Ironman Stats

SwimSmart, Rolling Starts and Race Course Density at Ironman Lake Place and Ironman Coeur d'Alene

The Effect of the Ironman SwimSmart Starts

Following the announcement of the SwimSmart Initiative a look at how the new starts might impact course congestion.


Ironman Australia 2013: Kona Qualification for Male Age Groupers

Ironman Australia 2013: Full Results and Analysis

A more detailed look at the results from Ironman Australia 2013 complete with all Kona slots, qualifiers and roll downs.


Ironman South Africa: Kona Qualification For Male Age Groupers

Ironman Australia: Past Performances and Kona Qualification

A look at seven years of results from Ironman Australia in Port Macquarie and what that might tell us about Kona qualification ahead of the 2013 race


The Elusive Negative Split at the 2013 Virgin London Marathon

The Elusive Negative Split

Although we may set out to negative split our race, in reality very few of us do as the results from the 2013 Virgin London Marathon show


Average Pace During the 2013 Virgin London Marathon By Finishing Hour

2013 Virgin London Marathon Splits

Frustrated with another results system, I’ve retrieved the Virgin London Marathon results into a spreadsheet so I can better examine them.


Ironman South Africa 2013: Distribution of Finisher Splits

Ironman South Africa 2013: Full Results and Analysis

A detailed look at the results from Ironman South Africa 2013, a faster than expected race with some competitive age groupers.


Ironman South Africa: Kona Qualification for Male Age Groupers

Ironman South Africa: Past Performances and Kona Qualification

In the run up to Ironman South Africa 2013 a look at past performances and Kona qualification.


DNS Adjusted DNF Rates at Ironman

The Reality of the Ironman DNF

How high is the DNF rate at Ironman? Some numbers from a season of racing.


Wave Starts: Reducing Congestion on the Ironman Melbourne Course

Mass Start or Wave Start

What effect would a wave start have had at Ironman Melbourne? A look at the numbers when athletes are divided into waves.


Athlete Density: How Crowded are the Ironman Courses at T1 Exit

Crowded Ironman Courses and Bike Packs

Drafting – a look at the numbers from Ironman Melbourne and the consequences of crowded courses.