Kona by the numbers: class of 2014

July 28, 2021 0 By PENTICTONLAWYERS

The tough conditions at this year’s Ironman Hawaii were plain to see, with strong sea currents for the swim, gusty crosswinds blowing across the Queen K highway and daytime temperatures peaking above 30°C.

Advertisement

We asked renowned tri statistician Raymond Britt (founder of RunTri.com) to crunch the numbers for us, and his findings reveal that average finish times hit 11:35hrs this year, up from 11:06hrs in 2013 and 11:32hrs in 2012:

The picture was broadly the same across all categories, with only the pro men managing to equal their 2013 average time of 8:50hrs:

Of the 21 categories racing last Saturday, ten of them came in below the average time of 11:35hrs: