize purse and title of More »

Challenge Family announces South American expansion with Challenge Maceio, Brazil

The global triathlon series Challenge Family has launched Challenge Maceió, the second event in South America. The beautiful course at Pajuçara Beach will host athletes from all over the world in 23 More »

Interview with Jodie Swallow: “The spectacle and progression of standard in long distance triathlon is evolving monthly”

Jodie Swallow wins Ironman 70.3 South Africa

This month you voted Jodie Swallow our Triathlete of the Year 2014 in your thousands, after a brilliant and consisting year bothering podiums and winning big races. It was a seminal year for Swallow, who had left one mentor in Brett Sutton and found another in super-coach Siri Lindley.

We caught up with Jodie for a special interview, to hear about her season and more.

Lough Cutra Castle Triathlon announced as Triathlon Ireland National Series Race

Swim Lough Cutra Castle Triathlon

Triathlon Ireland has announced the Olympic (Standard) Distance Triathlon at Lough Cutra Castle, Gort, Co. Galway, as a Vodafone National Series Race for the second year running. This is a huge vote of confidence in the event which takes place on Sunday 24th May 2015. It attracted over 1,100 competitors last year and organisers, The Castle Triathlons Series, confidently expect to exceed those numbers in 2015. Lough Cutra Castle is a genuine festival of triathlon offering eight different race distances for both adults and children.

XTERRA England named in top 10 moments from the 2014 series

conrad stolz xterra england

It’s the biggest and unmissable off-road event of the year and this year XTERRA England 2014 rose from the ashes to deliver a classic race that was won by Conrad Stoltz and Emma Garrard, witnessed 41 Maui qualifiers and hundreds of shredders discovering XTERRA for the first time.

In an article on the XTERRA Planet site, XTERRA England has been recognised at number 5 in the top 10 moments from the 2014 race series. Live more!

Joe Skipper, Jodie Swallow named Triathlete of the Year 2014

Jodie Swallow wins Ironman 70.3 South Africa

It was the most hotly contested award in sport. Ten domestic Goliaths of the long distance triathlon game have spent the month of November battling it out in front of you to be awarded the Beyond Going Long Readers Triathlete of the Year 2014 sponsored by VO2 Cycling.
All ten were amazing athletes this year and all were deserving of your nominations but there could only be two winners. This year you chose Joe Skipper and Jodie Swallow to be your very deserving champions.

Muc-Off Christmas package – spoil your bike

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The festive season is fast approaching and the team at Muc-Off has been busy choosing the best gifts to help you rack up more miles on an efficient, clean bike.

Liz Blatchford 3rd at Ironman Western Australia

Liz Blatchford Credit Bert Stephani_4

In the women’s race, Britta Martin (NZE), the winner of 2012, took the victory in 08:56:33, breaking the race record with more than 3 minutes. Maureen Hufe (GER), who was leading most of the race, came second 03:47 behind Martin. Liz Blatchford from the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team, who lost 8 minutes due to 2 drafting penalties, finished third 5:36 behind the winner.

Challenge Family announces $1million prize purse as part of Triple Crown series

Night Skyline Bahrain

The record-breaking Challenge Bahrain wrapped today with an announcement that has set the benchmark in global endurances sport. At the Challenge Bahrain Awards Ceremony, His Highness Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa announced plans for the Challenge Triple Crown, a series of three half-distance triathlons culminating with a grand final in Challenge Bahrain in December 2015.

Raelert, Frederiksen reign in Bahrain

Rachel Joyce and Jodie Swallow occupy podium spots

Germany’s Michael Raelert returned to the winners’ circle today in commanding style to claim the world’s richest half-Iron distance prize purse and title of Challenge Bahrain champion. While Denmark’s Helle Frederiksen struck gold in the women’s race.

There was British success in the form of Rachel Joyce and Jodie Swallow, who claimed 2nd and 3rd and with it a very tasty payday in a race that promises to change the face of triathlon as we know it.