Big Island police urge triathletes training for Ironman to follow rules of the road

Big Island police urge triathletes training for Ironman to follow rules of the road
The 2019 IRONMAN World Championship is set for this weekend in Kona. (Source: Ironman)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Big Island police are urging triathletes gearing up for this weekend’s Ironman Championship in Kona to obey the rules of the road.

Officers recently cited two triathletes for riding side-by-side without a shoulder lane. Another was caught running a stop sign.

Police also report several crashes involving cyclists.

One crash involved a biker hitting the back of a vehicle making a right turn. A second happened when a gust of wind blew one cyclist into another.

The Iron Man world championship is set for Saturday.

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