World Triathlon Confirms: Iden’s IMWC Shoes Not “Illegal,” No Rules On Running Shoes

October 13, 2022

An investigation into the legality of Gustav Iden’s prototype Hawaii Ironman run shoes has lead to a surprising conclusion: anything goes.

ON, who signed Gustav Iden in the week leading into the race on the Big Island, was given a green light to adapt a shoe for the Norwegian any way they pleased. Professional triathletes do not have to comply with any rules over their choice of running shoes, World Triathlon has confirmed. Triathlete