Kona 2019: Tuesday Afternoon

A photo gallery of the gathering of the Ironman tribes for the 43rd time.

All photos © Timothy Carlson

This was one of many enthusiastic Chilean paraders.

The Keiki take over Dig Me Beach before the parade.

Two-time 4th place Kona finisher Joanna Lawn of New Zealand with her husband Armando and daughter.

Six-time Kona Champions Dave Scott and Mark Allen pose with a fan.

On left, 1981 Kona finisher Cowman, aka Ken Shirk.

Two-time Champion Jan Frodeno’s new café, Frodissimo on Ali'i Drive.

Gallery of Champions on Ali'i Drive – 1979 Champion Tom Warren.

“Feed Me Pineapple and Call me Beautiful.” Yes you are.

Ironman CEO Andrew Messick is here.

Kona Inn and Royal Kona Resort, just a swim away from the pier on Kailua Bay.

Aussies and their mighty Roo.

The ON running shoe store awaits the onslaught.

Hall of Famers - 1997 Kona Champion Heather Fuhr and 1994 winner Greg Welch.

Erstwhile Ultraman RD Jane Bockus is once again a valued Ironman volunteer.

A quiet cove alongside the Parade route on Ali'i Drive.

Canadian Lisa Bentley - a 3rd place finisher in 2006.

Donkey Balls Chocolate store on Alii Drive

Chillin at the Normatec booth in the Ironman Expo

Accomplished and very fit Physically Challenged competitors