- 1 Where do triathlon numbers go?
- 2 Is cycling part of the triathlon?
- 3 What is a triathlon race belt?
- 4 Where do triathlon tattoos go?
- 5 Do you need a triathlon belt?
- 6 How does a triathlon race belt work?
- 7 What do you need for a triathlon?
- 8 Can you rest during a triathlon?
- 9 How many miles do you bike in a triathlon?
- 10 Can you rest during a triathlon swim?
Where do triathlon numbers go?
Plan to bring your run number with you as you will to insure that the person body marking you is writing the correct number. The body marking will have your assigned race number on both your upper right and upper left arms, as well as on both you right and left thigh.
Is cycling part of the triathlon?
A triathlon race is made up of three disciplines: swimming, cycling and running. It’s an endurance sport, with a wide range of distance options to choose from. Triathlon training is varied, and often completed in groups – taking part provides motivation for those looking to gain fitness and confidence through racing.
What is a triathlon race belt?
Race number belts – the name says it all, a race number belt is just an adjustable belt that displays your race number during the run. This piece of gear is pretty nice to have during a triathlon because you don’t need to worry about changing clothes or riding with your number on.
Where do triathlon tattoos go?
If armbands are worn by the athlete, the body marking tattoo or number can be displayed above the top of the band on the upper shoulder.
Do you need a triathlon belt?
It’s handy for triathlons as you don’t need to worry about moving your race number from one item of clothing to another if you change clothes between running and riding. It’s also simple to just slide the belt around so you can have your race number in the front or at the back, depending on the activity.
How does a triathlon race belt work?
A triathlon belt is a race bib number holder that is worn during races in order to hold your race number. The point of wearing a triathlon belt is so that you do not have to pin your race number onto your trisuit thereby poking holes into the material and potentially ruining a piece of kit you paid a lot of money for.
What do you need for a triathlon?
The Must-Have Triathlon List:
- Wear your triathlon clothing and shoes. For many, we simply recommend wearing your tri shorts and your tri top or shirt to the race.
- Bike. This might seem obvious, but people have forgotten bikes before.
- Bike Carrier.
- Bike Shoes.
- Swim Goggles.
- Wetsuit, if needed.
- Bike helmet.
Can you rest during a triathlon?
Yes, you are allowed to rest during the swimming segment of a triathlon. Any participant is allowed to rest anytime during a triathlon, or any event for that matter. Resting is vital to a participants health and safety when needed so it is important to stop and rest if need be.
How many miles do you bike in a triathlon?
Olympic Triathlon When you line up on the starting line, get ready to swim 0.93 miles (1.5K), bike 24.85 miles (40K), and run 6.2 miles (10K). Plan on spending about three to four hours outdoors swimming, biking, and running when you get to this level.
Can you rest during a triathlon swim?
You can rest during any part of the swim leg by either standing on the bottom or holding onto a floating buoy. This rule helps prevent injuries or even death: Of the rare fatalities during triathlons, almost all of them occur during the swimming section [source: WISN].