The Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce Welcomes Athletes for the 2019 IRONMAN World Championships
The Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce welcomes athletes from around the world for the 2019 IRONMAN World Championships on October 12th in Kona, Hawaiʻi. With over 2000 athletes plus their supporters, West Hawaiʻi is busy with activity and excitement.
Please come to the Parade of Nations on Tuesday, October 8th in Kailua Village at 5 p.m. to cheer on this international group of dedicated and courageous competitors.
On race day if you are not already participating as a volunteer, find a comfortable spot in West Hawaiʻi to cheer on these racers who show true grit and determination in this 140.6 mile journey. This includes a 2.4 mile swim that starts and ends at Kailua Pier, a 112 mile bike race to Hawi and back and a 26.2 mile run with the finish on Aliʻi Drive in the heart of Kailua Village.
Again, we offer a warm welcome to those involved with the 2019 IRONMAN and thank our community in supporting this important event!