|On Saturday, the world's finest long-distance triathletes battled it out at the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii. Almost 1,800 athletes took on the testing 140.6-mile race, with favourites Chrissie Wellington and Craig Alexander emerging as the winners. British triathlete legend Chrissie took her fourth Ironman world title win, whilst Australian Craig Alexander notched up his third victory, smashing the course record in the process. Read our full race report.
All week, we've brought together all the information on the 2011 race from profiles on the leading contenders to course previews and photos. And if you're inspired by the long-distance antics from Kona, we've got plenty of tips to help you step up to the Ironman challenge and train like a pro.
|• 2011 Race Highlights
• 2011 Women's Contenders
• 2011 Men's Contenders
• TW Interviews: Kona First-Timer Tom Lowe
• 2010 Ironman World Championships In Pictures
• 2010 Ironman World Championships: Race Report
• Ironman Ambitions: Top Ten Tips
• Iron Stomach: Long Distance Fuelling