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Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch the Ironman World Championships in Kona, which will take place for the first time in a two-day format. The women’s pro race, plus age-group women and select men’s age groups, will take place on Thursday, October 6; the men’s pro race and age group fields will race on Saturday, October 8.
Ironman will be streaming their live broadcast on four different platforms:
Coverage start times:
- 4:30 a.m. HT/7:30 a.m. PT/10:30 a.m. ET on Facebook, YouTube and Twitch
- 6:00 a.m. HT/9:00 a.m. PT/1:30 p.m. ET on Peacock
Coverage will include the lead-up to the race. You’ll be able to watch the athletes prepare in the morning for the big day. Coverage will also run through the finish of the race—allowing viewers to see the iconic final hour. In total, there will be 20 hours of opportunity each day to tune into triathlon’s Super Bowl.
Pro race start times:
- Women’s pro race: Thursday, Oct. 6 – 6:25 a.m. HT/9:25 a.m. PT/12:25 p.m. ET
- Men’s pro race: Saturday, Oct. 8 – 6:25 a.m. HT/9:25 a.m. PT/12:25 p.m. ET
How to track an athlete at Ironman Kona
The Ironman Kona Broadcast Team
The broadcast will be hosted by a team of former athletes and experts. This year’s crew includes Michael Lovato, Dede Griesbauer, Greg Welch, and Matt Lieto. Ironman World Champion Mirinda “Rinny” Carfrae will also be a guest on-course commentator during the women’s race on October 6.
Keep Up on Social
Leading up to the race, athletes, media, and organizers will be using #IMKona on Twitter and Instagram. Follow Triathlete on all social platforms:
And for the latest from Hawaii, visit our comprehensive Ironman World Championships page, where we’ll be bringing you all the race-week news, gear updates, and photos from Kona.
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