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RAGNAR ANNOUNCES NEW AUSTRALIAN TRAIL RUNNING EVENTS

Ragnar, the largest series of overnight trail and road running relays in the United States has officially launched in Australia with events confirmed in Sydney. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 23, 2019

News, Races & Places, Sports Travel, Stories, Training Centre, Bike, Bike, Cycle, Domestic Racing, Mindset, Sport 3 Events and Tours

Puka Up: More than just a ride

In 2016, 2866 people tragically lost their lives to suicide. The Puka Up Ride took 28 riders and ten support staff from Sydney to Melbourne. A 1433km journey – 2km for every life lost of the 2866. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 23, 2019

News, Races & Places, Adventure Racing, Adventure Racing

State of Origin Stays in WA - Augusta Adventure Fest

The stage was set. There was a new course, new leg order and a few new ‘All Stars’, trained up and ready to race. The wind was up, but the sun was shining down. Augusta was seriously turning it on for the annual pilgrimage of adventure racers for the 12thrunning of the Augusta Adventure Fest. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 23, 2019

News, Races & Places, Triathlon, Triathlon

Tech Official Profile: Peter Aldridge

Q & A with Triathlon Victoria Technical Official, Peter Aldridge. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 23, 2019

Swim, Training Centre, Triathlon, Bike, Run / Trail Running

What is the best way to improve my transitions and ability to run off the bike?

Often, a classic ‘newbie’ triathlete will spend so much time focussing on getting the required swim, bike and run training completed for their new sport, that transition practice is an afterthought in their preparation. When race day comes, the ensuring chaos and lack of practice can lead to many mistakes! Read more

Clock Posted Jan 23, 2019

Swim, Swim, Training Centre

Eliminating the Crossover

There are many different styles of freestyle, but one thing that’s common among fast swimmers is they don’t crossover. A ‘crossover’ is when the hand reaches across the head after entering the water. At our freestyle clinics this is the most common error we see among triathletes with typically more than half the athletes having some sort of crossover in their stroke. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 23, 2019

Races & Places, Run, Run, Run / Trail Run, Adventure Racing

Troy Lum and Deb Nicholl victorious at Run Larapinta 2017

Four huge days of running over tough terrain and under a hot Northern Territory sun have come to an end with Brisbane’s Troy Lum and Deb Nicholl crowned champions of the Run Larapinta Stage Race today. Unseasonably hot temperatures in the 30’s meant the third running of thefour-day, four-stage trail running race along the most spectacular sections of the Larapinta Trail near Alice Springs was the toughest edition in the race’s history. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 23, 2019

Races & Places, Triathlon, Triathlon, Triathlon

Why is the Coffs Tri so special?

The bcu Coffs Tri is just five years old and has already doubled in size since its inception in 2013 and achieved World Championship Qualifying status for the second year running. What makes this race so popular? Organisers say it’s the spectacular course as well as the unique community vibe.The event is run by locals and gives generously back to local community groups who all pitch in to help make it happen. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 23, 2019

Races & Places, Run / Trail Run, Sports Travel, Swim, Adventure Racing, Adventure Racing, Adventure Racing, Endurance

Gadsdon and Baker make it two in a row at Augusta Adventure Fest

Hardy Inlet sparkled as almost 800 paddlers hit the water for the 12thAct-Belong-Commit Augusta Adventure Race this morning in Augusta, with 57kms of off-road adventure up ahead through the wilds of south-west Western Australia. 15-20 knot southeast windsfor the premier race of the weekend meant tricky conditions for the ocean paddling and swim legs, as well as the technical coastal running and mountain biking, but the racing was fast and close at the front. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 23, 2019

News, Run / Trail Run, Adventure Racing, Adventure Racing, Domestic Racing

Adventurethon Townsville 2017

During July as the south of the country suffered under the winter chills, Townsville was experiencing perfect, mild conditions weather wise and was definitely the place to be for Adventurethon Townsville! After recent race events around the country suffering some pretty intense, chilly conditions, the visiting competitors were very excited to see sunshine and warmth (& not the intense North Queensland heat of summer time). Read more

Clock Posted Jan 23, 2019

News, Run, Run, Run / Trail Run, Running Shoes, Shoes, Accessories, Apparel, Mindset, Run / Trail Running

7 running tips for new triathletes

7 Top running tips from triathlon coach Matt Dymond, designed to assist new triathletes. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 22, 2019

Swim, Swim, Swim, Triathlon, Aids

5 Steps to a faster swim leg.

Brenton Ford gives us 5 top tips to help us achieve a faster swim leg in your next triathlon. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 22, 2019

Swim, Swim, Swim, Triathlon

Three mistakes to avoid in swim workouts

For the past 11 years I’ve worked with over 1,000 swimmers and triathletes of all abilities. With athletes new to the sport, I see the same mistakes being made again and again when it comes to their workouts which are holding them back from swimming faster and improving their speed. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 22, 2019