Kona

Kona 2017: what happens when, and how to watch

From the UK start timings for all the pro and age-group waves to the official livestream, we’ve got the essential information you need
12 October 2017 at 15:00

Over 2,300 athletes to compete at Kona Ironman World Championship

More than 2,300 athletes are set to compete on 8 October in the world’s most iconic endurance event
07 October 2016 at 14:10

November 2014 podcast

This month we chat to Iron War veterans Dave Scott and Mark Allen about their infamous battle, and Joe Beer drops some knowledge on heart rate zone training
04 November 2014 at 10:49

Sebastian Kienle set to race Challenge Bahrain

Germany's Kona king joins fellow Ironman world champ Mirinda Carfrae on the starting line as part of 80-strong pro field
03 November 2014 at 09:52

Dave Scott: Kona’s missing tunnels of screaming fans

“We do enough bloody hours of training by ourselves,” says six-time world champion
31 October 2014 at 12:59

Mirinda Carfrae: “You can never have too many world titles”

Three-time Kona queen says she still hasn’t reached her performance ceiling and is gunning for more golds
30 October 2014 at 10:54

Live Q&A with Kona queen Mirinda Carfrae

We host a chat with this year's Ironman Hawaii champ
29 October 2014 at 15:53

Blog: From hospital bed to racing Ironman Hawaii in just one month

Aussie age-grouper Tim Ballintine makes it to Kona despite a serious bike crash just weeks earlier, and discovers the importance of having a solid support crew…
20 October 2014 at 12:39

Kona 2014: top 15 countries by average finish times

In our second in-depth look at the stats that came out of this year’s Ironman Hawaii, we reveal which countries had the fastest average finish times
16 October 2014 at 16:52

Kona by the numbers: class of 2014

Strong crosswinds and tough conditions mean average finish times were up 24mins this year compared to 2013, with only the pro men appearing not to suffer
15 October 2014 at 11:12

Kona 2014: the Strava files

One for the data geeks – check out these readings for four Kona athletes including second-placed male pro Ben Hoffman and GB age-grouper Dan Cole
13 October 2014 at 16:44

Kona 2014: how the British pros got on in Hawaii

Rachel Joyce and Jodie Swallow finish strong in third and fourth position, while Harry Wiltshire is the top-placing British male and Dan Halksworth DNFs
13 October 2014 at 14:50  (2)

Gallery: Kona 2014

Check out our exclusive images of all the pro racing action from this year's Ironman World Championship in Hawaii, where Sebastian Kienle and Mirinda Carfrae took 2014 glory
12 October 2014 at 10:31

Kona 2014: women's race report

Australia's Mirinda Carfrae defends her crown in spectacular style, breaking the run course record along the way, with Daniela Ryf and Rachel Joyce sharing the podium
12 October 2014 at 03:02

Kona 2014: men's race report

Germany's Sebastian Kienle surges in the saddle for his first Big Island win, with Ben Hoffman and Jan Frodeno taking second and third respectively
12 October 2014 at 02:36

Mirinda Carfrae wins Kona 2014

Aussie again clinches the lead on the latter stages of the marathon to become this year's Ironman World Champion
12 October 2014 at 02:17

Sebastian Kienle wins Kona 2014

German dominates the bike and doesn't look back to become 2014 Ironman World Champion
12 October 2014 at 00:58

Becky Hoare: An age-group perspective on Kona

It's far from all about the pros. Age-grouper Becky Hoare tells us what Kona's like for the non-elites
11 October 2014 at 06:21

Harry Wiltshire: a man with a Kona gameplan

On the eve of this year's Ironman World Championship, we catch up with Britain's Kona contender Harry Wiltshire
10 October 2014 at 17:13

Kona 2014: "I'm leaving nothing in the tank," says Dan Halksworth

We chat to the Jersey native ahead of tomorrow's Ironman World Championship
10 October 2014 at 15:28