An Ironman Triathlon is one of a series of long-distance triathlon races organized
by the World .... The Hawaii race consists of the swim in the bay of Kailua-Kona,
the bike ride across the Hawaiian...
Does a 140.6-mile race seem crazy for an age-group triathlete with a ... It had
always been my dream to finish an Ironman triathlon, but I thought to myself that it
... The other training days should consist of high-quality, medium-distance tempo
Oct 10, 2015 ... And that really does mean for anything. ... The Ironman triathlon is the only race
that I know of where amateurs race not only on the same ...
An extreme challenge for the supremely fit, the Ironman Triathlon consists of a 2.4
-mile (3.9-kilometer) swim, a 112-mile (180-kilometer) bike ride and a 26.2-mile ...
Try a shorter triathlon ... I can take anyone – a person that does not have an
athletic bone in their body and make them into a triathlete if they're willing to put
Athletes' official race time will start at the water's edge when they enter the water.
All athletes will have the traditional 17 hours to complete the entire event ...
Oct 28, 2014 ... "All you ever do is work out, don't you have a life?" ... Using the term "IRONMAN"
to describe any length of triathlon race is like using the term ...
... TV helicopters, enthusiastic spectators and the sun rising over Mt. Hualalai.
Currents can be a factor, so a few pre-race practice swims in the bay are advised.
How long does it take to finish an Ironman Triathlon? The answer, based on our
analysis of more than 41,000 finishers in 25 Ironman triathlons: about 12 hours ...
Feb 18, 2014 ... The Ironman Triathlon originated in the late 1970s as part of a debate as to which
type of athletes are the most fit: swimmers, cyclists or runners.