How Is Ironman Going to Pull off Two Days of Racing in Kona?
September 20, 2022
It’s been three years since the last Ironman World Championship race in Kona, though one would not be faulted for feeling like it’s been much, much longer. After all, so much has happened in the world and in the sport since Jan Frodeno and Anne Haug broke the finish-line tape in 2019: a global pandemic, a postponed Olympic and Paralympic Games, record-breaking feats, a relocated world championship race in St. George, the retirement of beloved pros and the rise of a new crop of multisport stars. Through it all, Kona has been the marker for most triathletes as the return to normalcy – when triathlon’s Super Bowl kicks off on the Big Island on October 6, many will breathe a sigh of relief. Triathlete