Think you have what it takes to tackle the famous Kailua-Kona course on the Big Island?
The 2009 lottery is officially open. Over 7,000 people will aim for one of the 150 slots given to U.S. citizens, 50 slots to international entrants and 5 slots reserved for physically challenged athletes.
For more information, visit the Ironman Lottery FAQ page .
The lottery application deadline is Saturday, February 28, 2009. Winners will be announced on Wednesday, April 15, 2009.