Last year's fifth-place finisher eveals she was injured the majority of 2011 and has had a solid training block leading into Kona.
Meet Temple Hayles, a 34-year-old age group athlete from Longmont, Colo. gearing up for her second Ironman World Championship.
We caught up with Keat to hear how her switch to a new coach has positively impacted her Kona preparation.
Join Al-Sultan and his Abu Dhabi Triathlon Team teammates for a ride up to Hawi with this video.
American Tim O'Donnell chats with Triathlete.com about what he learned from his first Ironman World Championship start in 2011.
Australian Joe Gambles talks about how he prepares for the Ironman World Championship, mentally and physically.
2010 Ironman world champion Mirinda Carfrae talks about the difference in pre-race pressure without Chrissie Wellington making the start.
Kathleen McCartney and Julie Moss talk about the race that "put triathlon on the map."
2010 Kona runner-up (and Xterra and 70.3 world champion) Julie Dibens will be bringing you the latest from Kona week on Triathlete.com.
You've made it to the Ironman World Championship. Congratulations! These five race tips can be the icing on a M-Dot shaped cake.
Kathleen McCartney and Julie Moss have been inexorably linked since fate first drew them to the lava fields in 1982.
Will alliances among pros in the men’s race further dispel the idea that the Hawaii Ironman is the race of truth?
Craig Alexander talks about Chris McCormack's return to the Kona start list and the "hole" that is left with Lance Armstrong not racing.
As Timothy O’Donnell tackles the iron distance, he steps into the role as an American with a legitimate shot at ending the U.S. drought.
American Chris Lieto has raced the Ironman World Championship more than a dozen times and is a current resident of Kona.
Brady Murray, a 33-year-old father of three, will compete at the Ironman World Championship as part of the Kona Inspired program.
Molli Serrano, a pancreatic survivor and Ironman athlete, will be racing in Kona this October as part of the Kona Inspired program.
Chris McCormack says his brief return to draft-legal racing was "the slap in the face" he needed to return to the Ironman World Championship.
Despite some rumors that he may pass on Kona, Chris McCormack’s camp says that he will be racing at the 2012 Ironman World Championship.
We’ll know the names of 65 professionals, plus a few automatic qualifiers, who will earn Ironman World Championship slots on July 29.
This year’s Ironman World Championship triathlon will be televised about six weeks earlier than originally planned.
Moss is widely credited with “putting Ironman on the map” during a painful display at the 1982 Ironman World Championship.
The Challenged Athletes Foundation is auctioning off a Kona spot at its annual gala, and you don't have to be present to win.
The "Lance effect" is bringing more attention and more money to the sport.
A foot operation on an injury she's had since 2004 that forced her out of Kona coupled with a knee surgery to sideline Dibens for 6 months.
Get the inside scoop on how Endurance Live Triathletes of the Year Craig Alexander and Chrissie Wellington conquered Kona.