How many miles in a triathlon?

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There are 103 miles

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depends on the length of the race.

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How many miles in triathlon?

The standard overall distance is 32 miles.

How many yards is the swim in an international triathlon?

2.4 miles. Do the math.

What is triathlon's swimming length?

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What are problems faced by a triathlon athlete?

Injury and Fatigue. Don't forget, the Ironman Triathlon distances equal up to 170.3 miles!

Where can one find a training program for a Half Ironman Triathlon?

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26 miles is a marathon. Its 26 miles because it is named after a famous run a messager made in ancient Greece. He relayed a message to the city of Marathon, Greece which was 26 miles away. So a triathlon consists of 2 milea of swimming, biking and a marathon.

How many events are in a triathlon?

Three. The triathlon contains segments of swimming, cycling, and running. A 'full' triathlon consists of a 2.4 mile (3.8 km) swim, 112 mile (180 km) cycle, followed by a marathon run (26.2 miles, 42.195 km). The triathlon in the Olympics consists of a .93 mile (1.5 km) swim, 24.8 mile (40 km) cycle, and a 6.2 mile (10 km) run.

How many kilometers is a half marathon?

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Where online can one find information on buying triathlon gear?

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How many kilometers are to be swimmed in a triathlon?

3.8 km for Ironman, the Primo of the Triathlon Races. In miles it's 2.5. And swimming, according to a new study, increases longevity. Here's a link to a discussion on this study: