I was looking for a challenge, but I had no idea what I was getting myself into

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What is an Ironman?

An Ironman is a triathlon… on steroids. This swim-bike-run race covers 140.6 miles of total course and takes an average of 12 hours and 35 minutes for the average athlete to complete.

Sprint: 750-meter (0.46-mile) swim, a 20K (12.4-mile) bike and a 5K (3.1-mile) run.
Olympic:
1.5K (0.93-mile) swim, a 40K (24.8-mile) bike and a 10K (6.2-mile) run.
Half Ironman (70.3):
1.9K (1.2-mile) swim, a 90K (56-mile) bike and a 21.1K (13.1-mile) run. 70.3 refers to the total distance in miles.
Ironman: 3.86K (2.4-mile) swim, a 180K (112-mile) bike and a marathon 42K (26.2-mile) run.

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