Join Triathlete The series will be called the 5150 Triathlon Series. The name comes from the total distance of the race equaling **51 kilometers (1.5km swim, 40km bike and 10km run)**.

- 5150 Triathlon Distance = 1.5km Swim, 40km Bike, 10km Run. The training starts at 6 hours and 20 minutes a week and builds to a maximum of
**9 hours and 40 minutes per week**. The Bike sessions are based on %MHR (Max Heart Rate) so you will require a heart rate monitor.

Contents

- 1 What are the distances for Ironman 5150?
- 2 What is a 70.3 race?
- 3 What distance is an Olympic triathlon?
- 4 How old is Duffy?
- 5 What is the breakdown of a triathlon?
- 6 What is a good triathlon time for a beginner?
- 7 What is the swim cut off in a half IRONMAN?
- 8 What is a 140.6 race?
- 9 How hard is it to swim 2.4 miles?

## What are the distances for Ironman 5150?

The IRONMAN 5150 is the Olympic distance triathlon event, comprised of a 1.5-km swim, 40-km bike ride and 10-km run.

## What is a 70.3 race?

The “70.3” refers to the total distance in miles (113.0 km) covered in the race, consisting of a 1.2-mile (1.9 km) swim, a 56-mile (90 km) bike ride, and a 13.1-mile (21.1 km) run. Each distance of the swim, bike, and run segments is half the distance of that segment in an Ironman Triathlon.

## What distance is an Olympic triathlon?

Olympic Distance Triathlons are also known as Standard Distance Triathlons and comprise: a 1500m swim, a 40km bike and a 10km run.

## How old is Duffy?

Sprint Triathlon On average, you will swim 1/2 mile (750 meters), bike for 12.4 miles (20K), and run for 3.1 miles (5K). Depending on your fitness level, course conditions, and the weather on race day, you can expect to complete these three legs in about 1.5 hours.

## What is the breakdown of a triathlon?

The three typical components of triathlon: swimming, cycling, and running. A triathlon is an endurance multisport race consisting of swimming, cycling, and running over various distances.

## What is a good triathlon time for a 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.

## What is the swim cut off in a half IRONMAN?

Ironman 70.3 Swim Cut Off Time: 1 hour 10 minutes. The total 70.3 cut off time is: 8 hours and 30 minutes after the final wave. Each athlete will have 8 hours and 30 minutes to complete event.

## What is a 140.6 race?

An IRONMAN triathlon has a total race distance of 140.6 miles (or 226.2 kilometres). You’ll burn through 10,000 calories and, for some, over 130,000 beats of the heart. Yes, an IRONMAN 140.6 triathlon is arguably the toughest, most demanding one-day sporting event on the planet.

## How hard is it 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. So, this means you need to build up your endurance to swim that well for that long.