Wild Night Run 2019-2020 Series

Here's the design for the Wild Night Run 2019-2020 which match our new Buffs too. Buffs will be on sale on the night for £5 or are FREE if you enter 3 or more events in the series. Also new for 2019/2020 are custom ribbons for our trademark wooden medals. last but not least we've upgraded our timing system to RFID. That will mean faster more accurate results on the night.

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QSW Sports & Flare Clothing come to Dawlish Triathlon

QSW Sports & Flare Clothing come to Dawlish Triathlon

    Sportiva Events has teamed up with British Brands QSW sports & Flare clothing over the Dawlish Triathlon weekend of the 28th – 29th September Athletes, from the new to the Elite, are invited to see the QSW & Flare ranges and have a chance to purchase some of the brands exciting new ranges. Experts will be on hand to give Wetsuit fitting and sizing advice. About QSW sports Made by Athletes for Athletes: QSW makes a range of technically advanced, finely detailed, sportswear., Kit that meets all your lifestyle and performance needs whether you’re swimming, riding, running. We…

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Trish Deykin appointed Sportiva Events Ambassador

Trish Deykin appointed Sportiva Events Ambassador

We are very pleased to announce that Trish Deykin is our first female Sportiva Events Ambassador Trish will be presenting the prizes at the Dartmouth Triathlon on Sunday 9th June at Blackpool Sands. She is not competing in triathlon this season due to injury but will be taking part in the Goodrington Beach Swim on Sunday 7th July Trish's triathlon palmares are impressive by any standards but when you consider she’s achieved it while suffering from Multiple Sclerosis it’s simply extraordinary! When she was first diagnosed with MS she was told to stop competing in triathlons! At a more local…

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Donald Brooks appointed Sportiva Events Ambassador

Donald Brooks appointed Sportiva Events Ambassador

We are pleased to announce that local triathlete Donald Brooks from Teignmouth is our first Triathlon Ambassador. Don will be fitting as many Sportiva Events races as he can into a busy schedule that includes competing in triathlons at National and International Level. Don comes from a strong swimming background and competed in underwater hockey at International level. However after watching Bradley Wiggins and co in action at the 2012 Olympics Don fancied a new challenge & bought a road bike. After a couple of year's of casual cycling he tried his hand at triathlon & came a very respectable…

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10 Tips for Junior Duathlons

10 Tips for Junior Duathlons

We have over 100 children signed up for our Donut Duathlon on Sunday 24th March So we thought we'd come up with some tips to get you through the event. Check your bike (or scooter) and other kit the night before so you have everything ready. In addition to your bike/scooter you'll need a helmet, some trainers, some running kit and some warm clothes to put on after the race. Arrive in good time before the race. We reckon 60-90 minutes is about right When you put your bike into transition practise getting it on and off the rack several…

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Guide to Junior Triathlons

Guide to Junior Triathlons

Your child comes bouncing in saying "Mum! Dad!, guess what? I'm doing a triathlon!" You answer with enthusiasm "That's Great! Well done! A triathlon!" But one of two things will be going through your head. The first might be, "great, I know what this is" OR "A Tri....What?" It the answer is the latter please don't worry! Junior Triathlon is a brilliant way for kids to experience three sports in one go. It’s also perfect for kids with low boredom thresh holds and stacks of energy! Your child might be a good swimmer, great runner or just loves being on…

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Choosing a bike for your child

Choosing a bike for your child

Guide to choosing a bike for your child that's suitable a triathlon Isla Rowntree started Isla bikes in 2005 and said in a recent interview. “I was drawn to kids’ bikes because what was available just seemed so poor. We all know how much difference a light, well-fitting, well-adjusted bike makes to our enjoyment of cycling, so why were we putting our kids on such heavy and difficult-to-use bikes? That was where I started, simply wanting to improve kids’ experience of cycling in the hope more of them would enjoy it and want to do it again and again. As…

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Sportiva Partners with the Property Press

Sportiva Partners with the Property Press

We are pleased to announce The Property Press as our official media partner for the first Exmouth Triathlon that is taking place on Sunday 20th May. In case you missed it here is the article the Property Press ran in Issue 78 Property Press is the market leading local property newspaper that is delivered to 26,000 homes every fortnight across East Devon. If you thought GPS was just for Strava think again. Property Press guarantees delivery by using GPS satellite tracking.  It's a win win as it ensures the copies reach their destination.  And this  in turn means the delivery…

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10 Tips for Beginner Triathletes.

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 triathlon: a swim then a bike then a run. Think about an ironman triathlon (2 ½ mile swim, 112 mile bike, 26 mile run). It wouldn’t be safe to do the swim when you’re completely exhausted. I assume you have to bring your own bike?…

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Exmouth Cycles Sponsor the Exmouth Triathlon

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. Andy Grist said `We're delighted to be involved in a grass roots event like the Exmouth Triathlon which really showcases the great cycling and running available in the Exmouth area. Ben Tisdall of Sportiva Events said `I'm really pleased to see the support the first…

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