FULL DISTANCE

The Ironlakes Full Distance will take place on Saturday 24 june 2023. 

  • The start will be given at 7:00 am from the beach of Nuisement at Lac du Der.
  • IMPORTANT: Athletes registered for the Full Distance will have to leave their bikes and helmets in the transition park the day before the event. The equipment will be checked by the race commissaires between 16:00 and 20:00.
  • DISTANCES: 3800m – 180km – 42km
  • Minimum age: 18 years old during the current year (born in 2005 or before).
  • At the time of registration, non-licensed athletes will have to show their identity card and provide a medical certificate mentioning the aptitude to do a triathlon in competition. The medical certificate is valid for 6 months.
  • You can download a sample certificate here.
  • Licensed athletes will need to present their identity card and a valid triathlon licence from an international federation.

TIME LIMITS 

  • Start time 7:00 am
  • Swim: 2:15 (09:15)
  • Swim + Bike: 10:00 (17:00)
  • Swim + bike + 3 laps run: 15:30 (22:30)
  • Closing of the race: 15:30 (22:30)

START

  • The start of the race will be in “Mass start” format

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

SWIMMING – 3800m

  • Departure from the banks of Nuisement at Lac du Der.
  • Two loops of 1900m with Australian style exit.
  • Wetsuits are allowed if the temperature is below 24°C.
  • Wetsuits are compulsory if the temperature is below 16°C
  • Maximum time is 2:15
  • ⚠️ ATTENTION: Warming up in the water is forbidden before the start
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Bike – 180km

Discover the BH Bikes selected by Openlakes

  • NON-DRAFTING event
  • 3 laps of 60 km.
  • A hilly course with 700m of positive elevation gain per loop.
  • Bike course closed to traffic.
  • 3 refreshment points / lap.
  • 1 personal refreshment station.
  • Maximum time is 10 hours (swimming + cycling)
  • Closing of the bike park at 5pm.
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Running – 42km

With multiple passes through the finish area, the supporters will literally push the athletes towards the finish line. Spectacle guaranteed!

  • 4 laps of 10.5km, mostly along the Lac du Der.
  • Course including 50m of positive difference in altitude per loop.
  • 95% of the course is asphalt and 5% is road.
  • 4 refreshment points per lap.
  • Maximum time is 13:30 (swimming + cycling + 3 laps running).
  • Race closes at 10 p.m.
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Full Distance Relay

The start will be given at 7:00 am (at the same time as the full solo) from the banks of Nuisement at Lac du Der.

PRINCIPLE OF THE RELAY 

  • The relay team is composed of two or three athletes.
  • During the relay race, each athlete in the team must perform at least one complete discipline: swimming, cycling or running.
  •  In case of a team of two athletes, one athlete of the team must therefore complete two disciplines.
  • IMPORTANT: Athletes registered for the FULL RELAY distance will be required to leave their bikes and helmets in the transition park the day before the event. The equipment will be checked by the race commissaires between 4:00 pm and 8:00 pm.
  • DISTANCES: 3800m – 180km – 42km
  • Minimum age: 18 years old during the current year (born in 2005 or before).
  • The 3 members of the team MUST present themselves at the secretariat for the number collection (Friday 23 june)
  • At the time of the number pick-up, the non-licensed athletes will have to show their identity card and provide a medical certificate mentioning the aptitude to do a triathlon in competition. The medical certificate is valid for 6 months.
  • Licensed athletes will have to present a valid licence from an international triathlon federation.

THE RELAY IN PRACTICE

  • The “relay” MUST take place IN the transition park at the location allocated for the team.
  • Only team mates passing the “relay” are allowed to be in the transition area.
  • The electronic chip acts as the “relay” and must be placed consecutively on the LEFT ankle of each relay participant.