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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What are the benefits of an Annual Membership with Triathlon Australia?

• Public liability and personal accident insurance cover while you are racing in sanctioned events and training for sanctioned events for the duration of your membership.

• A range of discounts including $100 worth of Scody Vouchers and 20% discount with Headsweats and Training Peaks

• Your annual membership is contributing to the growth and development of the sport of triathlon in Australia

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Q. What are the distances commonly used in triathlon races?

Sprint distance: 750m swim, 20km cycle, 5km run (750/20/5)

Olympic distance: 1.5km swim, 40km cycle, 10km run (1.5/40/10)

Half Ironman / 70.3: 1.9km swim, 90km cycle, 21.1km run (1.9/90/21.1)

Ironman: 3.8km swim, 180km cycle, 42.2km run (3.8/180/42.2)

Q. Can you recommend some helpful reading or reference material?

Essential Reading - Road Rules for Cyclists CLICK (WA Dept Transport)

Interesting Reading - The Endurance Athlete's Guide to Success DOWNLOAD (pdf 3.8mb)

Q. I need help with a training plan, what would you suggest?

Training Log DOWNLOAD (excel 88kb)

Automated Run Program for Half Marathon DOWNLOAD (excel 32kb)

Heart Rate Training tool for cyclists DOWNLOAD (excel 13kb - type in your maximum heart rate)