TriTalk.co.uk News Feed http://www.tritalk.co.uk/ TriTalk Aggregated News Feed Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:15:26 +0100 en-us Snowman Triathlon preview http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66641&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13333.html Tri247.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:15:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66641&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13333.html Defending Champions Brown and Hansom return Last few entry places available The Snowman Triathlon is now less than one week away. Taking place on Sunday 5th October, the Snowman Triathlon - powered by Suunto - is undoubtedly one of the toughest triathlons in the whole of the UK. Being set in the awe-inspiring Snowdonia National Park, the race route is as stunning as it is challenging. The swim takes place in Llyn Mymbyr at the shores of Plas Y Brenin Mountain Centre - home to ... Challenge Family arrives in Poland http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66640&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13332.html Tri247.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:15:03 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66640&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13332.html Challenge Family today arrived in Eastern Europe with the announcement of Challenge Poznań, a half distance triathlon in Greater Poland's historic capital, taking place on 26 July 2015. Poznań is a modern city of business, also abundant in green areas and the relics of the beginnings the Polish statehood. They include the historic old market square with the city hall, the emperor's castle and the ninth century Arch-cathedral Basilica – the first cathedral in Poland. The hub of the event is located at the picturesque Maltańskie Lake, ... Karl Alexander: The Gauntlet 2014 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66639&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13330.html Tri247.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:15:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66639&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13330.html After his first ever DNF at Challenge Weymouth a couple of weeks ago, Tri247 columnist Karl Alexander was looking to bounce back on Sunday when he race The Gauntlet - part of the Hever Castle Triathlon. A race he knows well - he won it last year - he went into the race in good form and with motivation high. Here is his "mission accomplished" report. After the disappointment of Challenge Weymouth, I was keen to put in a good performance at The ... Bob Holloway: Hever Fever http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66638&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13331.html Tri247.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:45:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66638&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13331.html After (finally!), getting back into triathlon racing action after years of serious health problems, Bob Holloway (check out his columns HERE), didn't want to leave 2014 with just one event, and so decided to race at the Hever Castle Triathlon on Saturday - and came away with some added motivation to fuel the fire for 2015. Bob's end of season trip to Hever Castle If you'll excuse the cliché, my blogs these days are a bit like buses. You can wait ages but then two come in ... Kyle Hummel's dangerous path http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66637&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Interview/Kyle_Hummel_s_dangerous_path_4632.html Slowtwitch Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:00:05 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66637&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Interview/Kyle_Hummel_s_dangerous_path_4632.html At Ironman 70.3 Mont Tremblant Kyle Hummel won the M30-34 age group with a 4:08:00 effort but it has not been a smooth path for this San Diego resident. Ironman Chattanooga images http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66636&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Lifestyle/Ironman_Chattanooga_images_4631.html Slowtwitch Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:00:05 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66636&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Lifestyle/Ironman_Chattanooga_images_4631.html The inaugural Little Debbie Ironman Chattanooga is in the books and it appeared to be a great success. Here now is a selection of images from the 2014 race. Hever Castle Triathlon 2014 Image Gallery http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66633&follow=http://beyondgoinglong.co.uk/?p=5336 Beyond Going Long Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:39:39 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66633&follow=http://beyondgoinglong.co.uk/?p=5336 Get tagging! A stunning weekend of triathlon action at the 2nd biggest triathlon in the UK. Over 7,000 competed over 2 days with 600 racing the marquee Gauntlet Half-iron triathlon. Check out the image gallery from the weekend. Like what you see? Entries for all the races in the Castle Triathlon Series 2015 calendar are First wins for Hanson, Naeth at Ironman Chattanooga http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66632&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13329.html Tri247.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:00:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66632&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13329.html The inaugural Ironman Chattanooga on Sunday saw first Ironman victories for both Matt Hanson (USA) and Angela Naeth (CAN) - and for Naeth, an 8:54:55 finish time meant that she is beocmes the 49th member of the female Sub-nine iron-distance club. Despite a super-fast downstream swim, Naeth was over five minutes back (despite a 45:11 split!), on early leader Anna Cleaver (NZL). The Kiwi continued to lead into the second half of the bike leg, but by the 75 mile point Naeth had finally made the pass and ... Sub-9 women (UPDATED) http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66631&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_5552.html Tri247.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:30:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66631&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_5552.html The 2014 edition of Challenge Roth saw a milestone in female iron-distance racing, as when Mirinda Carfrae crossed the line to take victory, it was the 100th time that a female athlete has broken nine hours for an iron-distance event. We didn't have to wait long for 101, 102 or 103... [Updated following Ironman Brasil 2014 (Sara Gross) Ironman Texas 2014 (Kelly Williamson), Ironman Asia-Pacific Champs, Melbourne 2014 (Caroline Steffen), Ironman Austria 2014 (five athletes), Ironman European Champs (Frankfurt) 2014 - Corinne Abraham, Elizabeth Lyles, Gina Crawford, Challenge Roth (Carfrae, Joyce, Steffen, Van Vlerken, ... First wins for Hanson, Naeth at Ironman Chattanooge http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66630&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13329.html Tri247.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:30:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66630&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13329.html The inaugural Ironman Chattanooga on Sunday saw first Ironman victories for both Matt Hanson (USA) and Angela Naeth (CAN) - and for Naeth, an 8:54:55 finish time meant that she is beocmes the 49th member of the female Sub-nine iron-distance club. Despite a super-fast downstream swim, Naeth was over five minutes back (despite a 45:11 split!), on early leader Anna Cleaver (NZL). The Kiwi continued to lead into the second half of the bike leg, but by the 75 mile point Naeth had finally made the pass and ... Caelers takes Alanya World Cup Gold http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66628&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13328.html Tri247.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:30:06 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66628&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13328.html Heather Sellars finished a very encourging eleventh in her first ITU World Cup event, with Lois Rosindale 14th at the ITU Alanya World Cup on Saturday. FULL RESULTS Caelers collects Gold at at Alanya World Cup After a tough season of injuries and illness, Maaike Caelers (NED) found redemption towards the end of the season with a win at the Alanya World Cup. Vendula Frintova (CZE) out sprinted a fierce pack of four down the finish chute for silver, while Yuliya Yelistratova (UKR) scooped up ... Riederer takes ITU Alanya World Cup http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66627&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13327.html Tri247.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:00:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66627&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13327.html Sunday's ITU Alanya World Cup in Turkey saw Switzerland's 2008 Olympic Bronze medal winner Sven Riederer (SUI) takes top spot on the podium. Tom Bishop took 12th, Gordon Benson 28th and Mark Buckingham 30th for the British men. FULL RESULTS Sven Riederer (SUI) runs to ITU Alanya World Cup win Sven Riederer (SUI) scored his second World Cup win in his long career with a blistering run in equally as hot temperatures at the Alanya World Cup on Sunday. Alessandro Fabian (ITA) crossed the line after ... Challenge Weymouth: The BIG Video http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66626&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13326.html Tri247.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:30:03 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66626&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13326.html Over recent weeks we brought you the most extensive race coverage of the debut edition of Challenge Weymouth on Sunday 14th September 2014, both in the lead up to the event and post-race. Here is the final - and biggest, and best! - piece of that history, the 2014 Challenge Weymouth Mega Montage Video. More than 45 minutes of video coverage from the day which includes plenty of action from athletes racing of all standards. If you raced, or you know someone that did - or perhaps you ... Big reductions on wetsuits at Royles http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66625&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13325.html Tri247.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:15:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66625&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13325.html As we head towards the end of the triathlon season, if you want to plan ahead for 2015 - and make some big savings in the process - buying a new wetsuit now can be a great way to do so, as stores look to reduce their 2014 stocks. Royles (www.royles.biz) have some superb deals on right now, from top brands including Orca, Huub and blueseventy - with some models at up to 50% off. You can buy the Huub Archimedes - as worn by the ... Hanson, Naeth take Chattanooga http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66624&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/Hanson_Naeth_take_Chattanooga_4630.html Slowtwitch Mon, 29 Sep 2014 08:00:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66624&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/Hanson_Naeth_take_Chattanooga_4630.html Matt Hanson's 2:47:40 run allowed him to win Little Debbie Ironman Chattanooga. Angela Naeth's race best 4:50:03 bike split helped her to the the women's title. The Weekend Box Sep 28 2014 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66623&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/The_Weekend_Box_Sep_28_2014_4629.html Slowtwitch Mon, 29 Sep 2014 08:00:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66623&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/The_Weekend_Box_Sep_28_2014_4629.html The Weekend Box brings you stirring accounts of a World Cup in Turkey, a blazing hot Ironman in Malaysia, a half Ironman near the famed Masters golf course, and happy engaged triathletes. Riederer runs to Alanya World Cup win http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66621&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/riederer_runs_to_alanya_world_cup_win Triathlon.org Sun, 28 Sep 2014 16:04:37 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66621&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/riederer_runs_to_alanya_world_cup_win Sven Riederer (SUI) scored his second World Cup win in his long career with a blistering run in equally as hot temperatures at the Alanya World Cup on Sunday. Alessandro Fabian (ITA) crossed over after the 2008 Olympic bronze medallist followed by David Castro Fajardo (ESP), who made his first World Cup podium. After a storm desolated the start pontoon on Saturday evening, the men began their day with a beach start two-lap swim of which Steffen Justus (GER) led the first lap. Marco Van Der ... Ironman Chattanooga Check-In http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66620&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Lifestyle/Ironman_Chattanooga_Check-In_4628.html Slowtwitch Sun, 28 Sep 2014 08:00:08 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66620&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Lifestyle/Ironman_Chattanooga_Check-In_4628.html Virtually all athletes registered for the Little Debbie Ironman Chattanooga have checked their bikes in at Ross's Landing and we were there to capture impressions. Don, Mullan top Ironman Mallorca http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66619&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/Don_Mullan_top_Ironman_Mallorca__4627.html Slowtwitch Sun, 28 Sep 2014 08:00:08 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66619&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/Don_Mullan_top_Ironman_Mallorca__4627.html Tim Don followed up his bronze at the Ironman 70.3 World Championship with a victory in his first Ironman attempt and Eimear Mullan ran down Dede Griesbauer at 34km to win the elite titles at Ironman Mallorca Tim Don, Eimear Mullan win Ironman Mallorca http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66616&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13324.html Tri247.com Sat, 27 Sep 2014 19:00:03 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66616&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13324.html Not only did Great Britain’s Tim Don (interviewed here), maintain his 100% record of making the podium in all of his races in 2014, he also won at his debut at the distance at Ironman Mallorca today. Ireland’s Eimear Mullan added to her victory at Embrunman last month by taking victory late into the run. Switzerland’s Manuel Küng lead out of the swim, around 40 seconds clear of a chase group headed by Tim Don. Küng would keep that lead throughout the bike ... Alanya debuts on World Cup calendar http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66615&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/alanya_debuts_on_world_cup_calendar Triathlon.org Tue, 23 Sep 2014 17:59:59 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66615&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/alanya_debuts_on_world_cup_calendar The Alanya World Cup will reignite a succession of World Cup races for the next four weekends as athletes look to wrap up their seasons and ramp up their Olympic qualification points in 2014. While Alanya is a seasoned host of European Triathlon Union races, the Turkish city will host a World Cup for the first time with the woman competing on Saturday and the men on Sunday over an Olympic distance course. Womens Preview A string of veterans and rookies will go to battle on ... Caelers collects gold at Alanya World Cup http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66613&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/caelers_collects_gold_at_alanya_world_cup Triathlon.org Sat, 27 Sep 2014 14:29:35 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66613&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/caelers_collects_gold_at_alanya_world_cup After a tough season of injuries and illness, Maaike Caelers (NED) found redemption towards the end of the season with a win at the Alanya World Cup. Vendula Frintova (CZE) out sprinted a fierce pack of four down the finish chute for silver, while Yuliya Yelistratova (UKR) scooped up bronze. The day started with Summer Cook (USA) and Gaia Peron (ITA) trading off as leaders on the two-lap Mediterranean swim to enjoy a small gap in transition. But powerful cyclist Annamaria Mazzetti (ITA) quickly ended ... Ironman Chattanooga Pre Race http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66612&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Lifestyle/Ironman_Chattanooga_Pre_Race_4626.html Slowtwitch Sat, 27 Sep 2014 08:00:11 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66612&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Lifestyle/Ironman_Chattanooga_Pre_Race_4626.html The inaugural Ironman Chattanooga is almost upon us and around 2700 athletes will embark on this journey. Here are some images from before the race. The 40th Anniversary Triathlon http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66611&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/The_40th_Anniversary_Triathlon_4625.html Slowtwitch Sat, 27 Sep 2014 08:00:11 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66611&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/The_40th_Anniversary_Triathlon_4625.html Exactly 40 years since the San Diego Track Club put on the first triathlon in Mission Bay, some originals and moderns gathered at Fiesta Island to celebrate the birth of the sport. Tri Training Harder Race Team: apply now http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66610&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13323.html Tri247.com Sat, 27 Sep 2014 02:15:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66610&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13323.html The Tri Training Harder Triathlon Race Team Tri Training Harder (www.tritrainingharder.com) is looking for new athletes to join their race team for the 2014/15 season, so if you share our passion for triathlon and have the drive to achieve then send us an application this summer. Applications will open on the 18th August 2014 and close on 1st October 2014. We look forward to hearing from you and if you have any questions in the meantime please contact our team manager Chantal - chantal@tritrainingharder.com. ...