How to Watch the 2015 IRONMAN World Championship

The IRONMAN World Championship is the triathlon equivalent of the Super Bowl. It's similar to a national holiday for many triathletes, and even people who don't compete in or follow the sport understand what Kona represents and will follow the event.

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Most are familiar with the IRONMAN World Championship recap coverage on NBC, which will air Nov. 14 at 1:30 p.m. EST. If you're seeking live updates on race-day, though, we have you covered.

IRONMAN.com

Complete coverage of the 2015 IRONMAN World Championship will be streamed online at IRONMAN.com on Saturday, Oct. 10. Former professional athletes and coaches will commentate the race, providing insight into race strategies and tactics. With their experience and expertise, the commentators offer lesser-known race details and explain the intricacies of the legendary course.

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The pro men's field starts at 6:25 a.m. HAST/12:25 p.m. EST, and the pro women's field will start five minutes later. Live coverage begins one hour prior to the pro start.

Athlete Tracking

Know an athlete who qualified for Kona?

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The age-groupers will start at 6:55 a.m. HAST and can be followed on IRONMAN.com with the Athlete Tracker tool. Check periodically throughout the day for up-to-the minute splits from designated points along the course.

ACTIVE.com Coverage

If you don't have time to sit behind your computer for eight-plus hours, stay connected by following us on Instagram and Twitter. We'll post photos and updates throughout the race.

Looking for a race preview and pre-race interviews with professional triathletes? Check out our #IMKona editorial coverage on ACTIVE.com.

About the Author

Michael Nystrom

Michael Nystrom is the triathlon editor for Active.com. A California native, Michael graduated from the University of Southern California with a master's degree in journalism. He has done several sprint- and olympic-distance triathlons, raced Ironman 70.3 California and raced Ironman 140.6 Arizona. Follow Michael on Twitter, Instagram or LinkedIn.

Michael Nystrom is the triathlon editor for Active.com. A California native, Michael graduated from the University of Southern California with a master's degree in journalism. He has done several sprint- and olympic-distance triathlons, raced Ironman 70.3 California and raced Ironman 140.6 Arizona. Follow Michael on Twitter, Instagram or LinkedIn.

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