What is a triathlon?
A triathlon could easily be described as one of the most challenging sporting events on the planet. It’s one of those sports that relies on an unbelievable level of fitness if you want to get any good at it and ability in multiple activities.
In short a triathlon is a three part activity which involves swimming (in open water or a swimming pool, depending on which event you enter), cycling closely followed by running. All three events are done back to back without rest in succession.
There are a number of events within the triathlon group such as a mini or sprint triathlon to the Olympic triathlon then the half ironman (or ironman 70.3) right through to the full ironman.
So now you know exactly what is a triathlon, do you think you’ll be giving it a go?
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