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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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Turkey Burner IV - The Winners

Turkey Burner IV - The Winners

January 03, 2017

You can't beat the week after Christmas for getting some decent training under the belt. With over 12,000 km cycled and nearly 1,000 km ran - it must have been the annual Turkey Burner competition! Our way of rewarding those that go the distance during the holidays. Find out who our winners were.

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Turkey Burner IV - Time To Mince The Mince Pies

Turkey Burner IV - Time To Mince The Mince Pies

December 27, 2016

Elivar's annual Turkey Burner is back for the fourth year in a row. It's your chance to clock up some miles on our Strava Clubs for both Bike and Run - with prizes for the Longest Distance, Ride and Run at the end of the week. Vegetarians welcome too.....

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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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The Napoleon - An Epic Cycling Adventure From Paris To Moscow

The Napoleon - An Epic Cycling Adventure From Paris To Moscow

July 09, 2016

If you've been bitten by the cycling holiday bug or fancy taking on a truly epic adventure, then the Napoleon may be what you are looking for. Covering over 4,000 km through 7 countries in three two-week stages the 'Napoleon Tour'  is quite possibly the best cycling tour ever. 

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Running from the Heart - Randall Wharton

Running from the Heart - Randall Wharton

May 27, 2016

You know how it is. You’re turning 40, you thought your sporting days were behind you, you’ve gotten fat (very fat), fitness is gone out the window. You’d never run before, but always said you’d run a marathon before you were 40, but what can you do? Life got in the way.

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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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ELIVAR GAINS ACCESS TO OVER 1,200 BIKE STORES ACROSS THE UK

ELIVAR GAINS ACCESS TO OVER 1,200 BIKE STORES ACROSS THE UK

February 28, 2016

Elivar – the world’s first sports nutrition brand exclusively focused on developing products for athletes over 35 years old – has appointed WINDWAVE as its exclusive distributor for the UK Bike Market.

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TURKEY BURNER – THE WINNERS!

TURKEY BURNER – THE WINNERS!

January 04, 2016

The Elivar Run Club nearly doubled last years total, posting an amazing 1,941 km over the week.

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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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TURBOVEMBER IV – KEEP SPINNING THIS NOVEMBER

TURBOVEMBER IV – KEEP SPINNING THIS NOVEMBER

October 24, 2015

You won’t find a better challenge than TURBOVEMBER IV – a turbo session every day of November.

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VIGOUR EVENTS – BARDOWIE SWIM FESTIVAL

VIGOUR EVENTS – BARDOWIE SWIM FESTIVAL

May 30, 2015

The festival offers athletes the chance to participate in either a 750m or 1km swim in some of the most beautiful surroundings for an open water swim.

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OPEN WATER SWIM OFF CORNWALL WITH THE MAD HATTERS

OPEN WATER SWIM OFF CORNWALL WITH THE MAD HATTERS

May 15, 2015

Fancy swimming in the clear blue seas around Cornwall? Sign up for one of the Mad Hatter events this summer and enjoy some of the clearest – and friendliest – open water swim events on offer.

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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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ELIVAR OPEN WATER SWIM SERIES – 2015

ELIVAR OPEN WATER SWIM SERIES – 2015

March 20, 2015

We are very excited to announce the initial line up for the 2015 Elivar Open Water Swim Series. Together with Vigour Events – our Scottish event partner from 2014, we are delighted to welcome a new addition for 2015 – the Mad Hatter Velotive Series Events in Cornwall.

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SPORTS TOURS INTERNATIONAL AND ELIVAR SPORTS NUTRITION TEAM UP

SPORTS TOURS INTERNATIONAL AND ELIVAR SPORTS NUTRITION TEAM UP

December 19, 2014

Sports Tours International, the UK’s leading independent sports tour operator and Elivar, the sport nutrition specialist for athletes over 35, is proud to announce a strategic partnership commencing December 2014.

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5 WAYS TO AVOID THE FESTIVE BULGE

5 WAYS TO AVOID THE FESTIVE BULGE

December 18, 2014

Here at Elivar we have put some tips together to keep you a lean, mean fighting machine in spite of temptation all around you.

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ELIVAR SPONSORS 220TRIATHLON AWARDS 2015

ELIVAR SPONSORS 220TRIATHLON AWARDS 2015

November 28, 2014

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TEAM ELIVAR TAKE ON THE HAUTE ROUTE

TEAM ELIVAR TAKE ON THE HAUTE ROUTE

October 19, 2014

Billed as ‘the highest and toughest cyclosportives in the world’ the Haute Route series is one of the most challenging cycling events on the sportive calendar.

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