Triathlon For
Beginners

If you're new to triathlon, or considering taking up the sport, we have plenty of advice and information for the eager beginner. We'll break down all you need to know about the sport, from the various distances you can attempt to the equipment you'll need.
Essential Beginner's Triathlon Gear & KIt

TRIATHLON explained

If you don't know the difference between a triathlon, duathlon or aquathlon then start here
Alistair Brownlee

What is Triathlon? The ultimate beginner’s guide to swim/bike/run

Aviles Duathlon

What is Duathlon? Your beginner’s guide to distances, training and kit

ETU Aquathlon European Championships 2017, Bratislava

What is Aquathlon? A beginner’s guide

Triathlon distances: A full guide to Olympic, Ironman and much more

Triathlon terms explained: The ultimate jargon-busting guide

Essential Triathlon Gear

Beginner's Kit List

You don't need to spend a fortune
but you will need a few essential items

FREE TRAINING plans

Start your triathlon journey with support from two of the world's most decorated triathletes, the Brownlee Brothers

Triathlon events for beginners

A selection of events for beginners to start their triathlon adventure

ready to race?

You've done the training & are ready to race - check out these tips before you do
Blenheim Triathlon

Essential Triathlon Transition Tips & Advice for Beginners

Blenheim Palace Triathlon

The top 10 things you need to know BEFORE your first triathlon