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Ironman Championship

Contested in Hawaii since 1978, the Ironman Triathlon Championship consists of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride and 26.2-mile run. The race begins at 7 A.M. and continues all day until the course is closed at midnight.

Men

Multiple winners: Mark Allen and Dave Scott (6); Peter Reid (3); Tim DeBoom, Luc Van Lierde and Scott Tinley (2).

Year Date Winner Time Runner-up Margin Start Finish Location
I 2/18/78 Gordon Haller 11:46 John Dunbar 34:00 15 12 Waikiki Beach
II 1/14/79 Tom Warren 11:15:56 John Dunbar 48:00 15 12 Waikiki Beach
III 1/10/80 Dave Scott  9:24:33 Chuck Neumann 1:08 108 95 Ala Moana Park
IV 2/14/81 John Howard  9:38:29 Tom Warren 26:00 326 299 Kailua-Kona
V 2/6/82 Scott Tinley  9:19:41 Dave Scott 17:16 580 541 Kailua-Kona
VI 10/9/82 Dave Scott  9:08:23 Scott Tinley 20:05 850 775 Kailua-Kona
VII 10/22/83 Dave Scott  9:05:57 Scott Tinley 0:33 964 835 Kailua-Kona
VIII 10/6/84 Dave Scott  8:54:20 Scott Tinley 24:25 1036 903 Kailua-Kona
IX 10/25/85 Scott Tinley  8:50:54 Chris Hinshaw 25:46 1018 965 Kailua-Kona
X 10/18/86 Dave Scott  8:28:37 Mark Allen 9:47 1039 951 Kailua-Kona
XI 10/10/87 Dave Scott  8:34:13 Mark Allen 11:06 1380 1284 Kailua-Kona
XII 10/22/88 Scott Molina  8:31:00 Mike Pigg 2:11 1277 1189 Kailua-Kona
XIII 10/15/89 Mark Allen  8:09:15 Dave Scott 0:58 1285 1231 Kailua-Kona
XIV 10/6/90 Mark Allen  8:28:17 Scott Tinley 9:23 1386 1255 Kailua-Kona
XV 10/19/91 Mark Allen  8:18:32 Greg Welch 6:01 1386 1235 Kailua-Kona
XVI 10/10/92 Mark Allen  8:09:08 Cristian Bustos 7:21 1364 1298 Kailua-Kona
XVII 10/30/93 Mark Allen  8:07:45 Paulli Kiuru 6:37 1438 1353 Kailua-Kona
XVIII 10/15/94 Greg Welch  8:20:27 Dave Scott 4:05 1405 1290 Kailua-Kona
XIX 10/7/95 Mark Allen  8:20:34 Thomas Hellriegel 2:25 1487 1323 Kailua-Kona
XX 10/26/96 Luc Van Lierde  8:04:08 Thomas Hellriegel 1:59 1420 1288 Kailua-Kona
XXI 10/18/97 Thomas Hellriegel  8:33:01 Jurgen Zack 6:17 1534 1365 Kailua-Kona
XXII 10/3/98 Peter Reid  8:24:20 Luc Van Lierde 7:37 1487 1379 Kailua-Kona
XXIII 10/23/99 Luc Van Lierde  8:17:17 Peter Reid 5:37 1471 1419 Kailua-Kona
XXIV 10/14/00 Peter Reid  8:21:01 Tim DeBoom 2:09 1525 1426 Kailua-Kona
XXV 10/6/01 Tim DeBoom  8:31:18 Cameron Brown 14:52 1558 1364 Kailua-Kona
XXVI 10/19/02 Tim DeBoom 8:29:56 Peter Reid 3:10 1540 1457 Kailua-Kona
XXVII 10/18/03 Peter Reid 8:22:35 Rutger Beke 5:51 1647 1569 Kailua-Kona
XXVIII 10/16/04 Normann Stadler 8:33:29 Peter Reid 10:11 1728 1579 Kailua-Kona
XXIX 10/16/04 Faris Al-Sultan 8:14:17 Peter Reid 10:11 1728 1579 Kailua-Kona
XXX 10/16/04 Normann Stadler 8:11:56 Peter Reid 10:11 1728 1579 Kailua-Kona
XXX1 10/13/04 Chris McCormack 8:15:34 Craig Alexander 4:10 1728 1579 Kailua-Kona

Women

Multiple winners: Paula Newby-Fraser (8); Natascha Badmann (5); Erin Baker, Lori Bowden and Sylviane Puntous (2).

Year Winner Time Runner-up
1978 No finishers    
1979 Lyn Lemaire 12:55.00 None
       
1980 Robin Beck 11:21:24 Eve Anderson
1981 Linda Sweeney 12:00:32 Sally Edwards
1982 Kathleen McCartney 11:09:40 Julie Moss
1982 Julie Leach 10:54:08 Joann Dahlkoetter
1983 Sylviane Puntous 10:43:36 Patricia Puntous
1984 Sylviane Puntous 10:25:13 Patricia Puntous
1985 Joanne Ernst 10:25:22 Liz Bulman
1986 Paula Newby-Fraser 9:49:14 Sylviane Puntous
1987 Erin Baker 9:35:25 Sylviane Puntous
1988 Paula Newby-Fraser 9:01:01 Erin Baker
1989 Paula Newby-Fraser 9:00:56 Sylviane Puntous
       
1990 Erin Baker 9:13:42 P. Newby-Fraser
1991 Paula Newby-Fraser 9:07:52 Erin Baker
1992 Paula Newby-Fraser 8:55:28 Julie Anne White
1993 Paula Newby-Fraser 8:58:23 Erin Baker
1994 Paula Newby-Fraser 9:20:14 Karen Smyers
1995 Karen Smyers 9:16:46 Isabelle Mouthon
1996 Paula Newby-Fraser 9:06:49 Natascha Badmann
1997 Heather Fuhr 9:31:43 Lori Bowden
1998 Natascha Badmann 9:24:16 Lori Bowden
1999 Lori Bowden 9:13:02 Karen Smyers
       
2000 Natascha Badmann 9:26:17 Lori Bowden
2001 Natascha Badmann 9:28:37 Lori Bowden
2002 Natascha Badmann 9:07:54 Nina Kraft
2003 Lori Bowden 9:11:55 Natascha Badmann
2004 Nina Kraft 9:33:25 Natascha Badmann
2005 Natascha Badmann 9:09:30 Natascha Badmann
2006 Michellie Jones 9:18:31 Natascha Badmann
2007 Chrissie Wellington 9:08:45 Samantha McGlone

World Championship Triathlon