2017 Kona To Boston

2017 Ironman World Championship Boston Marathon Qualifiers   From our friends at SportStats…. There were 135 Ironman World Championship finishers who ran qualifying times for the Boston Ma...

Diana Bertsch

Diana Bertsch first came to Kona back in 1990 and, on the last day of her trip, she had her first experience watching the Ironman. She is now an Ironman World Championship finisher and the Vice Presi...

Patrick Lange

In his first-ever Ironman distance event at Ironman Texas, Germany’s Patrick Lange won the race and ran a 2:40 marathon. So how do you follow up a performance like that? Well, you go to Kona for the ...

Fiona Ford

Fiona Ford won her age group at the 2006 ITU World Championship and in 2007 she raced for the first time in Kona. After having success as an age group athlete, she turned pro. But in June of 2012, sh...

Stories from the Lava Fields of Kona

  BJ Christenson is 6’7” tall, ran the steeplechase in college in Utah, and this was his ninth time racing Kona. He has a PR in Kona of 9:03, but he has never placed in his division, finishing a...

Boris Stein

Boris Stein was tenth in Kona in 2015 after also winning Ironman France and Ironman 70.3 Wiesbaden. This will be his third time racing Kona.   Subscribe to Babbittville Radio on iTunes  

Luke McKenzie

Luke McKenzie has won eight Ironman titles in his career and is gearing up for his 11th race in Kona where he finished second in 2013. After going sub 8 hours at Ironman Western Australia, he is hopi...

Todd Jacobs

Todd Jacobs finished eighth in Kona in 1987 and 1988. He is also one of my favorite people to interview ever. In this conversation we cover Scott Tinley, Mark Allen, and Dave Scott, plus the three ye...

Liz Blatchford

Liz Blatchford made her move to long course triathlon after 12 years on the ITU circuit. After a third place in her Kona debut in 2013, she took tenth in 2014 and another third in 2015.   Subscr...

Kevin Collington

Kevin Collington is coming off a third place at Ironman Brazil and this October will be at the starting line in Kona for the very first time.   Subscribe to Babbittville Radio on iTunes  

Dave Scott

When you ask six-time Ironman World Champion Dave Scott a question, always expect an honest answer. We chat about the 20th anniversary of his fifth place finish at the age of 42 in Kona in 1996 and h...