IRONMAN North Carolina Has Been Discontinued

IRONMAN North Carolina

In December of 2015 the World Triathlon Corporation and IRONMAN announced that it has acquired the PPD Beach2Battleship iron distance and half-iron distance triathlon events from the YMCA of Wilmington.  The events would be re-branded as IRONMAN North Carolina and IRONMAN 70.3 North Carolina and take place on Saturday, October 22, 2016. The independent Beach2Battleship [ read more » ]

2017 Wildflower Triathlon Cancelled

wildflower triathlon

All of the Tri-California Events in 2017 have been cancelled including the iconic Wildflower Triathlon.  The other events include Triathlon at Pacific Grove, San Francisco Triathlon at Alcatraz and Scott Tinley’s Triathlon.  The root cause has been sited as the drought in California. Press Release: It is with great sadness I am announcing that due to [ read more » ]

IRONMAN Announces First Full Distance Race In Italy

ironman emilia romagna

IRONMAN, a Wanda Sports Holding company, announced today the addition of the IRONMAN Emilia Romagna triathlon. The inaugural race in Italy will take place on September 23, 2017. In addition, a 5150™ Triathlon Series event will take place on September 24, 2017. The race will be located in Cervia, a seaside town with a population [ read more » ]

IRONMAN Vineman Events to Shift Location to Santa Rosa

IRONMAN Santa Rosa

IRONMAN announced that Santa Rosa, California will host the 2017 IRONMAN® Santa Rosa and IRONMAN® 70.3® Santa Rosa triathlons, a shift in venue from the previously held IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 Vineman triathlons. The 2017 IRONMAN 70.3 Santa Rosa triathlon will take place on May 13 while the 2017 IRONMAN Santa Rosa triathlon will be [ read more » ]

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

ITU WTS Logo

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 » ]