Sonya Checks in Before Ironman World Championship Race

KONA, Hawaii  --  She's been training for months, and the big day is nearly here!

Channel 13's Sonya Heitshusen is in Hawaii, where she's preparing for Saturday's IRONMAN World Championship race. We checked in with her to get some more information on what the race entails and how she's getting ready to compete.

Keep an eye on her Facebook page for updates during Saturday's event and to find out how to make a donation to the The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.