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.
- The average sprint triathlon finish time for All age groups is around an hour and 30 minutes. For Olympics distance, the average finish time is 3 hours for all age groups. Half Ironman triathlon can take as long as 6 hours on average for all age groups. Full ironman distance triathlon can take 12 hours on average for all age groups.
- 1 What is the average time for a triathlon beginner?
- 2 How old is Duffy?
- 3 What is a full triathlon?
- 4 Why is swimming first in a triathlon?
- 5 What is a good 40k cycle time?
- 6 How old is Duffey?
- 7 Is Flora Duffy really from Bermuda?
- 8 How long does it take to swim 1.5 K?
- 9 Is 1500m a good swim?
- 10 How do I train for a 1500m swim?
What is the average time for a triathlon beginner?
For the beginner triathlete, it will take about 1 hour 50 minutes to complete their first sprint distance triathlon. If we break down the average sprint triathlon time, this should take the novice triathlete around 2 minutes per 100 m in the swim. 1 hour for the bike leg, and up to 30 minutes to complete the run.
How old is Duffy?
You basically go for as many laps as you can in 30 min. While there is a debate on the true value of this swim as it’s directed by most non-TI masters coaches, if you swim at a pace of 2:00 per 100m, then you should make 1500m in 30 min.
What is a full triathlon?
This triathlon distance requires a 2.4 mile swim (3.9K), 112 mile bike (180.2K), and 26.2 mile run (42.2K). Depending on your fitness level, course conditions, and the weather on race day, you can expect to complete these three legs in about 10 to 17 hours.
Why is swimming first in a triathlon?
Swimming is the most hazardous of the three sports from a safety perspective. Most casualties in Triathlons are during this leg for quite obvious reasons: if you stop swimming, you drown. It’s, therefore, best to avoid a risk of drowning from exhaustion and it makes a lot of sense putting the swim leg first.
What is a good 40k cycle time?
40k is a little shorter than a 25 mile tt so around an hour would be pretty good. Check out the draft rules and get clip-on tri-bars if appropriate – they can make a huge difference.
How old is Duffey?
In December 2017, Duffy married South African triathlete Dan Hugo in Stellenbosch, Hugo’s native town, where the couple reside when not training in Boulder.
Is Flora Duffy really from Bermuda?
Born and raised in Bermuda, Flora Duffy started competing in triathlon at the age of seven, moved up through the ranks of the sport and the World Triathlon Development programme to become the first woman ever to have won an Olympic and World title in the same year, and the first ever Bermudian Olympic gold medallist.
How long does it take to swim 1.5 K?
I decent 1.5k is generally sub 30 mins. Serious swimmers will be looking at sub 20. Elites are like machines and can consitently swim it in less than 18 mins.
Is 1500m a good swim?
This will not put you in the “elite” category by any means but is respectable and will get you on the bike with the crowd. Strong swimmers are generally going to swim in the 1:30/100 range or faster. If you are swimming faster than a 1:30 pace then you will generally be top 10% or so out of the water for an AG swimmer.
How do I train for a 1500m swim?
If you are unsure of your goal pace, swim a 1500 for time, pacing it out at your very best effort. Set a training goal to swim 30 seconds to 1 minute faster than this. Calculate what your average pace per 100 would be to achieve your 1500 goal (i.e., if you swim 31:00, set a goal of 30:00, or 2:00/100 yards).