# How long does it take an average person to swim 1.2 miles?

The answer, based on our analysis of more than 67,000 finishers in 40 Half Ironman triathlons: about 6 hours, on average. Swim 1.2 miles in 45 minutes, Bike 56 miles in 3:00, and Run 13.1 miles in 2:15.
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### How much time do you have to complete a half Ironman?

Pro IRONMAN 70.3 athletes finish their races in under four hours, while the final finishers will take about eight hours, with lots of competitors finishing in between. In an IRONMAN race, the winners typically take just over eight hours. To be an official finisher you need to complete the race in under 17 hours.
• #### How long is the swim in a triathlon?

Olympic triathlons (including the NYC Triathlon) involve a 1.5-kilometer swim, 40-kilometer bike ride and 10-kilometer run. In "Iron Man" triathlons, the swimming portion can be as long as 3.9 kilometers, followed by up to a 180-kilometer bike ride and a 42.2-kilometer run (the same distance as a marathon).
• #### How many miles is a full Ironman?

An Ironman Triathlon is one of a series of long-distance triathlon races organized by the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC), consisting of a 2.4-mile (3.86 km) swim, a 112-mile (180.25 km) bicycle ride and a marathon 26.22-mile (42.20 km) run, raced in that order and without a break.
• #### How long does it take to bike 56 miles?

If you can bike 56 miles at 17 mph you will complete the bike portion in 3 hours and 16 minutes. And if you can finish running 13.1 miles at 10:30 minutes per mile you will complete the run leg in 2 hours and 17 minutes.
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### What are the distances in an Ironman?

An Ironman Triathlon is one of a series of long-distance triathlon races organized by the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC), consisting of a 2.4-mile (3.86 km) swim, a 112-mile (180.25 km) bicycle ride and a marathon 26.22-mile (42.20 km) run, raced in that order and without a break.
• #### What is involved in a sprint triathlon?

Sprint triathlons are short-distance triathlons, usually consisting of a 750-meter swim, 20k-bike ride and a 5k-run. This is half the distance of an Olympic triathlon and less than a quarter of the distance of the Ironman.
• #### How many laps are in 2.4 miles?

Iron Distance Triathlon: 2.4 miles, 4224 yards, or 3,800 meters. 25 YARD POOL.
1 length = 25 yards (from wall to wall)
1 lap = 2 lengths = 50 yards.
• #### What is involved in a mini triathlon?

The sprint tri — affectionately dubbed a mini-triathlon — typically includes a half-mile swim, 12-mile bike ride and three-mile run, in that order. Distances vary depending on the race and course.
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### How far is a half triathlon?

In the late 1980s, a 1.5 kilometer swim, 40 kilometer bike ride and a 10 kilometer run (0.9 miles swimming, 24.8 miles of cycling and 6.2 miles of running) was often called "International-Distance Triathlon" because that distance was accepted as the international standard and used at the first Triathlon World
• #### How long does it take to run a triathlon?

How long does it take to finish an International Distance Triathlon? The answer, based on our analysis of more than 75 triathlons: about 3 hours, on average. Swim 1.5k in 40 minutes, Bike 40k in an hour and 20 minutes, and Run 10k in one hour.
• #### Is a triathlon?

A triathlon is a multiple-stage competition involving the completion of three continuous and sequential endurance disciplines. While many variations of the sport exist, triathlon, in its most popular form, involves swimming, cycling, and running in immediate succession over various distances.
• #### How far do you have to swim in a triathlon?

In the late 1980s, a 1.5 kilometer swim, 40 kilometer bike ride and a 10 kilometer run (0.9 miles swimming, 24.8 miles of cycling and 6.2 miles of running) was often called "International-Distance Triathlon" because that distance was accepted as the international standard and used at the first Triathlon World

Updated: 20th September 2018