Cover Story: Race to the top

As well as helping you to get fit, triathlons are a good way to develop a competitive edge and succeed in the tough world of business, writes Fiona Ness.

29th June, 2013
Athletes dive for their second lap of the swim of the Men's Elite triathlon. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The triathlon has exploded in popularity over the past few years. As well as providing the obvious benefits of getting fit and healthy, it serves as a way to hone a competitive edge and subsequently succeed in the corporate environment, writes Fiona Ness.


A 112-mile bike ride followed by a 2.4 mile swim and a marathon isn't many people's idea of fun. Or so you might think. The public passion for the triathlon - as...

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