Posts tagged "Ironman World Championships"

Hines Ward Needs To Do The Right Thing and Give Up His Ironman Slot.

Hines Ward Needs To Do The Right Thing and Give Up His Ironman Slot.
I know, it’s not new for the Ironman to give away spots to celebrities as a publicity stunt to boost interest in the event to non-triathletes.    Thousands of athletes work for years for a shot at racing in Kona and some washed up reality star gets a free pass.  It’s a part of their... Read more »

Help Send A Chicago Area Athlete To The Ironman World Championships

 Help Send A Chicago Area Athlete To The Ironman World Championships
If you are feeling a little down and need something to inspire you, check out the story of Kristin McQueen. A Chicago area triathlete, Cancer has taken over her life for past 10 years, and racing is what keeps her positive and gives her time that cancer is not in charge. She uses triathlon as... Read more »

Lance Armstrong is Back and Racing at REV3!

Lance Armstrong is Back and Racing at REV3!
In June, the Iroaman Corporation announced that Lance Armstrong would be banned from all of their events, shutting the door on a showdown between Armstrong and Criag Alexander. At the time, we interviewed Charlie Patten, the CEO of the REV 3 Triathlon Series about Lance Armstrong being banned from the Ironman Triathlon.  Patten made it... Read more »
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The Rudy Project Wingspan TT Helmet- A Review and Great Gift!

The Rudy Project Wingspan TT Helmet- A Review and Great Gift!
We are headed smack dab into gift giving season, if you have an endurance athlete in your life, there are a lot of things to choose from.  Luckily, we here at Pace of Chicago labs have been testing and tinkering with things for months and have plenty of suggestions for you to add to your... Read more »

Meet Craig Alexander Friday at Runners High n' Tri.

Meet Craig Alexander Friday at Runners High n' Tri.
Before two time Ironman World Champion Craig Alexander heads off to Racine to defend his 2010 win, he is going to be hanging out at Runners High n’ Tri. on Friday night, for a special meet and greet. The last few years, the event has been help in an auditorium type setting, with a brief... Read more »

Life Lessons From A Naked Para-Triathlete.

Sarah Reinertsen is a world class athlete, in 2004, she was the  first female amputee to finish the the Ironman World Championships in in Kona, Hawaii. She was born with a condition that caused her left leg to stop growing, that leg deformity is called proximal femoral focal deficiency (PFFD).   That never slowed her... Read more »
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Bid to win an entry to the Ironman World Championships on Ebay.

The Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii is the only Ironman event that you can’t just register to compete in.  Hawaii was the location for the first Ironman and each year the best of the best go head to head in the World Championships to see if they have what it takes to beat  the... Read more »

Stats Junkies, The Following Is For You.

Where does your gear rank at the Ironman World Championships? Believe it or not, every year at the Ironman World Championships, groups of people take the time to count each and every piece of equipment to see how the different brands stack up against each other. Below is the complete list of everything they counted... Read more »

The 32 Thousand Dollar Race Entry!

Most Ironman races sell out within 48 hours, all you have to do is sign up to enter and you’re in.  Ironman Kona, the World Championships is the exception. What makes Kona different is that you have to qualify, be invited or win a lottery spot.   There is however another option and if you... Read more »
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Ironman Lottery Sign Up Ends Sunday- Shamrock Has a Few Spots Left For Charity Runners.

The Iromnam Lottery closes this Sunday at 11:59 PST, so it’s not too late for you to try and get your spot to Kona. What is the Ironman Lottery? It started in 1983 as a way to provide a few spots to athletes of all abilities an opportunity to race in Kona.  If you don’t... Read more »