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SEA Games Women’s Elite Triathlon Preview: Mangrobang Poised to Repeat for Gold

There is no denying that Kim Mangrobang of the Philippines is at a different level when it comes to elite women triathlon in Southeast Asia.  Her 2:11:14 golden winning time in the 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games was 7 minutes and 44 seconds clear of 2nd and a whopping 14 minutes and...
Posted On Nov 29 2019
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SEA Games Men’s Triathlon Preview: Chicano, Remolino Looking to Continue Philippine Dominance

On December 1, the morning after the opening ceremonies of the 30th Southeast Asian Games, official triathlon competition begins in the Triathlon Capital of the Philippines in Subic Bay.   Team Philippines, led by 2017 SEA Games Gold Medalist Kim Mangobang and 2017 SEA Games...
Posted On Nov 29 2019
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Melbourne, Australia Named Newest Host Of Ironman 70.3 Triathlon With Return of Ironman 70.3 Melbourne in 2020

MELBOURNE, Australia / TAMPA, Fla. (27 November, 2019) – The IRONMAN Group, a Wanda Sports Group company (Nasdaq: WSG), announced that the IRONMAN 70.3 triathlon series is coming to Melbourne, the southern sporting mecca, with the launch of the new IRONMAN® 70.3® Melbourne on 15...
Posted On Nov 28 2019
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History of Triathlon and Duathlon at the Southeast Asian Games

On December 1, 2019, the triathlon competition for the 30th Southeast Asian Games will be held in Subic Bay, and it will be the 5th time the sport is included in the biennial event. The next day, December 2, the sport of duathlon comes back after a long period of non-inclusion in...
Posted On Nov 27 2019
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Sarah Crowley (Brisbane, Australia) Claims Victory at The 2019 Ironman Arizona Triathlon

Tempe provided yet another picturesque desert backdrop for athletes from around the world at the 2019 Dignity Health Medical Group IRONMAN® Arizona triathlon. Sarah Crowley (Brisbane, Australia) battled a competitive field to claim victory in the women’s only professional race...
Posted On Nov 27 2019
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McKenna, Morris win Elite Titles at 2019 Challenge Iskandar-Puteri

Australia’s Steven McKenna and Kerry Morris were a class above as they won the Challenge Iskandar Puteri men and women’s pro athlete races at Puteri Harbour, Johor, today. The 28-year-old McKenna recorded the fastest time in the 1.9km swim/90km bike/21km run event in three hours,...
Posted On Nov 27 2019
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5 Tips for Open Water Swim Newbies

Bang!   The gunstart goes off and you rush to the open sea with hundred other triathletes in tow.   You had practiced your stroke countless times in the pool.   At least you knew you could swim.   The technique is there.   But 50 meters into the sea, you were swallowing water,...
Posted On Nov 26 2019
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Swiss Double at 26th Laguna Phuket Triathlon as Wild, Simmonds Dominate

Switzerland’s Ruedi Wild and Imogen Simmonds both gave stellar performances and took top podium, overall and in the women’s field, at 26th Laguna Phuket Triathlon. Finished first and claimed his 3rd LPT championship, Wild was in 02:21:07 claiming his title less than 2 minutes...
Posted On Nov 25 2019
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26th Laguna Phuket Triathlon to Make a Mark as Southeast Asia’s Longest-standing Triathlon Race

The race also features “25 For 25 Sprint” and “Charity Fun Run” The 26th annual Laguna Phuket Triathlon (LPT) will kick off on Sunday 24 November and comprise a unique race distance of 1.8K swim, 50K bike and 12K run through the scenic backdrop of Phuket province in Thailand. The...
Posted On Nov 23 2019
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Ironman Announces Memphis, Tennessee as New Host City of 2020 St. Jude Ironman 70.3 Memphis Triathlon

MEMPHIS, Tenn. / TAMPA, Fla. (November 19, 2019)-IRONMAN® announced today that Memphis, Tenn. will serve as a multi-year host venue for an IRONMAN® 70.3® triathlon. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, which is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats...
Posted On Nov 21 2019
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Tips for a Better Off-Season

By Coach Alun Woodward At ironguides, our whole philosophy is based upon improving one step at a time or, as we like to call it, brick by brick. As coaches we are here to guide you in your fitness journey and take you to where you want to go. The first thing we need to know from...
Posted On Nov 19 2019