Join #IronSarah at the Starting Line

Sarah Reinertsen in Kona, Hawaii ready for the Ironman 2018 World Championships

#StartingLine Day arrivedThe 2018 Kona Ironman is over
#IronSarahSarah is an Ironman!

#IronSarah Countdown

#IronSarah, Sarah Reinertsen Ironman Kona 2018 Race Day Results

The Ironman World Championship 2018 is ended and Sarah accomplished her goal of getting to the starting line and also to the finish line. Her overall time was 14:41:04 which is 24 minutes faster than her finish time from 2005.
Her split times were:
Swim 01:21:09
Bike 07:09:05
Run 05:59:47

If you would like to catch highlights of this year’s race NBC will be airing the IRONMAN World Championship special on Saturday, Nov. 24, at 8:30 a.m. HST (check local listings for details).

Sarah Reinertsen at the finish line of the 2018 Kona Ironman World Championship

Kona Ironman World Championship Race 2018

The 2018 race course provided the challenge of tackling the ROKA 2.4-mile ocean swim in Kailua Bay, followed by the Ventum 112-mile bicycle ride along the Queen Ka‘ahumanu Highway from Kailua-Kona to the turnaround in Hawi, and rounded out with a 26.2-mile HOKA ONE ONE run beginning on Ali‘i Drive up Palani Road to the Queen Ka‘ahumanu Highway, then wound by the infamous Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawai‘i Authority.

Athletes completed their journey when they crossed the historic Ali’i Drive finish line and heard Mike Reilly announce, “You are an Ironman”

#IronSarah raced in the Kona Ironman in 2005

View a video on my efforts to complete the Kona, Hawaii Ironman and become the first female leg amputee to ever finish the Ironman World Championships race.

#IronSarah Reinertsen's unfinished business at Kona

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