How to follow the Ironman Kona coverage
If you’ve never followed the IRONMAN World Championship before, you’re in for a treat.
Follow the exclusive live coverage on Ironman.com on Saturday, October 10th. The live show will be hosted by IRONMAN world champion Greg Welch, pro triathletes Michael Lovato and Matt Lieto, and various other guest appearances.
The Ironman site will also host a live text blog, enhanced athlete tracker (including multiple time splits for the bike and run), and race day videos, which will be available to watch on demand following the race.
Live coverage will begin on Saturday, Oct. 10 at approximately 6:00 a.m. HST (9:00 a.m. Pacific Time and 12 noon East Coast Time). The male pros will start at 6:25 a.m. and the female pros at 6:30.
The race will have separate age-group starts, with the men beginning at 6:55 a.m. and the age-group women at 7:10 a.m.
Leading up to the race, athletes, media and organizers will be using #IMKona on Twitter and Instagram.
The NBC IRONMAN World Championship special will air on Saturday, Nov. 14, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. ET, a recap of the pro race also following inspiring age-groupers.