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Weekend Wrap-up: Ironman 70.3 Pays D’Aix, Ironman 70.3 Mallorca, Ironman 70.3 Santa Rosa, and Ironman 70.3 Monterrey

Ironman 70.3 Pays D’Aix Billard puts the hammer down – Bilham reigns on the run Bertrand Billard (FRA) really put the hammer down at the scenic bike course which led the field through the heart of Provence. The race was still at an early stage, when the 2016 champ attacked...
Posted On May 16 2017
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Weekend Wrap-up: Ironman Australia, Ironman 70.3 Busselton, and Challenge Rimini

IRONMAN Australia Two First-Time Champions in Port Macquarie IRONMAN Australia featured two first-time winners this year: David Dellow and Laura Siddall. Last year at IRONMAN Australia Clayton Fettell lead from the gun and was overtaken in the run by David Dellow and Tim Reed,...
Posted On May 09 2017
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Hauser, Stanford earn first-time ITU World Cup wins in Chengdu

by Chelsea White/ITU Media, all images by Janos Schmidt/triathlon.org To conclude the season’s first semifinal/finals race format of the season, Australia’s Matthew Hauser and Great Britain’s Non Stanford earned first-time career World Cup wins at the 2017 Chengdu ITU Triathlon...
Posted On May 08 2017
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Brownlee, Lawrence Victorious at 2017 Ironman 70.3 North American Pro Championship St. George

After a victorious debut at a half-distance event in Challenge Mogan Gran Canaria two weeks ago, Alistair Brownlee made his Ironman 70.3 debut and immediately served notice of his arrival in the middle distance racing scene. Alistair Brownlee (GBR) and Holly Lawrence (GBR)...
Posted On May 07 2017
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AsiaTRI This Weekend: Challenge Taiwan and Subic International Triathlon-Philippines

Challenge Taiwan Taking place in Taiwan’s stunning tropical east coast in and around Taitung, Challenge Taiwan marks Challenge Family’s only full distance race in Asia. There will also be a half-distance race held the same day of the full (Sunday, April 29), while a standard...
Posted On Apr 28 2017
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Sungailiat Triathlon Course Review: A Draft-Legal Half Distance Race in Indonesia

Sungailiat Triathlon is on the top of the list for many Indonesian triathletes due to its challenging course and the race has been running now for several years by a very experienced team. The event offers three distances: Sprint, Olympic and Half Distance (1.9k swim / 90k bike /...
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Ironman Weekend Wrap-up: Ironman Texas, Ironman 70.3 Peru and Ironman 70.3 Palmas

IRONMAN Texas Record Breaking Win for Hanson – Robertson Grabs Title Andrew Starykowicz (USA) put his stamp on the race early as he was in the first group coming out of the water and he quickly pounded his way to the front of the bike in the opening miles. Starykowicz...
Posted On Apr 25 2017
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Course Review: Powerman Malaysia

Malaysia hosted the first edition of Powerman in 2002 and the brand has since then established its reputation as one of the bigger duathlon events in the world.  This year, the event attracted 3.500 athletes, making it the world largest Duathlon event.  With two distance...
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Course Review: Powerman Indonesia in BSD City, Jakarta, Indonesia

The inaugural Powerman Indonesia took place in BSD City (Bumi Serpong Damai) located in the Tangerang district of the greater Jakarta region.  With the event tagged as Powerman World Series, the same with Powerman Philippines and Powerman Thailand, it features similar distance...
Posted On Feb 23 2017
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Course Review: Powerman Nakhon Nayok, Thailand

The inaugural Powerman Thailand took place in Nakhon Nayok, around 2 hours northeast of Bangkok.   Aside from the classic distance of 10k run / 60k bike / 10k run, athletes also had the option to race a shorter version 5k run/30k bike/5k run.  The event was held beside the local...
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The Best Triathlon Races in Asia – 2016

Another year is behind us and the amount of races in Asia keeps on increasing, our 2016 calendar had over 60 events in 12 different countries. This year, AsiaTRI covered over 35 events, from local triathlons to all the world championships; no other media outlet was present in so...
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Ironman 70.3 Thailand – Course Review

by Vinnie Santana (AsiaTRI Contributor and Triathlon Coach in Bangkok and online at  ironguides.net) After a 3-year hiatus, Ironman is back in the Phuket island of Thailand, under a new organizing team, Sunrise Events Inc. which also holds the Ironman license for all Ironman...