Ironman 70.3 Hawaii returns; Justin Riele comes out on top again

  • Kailua-Kona's David Wild finished fifth overall at Ironman 70.3 Hawaii on Saturday. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

NORTH KOHALA – It was a sight Hawaii hasn’t seen in a while — more than 1,000 athletes racing through 70.3 miles of blue water and grueling hot lava fields, with families, supporters and volunteers lining the course to cheer them on.