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Ruzafa, Duffy tops at Maui new

Former pro mountain biker Ruben Ruzafa of Spain won his 3rd XTERRA World Championship and Flora Duffy of Bermuda led the women’s field despite a jarring crash at XTERRA Maui.

The Weekend Box Oct 26 2014 new

The weekend tri-action includes a Canadian and a German enjoying a return to form in South Beach, a rousing finale for the Life Time Series in Oceanside and a mellow 70.3 in Texas.

XTERRA Maui press conference new

Top men and women pros speak their minds on the eve of the 19th XTERRA World Championship which will be held Sunday on a rugged course on the northwest shores of Maui.

We Noticed: Polar, Magpies...

This week we noticed the Polar M400 watch, Magpie attacks, a fast LG suit, a gourmet triathlon experience, Timo Bracht's Mercedes Benz connection and more.

The Weekend Box Oct 19 2014

Post-Kona, racing picked up globally. We present a 70.3 in Oz, a Challenge in Spain, a World Cup in Korea, weddings in Maui and New England and a charity tri in La Jolla.

Those Slowtwitch Deals?

Our weekly newsletter has been the source of news for many of you. We're expanding its utility to include discounts and the ability sign up for races not otherwise available for entry.

The Weekend Box Oct 12 2014

The Weekend Box brings you a World Cup in a downpour in Colombia and a Beer Mile in Hawaii, plus a few other items noticed in Kona.

Kienle, Carfrae take Kona

Sebastian Kienle proved that a German can win it on the bike and Mirinda Carfrae proved yet again that no lead after the bike can withstand her mighty run as they won the Ironman World Championship ...

Scott, Tisseyre win Silverman

Drew Scott fully emerged from an early season foot injury with a strong bike split that gave him the victory and Magali Tisseyre dominated the women's field at Ironman 70.3 Silverman

The Weekend Box Oct 5 2014

While much of the triathlon world has already arrived in Kona, there was triathletic action in gorgeous locales in Spain, Mexico and northern California.

No Kona for Melissa Hauschildt

Melissa Hauschildt was certainly one of the favorites this year in Kona, but injuries sustained recently have forced her to withdraw from this big race.

A Garmin 920XT first look

Garmin announced the release of the Garmin 920XT today and here is the first look at that multi sport watch that records detailed metrics for swimming, biking and running.

Hanson, Naeth take Chattanooga

Matt Hanson's 2:47:40 run allowed him to win Little Debbie Ironman Chattanooga. Angela Naeth's race best 4:50:03 bike split helped her to the the women's title.

The Weekend Box Sep 28 2014

The Weekend Box brings you stirring accounts of a World Cup in Turkey, a blazing hot Ironman in Malaysia, a half Ironman near the famed Masters golf course, and happy engaged triathletes.

Don, Mullan top Ironman Mallorca

Tim Don followed up his bronze at the Ironman 70.3 World Championship with a victory in his first Ironman attempt and Eimear Mullan ran down Dede Griesbauer at 34km to win the elite titles at Ironman ...

The 40th Anniversary Triathlon

Exactly 40 years since the San Diego Track Club put on the first triathlon in Mission Bay, some originals and moderns gathered at Fiesta Island to celebrate the birth of the sport.

Top Ironman Hawaii Finishers Archive popular

With the 2014 Ironman World Championships almost upon us we look back at the Top Ironman Hawaii Finishers Archive with the top overall finishers dating all the way back to 1978.

Billard, Pedersen win LD Worlds

Bertrand Billard of France defended his title and Camilla Pedersen of Denmark continued her remarkable recovery from a bike crash coma last year to win the elite titles at the ITU Long Distance ...

IM Lake Tahoe races cancelled

The King Fire had been looming nearby and with unfortunate wind changes the call was made this morning to cancel both Ironman and 70.3 Lake Tahoe today.

The Weekend Box Sep 21 2014

The Weekend Box presents races in Lanzarote and Cozumel among other venues, a Maxim Hot triathlete, and a sad incident at the Maui Marathon.

Zyemtsev, Jackson take Princeton

Viktor Zyemtsev won Ironman 70.3 Princeton in a sprint finish over Jesse Thomas. Heather Jackson was first into T2 and pulled away from there to take the women's title.

Ruzafa, Duffy win XTERRA USA

Ruben Ruzafa of Spain edged Josiah Middaugh by less than a minute and Flora Duffy dominated the women's field at the XTERRA USA Championship in Ogden, Utah

Jens Voigt breaks 1 hour record

Jens Voigt managed 51.115 kms tonight in Grenchen, Switzerland to break the UCI 1 hour record with tons of fans from around the world watching on and yelling shut up legs.

Raelert, Van Vlerken win Ruegen

Michael Raelert won his second race in two weeks in dominant form and Yvonne Van Vlerken edged Laura Philipp by 7 seconds at Ironman 70.3 Ruegen which was switched to a duathlon by bad weather.

The Weekend Box Sep 14 2014

We offer accounts of Challenges in the Netherlands and England, an Ironman in Wales, a seaside classic in California and a no-pro 70.3 in Denmark.
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