Maybe you didn't expect Ben Kanute to pull off a 7:37:01 in only his second attempt at the full Iron distance. But the newly-crowned "Fastest American" and his coach, Jim Vance, absolutely did.
Hint: There isn't really an Ironman world record. But there are some fastest-known Ironman (and iron-distance) times.
A 24-year-old triathlete from Denmark with a short race resume crossed the line 10 minutes before the two-time Ironman World Champion in his first try at Europe’s biggest tri. How did that happen?
Replay the excitement in Europe from last weekend, where athletes took on the iconic Challenge Roth and Ironman 70.3 Les Sables d'Olonne races.
On July 3, Challenge Roth will celebrate 20 years—but it's actually been around in various forms for almost four decades. We take a look back at some things you might not know about the historic race.
With just 1,500 athletes, it was a subdued (and shortened) Roth—but it was still Roth.
The 2019 edition of Challenge Roth took place over the weekend and - as always - it provided one of the best race experiences in the world.
Dreams came true on Sunday at the 2019 Challenge Roth triathlon with Franconian local Andi Dreitz and Brit Lucy Charles-Barclay both climbing one step higher on the podium to claim their victories.
There's a reason Challenge Roth tops so many triathletes' bucket lists!
Sebastian Kienle finally broke through at Europe’s biggest race with a convincing win.
Expect a fast day of racing on Sunday.
A field of 3,400 competed on a hot and humid day at the 2017 Challenge Roth triathlon.
The count served as the industry’s first-ever Europe-centric bellwether of purchasing patterns among consumers in triathlon.
Daniela Ryf will race Challenge Roth with the intention of breaking the record for fastest iron-distance race.
Ryf will go after Chrissie Wellington's iron-distance record this summer at the 2017 Challenge Roth triathlon, set for July 9.
The Ironman world champion arrived in Roth Thursday morning after a last-minute decision to start Sunday’s race.
World champions, defending champions and podium hopefuls assembled in Roth, Germany this morning for a press conference.
Felix Walchshöfer shares a glimpse behind the scenes and chats aobut what’s in store for this year’s race.
Yvonne Van Vlerken claimed her third Challenge Roth title, while Nils Frommhold earned his first win on the iconic course.
In addition to sitting in a penalty tent for five minutes, athletes will have to run an extra 1K at the 28K mark of the run course.
The German pro will turn 40 this month and hopes to defend his victory on Sunday.
To win Challenge Roth, Yvonne Van Vlerken says she'll need "to run the best marathon of my life."
Following surgery and a tough recovery, Starykowicz is now hoping he's on the way back to racing healthy.
Race winners Mirinda Carfrae and Timo Bracht, and participants Sister Madonna Buder and Challenge Family CEO Walchshöfer look back on Roth.
Defending Roth champ Dirk Bockel is feeling fit and ready to lay it all out there yet again on the course he calls his all-time favorite.
The man they call Macca has competed in Roth several times and chatted with Bob Babbitt about what makes this race so unique.
Caroline Steffen chats about being coached by Chris "Macca" McCormack and facing a tough field Sunday at Challenge Roth.
Joyce, who will look to regain the Challenge Roth title that was hers in 2012, chatted about making the leap and racing in Roth.
Australian pro Rebekah Keat has already posted a blistering time of 8:39:24 on the Challenge Roth course.
Mirinda “Rinny” Carfrae comes to Roth as the reigning Ironman world champion, yet as a rookie on this storied course.
Challenge Family announced today the opportunity to win a "royal package" for the inaugural Challenge Bahrain.
James Cunnama chats about his 2013 Roth race and his expectations for this fall's Ironman World Championship.
Bracht was in contention for the Challenge Roth win until he received a flat and was stuck on the road for more than 15 minutes.