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Run, Pedal, Run - why you should take up Duathlon this weekend!

Right now, we have 2 epic team Challenges on Tribesports - so why not see if you can contribute to them both this weekend!

Duathlon has really emerged in the past 30 years. Originally it was used as a training race for triathletes, however with the increasing popularity in multi-sport events, the duathlon is rapidly growing in popularity. 

Run, bike, run is the format of a duathlon, and that's what we're challenging you to this weekend.

First up, we have a running accumulator - help Team U...

Posted by Cags R under Running, Cycling, Duathlon on 18 July 2014 at 11:00 PM • Read more »

Tribesports User of the Week: Jenn B

Jenn BWhich Tribesports Challenge has been your toughest and which are you most proud of?

Physically and mentally the toughest challenge for me would have been the Complete a Duathlon 4km run/30km cycle/4km run.  I was so excited to complete it, I've never pushed myself to even attempt something like that before.  I thought about it all week and knew Saturday morning April 26th would be the day.  I woke up early and ready to kick butt.  I wasn't sure how I'd do on the last 4km so I took it easy on...

Posted by Jenn B under Duathlon, Fitness & Training, Weight Training (Strength Training), Running, Cycling on 4 June 2014 at 11:00 PM • Read more »

Duathlon Season - training tips for beginners

For those who have never heard of duathlon, it is a mixed discipline event which goes run, cycle, run. Although many think of duathlon as a training tool for a triathlon, the sport is becoming ever more popular in its own right.

So, what can you expect from a duathlon?

They come in many different Duathlon distances for you to try out and, as with most developing sports, duathlon appeals to all fitness levels, from grass roots fitness to elite athletes.

Cycling stage of duathlon

Which duathlon is right for you?

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Posted by Cags R under Duathlon on 18 January 2013 at 12:00 AM • Read more »

Guest Blog: Surviving a DNF

Chris S has been a runner since 2007 and has started lookig into multi-sports, here's her article about her experience of DNF in a duathlon earlier this year:

Chris Stetler Tribesports ProfileWhether you are a competitive elite athlete or an amateur, not finishing a race is a blow to the ego. Months of training, preparation (mental and physical), and sweat all build up on race day and it’s not easy to let go the disappointment of not crossing the finish line.

In June 2011 I started, but did not finish the Keystone Warrior...

Posted by Chris Stetler of Never Trade under Duathlon on 2 November 2012 at 12:00 AM • Read more »

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