In 2017 we had a record amount of athletes race the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii. Before the start of November and only two months into the current qualification period we already have 3 athletes qualified for the October 2018 race.
Click on through to see who has ticked the Kona box so far…
James Curran racing in the 30-34 age group at Ironman Vichy not only took a spot on the podium as well as a Kona slot he went sub 9 in the process. James had a very strong bike and run to Take a top 10 overall at the French Ironman.
Donnacha Holmes not only took a Kona slot but he took the 40-44 age group win at Ironman Maryland on October 7th.
Long time athlete Martin Kirwan raced Ironman Chattanooga on the 24th of September and took his first Kona qualification. Martin was racing in the 40-44 age group and finished in 4th.