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neptri_thumbNepean Start List
  Get excited about Australia's oldest triathlon on the circuit and consequently a much-loved event as well. This year the crew from Atmosphere Health and Fitness Club are the naming rights sponsors, and with a few more sponsors on board
Kona Diary: Jenni's On The Block!
  The lucky winner of our Tri Travel - Win A Trip To Kona - competition, Jenni Erskine, is on the island, and loving it! She checks briefly here. Aloha Stef and the Tri Travel team, Well to say I am a
SC703_sadlypassSunshine Coast tragedy with passing of triathlete
The triathlon world sadly lost one of its own yesterday at the Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast event. 39 year old, Peter Farlecas passed away after apparently suffering a heart attack during the swim leg of the race and was pulled
Ballarat703_thumbIronman 70.3 Ballarat Announced
After months of speculation, Ironman has announced Ironman 70.3 Ballarat to be held on November 16 2014. A huge focus will be placed on teams and the super teams to entice more people into the sport. Ironman report here. Ballarat
Hauschildt_bikeHauschildt to take on Ironman Australia
Two time IRONMAN 70.3 World Champion Melissa Hauschildt has chosen Australia’s most enduring Ironman event to make her debut at the distance.   After much speculation the Australian has finally silenced the question she is frequently asked at this time
Challenge Family announce Challenge Shepparton
A key part of Australian long course triathlon tradition will continue with today’s announcement of Challenge Shepparton, taking place on 16 November 2014. The 1.9km swim, 90km ride and 21.1km run triathlon will build on Shepparton tradition, but will offer
Cervelo_P2_thumbLAUNCH: The New Cervelo P2
After seven years with no change to Cervelo’s Classic P2, a bike that saw Chrissie Wellington take glory in Kona, the team based out of Toronto have taken the research and development put into their top end P5 bike, and
21.3_Challenge_GoldCoast_200pix.jpgChallenge Gold Coast Registrations Open
The Challenge Family announced the launch of Challenge Gold Coast to be held at Palm Beach Currumbin on Sunday 24th August, 2014 last week, and already half of the entries have sold out. The inclusion of the Gold Coast race
Whatsyourtristory_200px.jpg#whatsyourtristory
# whatsyourtristory One of the great things about our sport is being able to share our stories and experiences. We love to hear how fellow athletes got started in triathlon and what they get out of it now. That’s why AT has launched this new cross-media initiative, giving athletes of all ages and abilities a chance to tell their tri story.
VarietyCycle_200px.jpgThe inaugural Variety Cycle
  Given that life’s cycle can be kinder to some than others, Variety – the Children’s Charity – is planning an epic cycle with the promise of an unforgettable adventure. The inaugural Variety Cycle will depart Sydney on March 22nd  2014 and
JacobsClash of the generations
SUNSHINE COAST, (September 10, 2013) – The men’s race at the inaugural IRONMAN 70.3 Sunshine Coast looks set to come down to a battle between triathlon’s past, present and future ranks.   Current IRONMAN World Champion Pete Jacobs will take on
Tri20.9_Peter_Robertson_200px.jpgWORLD CHAMPION SETS SIGHTS ON KONA
  SUNSHINE COAST, (September 05, 2013) – The lure of the IRONMAN World Championship in Hawaii has re-ignited the fire in the belly of one of Australia’s greatest triathletes. After two years retirement, three-time world champion over the Olympic distance, Peter
Erin-Densham-News_200px.jpgERIN DENSHAM FORCED OUT OF LONDON WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP FINALE
LONDON Olympic triathlon bronze medallist Erin Densham has today withdrawn from the Australian team for this month’s ITU World Triathlon Championship Grand Final in London.   Densham has struggled all season to get back into the kind of shape that
Dipak-Jilka_200px.jpgDipak Jilka - Ironman no barrier at any age
    When Dipak Jilka started triathlon he’d least be described as a competent swimmer but in September will toe the line at the inaugural IRONMAN 70.3 Sunshine Coast race.   When the 47-year-old, from Beecroft in NSW, began triathlon
True_Grit_competition_Sydney_200px.jpgWIN 2 Free entries to True Grit, Sydney
Race 3 – It's Sydney's turn to host this exciting new event designed by directors Matt Cardinaels and Adam McNamee who have served a combined 33 years in the Australian Army and have spent 20 of the past years in the
20.7_Bupa_200px.jpgIMPROVE WORKPLACE PRODUCTIVITY WITH BUPA AROUND THE BAY
Bupa Around the Bay offers businesses and companies of all sizes an inspiring and fun way to engage their employees in an unforgettable team activity, riding around sections of Port Phillip Bay in a single day on Sunday 20 October,
20.7_MarkAllenOnline_200px.jpgCHALLENGE FAMILY ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH MARKALLENONLINE
Challenge Family and MarkAllenOnline have announced a partnership that sees the coaching company of one of triathlon’s greatest sporting legends partner with the world’s fastest growing series of long distance triathlons. Athletes will benefit from tailored training plans through MarkAllenOnline.com
20.7_IM70.3_WorldChamps_2014_200px.jpgIRONMAN ANNOUNCES GLOBAL ROTATION FOR IRONMAN 70.3 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP STARTING IN 2014
  Starting in 2014, the IRONMAN® 70.3® World Championship triathlon will rotate globally among different regions on an annual basis. “Having the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship change locations from year to year will provide our athletes with the opportunity to
The ITU long-distanceTRI_ThumbThe ITU long-distance triathlon world championship will be staged in Sweden in 2015
Organisers are giving athletes the chance to test out the course this year by staging a 500 field race on the course.   As a precursor to the 2015 event, the Swedish open championships in long-distance triathlon will be held
harrop200x150Gold Coast to focus on triathlon this weekend at the Luke Harrop Memorial
Southport Broadwater Parkland will play host to over 2000 triathletes at the Gold Coast Triathlon – Luke Harrop Memorial this Sunday 14 April 2013. There is an event and distance to suit all ages and abilities on the line-up; Gold Coast
xterra200Atkinson and Bucher win Xterra Great Ocean Road
Hundreds of competitors turned up to race in the inaugural XTERRA Great Ocean Road in Anglesea yesterday. With the sun shining, the pro category led the charge with Australian Olympic Triathlete Courtney Atkinson taking out first place in the men’s
atkinson_xterra_200x150Atkinson racing at Xterra Great Ocean Road
Australian Olympic Triathlete Courtney Atkinson and accomplished British stuntwoman Daz Parker (The Da Vinci Code, Harry Potter and The Chronicles of Narnia) will be on the starting line for the inaugural XTERRA Great Ocean Road this Sunday in Anglesea.  The
nepean200x150Gulf Western Oil Nepean has $70,000 prize pool
The 2013 Gulf Western Oil Nepean, the oldest race in the country, is offering over 70,000 prize money to attract Australian and international stars to Penrith. The 32 nd  anniversary race to be held on 27 October at the Sydney
jacobs_yurbuds200Pete Jacobs - ambassador for Yurbuds Sport Earphones
After receiving the accolade of ‘Male performance of the Year’ fromTriathlon Australia, and leading up to this weekend’s Ironman Melbourne, Pete Jacobs was todayannounced as yurbuds® brand ambassador for Australia. Developed by athletes for athletes, yurbuds® are ultra-soft sports earphones
ITU_WorldCup_Mooloolaba_200pxSPICE GIRL MOFFATT PREPARING FOR HER OWN WORLD TOUR
MOOLOOLABA, Australia (March 13, 2013) – Variety they say is the spice of life and for Australia’s two-time Olympian and two-time ITU World champion Emma Moffatt 2013 already has that different feel about it as she prepares for Sunday’s ITU Mooloolaba
MOOLOOLABA TRIATHLON - CELEBRATING 21 YEARS_200pxMOOLOOLABA TRIATHLON - CELEBRATING 21 YEARS
MOOLOOLABA, Australia (March 6, 2013) - Now in its 21st year, The Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival continues its impressive reputation on the Australian event calendar.   Over 5,000 individual and team competitors will take to the renowned Mooloolaba Triathlon course in 2013.
butterfield2Butterfield not retiring. Abu Dhabi then Melbourne.
NIKKI Butterfield toyed with the idea of retirement last year after admitting she didn’t feel like she was being the mum, wife and athlete she needed to be.   While Butterfield admits she wants to grow her family, she has
IMNZ 10 spotsIronman NZ adds 10 more spots to Kona
IRONMAN has recognised the historic role of New Zealand in the sport by offering this year’s event more qualifying spots for the World Championships. Saturday’s Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain IRONMAN New Zealand in Taupo is the 29 th  anniversary of the race
PeterKerr_Geelong200px_ThumbLocal boy Peter Kerr adds attitude to altitude for Geelong Sprint Tri
Peter Kerr’s stirring win at the 2012 Noosa Triathlon   The 24-year-old, who lives just one kilometre from the transition area on the Geelong foreshore, has taken an enormous amount of confidence from his victory in the Noosa Triathlon over
sunshine coast ironman 70.3 thumbSUNSHINE COAST TO HOST INAUGURAL IRONMAN 70.3
The Sunshine Coast’s reputation as a leading sporting event destination has been strengthened with Mooloolaba announced as the host of the inaugural IRONMAN 70.3.   Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Minister Jann Stuckey said it was
Crowie_IMmelbIronman Asia-Pacific Championship Melbourne Start List
It’s the third edition of the Ironman Asia-Pacific Championship in Melbourne, and like the past two years, the professional field does not disappoint. With US 25,000 dollars and 5000 KPR points up for grabs for the winner, the event has
hodgeLine up at Sunsmart Busselton Ironman 70.3
Busselton, Australia – A string of world class names are set to line up at SunSmart Ironman 70.3 Busselton on Saturday 11 th May 2013. “The men’s field is the strongest we have ever had at SunSmart Ironman 70.3 Busselton and
challengeChallenge is back in Australia
Challenge Family has today announced its return to the Australian triathlon scene with three new Challenge Half events being added to their worldwide series. Challenge Melbourne, Challenge Forster and Challenge Bateman’s Bay will spearhead the Challenge Family’s return to Australia.
In from athletes THUMBNAILIn From the Athletes
Time to get personal. We asked some top pros: 1) Who would play you in a movie based on your life, and what would it be called? 2) What is your pump up song of choice? IN FROM AARON ROYLE
Race for a cause thumbnailRace for a Cause
Help raise funds for cancer research and get guaranteed entry to the sold out Noosa Tri 2013 with Smiling for Smiddy. The red, white and black colours of the Smiling for Smiddy crew are fast becoming a recognised staple in
Klamner and Atkinson ThumbnailOlympians Sprint for Nepean Triathlon Title
Australian Olympian Courtney Atkinson and The Netherlands Olympian Rachel Klamer fought out the closest handicap finish in the history of the Nepean Triathlon with Atkinson narrowly claiming the 2012 title in a photo finish from Klamer. The staggered start between
Sheldon College ThumbnailSheldon College - Triathlon School of Excellence
Serious about Education? Serious about Triathlon? The Sheldon College Triathlon School of Excellence was the result of a collaboration between Phil Stoneman and Scott Strachan. Both had recognised a gaping hole in the triathlon industry in regards to developing elite
Wishes Granted ThumbnailWishes Granted: Kids4Kids Challenge Grant Presentation Night
What started out as a fundraising activity for the John Maclean Foundation (JMF), ended in a joyful, emotional presentation for a deserving child (and family). Several months ago, with the support and encouragement of their parents, Charli and Elijah (aged
Train in CairnsTrain in Cairns
A new camp for 2013 will be held in Tropical North Queensland, Cairns – home to Ironman Cairns. This camp is ideal for anyone preparing for Ironman Cairns (either 70.3 or full distance) or for those just wishing to get an
Ironman CanadaIronman Canada Heads to Whistler
Whistler, British Columbia has been announced as the new venue of the IRONMAN® Canada triathlon. The event is scheduled for Sunday 25 August 2013, and will be the  31st running of IRONMAN Canada. The race will start with a two-loop,
Priority entry for Triathlon Australia members
Triathlon Australia and USM Events are pleased to announce an agreement that will provide annual members of Triathlon Australia with a priority entry period to events managed by USM Events, including Ironman and Ironman 70.3 races. The arrangement will mean
Smiling for Smiddy ThumbSmiling for Smiddy
The feeling you get crossing the finish line after a gruelling race is something we all crave, and if your race may have just helped save a stranger’s life, well, that just takes things to a whole new level.  For
challenge_Chris_McCormack 200px thumbChallenge Wanaka draws world champion to New Zealand
LAKE WANAKA, New Zealand - An all-star field is heading to New Zealand’s largest annual triathlon festival, Challenge Wanaka, headed by two-time world champion and 12 times iron distance champion, Chris ‘Macca’ McCormack.   Widely regarded as the sport’s most successful
Macca Joins Challenge FamilyMacca Joins Challenge Family
Multiple triathlon world champion Chris McCormack has signed onto a ten-year partnership with the Challenge Family. The partnership will see McCormack acting both as an ambassador for the long distance triathlon race series and becoming an integral part of the
Tri Aus get priority USM ThumbTriathlon Australia members get priority entry for all USM and WTC events
  Triathlon Australia and USM Events are pleased to announce an agreement that will provide annual members of Triathlon Australia with a priority entry period to events managed by USM Events, including Ironman and Ironman 70.3 races.   The arrangement,
IN FROM OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALLIST  NICOLA SPIRIG, THUMBIn From Olympic Gold Medallist Nicola Spirig
"After an amazing season with Swiss Championship titles, several wins at world series races, the European Championship title and the fulfillment of my biggest goal, the win of the Olympic gold medal, I decided to take a break and to
IN FROM  CAMERON  BROWN, THUMB V2In From Cameron Brown
“It was an extremely warm day in the Philippines for the Fourth Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines. The race changed venues this year to the resort town of Cebu, one hour’s flight south of Manila. The new venue was fantastic with
IRONMAN-U-CHAMPIONSHIP-NYC-ThumbIronman US Championship, NYC: Registration Suspension Explained
For 34 years, IRONMAN has been committed to delivering a superb experience for athletes. We listen carefully to our consumers and have heard from many of them about the inaugural Aquadraat Sports IRONMAN US Championship. This is the feedback we
NEW HALF IRONMAN LAUNCHED IN WA thumbNew Half Ironman Launched In WA
The new Albany Half Iron-distance triathlon, set on the beautiful south coast of Western Australia, is set for January 2013. The event is the brainchild of multiple Iron-distance finishers Scott Taylor and Dale Cameron, dreamt up over many post-training caffeine
2012 IRONMAN CHAMPIONSHIPS THE STORY SO FAR, THUMB2012 Ironman Championships The Story So Far
As the 2012 season winds to a close, these are the current regional champions of Ironman – will one of them take the world title in Hawaii in October? UNITED STATES CHAMPION - NEW YORK 1. RAPP Jordan, USA 2. ELLIS Mary