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4.2. What is a biathlon/duathlon?




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This article is from the Triathlon FAQ, by with numerous contributions by James Goddard others.

4.2. What is a biathlon/duathlon?

A biathlon/duathlon is an athletic contest in which participants
compete two (or three) events in succession. Usually these events are
bicycling and running. Basically a biathlon/duathlon is a triathlon
without the swimming. The general distinction between a biathlon and a
duathlon is that a duathlons often split up the run so as to be a
run-bike-run event.



 

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