6 de Octubre 2019 - October 6th 2019 - Vitoria Gasteiz
Swimrun Race 

 

THE RACE


SHORT : Race it’s included in the Iberian   HEADSWIMRUN SERIES


LONG : Race it’s include in the  ÖTILLÖ MERIT RACES by ÖTILLÖ Swimrun


1.     SAFETY:

Athletes safety is number one priority for Epic Landus team, therefore, we put special care in:

·        Teams of two must stay together at all times and must remain less than 10 metres apart (se recomienda estar unidos por un cordón elástico de máximo 10 metros de longitud)

·        Swimming legs will be monitored (sailboats, motorboats and cannoes)

·        Ambulance.

·        Multiple aid/energy stations.

·        Every team will have timing chips with tracking.

 

Mandatory material:

·        Wetsuit ( min 1 per team )

·        Swim Cap (Epic Landus will provide)

·        Running shoes

·        1 whistle per team member

·        1 emergency kit per team ( more information here )

Optional material:

·        Hand paddles

·        Swim goggles

·        Fins

·        Snorkel

·        Pull-buoy (max. dimension allowed 100cmx40cm)

·        Hydration backpack

·        Food and drinks

                                                          

3. CHECKPOINTS:

·        There will be checkpoints on all courses

·        Teams must arrive at each checkpoint and transition as a pair

·        Teams must check in at all checkpoints.

4. MEDICAL

·        The location of the static medical facility will be provided during the Safety Briefing (Briefing is mandatory).

5. TIMMING AND CUT OFFS:

•       The clock begins when the whistle goes at the start and finishes when the last team member has crossed the Finish Line.

•       Teams must complete the event within the time limit

•       Cut off times will be strictly enforced. There is a cut offs at aid station 4 (25,7 km in the Large course), 4 hours from the starting time; any late comers at the aid stations will be stopped at that point.

•       Participants reaching the finish line after the final cut off will not be listed as finishers and will not be eligible for awards.

 

6. TEAM RESPONSABILITY:

•       Teams must know the rules and follow them.

•       Participants must offer assistance in case of emergency to other teams if neccesary, otherwise, this could cause disqualifitcation.

•       Littering of any kind will result in immediate disqualification. We have been given the privilege of racing through a pristine landscape. Littering will threaten our use of it in years to come.

•       Participants compete in this event entirely at their own risk, including but not limited to road crossings, bay crossings, lake crossings, river crossings, and all other hazards of the lakes and trail.

•       Teams must sign the event disclaimer at Registration. Participants who have not signed the waiver will not be allowed to start the race