Triathlons are categorized by distance. Sprint triathlons typically require a **750-meter** swim, 20-kilometer bike ride and five-kilometer run. Olympic triathlons (including the NYC Triathlon) involve a 1.5-kilometer swim, 40-kilometer bike ride and 10-kilometer run.

What is the standard distance for a triathlon?

- Standard distance triathlons. A standard triathlon involves a
**1.5km swim**, a 40km bike ride and a**10km run**– it’s the format at which the Brownlee brothers excel. You need to be at least 17 years old to enter.

Contents

- 1 How long does it take to swim 750 m?
- 2 How many lengths is an Ironman swim?
- 3 How long should it take to swim 1500 meters?
- 4 How many laps is 50 meters in pool?
- 5 How many laps is 800 meters in a pool?
- 6 How many laps is 200 meters in a pool?
- 7 How many laps in a pool is 750 meters?
- 8 How long should it take to swim 500 meters?
- 9 How long does it take to swim 700 meters?
- 10 How many laps is 1km swim?
- 11 How many laps is 1500 meters swimming?
- 12 How many laps is 1000 meters swimming?

## How long does it take to swim 750 m?

Realistically, for an open water 750m swim, we want to be under the 20 minute mark. We know that 15 minute swim times can be done by those swimming at 2:00/100m, 20 mins is broken for those swimming 2:40s or faster.

## How many lengths is an Ironman swim?

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.

## How long should it take to swim 1500 meters?

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.

## How many laps is 50 meters in pool?

30 Meter Pool: 1610 meters is 53.6 lengths (26.8 laps) 50 Meter Pool: 1610 meters is 32.2 lengths ( 16.1 laps )

## How many laps is 800 meters in a pool?

A long course 800 m swim is 16 lengths.

## How many laps is 200 meters in a pool?

Four laps / lengths of a long-course pool is simply: “a 200.”

## How many laps in a pool is 750 meters?

In Pool Training Session 11 you will swim 30 lengths of a 25 metre pool, or 750 metres.

## How long should it take to swim 500 meters?

It really depends on where you’re starting from of course, but if you’re fit it should be easily doable. 12.30 for 500m is very slow, and most reasonable swimmers should be able to do it comfortably. If you can do 25m at an easy 30 seconds then you’ll be well inside the time limit.

## How long does it take to swim 700 meters?

700 meters is approximately 770 yards (Actually a little less). So if you want a good safe estimation just time yourself for 775 yards. As someone already stated – 20 minutes should get you in the slower group. I’m one of the slower swimmers and I did 750 meters in 20 minutes last week at a tri.

## How many laps is 1km swim?

I swim 1km ( 20 lengths ) a couple of times per week, freestyle and reasonable pace for a normal person (consistent 45 second-ish laps).

## How many laps is 1500 meters swimming?

Olympic-size pools are 50 meters in length, so it takes 30 laps to reach 1,500 meters, which is 0.93 miles. It is the longest Olympic swimming event that’s not in open water. If you’re swimming in your local pool, which is usually 25 yards long, that’s 66 laps.

## How many laps is 1000 meters swimming?

You can still swim 1,000 meters in a 25-yard pool; you’ll need to swim 44 lengths of the pool instead of 40 to go the distance. If you’re swimming in a “long-course” 50-meter Olympic-sized pool, you’ll need to do 20 lengths of the pool to make up the distance.