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ATHLETE SPOTLIGHT: Sam Cardona

IRONMAN Foundation Ambassador, Sam Cardona, gives back to his vibrant home land of Puerto Rico and encourages his fellow triathletes to join him this spring to race IRONMAN 70.3 Puerto Rico and attend the service project the day after the race. As part of IRONMAN 70.3 Puerto Rico and in partnership with Buena Vibra Foundation,…

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2018 IRONMAN LAKE PLACID | BEHIND-THE-SCENES

Twenty years—years filled with sweat and tears, ups and downs. With racing conditions that were perfect, and some that were far from ideal. Years filled with stories about the most inspirational athletes to toe the start line at an IRONMAN event, and of giving back and leaving our legacies long after race day. This past…

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2018 IRONMAN BOULDER | TEAMING UP WITH PARADOX SPORTS

The IRONMAN Foundation® will partner with Paradox Sports to host an adaptive rock climbing clinic for visually impaired athletes. Paradox Sports, a non-profit organization based in Boulder, Colorado provides youth, adults and military veterans with physical disabilities the opportunity to get outside. The service project taking place on Friday, June 8 at Boulder Rock Club…

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IRONMAN Santa Rosa | Wildfire Recovery & Bike For A Kid

The IRONMAN Foundation® announced multiple give back initiatives in conjunction with the IRONMAN and IRONMAN® 70.3® events taking place in Santa Rosa that will award more than $75,000 in grant funding this year. Initiatives will focus around supporting military families and wildfire recovery efforts. This year’s grant funding brings the total giveback to more than…

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IRONMAN TEXAS | BEHIND THE SCENES 2018

48 inches. That’s how high the water rose in the homes of Ms. Dorothy and Mr. Ronald’s homes in Houston over 6 months ago. For the IRONMAN Foundation and its 100-plus athletes, race week at the 2018 Memorial Herman IRONMAN Texas  North America Championship was more than just toeing the start line early Saturday morning—they…

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IRONMAN Texas | Rebuilding Together

The IRONMAN Foundation® announced that it will award a $35,000 Humanitarian Relief Effort grant to Rebuilding Together Houston. The grant will help restore the homes of two seniors, Ms. Dorothy and Mr. Ronald, who live in Harris County and were impacted by Hurricane Harvey. The grant will also provide athletes with the opportunity to help…

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IRONMAN 70.3 Oceanside | Behind The Scenes 2018

The IRONMAN race season officially kicked off last weekend as the IRONMAN Foundation traveled from coast to coast to support 310-plus IRONMAN Foundation Athletes and lead the second service project of the 2018 season. The week started with a Team IMF Shake It Out Run and breakfast at Petite Madeline Bakery to celebrate the team’s…

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2017 IRONMAN ARIZONA | BEHIND THE SCENES

The conclusion of the 2017 IRONMAN race season was bittersweet, but, the impact left on the beautiful town of Tempe and its surrounding communities will last long after race day and excites us to what lies ahead in 2018! We started off our race week off with “The Athlete In You, A Proud Tradition”, a…

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2017 IRONMAN CHATTANOOGA | BEHIND THE SCENES

It was another hot and sunny weekend for our TEAM IMF Athletes’ who toed the start line for IRONMAN Chattanooga 2017 in hopes of setting new PR’s thanks to the generous current of the Tennessee River along the city’s famous Riverwalk. Prior to the start line, 9 TEAM IMF teammates came together for our breakfast…

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2017 IRONMAN COEUR D'ALENE | OFF TO A SWIMMINGLY GOOD START

The IRONMAN Foundation® will distribute $60,000 in charitable giveback to nonprofit initiatives and groups in the greater Idaho Panhandle and Spokane regions in conjunction with the 2017 IRONMAN® Coeur d’Alene triathlon taking place on Sunday, August 27, including new goggles for the City of Sandpoint’s lifeguards. Community Grants will be awarded to the Coeur d’Alene…

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