PROMO Distance (S)

The OPENLAKES SPRINT distance will take place on Sunday, June 25, 2023.

  • Starts will be given at 09:00 am (men) and 09:10 am (women) from the banks of Nuisement at Lac du Der.
  • The deposit of the bike and equipment in the transition park will be exclusively on the day of the race between 7:30 am and 8:45 am.
  • DISTANCES: 500m – 25km – 5km
  • Minimum age: Be 16 years old during the current year (be born in 2007 or before).
  • When collecting a bib, unlicensed athletes must show their identity card and provide a medical certificate stating the ability to perform a triathlon in competition.
  • Licensed athletes must present a valid license belonging to an international triathlon federation.
  • The medical certificate is valid for 6 months.
  • You can download a model of certificate here.

Starting times

  • 09:00 am – The start of the race will be in a “Mass Start” format (men).
  • 09:10 am – The start of the race will be in a “Mass Start” format (women).

TIME LIMITS

  • Starts at 09:00 am (men) and 09:10 am (women)
  • Swimming 0:30
  • Swimming + cycling 1:45
  • Closing of the race 2:30

As requests for authorisation are currently being processed, please note that the following itineraries and timetables are still subject to change.

SWIMMING – 500m

  • Start in a single wave from the banks of the Lac du Der.
  • One lap of 500m.
  • Wetsuits are allowed if the temperature is below 22° and are mandatory below 16°.
  • Maximum time is 0:30.
  • Warm up in the water is allowed between 8:30 and 8:50, in the dedicated area only (outside the start area).

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BIKE – 25km

  • ⚠️ DRAFTING not allowed
  • ⚠️ Time trial bikes and extenders are allowed (for more information, please consult the sports regulations)
  • 1 lap of 25km around the Lacs du Der.
  • Flat course without relief.
  • Bike course closed to traffic.
  • No refreshments!
  • Maximum time is 1:45 (Swim + Bike)
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Running – 5km

  • 1 lap of 5 km mainly along the Lake du Der.
  • Flat course.
  • 95% of the course is asphalt and 5% is road.
  • 1 refreshment point
  • The maximum time is 2:30 (swimming + cycling + running).
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