Race Reports

Ironman Western Australia 2016

You can read Derek's comprehensive race report on his Busso pb here 

Ironman 70.3 Western Sydney 2016

Al solo'd down south for Ironman 70.3 Western Sydney.  His report is now up here

Ironman Malaysia 2016

Ashan flew to Langkawi for the last Ironman Malaysia there, and came back with a Kona slot. Here is his race report. 

Challenge Iskandar Puteri 2016

Derek headed over to Malaysia for the inugural Challenge event held in Jahore, just a short hop from Singapore. His race report is very informative and you can read it here.

Ironman 70.3 Cairns 2016

In his own unique style, GP has written his entertaining IM 70.3 Cairns report.
He has titled it "Me, my body & I" and you can enjoy it here

Ironman 70.3 Port Macquarie 2016

Read Mel's report on her debut at 70.3 distance here

Ironman 70.3 Putrajaya 2016

Graeme's Putrajaya adventure was a bit of a fiasco.  You can read his report here

Ironman 70.3 Western Sydney

Derek has mixed feelings about this race.  Read his report here.

Yungaburra Triathlon

Tim updated his fundraising page with this report on the Yungaburra Tri

Rottnest Island Long Course Triathlon

Derek went into this event with a plan & came up tops.  Read his interesting report here.

Ironman 70.3 Bintan

Read about Graeme's remarkable feet at Bintan here

Kuranda to Port Douglas Trail Run

Louise lined up for this 64km ultra trail marathon challenge and you can share her experience here

Ironman 70.3 Bintan

Derek traveled to Bintan, but he found it wasn't quite the same as the last time he raced.  Read his report here

Ironman France

Nikki had a big day out at Nice.  Read all about her European racing experience here

Ironman 70.3 Japan

Read about Stef's possible lifetime pool ban here

Ironman 70.3 Switzerland

Nikki braved the chilly water of Lake Geneva at IM 70.3 Switzerland.  She has shared her thoughts on her race day here.

2015 Ironman Cairns

Hannah was also a first timer at the Ironman distance.  Her Ironman Cairns report has been posted here

2015 Ironman Cairns

A first time Ironman, Scott has shared his experience at Ironman Cairns here

2015 Ironman Melbourne

Worth waiting for ~ here's Damo's report from Ironman Melbourne

2015 Tri Port Stephens

Renee set off to Tri Port Stephens as a pre Cairns hit out.  Read how her day unfolded here.

2015 Ironman 70.3 Vietnam

Stef was making a welcome return to racing in Danang.  Here is her report.

2015 Ironman 70.3 Subic Bay

Tim was hoping for a good outcome, here is his report on Subic Bay. 

2015 Ironman 70.3 Subic Bay

Derek has put together a comprehensive report on his trip to Philippines.  Grab a cup of coffee and share his experience here

2015 Sufferfest, Warrnambool

Luke's first report details his experience at Sufferfest in Victoria.  Read it here

2015 Genelg Triathlon

Graeme's report is PG rated.  Read it here

2015 Challenge Melbourne

Follow Scott's journey to Challenge Melbourne here

2015 Challenge Melbourne

Some days are diamonds others are, well read Tim's recap of his Challenge Melbourne experience here

2015 City of Busselton Triathlon

Derek lined up in the Open category for a hitout at the Olympic distance City of Busselton Triathlon.  You can read his report here.

2015 Gatorade St Kilda

Graeme, master race report writer that he is, gives us a laugh as well as the rundown on his recent experience at St Kilda here.  

2014 Ironman Western Australia

Bernie's maiden Ironman journey was an interesting one and you can now read his report here.

2015 Albany Half Triathlon

It was a tough day at the office, Derek details how his 3rd Albany Half panned out this year here

2014 Challenge Phuket

The post Challenge Phuket holiday is over and Tim has now posted his thoughts on racing in Phuket.  You can read it here

2014 Challenge Phuket

The Comeback Queen was happy just to make the start line at Phuket.  Robyn's report can be viewed here.

2014 Challenge Phuket

Challenge Laguna Phuket was a big day out (in more ways than one) for Stef.  Read her report here.

2014 Ironman 70.3 Mandurah

Alex headed to WA for his final race of the year hoping to make it a good one.  How did he go?  Check his race report here

2014 Ironman 70.3 Mandurah

GP was counting backwards at Mandurah.  As always, his report is an insightful read and this time is also a tribute to his mate Barry. 

2014 Murray Man Triathlon

Stef made the return journey to South Australia for this year's Murray Man Triathlon.  She has written up a race report here as her first post to her new website

2014 Murray Man Triathlon

Tim headed "down south" for the Murray Man Triathlon at Barmera in SA.  You can view his take on his race here

2014 Ironman 70.3 Mandurah

Derek had a super race at Mandurah last year & thought it would be a hard act to follow up.  Read his 2014 experience here.

2014 Ironman Malaysia

Billy's Ironman journey was to be a shared experience. 
Although it didn't quite turn out the way intended, it was definitely shared.  You can read Billy's IM Malaysia report here

2014 Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast

Phil's preparation for Sunshine Coast 70.3 was somewhat varied.  
He shares his lead up and race day experiences here

2014 Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast

Pieter wasn't targeting this event originally.  You can read his report here to find out how he got there and how his day unfolded. 

2014 IM 70.3 Sunshine Coast

For his first up blog post, Tim has given his thoughts on IM 70.3 Sunshine Coast here.

2014 Challenge Gold Coast

Derek writes about this inaugural event and coping with bad weather here.

2014 Townsville Subaru/Trek Olympic Distance

Derek traveled across the country to compete in Townsville.  You can read his reasons for doing so and his race report here.

2014 Didam Triathlon

Big Ronnie headed back to "Orange" land for yet another Dutch classic triathlon.  This time he lined up for the long course championships and you can read his report here.

2014 Ironman Cairns

Ashan had a blinder at Ironman Cairns.  His race report is up here for you to enjoy. 

2014 Escape from Alcatraz

Glen dreamed for years of doing this race, and then his number came up in the lottery.  Read his informative report on this iconic San Francisco event here.

2014 Ironman 70.3 Hawaii

Hawaii holds special significance for Robyn and she was just happy to return to the Big Island for her comeback.
Read her report here.

2014 Challenge Taiwan Half

Billy headed over to Taiwan with Stef and has uniquely documented the travel experience as well as his race run down. 

It's quite a tale and is posted here.

2014 Ironman Australia

Kylie made a late call to enter Port Mac this year.  Her 8th Ironman, and first as a new mum, unfolded like this

2014 Ironman 70.3 Busselton

Alex made his half iron distance debut in WA.  
Here is his report on how his big day went. 

2014 Geneva Marathon

Read Nikki's account of her Geneva Marathon experience here.  

2014 Ironman 70.3 Busselton

Derek's priorities changed in the lead up to this event.  You can read his report here.

2014 Ironman Melbourne

Bin writes about her journey - From Zero to Ironman here

2014 Challenge Batemans Bay

Stef stepped up to pro racing at Challenge Batemans Bay.  You can read her informative report on travelling to and racing on the coast of NSW here.

2014 Sufferfest

Our travelling geriathlete, aka Party Boy put in the hard yards at Warrnambool's Sufferfest in Victoria recently.  Sure to delight of his legion of fans, here is his latest entertaining race report. 

2014 Geelong 5150

Usually mild mannered, that went out the window when Graeme recapped his 5150 experience here and used the odd expletive.

2014 Ironman 70.3 Geelong

Derek was left second guessing himself after IM 70.3 Geelong.  He tells all here

2013 Ironman Western Australia

It was worth waiting for!  James has documented his experience of becoming a first time Ironman here.

2014 Challenge Melbourne

Tim made his professional debut at Challenge Melbourne.  His entertaining take on the event is posted here

2014 Albany Half

Derek raced open and mixed it with some big names in triathlon.  His race didn't quite go to plan but he pulled it all together.  You can read his report here

2013 Ironman 70.3 Canberra

Read the Party Boy's very entertaining account of his Canberra head to head with B-i-L here

2013 Ironman Western Australia

Derek had a crack at his first ever iron distance event.  Enjoy his post race report here.

2013 Challenge Forster Half

Louise travelled to NSW for the inaugural Challenge Forster Half.  Her verdict?  Find out what she thought of the event here.

2013 Ironman 70.3 Mandurah

Derek had a big day out at IM 70.3 Mandurah.  His report is featured here.

2013 Murray Man Triathlon

Read Graeme's entertaining take on his Murray Man adventure here.

2013 Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast

Cath has put together an interesting report on her first 70.3 experience.  You can read it here.

2013 The Year of Ironman

Marcus' report here tells all about his very special year.  Warning - you may be shocked by his revelations.

2013 Ironman World Championships

Read Stef's account of her first outing on the Big Island of Hawaii here.

2013 Holten Triathlon

Big Ronnie zipped over to Bali for the Bali International Triathlon and then in stark contrast, headed on to Europe where he competed in the annual Holten Triathlon.  Read about his "Dutch affair" here.

2013 MetaMan Bintan Half

Derek headed to Bintan, Indonesia recently to tackle the tough MetaMan half iron distance event. 

His very informative blog is now up here.  

Great read, especially if you are thinking about doing the event sometime (highly recommended as a destination tri).

2013 Bali International Triathlon

Peta ventured to Bali for the first time, her head filled with stories from past participants. How did her day pan out?  Read her entertaining report here.

2013 Bali International Triathlon

Ron traveled to Indonesia to compete in the Bali International Triathlon. 

He says it never ceases to surprise.  Read his report here

2013 Ironman Cairns

Haydn went to Cairns with the Katherine Mob to have a crack at his first ever iron distance event.

He is now a very proud Ironman!  Read his report here

Ironman 70.3 Cairns

Derek travelled over from the West to compete at Ironman 70.3 Cairns.

His race experience is outlined here.

2013 Ironman 70.3 Busselton

The days leading up to IM 70.3 Busso were pretty rough weather wise.

Russell tells how he shivered his way through to race day here.

2013 Ironman Australia

Marcus has made a video recap of his IM Oz experience.  You can view it here.

2013 Ironman Australia

Amy became an Ironman + at Port Macquarie.  Read about her journey, and how she managed to  make it a little longer, here.

2013 Ironman Melbourne

Louise & Ben are Victorian's so their Ironman Melbourne experience was on familiar territory.  Louise's report here shows that doesn't necessarily make it any easier.

2013 Ironman Melbourne

Luke headed for Melbourne as an "Ironman Wannabe" and encountered some very unusual conditions for his debut at the distance.  His report can be read here.

2013 Victor Harbor Triathlon

Stef has given a very honest account of her race at Victor Harbor.  Click here to read all about her first hit out at Open/Elite level. 

2013 Devonport Triathlon

Here is Tim's account of his Tasmanian experience at the Australian Olympic Distance Triathlon Championships 

2013 Geelong Multisport Festival
Jo travelled to Geelong to compete in the Olympic Distance event at the multisport festival.
Here is her report on her experience.


2013 Albany Half Ironman

Derek headed west for the inaugural Albany Half Ironman.  Read his report on his lead up as well as race day highlights here.

2012 Rotorua Half Ironman

Stef headed over the ditch in December and while there, competed in the Rotorua Half Ironman.  Her report can we enjoyed here

2012 Ironman 70.3 Phuket

Ben has produced an interesting and informative report about his Ironman 70.3 Phuket experience.  Enjoy reading it here.

2012 Ironman 70.3 Phuket

Lucy picked Phuket for her first half iron distance event.  She wasn't disappointed .. the race threw up all she expected and then some.  Read her report here.

2012 Murray Man

Renee completed a honey fueled Australian Age Group Long Course Triathlon Championships at Barmera in South Australia.  Her report here gives all the nitty gritty!

2012 Murray Man

This was Corinne's first ever "away" race & first time over the distance so she was on a huge learning curve when she headed down south.

Here is Murray Man from Corinne's unique perspective.  Enjoy! 

2012 Diamond Head Run

Glen, Kylie & Daryl enjoyed an early morning run to Diamond Head while in Honolulu.  Glen's informative report about this scenic route can be accessed here.

2012 Haleakala Ride

Following Ironman World Championships Kylie & Glen undertook the tough Haleakala ride on Maui. Read Glen's report here on their very challenging but rewarding climb.

2012 Ironman 70.3 Port Macquarie

Nathan travelled down to Port Macquarie for the half, here is his report on his big day out.

2012 Ironman 70.3 Mandurah

Ashan tackled the new IM 70.3 Mandurah with great enthusiasm.  He thoroughly recommends this location!  Ashan's report can be viewed here.

2012 ITU Age Group World Triathlon Championships

Wearing the Green & Gold proved a rewarding experience for Helen.  Read her Auckland report here.

2012 Ironman World Championships

Kylie shares her first Kona experience with you here. It was everything and more.

2012 MetaMan Bintan Half

Anna decided on MetaMan as her first half iron distance event and wasn't disappointed.  Read her story here

2012 Ironman European Championships

Matt headed to Frankfurt, Germany for 2012 Ironman European Championships.  It was his IM debut and he shares his story with us here

2012 Bali International Triathlon

Tim travelled to Bali, race ready & itching to get underway. Read here to find how things didn't go quite to plan!

2012 Bali International Triathlon 

Stef chalked up her first overall international win in Indonesia.  Read about her Bali experience here

2012 Ironman 70.3 Cairns

Renee has made an awesome transformation from a non triathlete to undertaking her first 70.3 distance event at Cairns.  She shares her journey here

2012 Ironman 70.3 Cairns

Carlee has written a report on her Ironman 70.3 Cairns experience.  You can enjoy it here.

2012 Ironman Australia

Glen has put together a very inspiring report about his very first Ironman experience.  One thing shines through loud and clear ~ it was the first of many! Enjoy the read here

2012 Fahal Island Swim

Matt training for European IM Championships in Frankfurt on 8 Jul. This is an event that we should all consider putting on our own personal ‘Bucket List’.  Read his interesting race report here.  

2012 Ironman 70.3 Busselton

Typical bloke, no way was Steve going to let a mozzie keep him out of Busso 70.3 ~ here is his report on his tough day out in the west. 

2012 Ironman 70.3 Busselton

Haydn headed west with others of the K Town crew.  His report here is interesting reading - note the numerous references to sharks !

2012 Ironman Australia

Marcus went sub 10 hrs in his first IM at Port Macquarie, you can read all about his journey to the finish line here

2012 MTB Muster

Emma travelled to Alice Springs for the Easter MTB Muster.  Read about her experience in the Weekend Warrior category here 

2012 Ironman 70.3 Sri Lanka

Helen did her first half iron distance event in Sri Lanka.  Her entertaining & informative travel tale can be read here

2012 Ironman 70.3 Singapore

Robyn's day didn't completely go to plan.  Read all about it here

2012 Abu Dhabi International Triathlon

Check out Lucy's unique report on her first international triathlon experience here 

2012 Abu Dhabi International Triathlon

Read Matt's entertaining and informative race report here

2012 Geelong 2.80.20

The Geelong 2.80.20 long course was Amy's first away race.  Read all about her rather "damp" experience here

2012 Geelong Olympic Distance

Bertram headed south to compete in the Olympic Distance event at the Geelong Multisport Festival. Read his account of the experience here 

2012 Challenge Wanaka 

Ben picked Challenge Wanaka in New Zealand for his first iron distance event.  His report is an interesting read especially if you are thinking about entering this event next year. 

2011 Ironman 70.3 Canberra

John's entry to IM 70.3 Canberra was a birthday gift ~ did he appreciate it?  Read his race report here

2012 Champion Lakes 

Derek headed West for a couple of weddings & managed to find a Sprint event to replace the training tri he was missing by not being in Darwin.  Click here for his report.

2011 Tour de Timor

It seemed like a good idea at the time ....  Kylie entered the Tour de Timor thinking her tri fitness would get her through. Did she make it?  Read her report here

2011 Gatorade Elwood, Victoria

Stef set her sights on the Elwood Sprint Distance, read her report on how the race went here 

2011 Ironman Western Australia

The Darwin birdman finishing IM WA - read his report here

2011 Ironman 70.3 Asia Pacific Championships

For Robyn's take on the 2011 Phuket experience click here 


2011 Oman Off Road Tri

Matt has had his first desert tri experience.  Read his Oman Off Road Tri report here 

2011 Noosa Triathlon

Glen headed over to Queensland for Noosa week.  Click here for his report

2011 Bali International Triathlon

Kate headed to Bali in June to compete in her first international event.  Her entertaining report can be viewed here  

2011 Tri de 24hr

Kylie beat all comers at the Tri de 24hr at Kawana Waters in Queensland.  Check out her report here

2011 Ironman Korea

Check out Kylie's very interesting and informative report on her Ironman Korea experience here




2011 Challenge Cairns

Steve has written a report of his experience of taking on the iron distance for the first time. Check it out here

2011 Katherine Ultra Challenge

Here's a race report from Derek, newly crowned King of KUC 

2011 Challenge Cairns & Cairns Half

Robyn went to Cairns as super spectator, read her from the sidelines report here

2011 Bintan International Triathlon 

Here's Graeme's report on his 2nd Bintan Triathlon experience

2011 Ironman Australia

Kylie's report is a must read especially if you are thinking about doing Ironman Australia at Port Macquarie sometime.  Enjoy !

2011 Arafura Games Triathlon

The Katherine crew trained hard for Arafura.  Simon reports on how it all went here.

2011 Ironman 70.3 Port Macquarie

Glen headed off to Port Mac to do the new 70.3 event. 

Here is his report

2011 Lake Argyle 20km Swim 

Ron teamed with Moira to win the Duo Category of the 20km Lake Argyle swim - check out his report on the trip & event here.

2011 Dextro Energy Sydney Triathlon 
Bin and Bertram were in Sydney with Dave, Jodie, Ron, Jane Marie, Angelika, Brian & Jamie making history by taking part in the Age Group race based at the Opera House and cycling over the Harbour Bridge x3.  Bin's report is here to enjoy. 

2011 Coast to Coast Multisport Adventure 

Simon tackled the infamous Coast 2 Coast Multisport Race in New Zealand.  Grab a cup of coffee & a piece of banana cake, this entertaining story is worthy of your full attention.  Enjoy Big Simon's report here  


2011 Hell of the West

Debbie tackled the infamous Hell of the West Triathlon in Goondiwindi and was again confronted with a course altered due to flooding.  

She shares her experience here


2010 Canberra Half Ironman

Debbie headed for the National Capital to tackle the Canberra Half Ironman.  Unfortunately it turned into the Canberra Half Duathlon ..... 

Read her report here


2010 Ironman Western Australia

Steve went from a Tinman to an Ironman - Read his very entertaining report here


2010 Ironman 70.3 Asia Pacific Championships 

For Robyn's report on Phuket click here


2010 Ironman World Championship

Robyn was back in Hawaii for the third time - here is her report


2010 Vietnam International Triathlon

Inspired by his Bali experience, Ron headed for Vietnam -
here is his account

2010 Lake Argyle Adventure Race

Mat tackles yet another adventure race.  Read his report here 


2010 Bali International Triathlon

This is one of Ron's favourite destination races - here he gives his report for you to enjoy.  


2010 Katherine Ultra Challenge

Mat's report on his journey to size 32 pants here


2010 Ironman 70.3 Hawaii

Bertram headed over to the Big Island for some 70.3 fun - here is his account 



2010 Bintan International Triathlon

Graeme's report from his trip to Indonesia to race is here



2010 Busselton Half Ironman

Nikki's race day recap is available here


2010 Ironman 70.3 Singapore

Click here for Emma's account of her 70.3 Singapore race


2010 Ironman China

Dave's recap of his first Ironman experience can be read here



2010 Ironman Malaysia

Done and dusted ... click here for details of Robyn's experience



2010 Audax Alpine Classic

Dr Phil tackled this tough Australia Day ride.  Here is his report


2009 White Rock Triathlon, Subic Bay

Grant travelled back to the Philippines for White Rock.  Click here for his report.



2009 Ironman World Championships - Hawaii

Enjoy Nikki's account of her voyage to the Holy Grail of triathlon here                                                                                                                                                                         

2009 Tour de Timor

Kelly and Belinda survived this gruelling adventure.  Here is Kelly's report. 

2009 Ironman Philippines 70.3

Here's Robyn's report on her awesome Asian race experience. 

2009 Bali International Triathlon 

Click here for Robyn's entertaining look at this special tri experience.

2009 Katherine Ultra Challenge

Read Big Simon's entertaining report here

2009 Ironman 70.3 Singapore

Click here for Robyn's "from the sidelines" report.


2009 Ironman Malaysia in Langkawi

Click here for Robyn's report 



2008 Laguna Phuket Triathlon 

Click here for Micko's report

2008 Lombok International Triathlon 

Micko headed for Indonesia to compete in the Lombok International Triathlon.  Click here for his report

2008 Ironman World Championships - Hawaii

In 2008 Robyn qualified for her first Ironman World Championships. 
Click here to read her report on Living the Dream 


2008 Bali International Triathlon

What a tough Olympic Distance event.  Read here how it started with a longer than expected swim 

2008 Lost Sheep Triathon in Ireland

Nikki and Ian travelled to Ireland via Qatar to compete. 
Click here to read Nikki's report

2008 Honu Half - Hawaii

Here is Robyn's report on the Hawaii half ironman 

2008 Ironman Singapore 70.3

Robyn reports on another Singapore event here 

2008 OSIM Singapore International Triathlon

Robyn reports here on her Singapore experience