• Ashley Horner reluctantly puts Ironman challenge on hold after medical scare

    Submitted by Alison Freeman on September 4th, 2018

    The mission was clear: complete 50 Ironman-distance triathlons in 50 days to raise money for an orphanage in Haiti. But Friday, four days into her Woman of Iron challenge, Ashley Horner stopped.

    She had already completed her 2.4-mile swim that morning and transitioned to her bike. Feeling nauseous 10 miles into the 112-mile ride, Horner unclipped and dismounted from her bike on the side of a Delaware road, where she proceeded to vomit. “I think I puked like five times. Uncontrollably. It was everything I had in me,” she said. Read more