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IRONMAN releases Safe Return to Racing event guidelines
Global triathlon took a major step towards a return to racing after IRONMAN announced its Safe Return to Racing event guidelines. This series of comprehensive operating principles were prepared in accordance with industry standards for open-air mass participation sporting events. Expert input The guidelines are based on standards from... Read more
[APRIL] Nissan Trailseeker MTB lockdown challenge
Date: 25 April 2020 If you have an indoor trainer and are looking for some competition. join the Nissan Trailseeker MTB lockdown challenge! Racing starts from 07:00, with entrants required to finish by 15:00. Entry is FREE, with various distances available: Ultra Marathon: 130km Marathon: 75km Half Marathon: 45km... Read more
New Rock ‘n’ Roll® Virtual Running™ series launches globally
The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series®, a part of The IRONMAN Group, today announced the addition of the Rock ‘n’ Roll® Virtual Running™ (VR™) series to its portfolio of events. This innovative virtual running club platform gives walkers and runners a start line from anywhere in the world with... Read more
FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN postponed
The organisers of the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN have announced that the event, which was scheduled to take place in its new slot on the local racing calendar – Sunday, 12 July 2020 – has been postponed. The event organisers took the decision after receiving a directive from Athletics... Read more
IRONMAN racing goes virtual amid Covid-19 pandemic
With IRONMAN 140.6 and 70.3 races around the globe cancelled or postponed, triathletes everywhere are fit, ready and eager to race, but have no outlet to unleash their peak conditioning. Until now, that is. The IRONMAN Group recently launched the IRONMAN Virtual Racing (VR) Series. It will be available... Read more
[MAY] Heineken® 0.0 IMPI Challenge #1
Date: Postponed until further notice The 2020 Heineken® 0.0 IMPI Challenge season kicks off at Coetzenburg in Stellenbosch with event #1. Encouraging friends and colleagues to embrace a healthy lifestyle, get outdoors and get dirty, the Heineken® 0.0 IMPI Challenge venues boast awesome trails and include all the right... Read more
IRONMAN African Championship ranked as top global race by participants
A new survey reveals that you don’t have to travel overseas to participate in one of the best IRONMAN triathlons on earth. The Biogen-fuelled IRONMAN African Championship earned a coveted spot in the 2019 IRONMAN Athletes’ Choice Awards, with the spectacular route and crowd support major highlights for competitors.... Read more
[MAY] Discovery 947 Rhythm Run
Date: 30 May 2020 The Discovery 947 Rhythm Run promises to get participants moving in more ways than one. The race and after-party with music from 947 and other top DJs is set to light up the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in May. Conquer the 4.7km race or double... Read more
More training isn’t always better for ultra-endurance athletes
High mileage is the ultra-endurance athlete’s mantra, whether that’s time on legs or in the saddle. But Gerda Steyn‘s record-breaking performance at the 2019 Comrades marathon has helped to shine a light on another potential approach – one that promotes quality over quantity. After Gerda crossed the line in... Read more
Ironman extends Facebook Watch live coverage in 2020
IRONMAN organisers will continue live event coverage on Facebook Watch via the IRONMAN Now® Facebook page for the third straight year, featuring 19 events from around the world in 2020. As the number of events receiving Facebook Watch live coverage has increased each year, so too have the fans... Read more