Looking for a little (legal) assist in the swim leg of your next race? Data scientist Alfredo Molinas breaks down the stats to find the fastest Ironman and 70.3 swim courses.
An Ironman distance triathlon—sometimes called the iron-distance—is 140.6 miles. But why?
Hint: There isn't really an Ironman world record. But there are some fastest-known Ironman times.
CEO Andrew Messick says this October will be an experiment.
We do a deep dive on exactly how much training it takes to excel at long-course racing—whether you're a world-class pro or a weekend warrior.
The changes the body undergoes in 12 hours of extreme exertion are similar to some that occur over 20 years on inactivity.
The first-ever Ironman event in the African interior could grow the sport there.
Yes, some Ironman and 70.3 courses are simply faster (or slower) due to the course itself. But that's not the whole story. Take a deep dive into the data from 2021 Ironman and 70.3 races.
The answer isn't as simple as you think.
Sure, a marathon and Ironman run leg both cover 26.2 miles - but that doesn't mean they're the same. Our experts lift the veil on the mysteries behind the elusive "standalone triathlete marathon." Read on for tips on pacing, nutrition, and predicting how fast you can actually go.
Going out? Ordering in? Eat this, not that.
While racing 140.6 miles of swimming, biking, and running may feel like a daunting task, our editors have compiled our vast resources into a comprehensive guide on how to train for an Ironman.
Ironman Coeur d’Alene Gear and Nutrition Test: The Good, The Bad, and The Mistakes You Shouldn’t Make
I finished IM CDA in 11:09. On a 100-degree day, here's everything that worked—and what definitely didn't.
The iron distance demands respect. We take a look at what it takes to be ready to tackle one of triathlon’s longest days—and who probably shouldn’t.
By letting go of expectations and focusing on process, you can achieve more.
Check out Adam Chase's author page.
Yes, finishing an Ironman can be amazing—but there are also downsides. Should you take it on?
Get ready for obsession!
The U.S. District judge ruled Ironman's "no refunds" clause was fair and reasonable.
And the PTO gets involved, citing the appeals process and the denied therapeutic use exemption for pneumonia.
Long-time USAT and ITU board member Barry Siff talks to Jesse Du Bey about how Ironman has changed and where it's going.
Ironman Tallinn went off this weekend—with 1,500 athletes across the full and 70.3 distance races. Here's what this return to racing looks like.
If you want to win a 70.3 Worlds slot via the Ironman VR Championship series, then you need to pay attention to the rules.
Pro purses and World spots will reflect how many pros are able to compete in a race—when there are races again.
While athletes are frustrated with a lack of information and options, they might not have legal recourse.
With safeguards in place, roughly 1,000 participants are registered to race on June 28—despite a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases in both Texas and locally in Lubbock.
Athletes will be able to earn a spot to 70.3 Worlds in New Zealand over a best three of four virtual race omnium—which they're calling the Championship Series.
As the world tries to limit the spread and fatality rate of the COVID-19 pandemic, race directors grapple with the possibility of no mass events in 2020.
ROKA is providing the ultimate swim package to one lucky winner so you can train and race like the reigning Kona swim record-holder!
Tim Don’s sponsor On Running teamed up with Emmy-award-winning director Andrew Hinton to create a must-see 28-minute film about overcoming adversity called The Man With the Halo.
Ready to see significant progress in your Ironman goals, and still maintain a bit of a life balance? Here's your plan!
After years of explosive growth, triathlon participation is hitting a plateau.
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Ironman today announced the addition of the Ironman 70.3 Asia TriClub Championship event.
The change in ownership will mean that the organization will operate six of the nine events in the World Triathlon Series.
Ironman world champions Lori Bowden and Heather Fuhr will be inducted into the Ironman Hall of Fame.
Ironman will redistribute pro prize money in 2015, will pay 10 deep at select races.
Australia's Pete Jacobs traditionally does only two run workouts in the week leading up to Ironman Hawaii.