Detailed information about the race

 

Corona Test Obligation
Every Athlete needs a certificate about a negative corona test for the check-in and start (not older than 24 hours). A certificate about recovery or full vaccination ist also accepet.
Please notifiy that check in and participation without one of those three certificates is not possible!

Obligation for wearing a mask
On the hole eventsgrounds it is required to wear a FFp2 or medical mask. Athletes can put down their masks right before the start and should put on the masks we offer after finishing at least as long as keeping distance to other participants is not possible.

Bib number
You will get your bib number and everything you need to participate beforehand with mailing to the adress you registered with.

Bike Check-In
The bike check- in is on saturday (07/31/2021) at following times:
10:00am – 12:00am short and sprint distance
12.00am – 15:00pm middle distance
15:00am – 19:00pm olympic distance
And on sunday (08/01/2021) at following times:
5:00am - 6:30am middle, short and sprint distance
8:00am - 9:00am olympic distance
Attention: If you check in your bike on sunday, you need to hand in your red race bag at saturday in one of the transition zones! You need to check in your bike, helmet and bib number. Do not forget to fill up your drinking bottle on the bike before check in. A security service is watching the area.

Race Briefing
You can find the race briefing online at our homepage. Watching the race briefing is obligit.

Transition Zone 1 (Langener Waldsee)
The transition zone 1 opens on sunday (08/01/2021) at 5pm. Every athlete brings their blue race bag with the bike equipment by himself and puts it next to the spot of his bib number. This cannot be later than 20 minutes before the race begins. After leaving the water, the athletes have to pass the tent to get to the transition zone 1. All swim equipment has to be stowed in the blue race bag. You can leave the bag at the drop off zone, our team will bring it to transition zone 2 automatically. In case you are
wearing a neoprene suit (olympic, sprint,
short distance: > 22°C & middle distance: > 24,5°C
forbidden!), you are allowed to pull it half off to the hip before you get to the official transition zone.

Transition Zone 2 (Roßmarkt)
After arriving in transition zone 2 you have to push your bike until a volunteer leads you to a place where to park it. Attention: Do not take off your helmet before racking your bike! Nothing can be left at the bike except shoes which are mounted on the bike. At transition zone 2 you receive your red race bag with your running equipment. (Attention: It is not possible to hand in this bag at the day of the race!) Either you hand it in when you check in your bike on saturday or you bring it to transition zone 2 on saturday directly.
Sunday we will not accept red race bags at transition zone 1. All athletes can change in the tent, leave their bike equipment in the red race bag and bring it to the drop-off zone.

Start
On all 4 distances the swim start is a rolling start. All athletes stand up behind the starting line, every 5 seconds 3 athletes can enter the water. The individual race times start to count right after the athlete crossed the starting line, which means the moment you can enter the water does not matter. As well the olympic and middle distance race has a top 100 group (golden swim cap) which starts together before the other competitors enter the water by the rolling start.

Finisher Area
The athletes pass the church "St. Katharinenkirche" and finish the race at "Hauptwache". The finisher area is open until 1.45pm. Until then everybody has to have finished the course.

Cut-Off-Times
Middle distance (start: 6.30am)
swimming = 75 minutes / bike course: Friedensbrücke = 11.30am / 4th round at Schwanheimer Brücke (km 68) = 12.30pm / finish = 1.45pm

Olympic distance (start: 9.35am)
swimming = 1 hour / bike course: Friedensbrücke = 11.30am / 2nd round at Schwanheimer Brücke
(km 33) = 12.30am / finish = 1.45pm
Sprint distance (start: 9am)
swimming = 35 minutes / bike course: Friedensbrücke = 11.30am / 1st round Schwanheimer Brücke (km 18,5) = 12.30am / finish = 1.45pm

Short distance (start: 8.00am)
swimming = 20 minutes / bike course: Friedensbrücke = 9.15am / finish: 10:00am

Time Measurement
The time is measured in real time. This happens by a transponder chip, which every athlete receives at the bike check in. The chip has to be fixed on the left ankle. The time is measured at the start and finish, as well as at some checkpoints on the race course.

Food and Drink
Please fill up your drinking bottles before the race! There will be 2 food stations on the running course and one on the bike course only for the middle distance. At these stations the athletes can get water, ultraSports and fruit. In the finisher area we offer water, non-alcoholic beer, fruit and cake.

Race bag after the race
The black race bag is for your after race clothing. You can drop it off at transition zone 1 before the race and get it back in the finisher area. Please do not put in valuable items. The organiser will not assume any liability. You can put your clothes from the morning in there. Also, it is nice to have a towel in this bag.

Bike Check-Out
The bike check-out for short distance is between
10 - 11am and 2.15 - 4pm. For all other athletes competing, they can get their bikes back between 2.15pm to 4pm.

Transponder Return
Every athlete has to return the transponder chip during the check-out. In case of loss you have to pay 35 euro. If there is any reason you cannot return the transponder chip after the race, you can send it by post to the adress of the event-organiser.

Triathlon Expo
There won´t be a triathlon expo this year. We hope to be able to organise it again in 2022.

Award ceremonies
This year there will be an online award ceremony. You can find the winners of the different races at our homepage.

Showers
Due to hygenic standarts we can not offer any showers this year.

Relay Race
The relays have their own transition zones. They do not get any race bags, the clothes have to be given to the relay partner.

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