Monday, January 30

IRONMAN World Championships: Updates from St. George

St. George Spectrum & Daily News

St. George plays host Saturday to the Intermountain Healthcare IRONMAN World Championship, with the biggest race in triathlons coming to Utah for the first time.

The start times at Sand Hollow Reservoir in Hurricane are at 6:15 a.m. for the male professionals and 6:15 for the female professionals, with the first finishers expected to cross the tape in downtown St. George just before 2 p.m.

The event, presented by the Utah Sports Commission, was being aired live on Peacock, NBCUniversal’s streaming service, as well as the IRONMAN Now channels.

More than 75 of the top athletes in triathlon will be competing, including reigning world champion Anne Haug and four-time title-winner Daniela Ryf on the woman’s side, along with Heather Jackson, another multi-time IRONMAN winner, and Utah resident Skye Moench.

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