Island of Hawai’i Relief
“Race in Kona.” These three words sum up thousands of dreams, training days, and ultimate race goals. Hawai’i is the birthplace of IRONMAN and the ultimate testament to the sport we eat, sleep, and breathe.
The IRONMAN World Championship takes place each year on the west side of the Island of Hawai`i in Kailua-Kona. While damage has been isolated to an area of Kilauea Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō in the lower east side of the island in Puna, the IRONMAN `Ohana is dedicated to helping our neighbors on the island.
Since May 3, the lower eastern side of the Island of Hawai`i has suffered multiple natural disasters, including the largest earthquake to hit the region in over four decades as well as volcanic eruption, and lava flows which have reached over 100 acres of land. Homes have been destroyed and displaced over a thousand residents.
In response to these recent catastrophic events, the IRONMAN Foundation has launched a Humanitarian Relief Effort campaign to raise $100,000 to support local recovery efforts. To jumpstart the fundraising efforts, the IRONMAN Foundation has pledged $50,000 towards this goal. To help us raise critical funds, click the donate button below.
In addition, information on volunteer opportunities will be forthcoming.