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My turn: Local Ironman finisher tells story of epic journey

By Ken Bronson

Thousands have embarked on the Ironman pilgrimage. They have armed themselves with gadgets for their bike; they have worked with coaches and training partners; they have viewed inspirational videos; and they have gleaned insight from fellow triathletes.

All of this with one goal: to reach the cherished finish line and be anointed with this pronouncement: "You Are an Ironman."

But what happens when a world pandemic changes everything? Can anyone ascend to this mountain of intention under a COVID-19 regime? Maybe?

An Ironman.

Thought by many as one of the more grueling task...