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Lavaman Waikoloa 2014 Results

Results and photos from the Lavaman Waikoloa 2014 triathlon Sunday (March 30)

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Ultraman 2103: Big wins for Kregar, Biscay

Hawaii 24/7 Staff Miro Kregar and Hillary Biscay notched remarkable wins Sunday in the 29th Ultraman World Championships. Kregar, who has five podium finishes in seven starts, finally pipped long-time rival and good friend Alexandre Ribeiro on Day 3 for his first Ultraman title. The race covers a total of 320 miles (515 kilometers) over [...]

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Lavaman Keauhou 2013 complete results

Luis De La Torre, Bree Wee race to top Big Island finishes

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Cancer survivor using triathlons to raise funds

Sommermann set out to complete 50 races in 50 states before age 50

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Lavaman Keauhou schedule, road closures (Nov. 24)

Hawaii 24/7 Staff Fifth annual Lavaman Keauhou Sunday, Nov. 24 Starts and finishes at Sheraton Kona Resort ROAD CLOSURES * Kaleiopapa Drive will be closed in both directions between Alii Drive and Keauhou Bay from 6 to 11:30 a.m. * The Mamalahoa bypass will be closed in both directions from 6:30 to 11:30 a.m. * [...]

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Anything is possible … just watch (Nov. 16)

MEDIA RELEASE The annual NBC broadcast chronicling the Ironman World Championship triathlon premiere 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16 on KHON. For 35 years, the Ironman World Championship has showcased the power and competitiveness of the world’s top endurance athletes as well as some of the most awe-inspiring stories of courage and determination from age-group athletes [...]

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An ordinary Ironman … how extraordinary

MEDIA RELEASE Lee Gruenfeld | Ironman There were no earthquakes heaving boulders onto the race course. There were no winds of biblical proportions threatening to lay low the mountain of Kohala. No defending champions bowed out with sudden illnesses. There were no tsunamis. This Ironman was a race director’s dream, things going the way they’re [...]

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Accessible Hawaii honors disabled athletes

MEDIA RELEASE Before the Ironman race even began, a group of exceptional athletes was honored at a reception of gourmet pupus and Polynesian music on the lawn of historic Mokuaikaua Church. On Oct. 7, the nonprofit organization Accessible Hawaii paid tribute to the men and women who cross the finish line powered by handcycles or [...]

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Ironman 2013: Notes, quotes, race wrap up

At age 78, Harriet Anderson comes in with more than 3 minutes to spare

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Van Lierde, Carfrae win Ironman crowns

Van Lierde: ‘I tried to be smart and it worked out. After last year, I believed I could do it. I worked hard this year. This is amazing.’

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Laird looks back at 32 years of medical support

Lee Gruenfeld | Ironman At the very first Ironman in 1978, “Medical Support” consisted of an index card listing the closest emergency rooms. At this year’s event there will be 350 medical volunteers in a well-equipped, 6,000 sq. ft. tent at the pier, including 150 of the best endurance sports physicians on the planet. How [...]

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The ‘average’ Ironman triathlete

They are doctors, attorneys and firemen. They may even be your neighbor …

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