Keszthely-triathlon-en

Olympic distance race information


Date:
10 June 2018

Location

H-8360 Keszthely, Városi Strand (CityBeach)
(46°45’34.0” N 17°15’13.0” E)

Distance

Swimming: 1,5 km 
Cycling: 40 km
Running: 10 km         

Date and location of start

Time: 10 June 2018 between 10:00 and 12:00 (will be finalized after the permission of the authorities)
Location of start: Keszthely Városi Strand (Keszthely City Beach)
Location of finish: Keszthely Promenade

Time and place of briefing

Time: 08 June 2018 19:00 and 09 and 10 June 2018, 30 minutes before the start (at the start line)
Place: H-8360 Keszthely, main stage at the Promenade (in case of bad weather in a tent)

Transition areas

The organisers only accept responsibility for the belongings stored in the transition area adhering the official rules of transition. The transition will be monitored by CCTV.

Timing of transition: 10 June 2018, transition opening 2 and a half hours before the start and closing an hour before the start.

The transition area can only be entered by competitors after the compulsory equipment check.

In the transition area you must store your bike at the stand designated by your start number. On your bike you can only have the cycling shoes - fastened to the pedals - and other bike equipment, such as water bottles, pump, spare inner tubes etc.

The transition area will be open after the race as soon as poosible. While the race is going, the transition area does not open for checking out.

Official Competition Conditions

With the completion of the sign up and the online registration every competitor accepts the official rules of the Organisers and the Hungarian Triathlon Union and complies with these rules. With the sign up competitors declare that they start the race on their own responsibility and have suitable medical conditions and sufficient preparation to compete.

The maximum number of competitors is 750. Upon the request of the Hungarian Triathlon Union, we are indicating it in the official race information.

The official rules of the Hungarian Triathlon Union apply to the race equipment. You can find these under the following points of the Competition Regulations: 42. §, 45. §, 51. §.

During the swim, the use of compression sleeves are only allowed if wetsuits are allowed and the sleeves are worn under the wetsuit.

Check-in is compulsory for every competitor before the start. Competitors who miss check-in, will be disqualified.

Please note, drafting is legal during cycling! You must have to take on your helmet before you exit the transition zone and youmust not take off your helmet during the bike course. You can take off your helmet, only when your bike is in tha bike carrier.

During the competitions, the use of mobile phones, music players or other music devices with earphones are not allowed! The use of any of these devices will result in immediate disqualification! (the only exception is using a mobile phone during cycling with a stopped bicycle)

According to the rules of the Hungarian Triathlon Federation (point 35.§ 2.) – only competitors with race license or registration can start at the competitions of the Hungarian Triathlon Federation. Therefore, only competitors with age-group registration and annual license can participate in Keszthely Triathlon! You can find more information about registration and race license on the website of the Federation: www.triathlon.hu The licences of other federations are accepted. In case of missing license the participant has to buy a Hungarian license.

Timing

The competition will be chip timed, competitors will need to wear the timing chip provided by the Organisers during the race.

The not intended use of the timing chip or the race number will result in disqualification.

There will be no deposit needed for the timing chip.

Time limits

Swimming: 50 minutes to start the cycle leg
Cycling: 2 hours and 40 minutes to start the run leg
Run: 4 hours and to finish

The finish time limit is fixed, small changes are possible regarding time limits after the swim and the cycle depending on the road use clearance of the authorities.

Medical information

DO NOT TAKE RISK! If you are not healthy, please do not start the race, there will be races in the future! If you experience medical problems on the day of the race, please consult with your doctor or visit the local medical office!
Note: If you take any drugs or there are any medical conditions/circumstances we should know about, please write this on the back of your start number!

Ambulance

FIT-MED, the official partner of the National Medical Services will provide medical support (2 medical cars, 3 motorbikes, 1 ambulance) during the race.

Changing facilities

Changing rooms will be available to use in the race headquarters during the weekend of the competition.

Cloakroom

The organisers will provide a cloakroom in the race headquarters free of charge. The organisers accept no responsibility for the valuables and belongings left in the cloak rooms! The facility will be open on the 10 June 2018 from the opening of transition until one hour after the finish time limit.

Toilets

There is a public toilet in the race headquarters available to use, additionally, the organisers will provide portable toilets in the race HQ, transition area and the aid stations.

Additional information

  • All competitors start the race on their own responsibility! The organisers accept no responsibility for personal injuries, loss or damage of belongings!
  • The competition is held according to the rules of the Hungarian Triathlon Union.
  • The Competiton Regulations of the Hungarian Triathlon Union will apply at the race. Competitors can submit caveats according to the Competition Regulations for a fee of HUF 10,000.

Prize giving ceremony

Time: 10 June 2018, one hour after the finish time limit

Location: the main stage at the promenade in the race headquarters (in case of bad weather, in the large event tent)

All the prizes will be awarded at the ceremony, so we ask all competitors to be present at the award ceremony to receive their prizes. We are unable to post prizes after the race.

Age groups

 

According to the rules of the Hungarian Union

Category

License category

Junior

Junior

A18-24

age group, elite

A25-29

age group, elite

A30-34

age group, elite

A35-39

age group, elite

A40-44

age group, elite

A45-49

age group, elite

A50-54

age group, elite

A55-59

age group, elite

A60-64

age group, elite

A65-69

age group, elite

A70-74

age group, elite

A75+

age group, elite

absolute

junior, age group, elit

 

Prize money

The prize money will be awarded according to the absolute results in the male and female category. Total prize money: HUF 460,000. According to the rules of the Hungarian Triathlon Union, the top 3 in every age group will receive an award. The results will be posted on our website after the race.

 

Male absolute

Prize money (in HUF)

1st place

100,000

2nd place

60,000

3rd place

40,000

4th place

30,000

5th place

20,000

6th place

10,000

 

Female absolute

Prize money (in HUF)

1st place

100,000

2nd place

60,000

3rd place

40,000

 

The prize money are gross amounts and can only be paid upon an invoice. We accept invoices via email and mail.

Email: erzsebet@ilovebalaton.hu

Postal address: Tutaj utca 6/B. 6/7, Budapest, H-1133

The organisers will transfer the prize money within 3 working days of receiving the invoice.

Invoice details:
ilovebalaton.hu Kft.
Tutaj utca 6/B. 6/7, Budapest, H-1133
Tax number: 24079714-2-41

If a competitor cannot provide an invoice, the prize money will be taxed.

Please take note of the above.

 

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