# 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).
A.

### How long is a short triathlon?

Triathlon Distances
NameSwimRun
Sprint0.5mi (750m)3.1mi (5km)
Olympic / 51500.93mi (1.5km)6.2mi (10km)
ITU Long1.86mi (3km)12.4mi (20km)
Half / 70.31.2mi (1.9km)13.1mi (21.09km)
• #### How many lengths is 400 meters?

1 length = 50 meters.
2 lengths = 100 meters.
¼ mile = about 400 meters = 8 lengths.
½ mile = about 800 meters = 16 lengths.
• #### How long does it take the average person to swim 1 km?

Distance. An average lap swimmer exercising at a moderate pace completes 100 meters in about 2 minutes, so swimming 1,000 meters would take you about 2 X 10, or 20 minutes, if you maintained that speed.
• #### Is swimming a good way to lose weight?

Swimming burns calories, so helps you lose weight and swimming for weight loss has been regularly praised for its cardiovascular health benefits, especially for older people. This means that swimming will give your cardiovascular system an excellent workout.
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 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).
• #### 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.
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 for a half Ironman?

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. Of course, there's a great deal of variation by age group.
• #### 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 far is a 1500 meter swim?

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Definition of a mile (in yards or meters)# of laps of a 25 yard or 25 meter pool in one mile# of laps of a 50 yard or 50 meter pool in one mile
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16506633
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Updated: 23rd September 2018