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Beginners Guide – What is a Triathlon?

A triathlon is a race incorporating the three disciplines of swimming, cycling and running. There are recognised distances, but a triathlon could be of any combination of lengths. The recognised distances are as follows: Super-Sprint: 400m swim – 10km cycle – 2.5km run Sprint: 750m swim – 20km cycle – 5km run Standard (or Olympic):…

Events

Wight Tri host a number of events throughout the year. In winter we hold a nominated based Duathlon series with a choice of distances to suit all abilities. The longest distance usually involves two runs of around 3-4 miles with a bike section around 15-20 miles. Shorter distances are usually 1.5-2.5 miles with the bike around…

About Wight Tri

Wight Tri is a friendly triathlon club based on the Isle of Wight with just over 100 members. Wight Tri is affiliated to Triathlon England. We organise triathlons, duathlons and regular training on the island as well as taking part in mainland events and sometimes competing further afield too. All of this in a supportive and…

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