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Half Distance Triathlon

1.9 KM - 90 KM - 21.09 KM

Half Distance Triathlon

The Ocean Lava Lanzarote Half Distance Triathlon besides being the Final of the Ocean Lava Planet Series 2018, is included in the Canarian Cup, and will be the Canary Islands Championship 2018.

Canarian Cup

The Ocean Lava Lanzarote Half Distance Triathlon will add 30 % more points towards the Canarian Cup for Federated Canarian Triathletes compared to other races of the Canarian Cup.

Only athletes with a licence issued by the Canary Islands Triathlon Federation (FECANTRI) accumulate points or ranking in the classification of the 2018 Half Distance Canarian Cup.

Canary Islands Championship

Only athletes with valid national or foreign license are eligible for cash prizes. Those who take a day's license cannot obtain cash prizes.


Registration

Registration is open to anyone 18 years or older capable of safely completing a triathlon of equal or longer distance as the Ocean Lava Lanzarote Half Distance Triathlon in the allotted time.
Deadline Price Cancellation Fee
01/03/2018
149 €
20 €
19/10/2018
160 €
40 €
Cancellation policy (click to read)
  • If you cancel your registration until 01/10/2018, you will be refunded the registration costs minus the above mentioned cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel your registration after 01/10/2018 and before 27/10/2018 we will not refund the registration fee but you can transfer 50 % of the registration fee towards the Ocean Lava Lanzarote Triathlon 2019.
  • If you cancel your registration after 27/10/2018 (no show) you will have no refund options.

Triathlon licence

Each competitor must have a valid triathlon license. If you do not have a license, you have to buy a "one day" Spanish license during the registration process for 5 €.

Payment

Online payment can only be done with Direct Debit Cards.

What's included

  • Mechanical assistance before and during the race
  • Medical support & assistance on all race courses
  • Aid stations on race courses
  • Official triathlon referees
  • Roads closed for traffic during the bike and run course
  • Timing chip (will be provided at bike check in).
  • Wristband ID (required at bike check-in, transition area and awards ceremony)
  • Maps of race courses
  • Ocean Lava swim cap
  • 3 bike helmet start numbers (to be placed on front and on each side)
  • 1 bike start number (to be placed underneath the saddle)
  • 1 run course start number & saftypins (to be placed in front of your race top)
  • Ocean Lava Finisher medal
  • Ocean Lava Finisher t-shirt
  • Recovery area at the finish line with food, drinks and massage
  • 10% voucher for the Ocean Lava Shop in Puerto del Carmen

Program Half Distance Triathlon

Friday 26th of October 2018

  • 12:00 - 19:00
    Registration and start number pick up (you must present a valid passport or id and triathlon licence)
    Athletes arriving after 19:00 by ferry or plane must inform us by e-mail about their arrival time in order to assist them: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • 17:00 - 19:00
    Bike check in and service (you can only enter with a valid ID). Please bring your bike, helmet including race numbers
    The timing chip will be provided without deposit
  • 19:30
    Pre race information in Spanish and English

Saturday 27th of October 2018

  • 06:45 - 07:15
    Last minute registration, start number pick up and bike check in
    Late arrivals with prior notice by e-mail only.
  • 06:45 - 07:30
    Transition zone 1 opens (you can only enter with your official wristband)
  • 06:45 - 07:15
    Bike service
  • 07:00 - 17:00
    Cloakroom
  • 07:45
    Race start men
  • 07:50
    Race start women
  • 08:15
    Estimated arrival first swimmer
  • 09:00
    Cut off time swim course
  • 10:30
    Estimated arrival first biker
  • 11:45
    Estimated arrival first race finisher
  • 13:20
    Cuto off time bike course
  • 16:20
    Cut off time run course

Half Distance Triathlon courses

Swim Course - 1.9 k

The Ocean Lava Lanzarote Triathlon Swim Course for the Half Distance consits of:

  • 1 lap of 1.9 km

Swim course regulations

  • There will be separate starts for men and women.
  • You are not allowed to swim with a bare torso.
  • Wetsuits are forbidden when the water temperature is above 22ºc. (the official water temperature is measured 1 hour before race start).
  • Athletes aged 50+ are allowed to participate with a wetsuit whatever the water temperature is.
  • Race number and compression calfs are allowed only when wearing a wetsuit.
  • Swim cut off time for the half distance triathlon is 09:00.

Bike Course - 90 k

The 90 k bike course of the Half Distance Triathlon takes you to the following places:

  1. Puerto del Carmen
  2. Rancho Texas
  3. Restaurante El Toro
  4. Tias
  5. Conil
  6. Monumento al Campesino (turn point B)
  7. Tinguatón (turn point C)
  8. Bodegas Rubicón (turn point D)
  9. Monumento al Campesino (turn point B)
  10. Tinguatón (turn point C)
  11. Bodegas Rubicón (turn point D)
  12. Conil
  13. Tias
  14. Restaurante El Toro
  15. Rancho Texas
  16. Puerto del Carmen

Bike course regulations

  • Drafting is not allowed.
  • Penalty for drafting is 5 minutes.
  • Aerobars are allowed. 
  • Athletes must wear the race number visible on their bike and helmet.
  • Bike cut off time 13:20 

Run Course - 21.1 k

The 21.1 k run course of the Half Distance Triathlon consits of two loops and we will provide two aid stations along the course.

  1. Run course starts at the start-/finish line (A).
  2. Once you arrive at the Hotel Beatriz (B) you have to turn.
  3. You now run back to the start-/finish line (A) and turn again.
  4. Run out to the Hotel Beatriz and back to the finish line

Run course regulations

  • The laps will be controlled and supervised by timing mats, chips and judges.
  • Runners must wear the race number in the front of their race shirt and it must be clearly visible at all times.
  • You are not allowed to run with a bare torso.
  • You are not allowed to be accompanied by anybody (friends, team members, managers or other pacemakers) on the course.
  • Prohibited: Headphones – mobile phones – video cameras – go pro or other electronic listening communication device.
  • It is the athlete's responsibility to know the run course.
  • Cut off time for the run course is 16:20.

Awards Half Distance Triathlon

Ocean Lava Lanzarote Triathlon

  • Trophies for the top 3 women and men.
  • Champion of the year medal for age group winners. Each age group is divided into male & female sections. The age groups are divided by year (18, 19, 20 years a.s.o). You will race in the age group that corresponds to your age on race day.

Ocean Lava Planet Series Final

  • Female and Male winner receive a Champion of the year bike jersey

Canarian Championship

Only athletes with valid national or foreign license are eligible for cash prizes. Those who take a day's license cannot obtain cash prizes.

First 3 men and women

  1. 500 €
  2. 300 €
  3. 200 €
Awards not collected by 31/12/2018 will be forfeited

General rules and regulations

The Ocean Lava Lanzarote Triathlon is following the Spanish Triathlon Federations regulations. The following rules and regulations apply to all races.

Please make sure to read the following rules and regulations before signing up for your race.

Physical condition
  • Athletes must be in excellent physical condition.
  • By registering for and participating in one of our races, each athlete confirms that he/she is healthy and in good physical condition to participate in the race for which he/she has registered. 
Triathlon licence & insurance

All participants (no exceptions) must have a valid triathlon licence and a casualty (accident) insurance to participate in our races.

Option 1

You have a valid Triathlon licence and you’re privately insured.

Option 2

You need to buy a day license during the registration process that includes a casualty (accident) insurance.

The Spanish Triathlon Federation (FECANTRI) includes a casualty (accident) insurance in the day licence.

Transition area
  • To enter the transition area, you must present a valid triathlon licence or ID.
  • Equipment must be placed in the designated bike corral and individually assigned bike rack.
  • Only equipment used for competition can be left in the transition area, other belongings must be removed before the race start.
  • If a box is provided, all used equipment must be deposited in the box.
  • Bike equipment such as shoes, glasses, helmet, bottles, energy bars etc can be placed on the bike.
  • Marking positions inside the transition area are forbidden and will be removed without notification.
  • Indecent exposure (nudity) is forbidden
  • It is forbidden to bring any glass container inside the transition area.
Race courses (all)

Prohibited on all courses

  • Headphones
  • Smart phones or phones
  • Cameras
  • Electronic music players.
  • Glass containers

Penalty: variable


Unsportsmanlike conduct

  • Any unsportsmanlike conduct
  • Use of abusive language
  • Un respectful behavior to other athletes, officials, volunteers and spectators is strictly prohibited.

Penalty: disqualification


Littering

  • All equipment and belongings must stay on the athlete the entire time.
  • No garbage, clothing etc. must be thrown away.
  • Glass containers are prohibited during the race and in the transition area.

Penalty: Time penalties or disqualification

Swim course

Swimmers must follow the following rules & regulations otherwise they will receive a penalty or will be disqualified.

  • It’s the swimmer’s responsibility to follow the prescribed swim course.
  • Swimmers have their start numbers printed on their swim caps. It is prohibited to transfer the start number to another person without authorization of the race director.
  • Any type of swimming technique may be used you can even walk if necessary.
  • Swimmers can stand on the ground or rest on an object such as a buoy or a boat, which must not be used for locomotion.
  • In case of emergency, swimmers must wave their arms over their heads and ask for help. Once official assistance is rendered, the athlete must retire from the competition.

Wetsuits

  • The use of a wetsuit can be required, optional or prohibited according to the distance and water temperature.
  • Athletes 50 an older are always allowed to use a wetsuit.
  • Water temperature is measured 1 hour prior to the start of the race
  • Race numbers are only allowed when wearing a wetsuit.
  • Compression calves are only allowed when wearing a wetsuit.
Bike course

Cyclists must follow the following rules & regulations otherwise they will receive a penalty or will be disqualified.

  • It’s the cyclists’ responsibility to follow the prescribed bike course.
  • Cyclists must position the start number on the bike and helmet. They may not be cut, folded or altered in any way. It is prohibited to transfer the start number to another person without authorization of the race director.
  • Cyclists must not block other cyclists.
  • Cyclists must not cycle with a naked torso.
  • Cyclists must not overhaul without a bicycle.
  • Cyclists must always follow the traffic regulations.
  • Cyclists leaving the race course for safety reasons must return without overhauling anybody.
  • Cyclists must not cross the white centre line.
  • Modifications on helmets are not allowed.
  • Helmets must be worn, and chin straps must be buckled at all times while in contact with your bike (before you pick up your bike and until you leave your bike in the transition area).
  • Any outside assistance other than the one offered by race officials will lead to disqualification.

Drafting & aero bars

Super Sprint

Drafting is allowed - aero bars or clip on bars are not allowed.


Olympic distance

Drafting* is not allowed – aero bars** and clip on bars** are allowed.

Penalty: 2 minutes.


Half distance

Drafting* is not allowed – aero bars** and clip on bars** are allowed.

Penalty: 5 minutes.

* If you are caught by a marshal for drafting, he will show you a blue card and you must report to the next penalty box and follow the instructions of the marshals. Is the athlete’s responsibility to stop in the next available penalty box. Failing to stop will result in a disqualification!

** Aero bars and clip on bars must not extend the leading edge of the front wheel. Clip on bars in two pieces do not need to be bridged. All tube ends must be plugged.

Run course

Runners must follow the following rules & regulations otherwise they will receive a penalty or will be disqualified.

  • It’s the runner’s responsibility to follow the prescribed run course.
  • The runners must wear the start number on the front of their racing jersey and it must be clearly visible always. They may not be cut, folded or altered in any way.
  • It is prohibited to transfer the start number to another person without authorization of the race director.
  • The runners can run or walk but must not crawl. The runners must not run with a naked upper body.
  • A one-piece triathlon suit is recommended. You can run with a naked back from the waist upwards.
  • The runners must not run wearing a bike helmet.
  • The runners must not use posts, trees or other fixed elements to assist manoeuvring curves.
  • The runners must not be accompanied by friends, team members, team managers or other pacemakers on the course.
Protection of personal data

In accordance with the Law 15/1999, we inform you that your data will be incorporated into a database under the responsibility of Kenneth Gasque Island Sport Events S. L. to meet the commitments arising from the relationship that we maintain with you as a participant.

You can exercise your rights of access, recitation, cancellation and opposition by contacting us.

Unless you inform us differently, we will understand that your data has not been modified and that you agree to notify us of any changes of those and that we have your consent for their treatment.

By registering for the Ocean Lava Lanzarote Triathlon, you agree and authorize the use of photos and video footage taken of you for promotional purpose, advertising, marketing materials, brochures, event flyer, social media (Facebook, YouTube and other social media platform) and the Ocean Lava web site, without additional or prior notice or permission and without any compensation towards you.

By registering for the Ocean Lava Lanzarote Triathlon, you acknowledge your acceptance of all of the above and that you are aware of your rights and obligations under the personal data protection regulations.

Disclaimer

The organization of the Ocean Lava Lanzarote Triathlon , Kenneth Sten Gasque – Island Sport Events – B76065309, disclaims any responsibility for damage, breakage, loss or theft of any type of material used for the race.

There is no refund of the amount paid in case of cancellation, alter, modify or delete of published schedules due to force majeure or other exceptional circumstances

Ocean Lava Lanzarote Triathlon reserves the right to modify or make changes without further notice

Ocean Lava Lanzarote Triathlon reserves the right of admission.


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Contact

Ocean Lava Headquarter
Avenida de las Playas 47
35510 Puerto del Carmen
Lanzarote - Canary Islands

(+34) 687 403 265
(+34) 679 512 009

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