Entries by Sportiva Events

10 Tips for Beginner Triathletes.

We’re getting lots of questions from first time triathletes. So we’d thought we’d put together some of the most common questions into a Beginners FAQ What order do you complete the swim, bike and run? (nb this is a genuine question from a beginner) You got it! That is almost always the order in a […]

Exmouth Cycles Sponsor the Exmouth Triathlon

We’re pleased to announce that Andy Grist and his team from www.exmouthcycles.com is sponsoring the first Exmouth Triathlon on Sunday 20th May. Exmouth Cycles will have a stand at the Rugby Club offering last minute repairs and adjustments to competitors on the day. And Exmouth Cycles will also be supplying some of the prizes on offer. […]

Exeter Deaf Academy Partnership

Take on a Tri to support young Deaf lives Sportiva Events is delighted to partner with Exeter Deaf Academy and help them raise much needed funds for the Academy’s New Build – a multi-million pound project to build a world-class new Deaf Academy in Exmouth. The site will house the Academy’s school, college and residential accommodation, […]

Donut Duathlon Video 2017

#DonutDuathlon, the movie. Don’t expect too much as this was put together from a few clips our photographer took on his stills camera. But it gives you a flavour of the event. Next year expect a full scale production with drones, lights, film crews and much more… 🙂

10 Tips for your first Duathlon

Just to be clear a duathlon is just about always a run, bike, run. Distances can vary but a typical sprint distance duathlon is a 5K run, a 20K bike and a 2.5K run. A standard distance is twice those distances. The winning time in a sprint distance duathlon is likely to be around an […]

South Hams Triathlon Race Report 2016

After the perfect conditions of 2015 it was back to normal British summer weather for the send South Hams Triathlon on Sunday 12th June. It started with a cold choppy swim followed by a damp and skiddy bike leg and a slightly muddy run. The red/green wave containing all the favourites were first off. First […]

South Hams Triathlon Sell out in Record Time

In only its second year the South Hams Sprint Triathlon sold out three months early. The organisers Ben Tisdall & Stewart Bergman took the decision to limit numbers to 300 mainly because the runners have to cross the bikes to access the Run. Ben Tisdall said ‘we wanted to make sure we could run the […]

The First Ever Dartington Duathlon

Despite the cold (2C) , blustery conditions nearly 150 duathletes took to the start line at the inaugural Dartington Duathlon on Sunday, March 24th 2013 18 year old Chris Perham took an early lead in the initial 5km run and came into transition (T1), in 17:04, nearly a minute ahead of second placed, veteran Jon […]

Duathlon Run Takes to the Gardens.

We had an overwhelmingly positive response to the new run routes for the 7th Dartington Duathlon on Sunday 20th March. For the first time we had permission to take the runs through the Dartington Hall Gardens.  They provided a great back-drop to the event and also meant that Run 2 in particular is considerably flatter. […]