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what is the distance in a triathlon Triathlons come in various distances, Sprint: 750m swim - 20km cycle - 5km run, Olympic: 1500m swim - 40km cycle - 10km run, Middle: 1900m swim - 90km cycle - 21.1km run, Long : 3800m swim - 180k cycle - 42.2k run. what do i need to start When preparing for your first triathlon you don't have to go out and spend a fortune, but there are some basics you will need. Swim Leg: shorts, goggles, hat, basic wetsuit (it is compulsory to wear a wetsuit). Cycle Leg: basic bike (mountain, hybrid or racer) ,helmet (you will not be allowed to race without a Helmet), shorts, t-shirt/jersey
Run Leg: runners and t-shirt/jersey Once you have done a race or two, you will probably want to upgrade to a better bike, get a faster wetsuit and buy better runners and a tri-suit. do i have to be a Club Member to attend the swimming sessions No you do not have to be a club member to attend any of the swimming pool sessions throughout the 'Off Season Training' months. When we start our open sea training you will need a Triathlon License (Irish or international) and be a member of a Triathlon Club. can i train with your club if i am visiting the Dungarvan Area Yes if you can train with our club as long as you have a Triathlon License (Irish or International)