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Regardless of whether you're interested in triathlons as a spectator or an athlete, these articles area great place to explore what it's like to train for and complete in a triathlon.

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What is the history of triathlons?

Only a handful of people participated in the very first triathlon, but it didn't take long for this young sport to take off in popularity. What's the story behind the triathlon?


What are triathlete rankings?

What are triathlete rankings?

What are triathlete rankings? Visit HowStuffWorks to learn whether or not there are triathlete rankings. See more »

Are triathlons safe?

Are triathlons safe?

Are triathlons safe? Visit HowStuffWorks to learn whether or not triathlons are safe. See more »

How long is an Ironman triathlon?

How long is an Ironman triathlon?

How long is an Ironman triathlon? Visit HowStuffWorks to find out how long an Ironman triathlon is. See more »

How many triathlons can I race in a season?

How many triathlons can I race in a season?

How many triathlons can I race in a season? Visit HowStuffWorks to find out how many triathlons you can race in a season. See more »

How Non-Standard Triathlon Events Work

How Non-Standard Triathlon Events Work

Non-standard triathlon events take place all the time. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about the various non-standard triathlon events. See more »

How the International Triathlon Union Works

How the International Triathlon Union Works

The International Triathlon Union has done a lot for the sport. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn more about the International Triathlon Union. See more »

How Triathlon Rules Work

How Triathlon Rules Work

Triathlon rules are somewhat complicated. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about the different triathlon rules. See more »

What are average triathlon times?

What are average triathlon times?

What are average triathlon times? Visit HowStuffWorks to learn more about average triathlon times. See more »

What are the age groups in triathlons?

What are the age groups in triathlons?

What are the toughest marathons in the world? Visit HowStuffWorks to learn about the toughest marathons. See more »

What are the various triathlon distances?

What are the various triathlon distances?

What are the various triathlon distances? Visit HowStuffWorks to learn the various triathlon names and distances. See more »