How do you qualify for a 70.3 World Championship in 2021?
To be eligible, XC athletes must have completed at least three (3) IRONMAN 70.3 events (prior to the XC event you are competing in); your PR will be used from an event within the five (5) years prior to the upcoming IRONMAN 70.3 XC event date.
What is a good beginner 70.3 time?
Across all amateur athletes, the average Half Ironman time is 5:51:25 for Men, and 6:18:13 for Women. Broken down by discipline, on the Men’s side this works out to a swim time of 38:51, a bike time of 2:54:38, and a run time of 2:04:16.
How can I make my 70.3 faster?
To improve your race performance, you need to train to cycle with maximum efficiency at goal heart rate ranges, sustain and increase base endurance, and incorporate high-intensity intervals to increase your threshold to up your Zone 3 power output.
Are Ironman events televised?
IRONMAN has announced the live broadcast coverage schedule for the 2022 IRONMAN 70.3 Triathlon Series on Outside TV. The broadcast schedule features 11 IRONMAN 70.3 events from across globe.
How long does it take to complete an Ironman?
Most Ironman events have a time limit of 16 or 17 hours to complete the race, course dependent, with the race typically starting at 7:00am. The mandatory cut off time to complete the 2.4-mile (3.86 km) swim is 2 hours 20 minutes.
What channel is the Ironman triathlon on in South Africa?
This year’s race will be broadcast LIVE on SuperSport, on DSTV channel 199 from start to finish, taking triathlon in SA to the next level!
What time does Ironman South Africa start?
Start time and how to watch live. The IRONMAN African Championship will take place on Sunday April 3, 2022. Racing will start at 0630 local time (PRO Men), with the PRO Women five minutes later.
Do triathletes use Apple Watch?
You can use an Apple Watch during a triathlon event. You will need to manually change sport during the race, or use a paid app with a triathlon mode. Compared to a fitness watch, the battery life is very limited. It is best for short-distance triathlon.
Does transition time count in Ironman?
Transitions really are the fourth event in a triathlon, as transition times from swim to bike and bike to run count toward total race time. What’s great is that Rich (and you) can save a few minutes in transition without any extra swim, bike or run training.