# 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) |

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**!#### How far is a triathlon 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 many lengths of the pool is a mile?

This is what you need to do: 25 Yard Pool: 1760 yards is 70.4 lengths. 50 Meter Pool: 1610 meters is**32.2 lengths**. 25 Meter Pool: 1610 meters is**64.4 lengths**.

B.

### 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**.#### 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)#### How many laps are in a mile?

Here are some other measurements that it's helpful to know: 100 meters: the length of one straightaway. 800 meters: roughly ½ mile or 2 laps around the track. 1600 meters: roughly 1 mile or**4 laps**around the track.#### How long is 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).

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.#### How many laps are in a 400 meter swim?

**50**Meter Pool.

1 length =**50**meters.

2 lengths = 100 meters.

¼ mile = about 400 meters = 8 lengths.#### How many laps does it take to swim a mile?

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**!#### How long does it take to finish an Ironman?

The answer, based on our analysis of more than 41,000 finishers in 25 Ironman triathlons:**about 12 hours and 35 minutes**for the average triathlete. Swim 2.4 miles in 1:16, Bike 112 miles in 6:25, and Run 26.2 miles in 4:54.

Updated: 23rd September 2018