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Giro D'Italia Cycle Challenge 2017 - One Mans Quest To Ride The Route

Giro D'Italia Cycle Challenge 2017 - One Mans Quest To Ride The Route

May 21, 2017

Riding the route of the Giro D'Italia would be a challenge for most normal cyclists. 3,400 km over 21 stages between the 5-28th May. But what if you were 77 years old? Well, meet Mick Ives.

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Goals, Training Tips and How To Survive A Multi-Day Tour Or Training Camp

Goals, Training Tips and How To Survive A Multi-Day Tour Or Training Camp

April 07, 2017

In this article we catch up with Elivar CEO & Co-Founder, Donal Hanrahan, who is currently ramping up his training in preparation for this years epic 815km Mavic Haute Route Rockies event. We talk goals, training tips and how to survive a multi-day tour or training camp.

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How A Simple Change In Her Nutrition Helped Fiona Matheson To New World Records

How A Simple Change In Her Nutrition Helped Fiona Matheson To New World Records

February 21, 2017

Fiona Matheson, an Elivar Featured Athlete, takes us through her journey through injury to multiple World Record Holder and how small changes to her nutrition made a big difference to her training and racing. 

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Cyclocross: A Very Different Ball Game

Cyclocross: A Very Different Ball Game

October 01, 2016

Explaining what cyclocross is has always posed a headache for cross riders. "It’s like a cross-country running race on a bike" is a common explanation, although probably only true in the 1970's as things have moved on since then. In this article Elivar Featured Athlete John Shaw gives his perspective on cyclecross.

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World Record Set By Marc Newman

World Record Set By Marc Newman

July 23, 2016

Marc Newman has become the first person to swim from Dungeness, Kent to France, completing the crossing in an amazing 16 hours and 9 minutes. This route is 5 miles longer than the traditional 21 mile Dover-Calais route and while it has been attempted in the past Marc has become the first person to successfully complete the crossing.

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Swimming The Channel - Final Preparations With Marc Newman

Swimming The Channel - Final Preparations With Marc Newman

July 16, 2016

Elivar Featured Athlete Marc Newman is attempting to be the first swim the Channel starting from Dungeness in Kent. This crossing is nearly 25% longer than the traditional route and has never been completed. Read Marc's update on his preparation with less than a week to go to the opening of the tidal window for his swim.

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Don't Blame The Other Guy - Tom Daly

Don't Blame The Other Guy - Tom Daly

June 02, 2016

When it comes to post-mortems after disappointing race results you can divide guys into two broad categories – those who blame themselves and those who blame everyone else.

Tom Daly, Masters Cycling Coaching and Elivar Featured Athlete offers some advice on how to use our heads after a race.

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Am I ready for the AG Sprint Distance Triathlon European Championships in Lisbon?

Am I ready for the AG Sprint Distance Triathlon European Championships in Lisbon?

May 20, 2016

With only a few days to go to the European AG Sprint Distance European Champs in Lisbon, Elivar Featured Athlete Garry Walker looks back on his year and wonders if he's ready.

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21 Things They Should Have Told Me Before I Got Into Age Group Triathlon

21 Things They Should Have Told Me Before I Got Into Age Group Triathlon

May 01, 2016

Elivar Featured Athlete, David Horne, shares some thoughts on the Triathlon bug.

Including a missing sports car, an appreciation of true tiredness and how a cancelled meeting at work might be an opportunity to squeeze in a quick swim session.

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5 TIPS TO GET YOU STARTED FELL RUNNING – DAVE TAYLOR

5 TIPS TO GET YOU STARTED FELL RUNNING – DAVE TAYLOR

March 12, 2016

If you’ve ever been envious of runners who escape the traffic to enjoy the challenge and reward of running in the hills then you might want to try fell running. It’s not as intimidating as you might think.

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SCOTTISH MASTERS XC CHAMPIONSHIP

SCOTTISH MASTERS XC CHAMPIONSHIP

February 28, 2016

Finishing 5th over-all and 1st in her age category (W50) at the recent Scottish Masters Cross Country Championships, Fiona Matheson – Elivar Featured Athlete – sent back this report of the day

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8 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT FELL RUNNING

8 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT FELL RUNNING

December 06, 2015

Dave Taylor, Fell Runner & Elivar Featured Athlete answers some common questions surrounding the sport.

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MATT FISHER ENTERS THE WORLD OF CYCLOCROSS

MATT FISHER ENTERS THE WORLD OF CYCLOCROSS

November 07, 2015

Rather than launch myself back into the world of swim, bike, run, I decided to have a play at cyclocross.  Okay, it’s still cycling – but as I’ve found out – it’s also very different!

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MARATHON DES SABLES – THE TOUGHEST FOOTRACE ON EARTH

MARATHON DES SABLES – THE TOUGHEST FOOTRACE ON EARTH

June 08, 2015

David Downes – an Elivar Featured Athlete – recently completed the epic Marathon des Sable 2015 Edition – a six-day challenge of covering 251 km (156 miles) in temperatures reaching 50 °C in the Sahara Desert.

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SQUEEZING IT ALL IN – WITH MATT FISHER

SQUEEZING IT ALL IN – WITH MATT FISHER

May 30, 2015

How is it possible to manage a commitment to training with an unpredictable travel schedule for work and a busy family life?

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7 IRONS IN 7 DAYS – JOIN IN!

7 IRONS IN 7 DAYS – JOIN IN!

May 09, 2015

Jason Roberts is not your normal triathlete. Sure he plans to swim 2.4 miles, cycle 112 miles and run 26.2 miles in one day. Ironman distance. All good so far. The amazing bit about about Jason’s plan is he is going to do it EVERY day, for seven days.

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UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL

UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL

April 12, 2015

We catch up with Katerina Tanti - the newest addition to Team Elivar!

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