70.3 Les Sables d’Olonne – Vendée tops Athletes’ Choice Awards

March 4th, 2020 by Kevin Mackinnon | Posted in Feature, Races & Travel, Racing | No Comments »

Canadians will have to travel outside the country to attend any of the most popular Ironman 70.3 races from 2019.


Diary from Lanzarote: Calima craziness

February 24th, 2020 by Kevin Mackinnon | Posted in Feature, Races & Travel, Training | No Comments »

The Canary Islands have been hit by the worst sand storm to hit the archapeligo in 40 years.


Xterra Asia-Pacific Championship cancelled because of Coronavirus COVID-19

February 18th, 2020 by Kevin Mackinnon | Posted in News, Races & Travel, Racing | No Comments »

Triathlon is seeing the first race cancellation because of the coronavirus COVID-19 as Xterra announces the cancellation of its Asia-Pacific championship in Taiwan.


Looking for a new challenge? Consider a SwimRun

February 5th, 2020 by Kevin Mackinnon | Posted in Gear, Races & Travel, Racing | No Comments »

SwimRun events are taking off in Europe, but the sport has been slow to take hold in North America. Here’s why you should think about doing one this year.


Spirig begins Olympic run with win at Israman 113

February 3rd, 2020 by Kevin Mackinnon | Posted in Feature, News, Races & Travel | No Comments »

Nicola Spirig won Olympic gold in 2012 and silver in 2016, both on the back of half-distance races. As she gears up for another medal run in Tokyo, she took this weekend’s Israman 113 […]


Professional Triathletes Organisation announces new financial partner and launches $2 million Collins Cup

January 21st, 2020 by Kevin Mackinnon | Posted in Feature, News, Races & Travel, Racing | No Comments »

The long-awaited Collins Cup, a team event that pits the United States, Europe and an International squad against each other, will take place in Samorin, Slovakia on May 29-30.


Time Trial Tuesday: Israman fliers

January 14th, 2020 by Kevin Mackinnon | Posted in Feature, Races & Travel, Racing | No Comments »

It’s one of the most challenging triathlon events in the world. Set in Eilat, Israel, the Israman Triathlon offers both full- and half-distance races. After swimming in the Red Sea, both races offer a […]


Russia sweeps Winter World Cup

January 6th, 2020 by Kevin Mackinnon | Posted in News, Races & Travel, Racing | No Comments »

Russian athletes dominated this weekend’s ITU Winter World Cup event in China as the defending world champions each led their country to podium sweeps.


Challenge Family adds another race in China

January 2nd, 2020 by Kevin Mackinnon | Posted in News, Races & Travel, Racing | No Comments »

Challenge Family continues its expansion into China with the addition of Challenge Wuhan to its 2020 race schedule.


Ironman announces new event in Indonesia

December 17th, 2019 by Kevin Mackinnon | Posted in Feature, Races & Travel | No Comments »

Canadians looking for an excuse to travel to Indonesia next year have a race-cation option – Ironman 70.3 Lombok, Indonesia.