Ironman announced today the global standardization of Ironman’s Competition Rules for the 2015 race season. The updated 2015 Competition Rules for Ironman® and 70.3® events, which will more closely align with the International Triathlon Union (ITU), will take effect March 1,2015 in Europe, Africa and the Americas. The Competition Rules will roll out in Asia-Pacific between March and July. →
The Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team proudly presents the launch of the Uplace-BMC Age Group Team. From now on, every age group triathlete can grab the opportunity to join the Uplace-BMC Triathlon Team and become a teammate of Dirk Bockel, Will Clarke and Corinne Abraham. →
Following many years of cooperation between the European Triathlon Union (ETU) and Challenge Family, in 2016 the official European Half Distance Triathlon Championships (1.9km of swimming – 90km of cycling – 21.1km of running) will be held in Austria for the first time on 21 August. →
World Champion Mirinda Carfrae will be the headline act at the 2015 Ironman® Asia-Pacific Championship in Melbourne on March 22, 2015. It is the first time Carfrae, one of triathlon’s greatest runners of all time, has raced on Australian soil since finishing third in 2012’s inaugural Melbourne event behind Switzerland’s Caroline Steffen.
Less than a month after announcing his bid for a historic third Olympic Games, 35-year-old Australian triathlete Courtney Atkinson has signed on to go off-road and race the Oceania Cross Triathlon Championships to be held in the iconic Snowy Mountains in New South Wales over the final weekend in February (28 Feb – 1 March). →