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2022 Ironman 70.3 World Championship Coming To Taupō, New Zealand

Wednesday, 5 August 2020, 11:58 am | IRONMAN

TAMPA, Fla. / TAUPŌ , New Zealand (Aug. 4, 2020) – IRONMAN today announced that Taupō, New Zealand has secured the right to host the 2022 IRONMAN® 70.3® World Championship, a two-day event that will take place on December 10-11, 2022. Taupō ... More >>

Kiwis Again Dominate Ironman Vr6 As Phillips Pips Currie In Thriller

Monday, 11 May 2020, 9:16 am | IRONMAN

Kiwi IRONMAN athletes Mike Phillips and Braden Currie dismissed the Australian challenge in the latest IRONMAN virtual challenge this morning, with Phillips taking out a thrilling IRONMAN VR6 race on the virtual Indian Wells bike course, edging a fast ... More >>

The Ironman Group Launches Ironman VR

Sunday, 22 March 2020, 11:31 am | IRONMAN

THE IRONMAN GROUP LAUNCHES IRONMAN VR - A NEW GLOBAL RACING SERIES - AND THE IRONMAN VR PRO CHALLENGE - IRONMAN Virtual Racing Series and IRONMAN Virtual Club will allow athletes to train, compete and stay connected with the close-knit athlete community ... More >>

Record Breaking Day As Skipper And Adam Make History In Taupo

Saturday, 7 March 2020, 6:45 pm | IRONMAN

Third time was a charm for both winners at Nutri-Grain IRONMAN New Zealand on a record-smashing day as Joe Skipper (GBR) and Teresa Adam (NZL) reigned supreme in posting maiden victories at the oldest IRONMAN event outside of the World Championship ... More >>

Nutri-grain IRONMAN New Zealand Voted World’s Best In Athlete Awards

Wednesday, 4 March 2020, 10:56 am | IRONMAN

  The triathletes of the world have voted and Nutri-Grain IRONMAN® New Zealand has come out on top as Oceania events enjoyed great recognition in the 2019 IRONMAN Athlete Choice Awards. Nutri-Grain IRONMAN® New Zealand topped the charts ... More >>

International Stars Dominate 102km Race At Tarawera Ultra Marathon

Sunday, 9 February 2020, 12:44 pm | IRONMAN

In a race stacked with international stars it was always likely racing would be intense and fast and so it proved to be the case as the visitors dominated the 102km race at the Tarawera Ultramarathon event in Rotorua today, while the locals tasted ... More >>

22-year old local hero takes IRONMAN

Sunday, 8 December 2019, 11:19 am | IRONMAN

Long-distance triathlon’s next generation put the old guard on notice today > at IRONMAN 70.3 Taupō, with 22-year old Kyle Smith taking out the men’s pro race in a time of 3:49:23. He was closely followed by 24-year old Max Neumann from Australia ... More >>

Hannah Wells’ rising star continues trajectory with IRONMAN

Saturday, 7 December 2019, 4:02 pm | IRONMAN

Rising long-distance triathlon star Hannah Wells has capped off a stellar year to win the women’s pro race at IRONMAN 70.3 Taupō today > - just two weeks after she took first place at IRONMAN 70.3 Western Sydney. More >>

Kiwi Watkinson 7th at IRONMAN 70.3 World Champs

Monday, 9 September 2019, 8:11 am | IRONMAN

NICE, France (Sept. 7, 2019) — The first day of the 2019 IRONMAN® 70.3® World Championship got underway today with an action-packed female professional race. Entering the day as the four-time IRONMAN 70.3 World Champion, Daniela Ryf (SUI) was the athlete ... More >>

New Plymouth Man Earns Tony Jackson Scholarship

Monday, 26 August 2019, 2:06 pm | IRONMAN

Dinnie Moeahu and his whānau needed some good news after a year of heartache, and while it in no way makes up for those trying times, news that Donnie will compete in Nutri-Grain IRONMAN New Zealand as a Tony Jackson Scholar has provided some light ... More >>

Ironman Bound Paramedic Won’t Be Defined by Heart Issues

Monday, 26 August 2019, 2:04 pm | IRONMAN

Wellington paramedic Laura Robertson is determined that her heart condition will not define her, one way of ensuring that is the case is to take on Nutri-Grain IRONMAN New Zealand, something the 28-year-old will do in March next year thanks in part ... More >>

Elite mountain biker goes from winner to course designer

Monday, 17 June 2019, 3:08 pm | IRONMAN

Alexandra’s James (Jimmy) Williamson knows the many riding trails of the Central Otago region like the back of his hand, so it was little surprise the elite road and mountain bike rider was shoulder tapped to return to the scene of his 2017 Pioneer ... More >>

Tarawera Ultra-Marthon confirms new lakefront event hub

Tuesday, 4 June 2019, 3:51 pm | IRONMAN

Entries for 2020 Tarawera Ultra-Marathon open tomorrow, Wednesday 5 June, 11am NZT, with a stunning new event hub and finish line on Rotorua’s lake front planned to welcome competitors at the world-renowned trail running festival. The event hub for ... More >>

Korrin Barrett set for her longest walk on prosthetic legs

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 3:29 pm | IRONMAN

There will be many inspiring stories behind the 6,000 plus participants lining up at the Air New Zealand Hawke’s Bay International Marathon this weekend, but foremost amongst them will be that of Korrin Barrett as she takes on the Cigna 10km event. More >>

Stars chase line honors as thousands sign up for marathon

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 5:01 pm | IRONMAN


Oceania Triathletes Given Fast Track to 2020 Ironman Champs

Friday, 10 May 2019, 2:23 pm | IRONMAN

New Zealand and Australian triathletes looking to qualify for 2020 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Taupō have been given a huge boost today, with news that all IRONMAN 70.3 Oceania races in the lead-up have doubled their qualifying slots for ... More >>

IRONMAN Star Proves a Hit on the Trails at Macpac Motatapu

Sunday, 10 March 2019, 6:36 pm | IRONMAN

IRONMAN Star Proves a Hit on the Trails at Macpac Motatapu IRONMAN star Laura Siddall took to trail running like a duck to water today, winning the Macpac Motatapu Off-Road Marathon from Ultra-Running superstar Lucy Bartholomew, doing so just a week after ... More >>

Trans Tasman Mountain Bike Couple Dominate Macpac Motatapu

Saturday, 9 March 2019, 8:26 pm | IRONMAN

Mountain bike couple Samara Sheppard (NZL) and Kyle Ward (AUS) took out the women’s and men’s mountain bike races at the prestigious Macpac Motatapu today, riding to impressive victories in near perfect conditions from Glendhu Bay to Arrowtown. ... More >>

Close Racing the Order of the Day in Ultra-Run

Saturday, 9 March 2019, 8:25 pm | IRONMAN

Close Racing the Order of the Day in Ultra-Run & Xterra Triathlon at Macpac Motatapu The Ultra-Run is the longest of events on offer at Macpac Motatapu with Andrius Ramonas (Lithuania) and Nancy Jiang (Queenstown) both pushed hard all the ... More >>

Sheriff of Kotu faces nervous final days in Ironman leadup

Monday, 25 February 2019, 9:31 am | IRONMAN

Josh Te Kowhai has just a few more days before he will jump into Lake Taupo and tackle Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain IRONMAN New Zealand. Last July, the popular Rotorua identity was announced as a recipient of the Tony Jackson Scholarship, and has since fully ... More >>