Triathlon Training Time Requirements
Part of the Triathlon Training For Dummies Cheat Sheet
You can train for a super sprint or sprint triathlon in just 2 to 4 hours a week for 12 weeks. As the miles add up, so does your required training time. Use the following chart as a guideline to help you decide if you can make the necessary time commitment for the distance or if you have enough time to train for your event.
|Distance||Hours per Week||Weeks to Event|
|Sprint/super sprint||2 to 4||12|
|Olympic||4 to 6||16|
|Half Iron||4 to 10||24|
|Ironman||5 to 15||30|