IRONMAN World Championship athletes embody dedication, courage, and the IRONMAN mantra that ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE. Each year thousands of athletes embark on a journey that presents the ultimate test of body, mind, and spirit.

To honor the vision of IRONMAN co-founders, John and Judy Collins, IRONMAN remains committed to providing athletes of all abilities a means of entry to the world’s most challenging and prestigious one-day endurance event.

From June 3 - 16, the IRONMAN Foundation is auctioning off three VinFast IRONMAN World Championship bibs, in support of the IRONMAN Foundation's community giveback. Two of these entries will be for the 2024 VinFast IRONMAN World Championship in Nice, France and Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. The third entry will be for the 2024 VinFast IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Taupo, New Zealand.


When you support the IRONMAN Foundation, you have the satisfaction of crossing the finish line at the VinFast IRONMAN World Championship or the VinFast IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship knowing that you have changed the lives of countless local community members.

The 2024 World Championship Auction will be held from Monday, June 3 starting at 9:00 AM (EST) until Sunday, June 16 at 12:00 PM (EST). There is one spot available for each VinFast IRONMAN World Championship and VinFast IRONMAN 70.3 event. 

Questions? Contact IRONMAN Foundation at

To learn more about the races, visit the official race websites here:

All Charity Bib athletes from the "Annual Auction" receive: 

  • One (1) IRONMAN Foundation Charity Bib entry into a 2024 VinFast IRONMAN World Championship or 2024 VinFast IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship event (entry is for the 2024 race only; entry is nontransferable)
  • Two (2) race week VIP passes (one (1) athlete pass and one (1) guest pass)
  • Opportunity for one (1) guest to medal athlete at the finish line
  • One (1) IRONMAN Foundation Santini race kit
  • IRONMAN Foundation gear including shirt, hat/visor and SWAG
  • The knowledge that you are positively impacting countless lives in IRONMAN race communities
  • So much more!

Please note for all auction charity bibs: Travel expenses including flights, lodging, and food are not included. 

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  • Winners must be 18 years or older to participate in the VinFast IRONMAN World Championship or VinFast IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship.
  • All proceeds benefit the IRONMAN Foundation. 
  • All IRONMAN Foundation athletes receive a charity bib entry that waives the age-group standard qualifications.
  • The IRONMAN Foundation charity bib is available to age-group athletes only.
  • Race entry must be used in 2024. 
  • To compete in the 2024 VinFast IRONMAN World Championship or 2024 VinFast IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship, the athlete must complete (within race cut-off times) an IRONMAN or IRONMAN 70.3 race no more than 12 months before the World Championship race qualifying deadline.
    • VinFast IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship: December 13, 2023
    • VinFast IRONMAN World Championship Nice, France: September 21, 2023
    • VinFast IRONMAN World Championship Kailua-Kona, Hawaii: October 25, 2023 
  • The donation portion of the winning bid is tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law in the United States. Each winning bidder should consult with their tax advisor.  International bidders will need to locally verify tax deductibility.

The IRONMAN Foundation is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization. The mission is to create positive, tangible change in race communities through grant funding and volunteerism.

When you race with the IRONMAN Foundation,
you Race For More!

Since 2003, the IRONMAN Foundation, in partnership with The IRONMAN Group, has provided more than $55 million in charitable giveback to thousands of organizations in race communities around the world.

  • The IRONMAN Foundation engages the IRONMAN community in programs that demonstrate service through sport and commitment to community.
  • We are the IRONMAN Foundation, and we swim, bike, and run to create positive tangible change in race communities through grant funding and volunteerism.

Contact Us

The IRONMAN Foundation
3407 W Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Suite 100
Tampa FL, 33607


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