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Chinese runners resort to ‘home marathons’ during Coronavirus outbreak

Many Chinese runners cooped up at home during the Coronavirus outbreak are beating cabin fever through “home marathons,” according to a report. In the city of Hangzhou, Pan Shancu spent five hours running 6,540 circles around two beds in his…

Russia dominates inaugural ITU Winter Triathlon World Cup in China

At the debut of the ITU Winter Triathlon World Cup in Harbin, China, Russian triathletes six-times World Champion Pavel Andreev and teammate Daria Rogozina dominated the races. Winter triathlon involves a run, mountain bike and cross country ski all on…

Kiwi Legend Cameron Brown wins inaugural TRI-Factor World Championship in China

The inaugural TRI-Factor (TF) World Championship 2019 in Quzhou, China was won by 12-time New Zealand IRONMAN champion Cameron Brown. The TF Enduro (Elite) triathlon of 1.5km swim, 80km cycle and 20km run format was completed by Brown in 3:25:40,…

Exclusive Interview: Jason Loh performed valiantly at first-ever ITU Multisport World Cup

Flying the Malaysian flag high, Jason Loh finished a respectable tenth place at the first-ever ITU Multisport World Cup in Wenzhou, China recently. It was the first-ever edition of the Multisport World Cup, a pioneering tier of events for ITU…

Allison Yee podiums at debut Duathlon race in first-ever ITU Multisport World Cup in China

Hot into her debut at the 2019 Wenzhou ITU Multisport World Cup, Allison Yee Phui Se finished third in the Duathlon’s Elite Women category in China recently. It was the first-ever edition of the Multisport World Cup, a pioneering tier…

Alistair Brownlee bounces back to win IRONMAN 70.3 Liuzhou in China

Despite a disappointing campaign at the Commonwealth Games recently, Alistair Brownlee (GBR) put that all behind him and bounced back to win the IRONMAN 70.3 Liuzhou in China. And this time, the double Olympic champion won the race on his…

Spartan Agoge China : 19-22.10.2017

Have you completed your Spartan Trifecta and wondering what’s next? Do you feel like challenging every strain of muscle in your body and your will power? Sign up for the Spartan Agoge China from October 19-22nd, one of the most unique…

Triathlon life partners, Brad Kahlefeldt and Radka Vodickova win inaugural Ironman 70.3 Hefei in China

Triathlon partners for life, Brad Kahlefeldt and Radka Vodickova both claimed the honour of winning the inaugural IRONMAN 70.3 Hefei in China. Celebrating the first Ironman brand’s race in China, both winners used their running skills to fine effect to gain their…

Ironman expands 70.3 triathlon races throughout China in 2017

IRONMAN continues expansion in China with IRONMAN 70.3 events in Liuzhou, Qujing, and Chongqing in 2017. IRONMAN, a Wanda Sports Holding company, announced today the addition of three new IRONMAN 70.3 triathlons to take place in China in 2017. Continuing the expansion…

Soap mistaken for energy bar at China’s marathon

Bizarre as it may seem, it actually did happen. Thousands of runners at a marathon event in China mistook soap for energy bars at the Qingyuan marathon in south China’s Guangdong province recently. According to sources, over 12,000 runners had problems…