James Lawrence

Birth Date:
The Big Bang
Lindon, UT
Favorite Shoe:
Paradigm 1.5

Get to Know The Iron Cowboy

James, aka The Iron Cowboy, is a coach and speaker as well as a World Record holder. Always looking to inspire and change people’s lives. James lives in Utah and loves it here! Married to an awesome wife and has five incredible kids who all love to run.
James Lawrence is an endurance nut. Over the past 4 years he has broken 2 world records in triathlon. One for the most half Ironman races done in a year (22 in 30 weeks) and the most full iron distance triathlon races done in a year (30 of them in 2012 – All in Altra).
This year James set out to do, and successfully accomplished, the impossible. He completed 50 full distance triathlons in all 50 states over the span of 50 straight days. That is a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike and 26.2 mill run every day for 50 consecutive days in a different state each day. He is going beyond his limits to show that each of us can break past ours as well.

Career Highlights

    • 2010 - World Record 22 Half Distance Triathlons in 30 Weeks
    • 2012 - World Record 30 Full Distance Triathlons in 1 calendar year
    • 2015 - 50 Full Distance Triathlons in 50 US States in 50 Days