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What is the hardest Ironman course?
IRONMAN Lanzarote While IRONMAN races are considered the toughest triathlons in the world, this is one of the toughest IRONMAN events. The reason for its reputation: the bike. Athletes face more than 2,551 meters of climbing and strong winds.
What is the hardest triathlon in the UK?
Snowman Triathlon What: Heralded as the toughest multi-terrain triathlon in the UK, the Snowman is one of the most intense but rewarding races on the triathlon calendar.
How fit do you have to be to do an Ironman?
THEY CAN! Ironman combines the three disciplines of Swim, Bike, Run. They cover distances of 3.8km Swim, 180km Bike and 42.2km of running. They are performed consecutively on one day without stopping and with just a short transition period between each and must be completed within 17 hours to qualify as Ironman status.
How fit do I need to be to do an Ironman?
You should be comfortable training up to 75% of standard-distance triathlon in each of the disciplines. As standard-distance is a 1.5km swim, 40km bike and 10km run, we’re talking a 1.125km swim, 30km bike and 7.5km run. If you can, you’ll certainly have the fitness to put it all together in an event.
What is the distance of an Ironman Triathlon 2021?
Ironman Triathlons 2021 – 2022. Ironman Triathlons: Distances. Swim – 2 .4 miles (3.8 km ) Bike – 112 miles (18 0 km ) Run 26.2 mile (42 .2 km, ie a Marathon) Completing an iron distance event is the ultimate challenge for many a triathlete.
Where can I find long course triathlons?
Any long course triathlon is a gruelling challenge but finding it shouldn’t be so whether you are after a small local race or an international triathlon event, you will find it on Find a Race. Used by tens of thousands of triathletes the Find a Race event calendar lists Ironman and iron distance races around the UK and across the world.
What does it feel like to complete an Ironman event?
Completing an iron distance event is the ultimate challenge for many a triathlete. ‘Going long’ as it’s known is a serious commitment but the feeling when you complete that 140.6 miles and become an Ironman (or Ironwoman) makes it all worthwhile!
How many miles does it take to run a triathlon?
Ironman Triathlons 2021 – 2022 1 Swim – 2 .4 miles (3.8 km ) 2 Bike – 112 miles (18 0 km ) 3 Run 26.2 mile (42 .2 km, ie a Marathon)