Congratulations to John Fell for his performance in last month's Ironman Texas. John qualified for the Ironman World Championship by placing 3rd in his age group and finishing the 140.6 miles in a time of 9:41. The race consisted of a 2.4-mile (3.86 km) swim, a 112-mile (180.25 km) bike and a marathon (26.2 miles 42.195 km) run, raced in that order and without a break. The 2011 Ford Ironman World Championship will be held on October 8, 2011 in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. It will be the 35th such Ironman Triathlon World Championships, which has been held annually in Hawaii since 1978.