FULL DISTANCE

  • The Ironlakes Full Distance will take place on Saturday 18 September 2021. 
  • The start will be given at 7:00 am from the banks of the Centre d’Accueil de la Plate Taille at the Lacs de l’Eau d’Heure (Attention change of location compared to 2019).
  • 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 – 174km – 42km
  • Minimum age: 18 years old during the current year (born in 2003 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.
  • The number of race numbers is limited to 350.

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 (20:30)
  • Closing of the race: 15:00 (22:00)

START

  • The start of the race will be in “mass start” format
  • ⚠️ Given the exceptional situation due to COVID-19 it is likely that the start will be changed to rolling start.

SWIMMING – 3800m   

  • Departure from the banks of the Plate Taille Welcome Centre
  • 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
    Training is only allowed on Friday 17/09 from 2 p.m to 3 p.m and from 5 p.m to 6 p.m
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Bike – 174km   

Discover the BH Bikes selected by Ironlakes

  • NON-DRAFTING event
  • 3 laps of 57.5km around the Eau d’Heure and Falemprise lakes
  • 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 Plate Taille lake.
  • 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 the Plate Taille Welcome Centre at the Lacs de l’Eau d’Heure (Please note the change of location from 2019).

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 16:00 and 20:00.
  • DISTANCES: 3800m – 174km – 42km
  • Minimum age: 18 years old during the current year (born in 2003 or before).
  • The 3 members of the team MUST present themselves at the secretariat for the number collection (Friday 17 September)
  • 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 number of race numbers is limited to 20 (Relay + Solo).

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.