I am running the London Marathon in April and am then looking to sign up for my first Triathalon later in the year to give me another target to aim at. Problem is I cant swim front crawl and I have a mountain bike - I think I can do the 10km run in under 60 mins but dont know how long the 40km on a bike takes a novice and how long it would take a crap swimmer to do 1.5km
Can anyone let me know what a basic target should be for each section please?
Why don't you look for a sprint event first. Usually about 400-750 metre swim, 20k bike and 5k run. I think I'd go down that route first.
Everyone else will tell you to just get on with entering an Ironman
London is a ballot entry now.
Get with the program - why not go whole hog and do IM Wales with us? There's quite a few pirates who did an IM as their first ever triathlon.
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