RULES & REGULATIONS

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Article 4 – Race eligibility

The Discovery format is open to all licensed and unlicensed triathletes born before the 14th of July 2004.

The Kidsathlon is open to all licensed and unlicensed triathletes born between the 14th of July 2009 and 14th of July 2012.

The Ecoliers 10-11 race is open to all licensed and unlicensed triathletes born between the 14th of July 2007 and 14th of July 2008.

The Ecoliers 12-13 race is open to all licensed and unlicensed triathletes born between the 14th of July 2005 and 14th of July 2006.

The Short race is open to all licensed and unlicensed triathletes born before the 14th of July 2002.

The Run and Bike race is open to all licensed and unlicensed triathletes born before the 14th of July 2004.

The standard race is open to all licensed and unlicensed triathletes born before the 15th of July 2000.

Article 5 - Rules per discipline

• Swimming: All swimming strokes are accepted. Athletes must wear the swimming cap provided by the race organisation. Wetsuits are mandatory for water temperatures below 15.9 degrees C, and are prohibited in water temperatures above 22 degrees C.

• Cycling: Road, city and mountain bikes are allowed. Fixies (bicycles without brakes) and electric bicycles are not allowed. A helmet must be worn at all times by all athletes in possession of a bike, including while in the transition area.

All athletes must be on their bike, apart from during the transition process.

Drafting is not authorised.

Definition: To ride closely behind another rider to make maximum use of their slipstream, reducing wind resistance and effort required to ride at the same speed

Article 6 – Results

Your official time for your race will be the time elapsed between the start of your race and your passing over the finish line. Standings for each race will be established as a function of these times. Standings by age category will also be established. Participants are also reminded that control measures will be in place during the event to ensure every race takes place in fair conditions.

Podiums and Awards

A list of the top 50 finishers in the scratch ranking will be available at the end of the course on the official results table at the Triathlon Village.

Prizes will be awarded to all competitors entering the top 3 places of the scratch ranking of each race. They will have access to the official awards ceremony that will take place shortly after their race.

The top 3 in each category will also be able to collect a prize at the information point located in the Triathlon Village.

All winning entrants will be notified by SMS of the location and timing of the prizes ceremony.

Thereafter, all the results of all riders will be available on the organiser's official website: https://www.latourgenevetriathlon.ch/

 

 

Article 7 – Age categories

6 to 9 years old: Kidsathlon M6-9/F6-9

10 to 11 years old: Ecoliers M10-11/F10-11

12 to 13 years old: Ecoliers M12-13/F12-13

14 to 17 years old: Age category M14-17/F14-17

18 to 34 years old: Age category M18-34/F18-34

35 to 44 years old: Age category M35-44/F35-44

45 to 54 years old: Age category M45-54/F45-54

55 to 64 years old: Age category M55-64/F55-64

65 years old and more: Age category M65+/F65+

Article 11 – Time Limit

The times limits are set up as following :

• Super Sprint : 1h30

• Short : 2h10

• Run & Bike : no time limit.

• Standard : 4h

• Junior and Kidsathlon races : 1h30

Article 13 - Race bib and transponder (timing chip)

Athletes must pick up their bib before the race and wear it in such a way as to ensure it is visible to the race officials throughout the race.

Throughout the 3 disciplines, athletes must wear their bib number or risk disqualification by race referees.

During the swimming leg, the bib number must be written and visible on the athlete’s arm and on their swimming cap.

While cycling, the bib number must be fastened to the lower back, as well as being displayed on the sticker attached to the bike seat post.

While running, Athletes must wear the bib number on their front.

A transponder (timing chip that must be attached to your ankle) will be provided in your race pack. You must wear it throughout the race at risk of being disqualified and not receiving an official race time.

WARNING! In case of loss of the transponder, the athlete will be charged 70CHF.

Article 14 - Insurances

Personal Accident - The organising committee recommends that all participants who don’t have personal insurance covering physical injury, especially non-licensed participants, should sign up for personal accident insurance.

Material Damage – The organising committee declines all responsibility for any damage to, or theft of personal belongings even if they are under our care. The organisation cannot be liable for any damage to or theft of participants’ equipment. Each participant will require personal insurance to cover damage to, or theft of personal goods.