# 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**.A.

### What is a normal triathlon distance?

The order of

**triathlons**is generally swim/bike/run. The most common**triathlon distance**follows international Olympic guidelines: A swim of 0.93 miles (1.5 kilometers), a bicycle route of 24.8 miles (40 kilometers) and a run of 6.2 miles (10 kilometers).#### How many laps is a mile in a pool?

Length = One end of the pool to other (25 yards)

Lap = Down and back (50 yards)

1 mile = 1,650 yards = Approximately**66**lengths or**33 laps**.

Goal = 100 miles = 165,000 yards or**3,300 laps**!#### What is the fastest time for an Ironman triathlon?

Marino Vanhoenacker's blazing**7:45:58**bested Luc Van Lierde's world-best Ironman time (**7:50:27**) by over four minutes in Klagenfurt here today, while American Mary Beth Ellis not only set a women's course record, she posted the fastest Ironman debut in history with her 8:43:34 winning time.#### Is a triathlon aerobic or anaerobic?

In**triathlon**, the**aerobic**and**anaerobic**lactic systems often operate in tandem, with energy being supplied through both pathways as intensities fluctuate. A well-trained**aerobic**system allows athletes to perform at higher intensities before lactic acid builds up and recover faster after hard efforts.

B.

### How long is a short triathlon?

Triathlon Distances

Name | Swim | Run |
---|---|---|

Sprint | 0.5mi (750m) | 3.1mi (5km) |

Olympic / 5150 | 0.93mi (1.5km) | 6.2mi (10km) |

ITU Long | 1.86mi (3km) | 12.4mi (20km) |

Half / 70.3 | 1.2mi (1.9km) | 13.1mi (21.09km) |

#### How long does it take for a triathlon?

Average Finish Times. 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**.#### How far is a quarter mile swim?

Most pools are**25 yards**long. If your sprint swim is 1/4 mile, 18 laps is equivalent to your race distance, or nine times down and back.#### How many calories do you burn while swimming?

And of course, it varies by your weight: A**130**-pound person swimming freestyle for one hour will burn**590 calories**swimming fast, and**413 calories**swimming slower. A 155-pound person swimming freestyle for one hour will burn**704 calories**swimming fast, and**493 calories**swimming slower.

C.

### How long does it take the average person to swim 2.4 miles?

2.4 miles or 3,800 meters is a long time to be swimming. The average age-group swimmer takes roughly

**eighty minutes**to swim this distance without stopping. And of course you're going to follow that with a bike ride and full marathon run.#### What is a good time to run a marathon?

In terms of average**marathon**times, the median**marathon**finishing**time**in 2016 for men in U.S.**marathons**was 4:22:07 (9:59 minutes per mile pace), according to Running USA. The median finishing**time**for women was 4:47:40 (10:58 minutes per mile pace).#### How long does it take the average person to swim 2.4 miles?

2.4 miles or 3,800 meters is a long time to be swimming. The average age-group swimmer takes roughly**eighty minutes**to swim this distance without stopping. And of course you're going to follow that with a bike ride and full marathon run.#### How many laps in a pool is 2.4 miles?

1 mile =**1760**yards =**35 laps**.

1.2 miles = 2112 yards = 42 laps.

2.4 miles =**4224**yards =**85 laps**.

(Laps rounded to the closest full lap)

Updated: 23rd September 2018