Rules of the competition
Art 1. Tradeinn International Triathlon 140.6INN will take place on Sunday 05/8/2022 from 7am. The start will take place at Platja Gran in the town of Platja de Aro and the arrival will take place at the Pavelló Municipal d´Esports in that town.
Art 2. The event is open to all people over 18 years old before the day of the test.
Art 3. The test will consist of three segments to be completed in a time limit of 16 hours.
3800m of open water swimming. Time limit: 2h180km of road cycling. Time limit: 10h from the start of the test. 42.2km of running on foot. Time limit: 16h from the start of the test.
Art 4. Only finishers will be considered and athletes who complete the full distances of the three segments within the stipulated time will be considered in the official classifications.
Art 5. The route will be duly marked in each of its segments.
The swimming segment will be marked by buoys and guided by the organization´s Kayaks. The cycling segment will be marked by posters. The segment of the foot race will be indicated by posters.
Art 6. Each participant must carry the timing chip. In case of losing the chip during the race, you must request a new chip at the following checkpoint.
Art 7. Each participant must always have his bib number visible in the following way in each segment :
In the swimming segment, the bib number marked on the swimming cap must be worn. This will be marked in the delivery of bibs.
In the cycling segment, the bib number on the bicycle and on the helmet must be worn using stickers provided by the organization. These stickers will be provided in the delivery of bibs.
In the race segment on foot, the bib must be worn at the waist. The number will be provided in the delivery of numbers.
Art 8. No person can participate in the test without being registered. The price and the conditions of the inscriptions are indicated in the ´registration´ section.
Art 9. No person may register once the registration period has ended. Deadline: 05/1/2022
Art 10. The organization may modify the route for external reasons and / or force majeure.
Art 11. The organization will refund the amount full registration in case of cancellation of the test.
Art 12. In case of modification of the date of the test, athletes may choose to participate in the new date or refund the amount of registration.
Art 13. The conditions for refund of the amount in case of cancellation of participation by the athlete are indicated in the section ´cancellations´.
Art 14. The prizes and classifications of the event are explained in the ´prizes´ section.
Art 15. Swimming segment regulations:
The participant must wear the chip at ankle height and must not be left covered by the wetsuit, in case the participant decides to use it (the wetsuit). The chip and the chip holder are provided by the organization and the participant will find them in their reserved space in the box.
It is mandatory to wear the organization´s swimming cap visible.
The use of neoprene is mandatory in water temperatures below 16ºC. In higher temperatures, the use of neoprene is optional. From 23ºC the use of neoprene is prohibited.
It is recommended to use swimming goggles. The use of swimming aid equipment such as fins, paddles, diving equipment, socks, gloves, flotation devices as well as external aid is prohibited.
Before entering the start, the participant must have passed the transition area to check-in. The opening hours of the pits are described in section
The start will be made from the ground by an acoustic signal.
All swimmers must follow the marked route. Failure to follow the route or skip a buoy or beacon will be grounds for disqualification. The details of the swimming route will be provided on the Racebook, as well as the buoys and other signaling elements. The distance of the swimming segment will be 3800 m. The organization reserves the right to make some variation of the route for security reasons.
Art. 16. Regulation of the cycling circuit.
The participant must carry the chip at ankle height.
The use of a helmet approved for cyclist use and correctly fastened is mandatory from the moment the bike is taken in the transition zone until when the bicycle is left after the cycling segment, including all cycling routes and routes in transition areas with bicycle possession.
All bicycles must be forcibly operated human muscle. All bikes must have front and rear wheel brakes. The use of disc brakes is permitted. The rear wheels may be covered but the front wheels must have spokes. Attachments to the handlebars are permitted, provided the brake levers are not mounted on them. Tools and spare parts are allowed.
The use of elements that may represent a potential danger in the event of a fall is not allowed. The use of headphones or mobile phones is not allowed, the latter only in an emergency.
It is mandatory to wear the bib number visible on the helmet (two side stickers and one front) and on the bicycle.
It is mandatory to drive on the right side of the road. It is only allowed to circulate on the left side of the lane to pass. Driving on the left side of the lane if it is not to make an overtaking maneuver is considered a block and is sanctioned with a time penalty of +1 minute added to the final time of the test. An overtaking maneuver on the right side is grounds for disqualification. Triathletes must comply with the traffic code in the sections in which it is applicable.
Due to traffic circumstances, some section of the cycling circuit may be affected by a neutralization. This means that the participant must respect, from the moment he finds the corresponding signage, the general traffic regulations. The neutralized section, if it exists, will be duly marked at its beginning and at its end.
NO-DRAFTING. Wheeling is prohibited (drafting not allowed). A triathlete will be considered to be drafting when he is somewhere within the rectangle delimited by 10m in length and 3m in width taking as reference the rear wheel of the triathlete and the front wheel of the athlete in front. It is allowed to enter the drafting area to overtake as long as the 30 seconds are not exceeded. It is also allowed to enter the drafting area at aid stations, entry / exit of transitions, sharp turns or for security reasons. The circular in group or platoon will be considered as DRAFTING.
The sanction to be applied to an athlete for going to the wheel (drafting) will be 5 minutes the first time (blue card). In case of recidivism, the second sanction will be the disqualification of the test (red card). The penalty must be met in the penalty box area. Failure to comply with the penalty leads to disqualification.
All triathletes must follow the marked route. Not following the route or skipping any signaling device will be grounds for disqualification. The details of the cycling route will be provided on Racebook and in Brieffing before the race.
The total distance of the cycling segment will be 180 km. The organization reserves the right to make some variation of the route for security reasons.
Along the way, chip control points can be located. Not having all the readings in the different controls is a reason for disqualification.
Art. 17. Regulations for the foot race.
The participant must wear the chip at ankle height.
It is mandatory to wear the number visible on the front.
The triathlete can run or walk.
The responsibility to stay on the circuit lies with the athlete. Any athlete presenting symptoms of danger of the same or others, may be withdrawn from the competition.
The use of glass containers, headphones or mobile phones is not allowed, the latter only in an emergency. External help is not allowed outside the areas provided for personal provisioning.
The total distance of the running race segment will be 42 km, divided into laps, if required by the dimensions of the circuit. The organization reserves the right to make some variation of the route for security reasons.
Along the route, chip and lap control points can be located. Not having all the readings in the different controls is a reason for disqualification.
Art 18. Provisioning. 6 provisioning areas will be enabled on the cycling circuit. Being 3 of them liquid provisioning and 3 of them solid provisioning.
3 provisioning areas will be enabled per lap in the race circuit. All of them being liquid and solid supplies.
1 personal provisioning area will be enabled on the cycling and racing circuits. In this area, the athlete may be supplied by a person outside the race.
Any external provisioning outside the personal provisioning area will be penalized with a blue card. In case of recidivism, you will be penalized with disqualification.
Art. 19. Conduct. The following behaviors by the participant will be penalized.
Contamination: Leaving any waste of the participant outside the areas enabled for it will be penalized with disqualification.
External help: The use of any resource other than the athlete for his benefit in the competition will be penalized with the blue card or disqualification according to the infraction. In this norm the personal provisioning areas are exempt.
Coaching: Each athlete must carry out the test alone. The company of anyone outside the race will be penalized with a blue card the first time and disqualification if they are a repeat offender.
Fair play: Any action of physical, verbal or any other violence towards any person in the race will be penalized with disqualification.
Cuts: Any type of cut to the course on any of the circuits will be penalized with disqualification.
Doping: The organization may carry out ´anti doping´ controls on any athlete at the end of the test. . Doping will be sanctioned with disqualification and lifetime ban from participating in the test.
Art 20. Security.
Participants are personally responsible for their team being in regulatory conditions at the beginning of the race. The participant is responsible for her own team and must verify that its characteristics conform to those of the regulations. In addition, you must use, without modification, all the bibs and identification elements provided by the organizer. It is the responsibility of the participant to be well prepared for the test. In other words, enjoy a good state of physical health in general, as well as an acceptable level of preparation. The possession of the federative license does not guarantee or cover this responsibility.
The participant has the obligation to know and respect these competition rules, as well as the traffic regulations and the instructions of those responsible for each event. Knowledge of the routes is also an obligation of the participant. Any participant who is excluded from the competition, whatever the cause (injury, breakdown, exceeding the time limit) must respect the specific regulations of the segment in which they are. In the case of the cycling section, being excluded for exceeding the time limit, means that the route is open to traffic and, therefore, the participant must respect the rules of the road.
Those registered in the race participate voluntarily and under their responsibility in the competition. For this reason, the organizing entity, collaborators, sponsors and other participants are released from any civil liability. The organization is exempt from any liability for damage to test participants.
The organizing entity will have civil liability insurance for the event and will cover all athletes participating in the test. The organizing entity will contract accident insurance for each of the athletes participating in the event who request it.
The participants of the race must alert to the nearest control point or provisioning any type of incident.
It is mandatory to have the emergency telephone numbers recorded in the phone book to be able to call in case of emergency (the telephone numbers will be delivered on Racebook). In an emergency without a coverage area, runners are obliged to call 112.
The organization has a ground security team, made up of the provisions required by law (SVB / SVA as appropriate), with the aim to cover first aid, possible evacuations and / or transfers to a health center.
During the tours there will be different control points. Runners must be registered at all established control points. The organization reserves the right to place random controls along the route.
Art 21. Data protection and image rights.
In accordance with Organic Law 15/1999 of December 13, all participant data will be included in a private file owned by the organizers, for the sole purpose of the management of evidence, given that the right to self-image is recognized in article 18.1 of the Constitution and regulated by law 5/1982 of May 5, on the Right to honor, personal and family privacy and Own image, consent is requested through this writing to the athletes to be able to publish photographs where the runners are clearly identifiable. Acceptance of these regulations and participation in the test give the participant consent to the organizer to publish photographs taken at the event. Against this point of the regulation, the participant has the right to object, communicating it in writing to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
With the same inscription, the athlete accepts that his image may appear in photographs or filming made during the test. The organization may use the images of the race for reasons of self-interest (web pages, films intended for public dissemination, photographs for magazines or publications, digital presentations, among others) without any compensation or obligation of any kind towards the participant.
Registered participants may make claims and / or appeals. Appeals and claims will be carefully handled and studied. Complaints about unsportsmanlike conduct or behavior towards other participants that may carry a sanction, must be made before the race director or the test judge.
Said claims must be supported with reliable and truthful evidence so that they can be accepted and valued. In any case, it will be the decision of the race director to accept or decline the claim. Any claim made after the end of the test will not be accepted. Claims that may entail modifications in the award ceremony must be made prior to it. Once the trophies have been awarded, no claim will be accepted. Claims submitted in the correct manner and time will be studied and resolved promptly. The decision made by the race director on the resolution of the claim will be final. Against this decision, the participant may submit in writing to the following email address: email@example.com a claim attaching the documents it deems appropriate and within a period not exceeding 24 hours after the end of the test and it will be resolved by the competition committee of the test.