Ironman 70.3

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Annual race gets finishing touches

The intermedix Ironman 70.3 Augusta will be held next Sunday in downtown Augusta, beginning at 7:30 a.m. Though planning for the race started several months ago, there's plenty of work still left ...
By Chris Gay | Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013

70-year-old local executive completes Kona Ironman

ESi owner and CFO Paul Butler fulfills his dream of competing and completing the ultimate Ironman test in Kona, Hawaii. "It lived up to my expectations totally," he said.
By Scott Michaux | Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012

Ironman competitors praise conditions

The conditions at the ESi Ironman 70.3 Augusta allowed many competitors to set personal-best times on Sunday.
By Billy Byler | Monday, Oct. 1, 2012

Ironman competitors pop question

Ironman competitors Patrick Anderson from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and Patrick McGee from Tampa, Fla., each decided to pop the question as part of their race day plans. The smiles said it all.
By Billy Byler | Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012

Kriat wins Ironman Augusta

Maxim Kriat was here for the first Ironman 70.3 Augusta, and both have only gotten better since 2009. Augusta’s Half Ironman is now the world’s largest and Kriat is the city’s first two-time ...
By Wayne Staats | Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012

Woman will celebrate survival at Ironman

Saturday marked the anniversary of Nikki Boudreaux's brain hemorrhage, which she miraculously survived. On Sunday, she will celebrate her life when she competes in the ESi Ironman 70.3.
By Chris Gay | Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012

Ironman of the Day: Bill Cawthorne

Bill Cawthorne, a freelance fitness trainer, is competing in his first Half Ironman.
By Chris Gay | Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012

Double amputee takes on Ironman

Scott Rigsby has overcome his obstacles to train for Sunday's ESi Ironman 70.3 Augusta and to become an inspirational speaker.
By Chris Gay | Friday, Sept. 28, 2012

Ironman of the Day: Carrie Brooks

Brooks started running at the end of 2004 because of a little sibling rivalry with her sister, Katie Hansen. The pair signed up for Team in Training, and they eventually ran half marathons and ...
By Chris Gay | Friday, Sept. 28, 2012

Ironman participants gear up

Ironman 70.3 Augusta participants began checking in Friday at the Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center.
By Meg Mirshak | Friday, Sept. 28, 2012

Ironman of the Day: Wes Turner

Wes Turner grew up playing baseball and football and started running in 2003, participating in 5Ks and half marathons.
By Chris Gay | Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012

Local woman, daughter to compete

Anslee Cannon, 18, is the youngest participant in the Half Ironman. Her mother, Marci, is competing despite a recent biking accident.
By Scott Michaux | Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012

Spectators can catch Ironman competitors in action

The fourth annual ESi Ironman 70.3 Augusta brings thousands of world-class athletes to town. But if you're not participating, you still have ample opportunity to enjoy the race.
By Chris Gay | Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012

If you, and your Ironman, need a break try these pit stops

Try these pit stops in downtown Augusta while you're waiting for Sunday in the ESi Ironman 70.3 triathlon.
By Danielle Wong Moores | Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012

Ironman of the day: Devon Kijewski

Kijewski, who took off this semester at USC Aiken and is waiting to hear back for her application to the nursing program, broke her back in a May 2011 car accident.
Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012

Ironman event will test competitors

Of the more than 3,000 athletes competing in triathlon, Augusta resident Katie Hansen knows she won’t be among the leaders. But that’s no reflection on just how far she’s come.
By Billy Byler | Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012

Ironman of the Day: Kristin Hannon

Ironman of the Day: Kristin Hannon
By Valerie Rowell | Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012

Ironman cycling route will provide challenges

The fourth annual ESi Ironman 70.3 Augusta triathlon is the world's largest of its kind with more than 3,000 competitors, and the second stage of the event will see them bike 56 miles through ...
By Billy Byler | Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012

Ironman of the Day: Brian Killips

Monday, Sept. 24, 2012

River ready for Ironman swimmers

Despite weeds and shallower water, the Savannah River is ready for Sunday's Ironman swimmers.
By Rob Pavey | Monday, Sept. 24, 2012
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