Ironman information: Pre-race events to begin this weekend

Mike Reilly leads a pack of underwear clad runners down Alii Drive for the 22nd annual Underpants Run in October 2019 in Kailua-Kona. (J.R. DE GROOTE/WEST HAWAII TODAY)

KAILUA-KONA — The 2023 VinFast IRONMAN World Championship is thrilled to host the first-ever women’s-only race day in Kailua-Kona on Saturday, October 14, with the men returning to Pacific shores in 2024.