What is a half ironman?

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Triathlon is an pastime that mixes swimming, biking, and walking in one occasion. The Olympic, or "standard" distance in triathlon is a 1500 meter swim, forty kilometer bike, and 10 kilometer run.

There are many versions of a Triathlon or multi sport event that can be executed as an individual or as a part of a team. The desk below gives an awesome assessment of the numerous forms of occasions and distances:

Enticer / Novice

Swim - less than 750m

Ride - less than 20km

Run - less than 5km


Swim - 750m

Ride - 20km

Run - 5km

Standard, Olympic or Classic

Swim - 1500m

Ride - 40km

Run - 10km

Long Course / Half Iron Distance

Swim - between 2500 and 3800m

Ride - between 80km and 120km

Run - between 20km and 30km

Iron Distance

Swim - 3800m

Ride - 180km

Run - 42km

To get more information related to triathlon or to participate visit at NY Tri Expo's site . NYC Tri Expo is going to start from 19th march 2016 at citi fields New York.Hurry up and register yourself now.

A multi-event race consisting of a distance swim, road bicycle stage, and running stage. The competitor with the lowest combined time wins.
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A triathlon is an event that consists of a swim, bike and run.

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biking, swimming and running you first swim then bike then run. ( you swim first as to not drown because you are so tired).

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a very long triathlon that ends in a full marathon!!!

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it's a type of triathlon in which you swim 1.9km, ride 90km, then run 21.1km. total 113 km. it's exactly half the distances of the full Ironman (roni)

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There are many sports in the Iron Man Triathlon. They are running, swimming, and biking. The purpose of it being an "iron-man" event is to test the athletic ability of the contestants.

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