See the photos of top contenders like Mirinda Carfrae, Faris Al-Sultan, Mary Beth Ellis, Caroline Steffen, Leanda Cave and Craig Alexander.

Monday Workouts From Kona
Monday Workouts From Kona
Monday Workouts From Kona
Monday Workouts From Kona
Monday Workouts From Kona
Ellis swam at the Kona pool on Monday. Photo: John David Becker
Monday Workouts From Kona
Monday Workouts From Kona
Monday Workouts From Kona
Monday Workouts From Kona
Monday Workouts From Kona
Monday Workouts From Kona
Monday Workouts From Kona
Monday Workouts From Kona
Monday Workouts From Kona
Monday Workouts From Kona
Monday Workouts From Kona
Monday Workouts From Kona
Monday Workouts From Kona
Monday Workouts From Kona
Monday Workouts From Kona
Mirinda Carfrae on the Queen K on Monday of race week. Photo: John David Becker
Monday Workouts From Kona
Monday Workouts From Kona
Photo: John David Becker
Monday Workouts From Kona
Monday Workouts From Kona
Monday Workouts From Kona
Monday Workouts From Kona
Monday Workouts From Kona
Monday Workouts From Kona
Caroline Steffen riding in Kona before the 2013 Ironman World Championship. Photo: John David Becker
Monday Workouts From Kona
Dirk Bockel rides his bike the Monday before the Ironman World Championship. Photo: John David Becker

Triathlete’s Aaron Hersh and John David Becker caught up with the pros as they got in some of their final workouts. See the photos of top contenders like Mirinda Carfrae, Faris Al-Sultan, Mary Beth Ellis, Caroline Steffen, Leanda Cave, Craig Alexander, Rebekah Keat and Dirk Bockel at the Kona pool and on the Queen K.