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Dave McGillivray returns to Ironman

Dave McGillivray

KONA, Hawaii – October 12, 2014 – Dave McGillivray, the 60-year-old race director of the B.A.A. Boston Marathon and famed endurance athlete now battling coronary heart disease, made a triumphant return to the Ironman World Championship triathlon on Saturday after a 25-year absence from the event. [Read more…]

ITU Hall of Fame inductees

simon lessing - itu hall of fame

As a part of its 25th year anniversary celebrations, the International Triathlon Union (ITU) today inducted seven individuals into its inaugural Hall of Fame on the penultimate evening of the 2014 TransCanada Corp. Grand Final Edmonton. [Read more…]

Mirinda Carfrae, Tara Costa for Race2Rebuild

Mirinda Carfrae

New York, June, 2014 – World Champion Triathlete Mirinda Carfrae and Tara Costa of NBC’s The Biggest Loser will race as the cyclists with the Race2Rebuild relay teams at Challenge Family’s inaugural US race, Challenge Atlantic City on June 29, 2014. [Read more…]

Aquaphor sponsors NYC Triathlon

Aquaphor New York City Triathlon

Aquaphor New York City Triathlon

Aquaphor announced today its role as the new title sponsor of the Aquaphor New York City Triathlon. This partnership, with race organizer Korff Enterprises, is a three-year agreement that includes naming rights, as well as a variety of marketing and promotional components for the Olympic-distance race. [Read more…]

World 70.3 2011

Alec Riddle Ironman 70.3

Alec Riddle Ironman 70.3

Firstly thanks so much for the overwhelming support….. what a tough day/race it was, but I suppose I knew it was never going to be easy, just had no idea it would be as tough as that. [Read more…]

Snowbasin Resort to Host XTERRA Triathlon

Snowbasin Resort Xterra Triathlon

Snowbasin Resort Xterra Triathlon

This September Ogden, Utah transforms into XTERRA Title Town USA as Snowbasin Resort hosts not one, but two national championship races.

The XTERRA National Championship of triathlon is set for Saturday, Sept. 24 and the National Championship of trail running is Sunday, Sept. 25. [Read more…]

Ironman Triathlon for New York

Ironman Triathlon for New York

Ironman Triathlon for New York

World Triathlon Corporation and New York City Triathlon announced today that the 2012 Ironman U.S. Championship will take place on August 11, 2012.  This race will be the first-ever Ironman competition to be held in the New York City/New Jersey metropolitan region.

“Bringing the Ironman experience to the New York City metropolitan area will allow athletes to compete with the world’s most iconic skyline as their backdrop,” said Ben Fertic, Chief Executive Officer and President, World Triathlon Corporation.  “With the collaboration of NY/NJ officials and New York City Triathlon organizers, we have created an urban course that will provide an unmatched experience for athletes and spectators.” [Read more…]

Athleta to Sponsor Iron Girl

Athleta, the Sonoma County based women’s sports and active apparel brand, has signed on as the new title sponsor for Iron Girl. With 13 events nationwide, ranging from 10K/5K to half-marathon, duathlon and triathlon, the Athleta Iron Girl Event Series empowers females of all ages to lead a healthy and active lifestyle.

Athleta Swim

Athleta Swim

“The Iron Girl Series provides a forum for women to come together through sport, doing something good for her alongside friends and other female athletes,” said Tess Roering, VP of Marketing for Athleta. “A desire to be challenged athletically while bonding with and supporting others embodies the Athleta woman, making Iron Girl an ideal partner for us.”

“Iron Girl is proud to partner with Athleta, a leading brand for women, designed by women,” said Judy Molnar, Vice President of Iron Girl. “It is a natural fit, as Athleta shares the common goal of encouraging participation through events while providing the apparel to support a woman’s active lifestyle.”

The Athleta Iron Girl Series provides participants the opportunity to reach their personal fitness goals and event amenities such as: a post-race catered Breakfast Café, shirts sized for women, personalized race bibs, custom finisher medals, post-race giveaways and much more.

The 2011 Athleta Iron Girl National Event Series consists of:

·         April 10 Athleta Iron Girl Clearwater, Fla. – Half-Marathon and 5K Run/Walk
·         April 30 Athleta Iron Girl Lake Las Vegas, Nev. – Triathlon (800-meter swim, 24K bike, 5K run)
·         May 15              Athleta Iron Girl Atlanta, Ga. – Triathlon (1/3-mile swim, 18-mile bike, 3-mile run)
·         May 22              Athleta Iron Girl New Orleans, La. – Triathlon (1/4-mile swim, 12-mile bike, 3.1-mile run)
·        June 26              Athleta Iron Girl Portland, Ore. – Triathlon (600-meter swim, 22K bike, 5K run)
·         July 31              Athleta Iron Girl Racine, Wisc. – Triathlon (400-meter swim, 22K bike, 5K run)
·         Aug. 7               Athleta Iron Girl Syracuse, N.Y. – Triathlon (600-meter swim, 30K bike, 5K run)
·         Aug. 21             Athleta Iron Girl Columbia, Md. – Triathlon (.62-mile swim, 17.5-mile bike, 3.4-mile run)
·         Aug. 27             Athleta Iron Girl Boulder, Colo. – Triathlon (1/4-mile swim, 17.2-mile bike, 3.1-mile run)
·         Sept. 11             Athleta Iron Girl Seattle, Wash. (Run/Walk)
·         Sept. 18            Athleta Iron Girl Lake Tahoe South Shore, Calif. – Triathlon (400-meter swim, 24K bike, 5K run)
·         Sept. 25            Athleta Iron Girl Bloomington, Minn. – Duathlon (2-mile run, 22-mile bike, 2-mile run)
·         Nov. 6               Athleta Iron Girl Del Mar, Calif. (10K and 5K Run/Walk)