Is it worth $40,000 to abuse my body in Kona?

Seen in the latest Ironman email newsletter: For a sixth consecutive year, Ironman will conduct its annual auction with eBay, designed to benefit a variety of charitable organizations worldwide. The Ironman Foundation has raised more than $2,000,000 through the auction since its inception in 2003. This year’s auction will include six slots to the 2008[…]