How does a triathlon work?

A triathlon consists of three events in the following order – swim, bike, run. There are various distances of triathlon, but all events consist of these three disciplines.

 Between each event athletes pass through a transition area, which is used for your swim-to-bike transition (T1) and the bike-to-run transition (T2).

Within the transition area, participants have a space where they place their bike and other items that they will need in order to move on to the next event.

See below for recommendations on what items to bring with you on the day of your race, and visit our YouTube channel to view videos of athletes in action at our triathlons.