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18.11.2020 » Steve has moved his race in Oregon one day forward. Official announcement follows...
17.11.2020 » Organizer of Italian event 2021 is still waiting for authority's approval 
16.11.2020 » Complete race calendar 2021 published
13.11.2020 » Interview with Marie Veslestaul published
01.11.2020 » Race calendar 2021 updated with events on American continent

Beyond long distance triathlons - new challenges!

Our organizers have been holding races with multiples of a classic long distance triathlon since 1985. Until today the distances to be covered in a long distance race have been increased thirty times. An end is not in sight. In addition, various race formats have been established over the years.

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Interview with Guy Rossi:"... a smile is understood by everyone."

Guy Rossi, born in 1948, competed in the last of a total of 114 ultra triathlons in 2018. In more than 30 years of ultratriathlon he finished 53 Double, 19 Triple, 10 Deca UT in continuous format and some more races. He spoke with us about the beginnings of ultra triathlon, the development of our sport and how he spends his "free time" now.

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Interview with Stephan Mayer

Stephan Mayer from Germany is 50 years old and has participated in Ultra Triathlon events several times. This includes six Triple UT in Lensahn and two Double UT in Emsdetten. In July 2018, he organized his private Deca Ultra Triathlon in connection with a charity campaign in favor of the Mountain rescue Oberau.

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Founder of the Ultra Triathlon died in June 2019

The IUTA-familiy sorrow for the founder of the first ever held Ultra Triathlon in the world. Our friend Dr. Raymond "Ray" Sheppard died at the age of 73 in June 2019 after a brief illness. Together with his wife Nancy he organized the Double Ultra Triathlon in Huntsville, Alabama, USA from 1985 until 1996. Above you find the official tribute and obituary … rest in peace.

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