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What is a good time for standard triathlon?

What is a good time for standard triathlon?

For elite male triathletes, breaking 1:50 is a great time. His run time was 31:09. For an amateur triathlete, breaking three hours is a great first goal and a great time. Amateur athletes should focus on keeping their first transition under 1:30 and their second transition under 1:00.

What are the age groups in triathlon?

These age-group categories are divided by gender and age and are set apart by five year age bands, from 20-24 upwards to 80+. International age-group competition starts at age 16 for sprint distances and 18 for standard distance and long distance.

What is the average time for a triathlon beginner?

Novice (First Time) Triathletes Finishing Times For a novice triathlete, who has some experience swimming, cycling and running it will take about 2:00 minutes per 100 meters for the swim, or 8 minutes total, about an hour for the bike (avg 12mph) and 30 minutes or so for the run.

What is a good 5K time for a triathlon?

Triathlon Distances

Triathlon Distance Swim Distance Average Participant Finish Time
Super sprint .5K :45-1:00
Sprint .75K 1:15-1:45
Olympic 1.5K 2:30-3:30
Half-Iron 1.2mi. 5:00-6:30

What is a good amateur triathlon time?

Age-grouper Olympic triathlon times: When competing in a standard distance triathlon, anything under 3hrs would be a very solid time for an amateur.

What age is super vets?

The Club is open to all members over the age of 35 (veterans) or for those of more advanced years, over 45 (super vets), there is no upper limit on age, as some of our players are in their sixties.

What age is Masters in triathlon?

(age 40+)
Keeping this in mind, we have created specific training plans masters (age 40+) and senior (age 55+) triathletes for both IRONMAN Triathlon® and IRONMAN 70.3 Triathlon® events.

How much slower do you run in a triathlon?

five to six percent slower
The best triathlon runners typically run five to six percent slower over a given distance in a triathlon than they do in a running race of the same distance.

How long should 750m swim take?

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.

Is a triathlon harder than a marathon?

When comparing all triathlon distances against a marathon, then clearly triathlon is more challenging considering that the Ironman distance also hosts a full marathon distance, however, when comparing Triathlons to Ultra Marathons, the scale shifts to Ultra Marathons.

Can I start triathlon 40?

Triathlon training after 40 is possible and you can do it! Don’t wait any longer, start your training today with an easy run. How you train changes as you age. If you’re 40 years or older, then you need to pick a training plan that meets your needs.

What age is Noel Fitzpatrick?

54 years (December 13, 1967)Noel Fitzpatrick / Age

Does Noel Fitzpatrick have a family?

Noel is not married and does not have children. He has said that he’d like to settle down one day, but his 16-hour days aren’t very wife-friendly. He told The Irish Times: “I’d like to marry and have kids one day, but the wife would have to know she’d always come second to the practice.”

Can I do an Ironman at 40?

Age is just a number; of course you can start triathlon training after 40! Triathlon involves mastering three sports – swimming, cycling, and running. This makes many people over the age of 40 think that triathlon isn’t for them. But that line of thinking just isn’t true.

What age group is Iron Man?

Participants must be 18 years old on 16 August 2020 to compete in IRONMAN 70.3 Bintan 2020. Race category is determined by the participant’s age on 31 December 2020. IRONKIDS Bintan participants under the age of 6 must be accompanied by an adult.

What is a good time for 5k by age?

Average Intermediate 5k Times: Male

Age Group: Male Average Intermediate 5k Time
20-30 22:31
30-40 23:01
40-50 24:39
50-60 26:42

How fast do triathletes run 10k?

It depends very much on the athlete. Some of the athletes will run in the 29-30 min range, but they’re not necessarily the best triathletes. Elite males will generally go under 32 minutes, some of them well under. The winner from the 2008 olympics ran 30:45 or so.

What is a good 750m swim time triathlon?

How long does it take the average person to swim 750 meters?

A good 750m time is 14:45. This is the average 750m time across all ages and genders.

What is the hardest part of a triathlon?

The Run – Arguably the run is the hardest discipline of any triathlon because you are already fatigued from the swim and the bike, and your body is screaming out for a rest.

Can I listen to music during a triathlon?

No Tunes, No Selfies Headphones, headsets and audio devices are not allowed at any time during any triathlon event. Most races allow you to carry your cell phone if you wish, but it must be stored out of sight in a bike bag or jersey pocket.

Do triathletes get better with age?

It’s often assumed that fitness declines as we get older, but many triathletes may actually get better with age. A recent Spanish study published in the Journal of Human Sport and Exercise looked at the performances of international-level male triathletes, discovering that in many cases, the older elites were faster.

Is Toxic about Supervet?

During the ad break I remember that Supervet is quite possibly the subject of Britney Spears’s pop song Toxic. I’m not joking. This song was co-written by former pop star Cathy Dennis who once dated Supervet and broke up with him in 2003, the same year the song was composed.

Is the Bristol triathlon right for me?

The Bristol Triathlon is open to all, it’s the ideal race for beginners and experienced athletes alike. Whatever ability you may be at this truly is a race for everyone, sign up today and enjoy the challenge! For 2022 there will be a sprint distance or if you want an extra challenge then take on the standard.

Which age group is best suited to the shortest triathlon?

Quite clearly, the shortest distance triathlon is well suited to the younger age groups, with a significant difference in average times from the 20-24 group to the 25-29 group. We can also notice that the transition is taking a good chunk of the super-sprint race, especially when compared with other distances below.

How many triathlons have there been?

You have come to the right place. We have analyzed the results of some 216 triathlons and thousands of triathletes and consolidated all the information in one place for your ease. In so doing, we have analyzed the data and pulled out some very interesting facts and considerations for each distance.

What is a good transition time for a triathlon?

Individual transition times can vary wildly from around 1 minute to 9 minutes. Include transitions as part of your training so that you can be as smooth as possible. Also take very good note of know where your bike is so you do not waste time looking for it.