Ironman 2023: Everything you need to know

Fans cheer on athletes at the 2022 Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona. (LAURA RUMINSKI/WEST HAWAII TODAY)

KAILUA-KONA — An elite field of professional triathletes from around the globe are preparing to descend on Kailua-Kona, Hawaii for the women’s edition of the 2023 VinFast Ironman World Championship triathlon on Saturday. This will be the first time in history that the professional and age-group women are racing in a different location to the men, who raced on Sept. 10 in Nice, France.