Triathletes train for months to achieve their dream.Come to the Outer Banks Triathlon and experience the enthusiam, inspiration and skill! The Sprint Triathlon distance is perfect for those beginner triathletes. Move up to the Olympic Triathlon distance or choose the Half Triathlon distance and see if you have what it takes!
Why do they do it? Some to win, some for their best personal time and for some it’s a personal goal on their bucket list. Individual athletes and relay teams exhibit various ranges of skill and expertise. The enthusiasm of the athletes is inspirational for everyone at the site whether a volunteer, a spectator or staff. Encouraging and cheering the athletes’ onward is a crucial part of the day. It is 2 days ofinspiration, excitement, relationships and achievements.
Triathlon Distance Category Breakdown
Sprint Triathlon—750 meters (0.465 mile) swim / 20 kilometer (12.5 mi) bike / 5 km (3.1 mi) run
Olympic Triathlon—1500 meters (0.93 mile) swim / 40km (25 mi) bike / 10 km (6.2 mi) run
Half-Triathlon—1900 meters (1.2 mile) swim / 90 kilometers (56 mi) bike / 21.1 km (13.1 mi) run