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Ironman Triathlon

Innovations needed for IRONMAN 140.6

Craig Zamary | Posted 07.13.2016 | Technology
Craig Zamary

This is an open call to test your invention, innovation, technology, app, product, etc. for the upcoming IRONMAN Race in October. PITCH: We will te...

The Soul Of An Athlete: Sport Defines Team Agar

Carolee Belkin Walker | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Carolee Belkin Walker

What does a triathlete look like? I finished my first triathlon - a teeny, tiny sprint triathlon - a few weeks ago, so, ok, a triathlete could look l...

IRONMAN Casey Kammel's Very Good Day

Carolee Belkin Walker | Posted 04.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Carolee Belkin Walker

So here's something to think about the next time you find yourself ready to quit on a long run. In 1994, a 22-year-old college senior was on vacation...

How You Decide Whether Winning is Worth Dying For

Joe De Sena | Posted 10.13.2015 | Sports
Joe De Sena

What it boils down to for me is deciding what you want your legacy to be. If you want your legacy to be "Best Dad Ever," you turn around. Chris Legh wanted his to include being an Ironman. So he did everything in his power to achieve that goal.

Sheila Hiestand: Hall of Fame Basketball Player to Ironman With 125 lbs Weight Loss in Between

Don McNay | Posted 08.02.2015 | Sports
Don McNay

Louisville trial lawyer Sheila Hiestand is 6 foot tall, outgoing and vivacious. She has the total inner confidence that made her a Hall of Fame college basketball player and now one of Kentucky's top trial attorneys.

4 Ways to Be the Leader of Your Own Life

Brant Secunda and Mark Allen | Posted 06.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Brant Secunda and Mark Allen

Stay flexible, stay aware and try to stay consistent with your purpose and your vision. You may not be running for president, transforming a company, or competing in a triathlon. But whatever your goal is, you can attain it -- with vision and purpose.

Navy Seal, Shot 27 Times In Iraq, Raises More Than $83,000 (And Counting) For Wounded Vets

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 04.14.2015 | Impact

Mike Day doesn't need a battlefield to be a hero. After surviving 27 gun shots from a single incident in Iraq, the retired Navy SEAL Sr. Chief brou...

Ironman Maryland

Brian Boyle | Posted 11.23.2014 | Impact
Brian Boyle

This past weekend I participated in the Inaugural Ironman Maryland, which took place in Cambridge, Maryland. This race was special because there are a...

Man With Cerebral Palsy Crosses Ironman Finish Line In Historic Fashion Alongside Twin Brother

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 08.26.2014 | Good News

Mind over matter makes all the difference. If you need proof, look no further than Peder Mondrup: He doesn't feel like "a guy in a wheelchair," though...

The Oldest Woman To Ever Finish An Ironman Triathlon Is A Nun

Religion News Service | Jo Miller | Posted 07.04.2014 | Religion

SPOKANE, Wash. (RNS) After suffering a fractured pelvis during an early season bike training, Sister Madonna Buder sat up in the middle of the road an...

How Apolo Ohno's Preparing For The 'Ironman' Competition

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.22.2014 | Sports

Former speed skater Apolo Ohno joined HuffPost Live on Tuesday to discuss his motives for entering the "Ironman World Championship" and how he'll be p...

These Iron Women Remind Us Anything Is Possible

Posted 10.14.2013 | Women

After 35 years, the Ironman competition may need to rethink its title to incorporate its Ironwomen. After all, the women of the Ironman World Champion...

12 Things You Should Know About Saturday's Ironman World Championship (GIFs)

Posted 10.12.2013 | Healthy Living

On Saturday, roughly 2,000 elite athletes from more than 60 countries will convene on Hawaii's Big Island for the Ironman World Championship -- perhap...

Adam Hill on Overcoming Depression and Becoming an Ironman Triathlete

Charity Miles | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Charity Miles

We have the most compassionate community of athletes, activists and everyone in between. We love sharing their stories with The Huffington Post community. Today we're featuring Adam Hill, who recently went through a dramatic transformation.

WATCH: This What Brotherly Love Looks Like

Posted 07.28.2013 | Good News

Richard Peck goes to extraordinary athletic measures to compete in several Ironman events each year -- all for his younger brother, Chris, who has Dow...

Woman Who Swore She'd Never Run Tackles the Ultimate Obstacle

Posted 07.17.2013 | Home

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to han...

To Achieve Your Dreams, Quitting is Not an Option

Brian Boyle | Posted 05.29.2013 | Impact
Brian Boyle

In the summer of 2004 I remember sitting on my hospital bed and trying my best to be positive in such a tragic situation, but it wasn't easy. Years later I achieved one of my goals and competed in the Hawaii Ironman.

A Message of Appreciation to Healthcare Providers

Brian Boyle | Posted 04.30.2013 | Impact
Brian Boyle

The power that healthcare providers have is extraordinary. On a daily basis they are not only caring for the health of their patients, but they are also creating reasons to smile, making living conditions suitable and pleasant, and forming connections with their patients who not only need them, but depend on them.

My Reflections on the Ironman Triathlon

Brian Boyle | Posted 04.22.2013 | Impact
Brian Boyle

I grew up watching this incredible sport on television every year, and was always fascinated by the athletes who participated. And as the Ironman celebrated 35 years this week, I reflected back on my very first Ironman in 2007.

Underwear Run in Kona gives athletes BRIEF respite before big day!

Jim Garfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jim Garfield

The Ironman World Championship in Kona, HI would not be complete without the running famous "Underwear Run". Almost as ubiquitous as Spain's running ...