The first full official Ironman in Youghal this year contributed to give us our biggest contingent of Irish athletes racing in Kona. We have seventeen men and four women qualified to start on Saturday to tackle one of the hardest Ironman races in the world.
Click on through for the full lists of both men and women and details of how to track them and how to watch the race live. Read More
Owen Martin raced Ironman Arizona last weekend and in the process qualified for his tenth Kona in ten years. Arizona was Owen’s third Ironman this year. Read More
We had an Irish athlete travel to Shanghai and take a Kona slot last week. Click on through for details… Read More
Ironman Wales is well known as being one of the hardest Ironman’s in the world. Despite that fact we had not only a Kona qualifier but an age group winner. Click on through to see who is Kona bound next October.
Ironman Barcelona has been one of the most popular races for Irish triathletes for the last few seasons. A combination of a late date allowing for Summer training, a flat easy course appeals to beginners and fast times making it a target for those chasing PB’s.
The huge numbers of Irish athletes also tends to result in a number of both Kona slots and podiums. The most notable being the women’s 60-64 age group where all three podium places were taken by Irish athletes.
Click on through for the list of Irish Kona qualifiers and podium finishers at the 2018 Ironman Barcelona.