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EN :: EPREUVES :: FULL :: INFOS2020-06-19T14:50:15+02:00

FULL DISTANCE  Belgium Championship

The IRONLAKES Full distance will take place on Saturday 19 September 2020.

  • Please note that participation at the Belgian Championship is only reserved for licensed Belgian athletes
  • Unlicensed Belgian and foreign athletes will be included in the OPEN classification.

 

The start will be given at 7:00 a.m. from the banks of the Plate Taille Reception Center at the Eau d’Heure Lakes (Please note that the location is different from 2019).
IMPORTANT: Athletes registered for the FULL distance will be required to deposit their bicycle and their helmet in the transition park the day before the event. The equipment will be checked by the race stewards between 16:00 and 20:00.

DISTANCES: 3800m – 172km – 42km

Minimum age: Be 18 years old during the current year (be born in 2002 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. The medical certificate is valid for 6 months. You can download a model of certificate here.

Licensed athletes must present a valid license belonging to an international triathlon federation.

Registration includes the athletes’ meal which will be served at the awards ceremony on Sunday at 12:00.

The number of bibs is limited to 300.

TIME LIMITS

Departure 7:00 am

Swimming 2h00

Swimming + cycling 10:00 am

Swimming + cycling + 3 laps running 1:30 p.m.

Closure of the race 3:00 p.m. (10:00 p.m.)

DEPARTURE

⚠️ Given the exceptional situation due to COVID – 19, it is very likely that the start will be modified in rolling start.

Details of the departure procedure will be communicated to you at a later date.

ONLY CERTAINTY: The OPEN and Belgian Championship departures will be done separately.

 

SWIMMING – 3800m

  • Departure in a single wave from the banks of the Plate Taille Reception Center.
  • Two 1900m loops with Australian exit.
  • Swimming suit allowed if the temperature is below 24 ° and is compulsory below 16 °.
  • The maximum time is 2 hours
  • PLEASE NOTE: Heating in the water is prohibited before departure.

Training:
Authorized only on Friday 18/09 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. and from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Note: The swimming course has not yet been defined. It will be communicated in the coming weeks.

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BIKE – 173km

  • NON-DRAFTING event

  • 3 laps of 57.5km around the Eau d’Heure Lakes and Falemprise Lake.

  • Course with relief including 700m of elevation gain per loop.

  • Cycling route closed to traffic.

  • 3 supplies / turn

  • 1 personal supply

  • The maximum time is 10h00 (Swimming + cycling)

  • Bike park closed at 5:00 p.m.

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RUNNING – 42km

With multiple crossings over the finish area, supporters will literally push the athletes to the finish line. Show guaranteed!

  • 4 laps of 10.5km largely along the Lac de la Plate Taille.

  • Course including 50m of elevation gain per loop.

  • Course composed of 95% bitumen and 5% path.

  • 4 supplies / turn

  • The maximum time is 13:30 (Swimming + cycling + 3 running loops)

  • Closing of the race at 10 p.m.

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Full Distance RELAY

The IRONLAKES Full distance “relay” will take place on Saturday 19 September 2020.

The start will be given at 7:00 am (at the same time as the full solo) from the banks of the Plate Taille Reception Center at the Eau d’Heure Lakes (Please note that the location is different from 2019).

RELAY PRINCIPLE

  • The Relay team is made up of two or three athletes.
  • During the relay race each athlete of the team must achieve at least one complete discipline: Swimming, Cycling, or Running.
  • In the case of a team of two athletes, an athlete of the team must therefore complete two disciplines completely.

IMPORTANT: Athletes registered for the FULL RELAIS distance will be required to deposit their bicycle and helmet in the transition park the day before the event. The equipment will be checked by the race stewards between 16:00 and 20:00.

DISTANCES: 3800m – 172km – 42km

Minimum age: Be 18 years old during the current year (be born in 2002 or before).

The 3 team members MUST present themselves to the secretariat for the withdrawal of bibs.

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. The medical certificate is valid for 6 months.

Licensed athletes must present a valid license belonging to an international triathlon federation.

Registration includes the athletes’ meal which will be served at the awards ceremony on Sunday at 12:00.

The number of bibs is limited to 300 (relay + solo).

RELAY IN PRACTICE:

The “relay” MUST take place IN the transition park at the location allocated for the team.
Only teammates passing the “relay” are allowed to be in the transition zone.
The electronic chip acts as a “relay” and must be placed consecutively on the LEFT pin of each torchbearer.