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Regulations & Disclaimer

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Regulaciones & Descargo Responsabilidad

Here you can find the rules and disclaimer for all Ocean Lava Lanzarote Triathlon races. Please read them carefully and accept them when registering.

To read the rules, click the blue tabs to open them. If you have any questions, please contact us.

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

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