Weekly Challenge

Each week, age group triathlete and FulGaz super user, Rob Constable invites you to join him on his weekly ‘long’ ride. Rob will be selecting from IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 routes from around the world.

You can join Rob live each week and ride along with him for a chat and some fun or do the ride at a time that suits you later in the week. Each ride will be open for one week. To find each ride head to the ‘Live Group Rides and Races’ in FulGaz and find the ride for that week, as listed below.

Group Ride Times

Every Saturday

7pm (GMT)  / 8pm (CET)   / 2pm (EDT)  / 11am (PDT)

This is a free series and is all about having a little bit of fun ride the full rides or just do as much as you can. You can view the leaderboard below, or post your time on Rob’s post in the Triathletes on FulGaz, Facebook Group.

Note – To be part of the Group Rides that feature in the IRONMAN Pro Series, Virtual Edition you will need to be registered for that event, under the ‘Endurance’ Series. To do that click here.

 

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UPCOMING WEEKLY CHALLENGES

ROB'S WEEKLY RIDE: IRONMAN AUSTRALIA (APR 13 - 19)

Recorded on race day, under race conditions this is the best way to prepare for IRONMAN Australia. This route covers all the key features of the bike leg including the repeat loops and the iconic Matthew Flinders Drive back into Port Macquarie. Keep an eye out for kangaroos on this course!

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179.83km
DISTANCE
04:37:39
DURATION
1701m
ELEVATION

1. IRONMAN TEXAS (IRONMAN PRO SERIES - ENDURANCE) 20 - 26 APRIL

Athletes will start their 112 mile journey by navigating part of The Woodlands, then enter into Northern Harris County. Once in Harris County, athletes will navigate two loops on the Hardy Toll Road. Do not worry about the tolls; we have you covered! The majority of the course is closed to traffic and should make for a fast, flat course due to the minimal elevation. NOTE: This is an event with timed leaderboards, do not add a custom workout over this ride as this will void your leaderboard time.

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179.92km
DISTANCE
04:33:23
DURATION
493m
ELEVATION

2. IRONMAN 70.3 ST GEORGE (IRONMAN PRO SERIES - ENDURANCE) 27 - 3 MAY

The spectacularly scenic bike course takes you from the City of Hurricane through rolling hills and on the signature climb into Snow Canyon State Park with a fast descent back into downtown St. George. Athletes will ride on freshly paved roads, surrounded by amazing views of the beautiful mountains that surround St. George and Washington County. In 2024 this bike course will play host to the Intermountain Health IRONMAN 70.3 North American Championships. This recording was taken during the 2021 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championships. NOTE: This is an event with timed leaderboards, do not add a custom workout over this ride as this will void your leaderboard time.

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89.55km
DISTANCE
01:40:17
DURATION
942m
ELEVATION

3. ZAFIRO IRONMAN 70.3 ALCúDIA-MALLORCA (IRONMAN PRO SERIES - ENDURANCE) 4 - 10 MAY

Fancy a beautiful course through scenic Spanish island villages and sweeping ocean views? The Balearic island of Mallorca is not only a training paradise for triathletes from around the world, but also host to one of the largest IRONMAN 70.3 events in the world, the Zafiro IRONMAN 70.3 Alcúdia-Mallorca. A fast course in magnificent sunny Mallorca, this race has been a global favourite for over a decade. NOTE: This is an event with timed leaderboards, do not add a custom workout over this ride as this will void your leaderboard time.

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91.87km
DISTANCE
02:16:59
DURATION
993m
ELEVATION

4. QATAR AIRWAYS IRONMAN 70.3 CHATTANOOGA (IRONMAN PRO SERIES - ENDURANCE) 11 - 17 MAY

Come race IRONMAN 70.3 Chattanooga 2023. Chattanooga, known as the Scenic City, features Lookout Mountain, the Tennessee River and endless opportunities to explore. This course brings a unique PR setting downriver 1.4 mile swim, epic rollers on the bike through the historic Chickamauga and a run through downtown Chattanooga. From leisurely adventures or epic all day exploration, there’s something for everyone. Endless adventures for all.​​ NOTE: This is an event with timed leaderboards, do not add a custom workout over this ride as this will void your leaderboard time.

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90.21km
DISTANCE
02:10:43
DURATION
502m
ELEVATION

5. IRONMAN EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP HAMBURG (IRONMAN PRO SERIES - ENDURANCE) 18 - 24 MAY

Set sail to your IRONMAN adventure. Known as “The Gate to the World” for centuries, Hamburg fascinates with its open-mindedness and diversity, elegant flair and bustling-city feeling which makes it an exciting race destination to have on one’s bucket list​. NOTE: This is an event with timed leaderboards, do not add a custom workout over this ride as this will void your leaderboard time.

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88.56km
DISTANCE
02:10:51
DURATION
250m
ELEVATION

ABOUT ROB CONSTABLE

 

Rob Constable, a seasoned triathlete hailing from Somerset, UK, has immersed himself in the world of triathlon for over 31 years. His journey began about a decade ago with a notable achievement: securing 3rd place in his age group at Challenge Weymouth, a full-distance event later integrated into the Ironman series. This triumph at the ITU World Championships marked the genesis of a lifelong passion for Ironman and ultra-endurance sports.

By day, Robert delves into the realm of R&D systems at Mars, where he holds the position of European technical lead. This role involves spearheading software projects to elevate the company’s development within the industry. However, his evenings are dedicated to pursuits far removed from office desks.

 

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