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A mini triathlon is shorter (in terms of overall distance) event that is designed to allow new triathletes to better their skills, or to encourage fitness enthusiasts to try the sport of triathlon (Swim + Bike + Run).

Amongst the triathlon community, there are no standard distances for a mini triathlon; however, the distances would be on the order of:

Swim (100 yds to 1/4 mile)
Bike (6 miles to 12 miles)
Run (1 mile to 3 miles)

There are some generally accepted standard triathlon distances for longer events:

Iron Distance (2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, 26.2 mile run)
Half Iron Distance (1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike, 13.1 mile run)
Olympic Distance (1.5 km swim, 40 km bike, 10 km run)

A mini-triathlon may also be labelled, "Super-sprint", "sprint", "try-a-tri", "give it a tri"
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What is a triathlon?

Triathlon is an pastime that mixes swimming, biking, and walking inone occasion. The Olympic, or "standard" distance in triathlon is a1500 meter swim, forty kilometer bike, an

What is a sprint triathlon?

A sprint triathlon is just a certain distance of triathlon. It is made up of a 750m swim, 20k bike, and 5k run.

How long are triathlons?

The Olympic distance is a 1.5 kilometer swim, 40 kilometer bike, and 10 kilometer run. That translates roughly to .9 mile swim, 24.5 mile bike, and 6.2 mile run. They can ra

What are the rules of a triathlon?

the rules of a triathlon are: 1.you are not allowed unecessary advantages like a motor on your bike or someone helping you in the transision 2.no violence 3.you have to

What do you wear for a triathlon?

  anything from a bathing suit for the whole race, to changes of clothes for each leg, to a special one-piece suit.

How long is a mini triathlon?

varying lengths for kids or adults, the shortest standard distance is Olympic. so it could be anything, just not a 1500m swim, 40k bike, 10k run.
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How old do you have to be in a triathlon?

Well there are various Triathlons and Distances for Various ages. If you were young 5-8 you would consider doing Duathlons ( Run / Bike / Run ) or Aquathlons ( Swim / Run). Do

What is the distance for the triathlon?

Triathlon races vary in distance. According to the International  Triathlon Union, and USA Triathlon, the main international race  distances are:    Sprint Distance; 75
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What are the events of a triathlon?

The three more common triathlon events are swimming, cycleing and running. The basic idea of a triathlon race is endurance. Athletes compete in these events for several reas