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2021 IRONMAN African Championship postponed to November
Due to limitations put in place by the South African Government on athlete numbers at sporting events, organisers of the IRONMAN African Championship have decided to postpone the 2021 event. Originally slated to take place in Nelson Mandela Bay on March 14, 2021, the iconic event has been rescheduled... Read more
[SEPT] 2021 IRONMAN 70.3 South Africa
Date: 5 September 2021 Entries for the Biogen-backed 2021 IRONMAN 70.3 South Africa, which takes place in Buffalo City, East London, will be limited to comply with COVID-19 restrictions and regulations. What hasn’t changed is the challenging course, which includes a one-loop 1.9km ocean swim, 90km out-and-back bike course... Read more
[OCT] Torpedo SwimRun #GetOut Cape Tour
Date: 24 October 2020 The Tour is a perfect environment to join a small group of participants for an open water swim event. A qualified water lifesaving team follows the group with a boat. The pace is relaxed and dictated by the slowest swimmer. The group regroups at the... Read more
IRONMAN launches virtual Kona training and racing experience
Building on the success of the IRONMAN® Virtual Racing Series and in celebration of the IRONMAN World Championship®, IRONMAN has launched a five-week-long IRONMAN VR Kona Series. The series will take athletes on a training journey that culminates in a virtual full-distance IRONMAN race, to be held as part... Read more
IRONMAN South Africa celebrates women in triathlon
IRONMAN South Africa has highlighted the growing level and influence of female participation in triathlon and to celebrate some of the inspiring women who participate in triathlon events and commemorate Women’s Month in August. Traditionally seen as a male-dominated sport, triathlon in South Africa has developed into a vibrant... Read more
Triathletes excited to kick off 2021 with a swim, bike, run
Registrations continue to fly in for the 2021 IRONMAN 70.3 South Africa after entries opened a month ago. Athletes are hoping to start the year off strongly with the Biogen-fuelled event scheduled to take place on Sunday, 24 January 2021 in Buffalo City. READ MORE: IRONMAN releases Safe Return... Read more
Unbreakable: The indomitable spirit of Ironman Alwyn Uys
Sometimes life deals you a poor hand. While some people choose to fold their cards and wallow in pity about their bad luck, others stay in the game, playing the cards they’re dealt as best they can. When Alwyn Uys regained consciousness on the side of the road after... Read more
Endurance sports goes virtual in the age of coronavirus
If there’s one thing athletes miss most during the lockdown – other than the ability to head out on training runs and rides – is the thrill, challenge and camaraderie of racing. With all major sporting and mass participation events postponed or cancelled for the foreseeable future, many athletes... 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
[MARCH] Standard Bank IRONMAN African Championship South Africa
Date: POSTPONED UNTIL 15 NOVEMBER 2020 Nelson Mandela Bay in the Eastern Cape once again hosts Africa’s most renowned triathlon. An IRONMAN Championship race that pulses with South African spirit, experience the breathtaking courses and feverish support at this postcard-perfect beachside destination. This race offers 75 qualifying slots for... Read more