Challenge Family Expands to Iceland

Challenge Iceland

CHALLENGE FAMILY has announced its newest addition to the global series of long distance triathlons in the otherworldly beautiful Iceland. Situated in the stunning “Bay of Whales” in Iceland, the world‘s northernmost half distance race, CHALLENGE ICELAND, will take place on July 23, 2016. The athletes will swim in an untouched crystal clear glacial lake left [ read more » ]

Challenge Family Adds Triathlon on Gran Canaria

Challenge Family Logo

In 2016, Gran Canaria will join the global series of CHALLENGE FAMILY triathlons with today’s announcement of CHALLENGE MOGÁN-GRAN CANARIA on September 17 next year. Marking the first half distance triathlon on the largest of the Canary Islands, CHALLENGE MOGÁN-GRAN CANARIA will take place along the spectacular coastline and mountain areas of Mogán in the south [ read more » ]

2016 World Triathlon Series Calendar


In its eighth season, the 2016 World Triathlon Series will feature 9 stops, across five continents with two cities debuting for the first time.  Six races will feature Olympic distance races, while three events will offer Sprints. The WTS will again get underway in Abu Dhabi after successfully kicking off the Series this year before [ read more » ]

IRONMAN Returns to Thailand in 2016 with IRONMAN 70.3 Triathlon

Ironman 70.3 Thailand

IRONMAN announced today the addition of a new IRONMAN 70.3 triathlon in the burgeoning market of Thailand, which is scheduled to take place in the beautiful city of Phuket on November 27, 2016. The Philippines-based company Sunrise Events and the Thailand-based company SportMaster will team up to deliver IRONMAN 70.3 Thailand. “This race is further [ read more » ]

New Outlaw Half Triathlon in Norfolk at Holkham Hall

Outlaw Half Logo

For the first time in 2016, Holkham in North Norfolk will host an Outlaw Half event, covering the distances of 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike and 13.1 mile run. The Holkham estate and its magnificent eighteenth century hall will host the Outlaw Half Holkham. The swim, both transitions and the entire run will take [ read more » ]

Challenge Family Adds Challenge Samorin in Slovakia

Challenge Samorin

Challenge Family joined forces with one of the mot prestigious sporting facilities in Europe to bring the global triathlon series to Slovakia in 2016. Challenge Šamorín, a multi-day sports festival, will take place on 15-21 August 15-21, 2016 at the Elements Resort. Elements Resort in Šamorín is the ideal place for sports and is becoming the [ read more » ]

IRONMAN Announces IRONMAN 70.3 Palmas Event in Brazil

Ironman 70.3 Palmas

IRONMAN and Latin Sports have announced the addition of a new triathlon in Brazil – IRONMAN 70.3 Palmas, which will take place on Sunday, April 10, 2016. In addition, the IRONMAN 70.3 Palmas triathlon will serve as the 2016 IRONMAN 70.3 South American Championship in place of IRONMAN 70.3 Brasilia, which has been discontinued. General registration [ read more » ]

IRONMAN Announces Addition of Ironman 70.3 Race in Colombia

Ironman 70.3 Cartagena

IRONMAN has announced it’s expanding into Colombia for the first time with the addition of the IRONMAN 70.3 Cartagena triathlon. The inaugural event will take place on December 4, 2016, in the modern port city of Cartagena de Indias on Columbia’s Caribbean coast in the northwestern corner of South America. “The city is widely recognized [ read more » ]