Route Descriptions

26 - 27 August 2017 r

Swimming

Start and finish of the swimming stage are located on the beach Sports and Recreation Centre next to “Lake Horse” in Przechlewo. Start will be approximately 50 meters from the shoreline. Entrance to the water is soft and sandy. Competitors will have one loop depending on the distance. After the start competitors will be guided along the designated route – marked by highly visible buoys. Each buoy must be passed on the right hand side. Buoys differing in color to the other marker buoys will mark the start and finish. In the middle of the route has been designated a special zone for rescuers WOPR and judges.  Upon exiting the water athletes will be assisted by volunteers who will assist them to exit the water efficiently. The distance from the water to the zone change is approx. 300 meters. Competitors will run out of water in the direction of reception (light ascent) to after crossing a gate they will reach the center ofof the transition zone.  Competitors will run to the transition zone along a designated route of the grass surface and the concrete spread with carpets and rubber mats. All distances were measured using a GPS system.

Distance 28.25 km
1 x 475 meter loop
time out of completion swimming 22.5 minutes

Distance 56.5 km
1 x 950 meter loop
timeout of completion  swim 45 minutes

Distance 112.99 km
1 x 1.9 km loop
time out  of completion swim 90 minutes.

expected water temperature 18ºC.

Cycling

Start and finish the stage cycling are located opposite the reception desk Sports and Recreation Centre on Lake Horse in Przechlewo. The entire route will take place on an asphalted surface. From the start competitors will head towards the centre of the town where upon at (the Cooperative Bank, near the Police Station) they will turn left towards Rzeczenicy. The rest of the track is situated between Osir and Rzeczenica Competitors will complete the appropriate number of loops. In the middle of the loop (town of Dolinka) players will have to tackle a decent and ascent (first clockwise, then anti-clockwise) exit in the direction of the Brda River. After the bridge across the river to there is steep and long ascent in the direction of Pakotulsko. The road to Rzeczenicy is flat with gentle descents and climbs. One ascent before Rzeczenica on the road, a second ascent in the roadway before descending down to the transition zone.

After the completion of the right amount of loops competitors will be guided back to the Sports and Recreation Centre in Przechlewo where they will cross the finish line. Where  rubber mats and carpets will be spread on the ground. All distances measured using STS Timing.pl.

Distance 28.25 km
1 x loop 22.5 km
time limit for completion of the swim + bike: 1h 15 min
nutricional points: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/24064699

Distance 56.5 km
2 x 22.5 km loop
timeout completion swim + bike: 3.5 hours
nutricional points: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/24064562

Distance 112.99 km
4 x loop 22.5 km
time limit for completion of the swim + bike: 5h
nutricional points: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/24063543