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Challenge Family interview Greg Bennett

Greg Bennett is one of the sport's most enduring athletes, having achieved great success over the Olympic distance and non-drafting format and more recently transferred that to the longer form of the sport. Read more

Clock Posted Aug 13, 2019

Nutrition, Recovery, Training Centre, Wellness

Easy Protein Energy Balls

Need a quick and healthy snack between meals and training sessions? Then look no further than these protein-packed and delicious energy balls! Read more

Clock Posted Aug 13, 2019

News, Run, Running, Training Centre

Returning from Run Injury

‘Coming back’ to running after extended time off is one of the hardest things you can do as an athlete. It doesn’t matter if your break has been due to illness, injury, pregnancy or simply taking some time out with different priorities, returning to training and racing is HARD, both physically and mentally. Read more

Clock Posted Aug 13, 2019

Luggage Solutions, News, Sports Travel, Travel Tips

Keep It Simple

As the saying goes, it's the simple things in life that are the best! Keeping things simple when you're travelling will not only save you time and energy, but also help you have a more enjoyable trip! Read more

Clock Posted Aug 13, 2019

News, Run, Running, Training Centre

Running in your 40s

Whether you’ve never gone for a run or you haven’t run since high school, it’s never too late to start jogging. Not even in your 40s! However, there are things to be cautious about, since your body isn’t as young as it used to be, and maybe you have some chronic pains and injuries from back in the day.  Read more

Clock Posted Aug 5, 2019

News, Races & Places, Run, Run, Sports Travel, Travel Tips

The Best of LA

LA is a tourist mecca, with some of the most famous and iconic attractions in the world! We've listed some of the best for you here! Read more

Clock Posted Aug 2, 2019

News, Overseas Racing, Races & Places, Run, Run / Trail Run, Run / Trail Run, Sports Travel

The Copenhagen Marathon: The Running Boom May be Reversing

Is the running boom really over? A lot of people think so. As lovers of the sport, we decided that this question is one worth exploring. So we chose to conduct an analysis of a decades-long marathon, hoping to disprove this notion. Read more

Clock Posted Jul 31, 2019

News, Training Centre, Triathlon, Triathlon

Tri Travel partner with Pilates for Sports

Tri Travel today announced a new partnership with Pilates for Sports, an online Pilates training program that focuses on strength and conditioning for multisport athletes. Read more

Clock Posted Jul 26, 2019

Races & Places, Sport 3 Events and Tours, Sports Travel, Travel Tips, Triathlon, Triathlon

Top 10 things to do during your time at Challenge Roth

When you decide to race Roth make sure to make the best of your time in and around Roth. Here is our top 10 tips of things you need to do when racing Roth. Read more

Clock Posted Jul 12, 2019

News, Races & Places, Run, Run / Trail Run

Tri Travel named Official Travel Partner of GC50 Run Festival

Tri Travel are pleased to announce that we are the Official Travel Partner of the GC50 Run Festival, offering affordable race entry and travel package solutions. Read more

Clock Posted Jun 27, 2019

Nutrition

Hydration for the Heat: Part 1

Perfecting your nutrition for an Ironman is a fine art. This article will help you debunk and understand the biggest hydration concerns when competing in the heat. Read more

Clock Posted Jun 24, 2019

News, Triathlon

Kiwis Braden Currie and Hannah Wells triumph at Challenge Wanaka

New Zealand’s top triathlete Braden Currie crushed his international competition in the run today to win the Challenge Wanaka centrepiece event the Half distance race in four hours flat. Read more

Clock Posted Feb 18, 2019

Adventure Racing, News, Races & Places

Allan and Maier win closest fought Kathmandu Coast to Coast in history

Dougal Allan and Simone Maier won the closest fought men's and women's Kathmandu Coast to Coast World Championship one day race in the events 37 year history. Read the full race report here. Read more

Clock Posted Feb 11, 2019

News, Races & Places, Sports Travel, Triathlon, Triathlon

Tri Travel Expand into India

Qualify for the 2020 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Taupo, New Zealand, with 30 slots available at brand new Ironman race in India. Read more

Clock Posted Feb 8, 2019

Adventure Racing, News, Races & Places

Kathmandu Coast to Coast 20 years in the making for blind Wellington man

Competing in the Kathmandu Coast to Coast has been over 20 years in the making for blind Wellington athlete Dave Piper. Read more

Clock Posted Feb 1, 2019

Adventure Racing, Races & Places, Stories

Australians in the hunt at Kathmandu Coast to Coast

Australians Alex Hunt and James Pretto are leading the charge to be the first foreign multi-sport athletes to win the Kathmandu Coast to Coast longest day world Championship men’s event in 26 years. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 31, 2019

Gear Guru, Shoes

Flip Flops Your Feet Will Love!

If you value what your feet do for you out on the track/road/bike/field/gym, take care of them this summer with a plush pair of pluggers! Dr Kate Gazzard recommends some pairs to keep your feet happy! Read more

Clock Posted Jan 31, 2019

News, Nutrition, Training Centre

Blackcurrants - Making research headlines for endurance athletes

Blackcurrants are not a commonly recognised fruit, they are rarely seen in your local supermarket and wouldn’t be the fruit that catches your eye next to those better-known blueberries. However, research into this little-known fruit is showing that they offer a cross-section of potent performance and muscle recovery gains for active people, in particular: Read more

Clock Posted Jan 31, 2019

Races & Places, Run / Trail Run, Running, Training Centre

Training for mountains without hills

Hanny Alston provides us with some suggestions to combat the challenge of training for hills, without hills! Read more

Clock Posted Jan 31, 2019

Accessories, Activewear, Apparel, Gear Guru, Running Shoes, Swim, Triathlon

Three key reasons choosing the right apparel matters

Not only in business do you need to dress for success, the same can be said for sport. The clothing and apparel you choose can influence your performance. We spend a lot of time training and racing, so why not get the most out of that time? Here are three reasons why choosing the right apparel makes a difference: Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

Running, Training Centre, Triathlon

The Art of Running

In this article we explore the science behind running propulsion and discuss some amazing research recently released on flat, uphill and downhill running.  During the article Hanny Alston also highlights some important running technique tips that might help to make you faster and more efficient. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

Swim, Training Centre

Swimming to Success

Dougal Allan reflects and provides an insight into six of the most important ingredients from the process he has experienced in his pursuit of better swimming. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

Mindset, Swim, Training Centre, Triathlon

Overcoming Swimming Anxiety

If you experience anxiety when swimming you are not alone, it’s not uncommon for competitive swimmers and triathletes alike to experience swimming related anxiety. Fortunately, there are some strategies to help reduce and eliminate it. Here are some tips to reduce swimming anxiety. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

Running, Training Centre, Triathlon

Run Ready

It is race season, and once again we’ve tapped into the mind of Dan Atkins, Head Coach at Triathlon Australia’s National Performance Centre on the Gold Coast, but this issue it’s for a couple of cracking run sets you might employ as you hone in on race day. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019