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Best Ironman Wetsuits

As the first discipline in any Ironman race, your swim can have a big impact on the rest of your race. Although it comprises the smallest portion of the race – on average it makes up just 10% of total race time – having a strong, efficient swim can give you the confidence and energy you need to execute your best race. For that reason, it’s paramount to set yourself up with the best technique, training, and wetsuit required for a successful Ironman swim.

Here’s our guide to the best Ironman Wetsuits!

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Average Half Ironman Time: Breakdown of Ironman 70.3 Times Across All Categories

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. On the Women’s side, this breaks down as a swim time of 40:39, a bike time of 3:10:44, and a run time of 2:13:06. See below for a breakdown of average Half Ironman times by Gender and by Age Group.

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10 Pieces of Advice for Your First Half Ironman

A quick Google search will show you that there are tons of downloadable “My First Half Ironman Training Plans” out there. And although these are great for referencing, it’s important to understand how the goal of that plan compares to your personal goal. Is your goal to go sub seven hours? Sub six? Just to finish?

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Ironman Packing List: 31 Essentials for Race Day

Everything You Need for Race Day – Pack Like an Ironman Race day is approaching. Whether this is your first Ironman race or your fifteenth, the pre-race excitement is already pulsing through you. You’ve trained you a** off the last few months and you’re ready to crush it. All those hours spent in the saddle, in the …

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Online Triathlon Coaching: Why it’s 100% Worth It

The popularity of Ironman, Half Ironman, and other sanctioned triathlon races around the world has exploded over the past few years. This increase in participation has given rise to the field of triathlon coaching, where athletes work one-on-one with an experienced triathlete or fitness expert to help develop and execute a personalized training plan. What’s …

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