Posts Tagged ‘IRONMAN 70.3’

Event organiser Xtra Mile Events has announced details of their 2014 events calendar, with all races – including the 220 Award-winning Llandudno Sea Triathlon and the Eirias – now open for registration.

The events and dates for 2014 have been confirmed as:

ASICS Oulton Park Half Marathon & 10K: 23/02/2014

Oulton Park Spring Duathlon:                        16/03/2014

ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon:          06/04/2014

Wilmslow Triathlon:                                       11/05/2014

Rhyl Triathlon:                                              08/06/2014

Buxton Triathlon:                                          22/06/2014

Ffit ConwyLlandudno Sea Triathlon:            29/06/2014

Leeds Xpress Triathlon:                                27/07/2014

Macclesfield Triathlon:                                  03/08/2014

The Eirias Middle & Standard
Distance Triathlon:                                         09/08/2014

Leeds Triathlon:                                             14/09/2014

South Manchester Triathlon:                         28/09/2014

Oulton Park Autumn Duathlon:                    12/10/2014

Xtra Mile Events have confirmed that they’ll be launching another triathlon in an ‘iconic location’ shortly. The organisers have confirmed that they’re also introducing women’s only waves at all triathlons and duathlons in 2014, and all pool-based triathlons will have the option of a ‘Mates Wave’ giving participants the opportunity to swim and race in the same wave as their friends.

Go to for further details and to register for all events.

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Athletes will get a chance to test their endurance next fall when the first half-Ironman distance race comes to New Jersey.

World Triathlon Corp. announced plans to hold its first Ironman triathlon in the state on Sept. 21 in Mercer County Park in West Windsor.

“It was time to develop an event there,” Steve Meckfessel, managing director for Global Race Operations, said Wednesday. “It’s a beautiful part of the country.” (more…)

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Sebastian Escola-Fasseur of France lies on the ground after finishing the Ironman Wales triathlon on September 8, 2013 in Tenby, Wales. Photographer: Nigel Roddis/Getty Images

World Triathlon Corp. will stage its first half-Ironman distance race in New Jersey next September, two years after canceling the New York City Ironman after one edition because of logistical problems.

The 70.3-mile (113-kilometer) race — the first Ironman-branded triathlon held entirely in the U.S.’s most densely populated state — will be held at Mercer County Park in West Windsor, New Jersey, on Sept. 21, according to World Triathlon Corp., the owner of Ironman. (more…)

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BELGIAN pro triathlete Anthony Devos and former national triathlon champion Monica Torres stand as the bets to beat in the inaugurals of the Ilocos Heritage Tri 113 getting underway Sunday in Ilocos Sur.
Devos, 22, toting a personal best of four hours and 19 minutes, posted in this year’s Ironman 70.3 Philippines the fastest time among the elite gunning for the top prize of P50,000 in the 1.9-kilometer, 90-km bike and 21.1-km grind starting at Santiago Cove in Santiago and ending at Heritage Village in Vigan City. (more…)

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British long course triathletes were once again celebrating at the British Triathlon Awards having been recognised for their outstanding commitment and achievements within the sport.

At one of the most prestigious nights in our sport, and following another brilliant year for triathlon at all distances, long course triathletes such as Lucy Gossage, Leanda Cave, Ritchie Nicholls and Gill Fullen were commended. (more…)


UK athletes are the best-represented nationality at the Ironman 70.3 Mallorca race happening next May, according to the organisers.

The sell-out race is now the world’s largest Ironman, with 3,800 athletes committed to covering the 1.9km swim/90km bike/21km run required on 11 May.

Of this total, over 1,000 entrants are Brits – more than double the number of German (465) and Spanish (363) athletes.

Kevin Stewart, Managing Director of Ironman UK & Ireland, said: “It’s fantastic to see a continual rise in UK athletes wanting to race on both home soil and abroad.”

Ironman revealed yesterday that a European city will be hosting the 70.3 World Champs in 2015 – more info here.

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IRONMAN today announced that the 2015 IRONMAN® 70.3® World Championship triathlon will be held in Europe. Four cities, all of which currently host IRONMAN® races, have been selected as the finalists – Haugesund (Norway), Luxembourg, Nice (France) and Zell am See-Kaprun (Austria).

As announced earlier this year, the location of the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship will rotate annually. The 2014 championship will be held in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec on September 7. More than 2,500 domestic and international competitors will earn the right to compete in the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship by qualifying at IRONMAN 70.3 events around the world.

“We are excited to bring the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship to Europe in 2015. Already tremendous hosts to IRONMAN races, these four finalist cities provide scenic and challenging courses suited for a World Championship event,” said Andrew Messick, Chief Executive Officer of IRONMAN.


Haugesund, Norway – The Norwegian town of Haugesund hosted IRONMAN 70.3 races in 2012 and 2013. Haugesund provides athletes with a beautiful and challenging course – as well as thousands of spectators lining the streets cheering on the athletes.
Region Moselle, Luxembourg – Known as the birthplace of the European Union, Luxembourg made its mark on the European IRONMAN map by hosting the inaugural IRONMAN 70.3 Luxembourg in 2013. The scenic swim course borders both Luxembourg and Germany. (more…)

The Kahlefeldt brother will go head to head

Posted: October 22, 2013 by JonoShmono "SykOse. Live. Extreme." in Ironman, News, SykOtic
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	WORLD STAGE: Wagga triathlete Jared Kahlefeldt has won his way through to the Ironman 70.3 world championships in Canada next year.

Wagga triathlete Jared Kahlefeldt has won his way through to the Ironman 70.3 world championships in Canada next year.

WAGGA triathlete Jared Kahlefeldt will get the opportunity to test himself against the best in the world next year after winning a spot at the Ironman 70.3 world championships in Canada.

Kahlefeldt completed a rapid rise through the Ironman ranks on Sunday when he landed a podium finish in the Australian Age Group Championships in Port Macquarie.


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Running, cycling and swimming for more than 70 miles might seem like an impossible, if not unbearable, task for many, but Sunday in the City Bikes Ironman 70.3 Miami, there will be a field of 3,000 participants eager to go the distance.

In the past four years, the Ironman 70.3 Miami has brought together some of the toughest triathletes in the world. This year there will be more than 61 countries being represented, according to the organizers at Miami Tri Events.

Among the top competitors are returning champions Terenzo Bozzone and Leanda Cave.