How do I track an Ironman participant?
The IRONMAN Tracker app is your go-to source for athlete tracking. Download it on IOS or Android to track your favorite athlete or review your splits and finish times once you’ve crossed the finish line. Select your race, search for your athlete, and receive notifications as they happen.
Where can I watch Ironman live?
Live race coverage of the 2021 IRONMAN World Championship to air on the IRONMAN Now channels as well as nearly 10 hours of in-depth coverage on Peacock, NBCUniversal’s streaming service, this Saturday, May 7, 2022. Race day coverage will begin at 4:50 a.m. (MDT/EDT -2/GMT -6) on IRONMAN Now Facebook Watch channel.
What is a respectable time for an Ironman?
Since the Ironman is a grueling race, anything under the 17 hour cut off mark is an achievement. For those in the age group of 30-35, 13 hours for men and 14 hours for women are satisfactory. The same applies to the Ironman 70.3 series. For the age group of 35-39, a good time is six hours for men and seven for women.
Can you listen to music during an Ironman?
Rule 1: Unplug your iPod. For safety’s sake, you can’t blast “Born to Run”, or any music, during the race.
How long does it take to swim 2.4 miles?
Endurance Build-Up 2.4 miles or 3,800 meters is a long time to be swimming. The average age-group swimmer takes roughly eighty minutes to swim this distance without stopping.
Are Ironman events televised?
In the U.S. NBC Sports Group and Ironman have announced a partnership to showcase coverage of the 2017 Ironman World Championship live from Kailua-Kona on NBC, NBCSN, NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app in the United States.
Can you wear Airpods in Ironman?
No Tunes, No Selfies. Headphones, headsets and audio devices are not allowed at any time during any triathlon event. Most races allow you to carry your cell phone if you wish, but it must be stored out of sight in a bike bag or jersey pocket.
Can you swim backstroke in an Ironman?
You can absolutely do breaststroke in an Ironman! The only stroke that you can’t do in any sort of triathlon is backstroke – for two reasons; firstly, because you can’t see where you’re going, and secondly, because it’s rolling on your back that signifies you may be in danger or at least struggling.
Has anyone ever died doing an Ironman?
Deaths in extreme endurance sports are not rare. According to reports from various news outlets there were seven recorded deaths in IRONMAN Triathlons, and 20 deaths among all other triathlon events, in 2019.