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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 70.3 SANTA ROSA | WILDFIRE RECOVERY EFFORT

  The IRONMAN Foundation® will partner with Rebuilding Together Petaluma and Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation for a service project, presented by HOKA ONE ONE, to build tiny houses for Santa Rosa residents still displaced by the Tubbs Wildfires that ripped through the region last October. In addition, an IRONMAN Foundation Community 5k is scheduled…

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2018 IRONMAN LAKE PLACID | CELEBRATING 20 YEARS

To commemorate the 20th year of IRONMAN® Lake Placid, the IRONMAN Foundation® will distribute more than $110,000 in charitable giveback to non-profit initiatives and groups in the greater Lake Placid region in conjunction with the 2018 IRONMAN Lake Placid triathlon taking place on Sunday, July 22. This year’s grant funding brings the total giveback to…

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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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2018 IRONMAN TEXAS HURRICANE HARVEY RELIEF EFFORT

At IRONMAN Texas 2018, the IRONMAN Foundation partnered with Rebuilding Together Houston to rebuild two homes affected by Hurricane Harvey. When Harvey’s record flood waters devastated much of southeast Texas, the IRONMAN community stepped up to support our Humanitarian Relief Effort Campaign. Athletes painted the exterior and the interior of the homes of Ms. Dorothy and…

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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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